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Ellett Family Papers

Identifier: Ms-1988-047
Abstract The Ellett Family Papers consist of 35 letters written by Dr. Robert Thaddeus Ellett (1826-1904), who served as assistant surgeon in White Sulphur Springs, Virginia, for the Confederate States during the American Civil War. His letters are written to Sue French of Pearisburg, who would later become Ellett's wife. Other items include biographical and family history information, photos, clippings, a 1961 dedication to Col. W. H. French marker program, DAR applications, and "The Family Album,"...
Dates: 1865 - 1961

C. B. Gardener Treasury Ledger

Identifier: Ms-1984-001

The collection contains a ledger with accounts kept by "Dr. C. B. Gardner Depository of the Treasury in a/c with the Treasury of the Confederate States" of Christiansburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1863 - 1864

Hickman Family Newsletters and Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1998-007
Scope and Contents

Family newsletters written by H. William Gabriel of Florence, Montana, about his research into the history of the Hickman family of Back Creek, Bath County, Virginia. Includes extensive information about William P. Hickman (1810-64), a Presbyterian preacher who ministered to congregations in Wythe, Pulaski, and Montgomery counties, Virginia, until his death in May 1864, fighting with the Confederate forces at the Battle of Cloyd's Mountain during the Civil War.

Dates: 1995 - 1998

Henry H. Hill Collection

Identifier: Ms-1980-003
Scope and Contents The Henry H. Hill collection consists of historical and genealogical research compiled by Hill during his lifetime in southwest Virginia. Research includes Hill biographical information (1941-50), Blacksburg history and Montgomery County (1798-1951, n.d.), VPI (1891, n.d.), Civil War history (1863-1963, n.d.), and genealogical information and biographical sketches (1821-1950, n.d.). The collection is comprised almost exclusively of photocopies and typescripts, so the dates...
Dates: 1908-1963, n.d.

William E. Hoge Family Papers

Identifier: Ms-2003-019
Scope and Contents The Hoge Family papers consists of 164 letters and 65 deeds, along with financial papers, postcards, and extensive genealogical research. The letters detail the lives of the Hoge family, specifically the children, from the 1830s through the 1880s. Several of the letters in the collection are written by Ollie Hoge, spanning from the time when she was a young girl enrolled in the Wytheville Female College to her later days as a wife and mother living in Richmond.Prevalent in the...
Dates: 1810 - 1933

Huff-Hylton Families Papers,

Identifier: Ms-1998-001

The collection consists of items from the early 1800s pertaining to the business dealings of Samuel Huff of Montgomery (now Floyd) County, Virginia. Materials include promissory notes, fines for Huff's failure to attend muster of the 75th Regiment of the Virginia Militia, and an indenture for land.

Dates: 1803-1816, 1858-1882, 1975, n.d.

Henry Iddings Family Collection

Identifier: Ms-2013-021

This collection includes 19th century personal papers (correspondence, legal document, land-related materials, and tax receipts) from the Henry Iddings Family of Floyd County, Virginia.

Dates: 1810 - 1900

Lucy Lee Lancaster Papers

Identifier: Ms-1990-069
Abstract Lucy Lee Lancaster was born in Blacksburg, Virginia in 1905 and lived there until she died in 1989. She was one of the first women admitted to Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (popularly known as VPI), and after graduating in 1925, she went on to earn her MLS from Columbia University Library School. She worked at the VPI library for the rest of her career. The Lancaster papers contain biographical materials, family papers, genealogy research,...
Dates: 1915 - 1989

Lincoln-Look Family Papers

Identifier: Ms-1985-009

This collection contains the correspondence of Nathan L. (1819-1909) and Sarah A. B. Lincoln Look (1826-1857), who settled in Virginia in the 1840s and lived in Loudoun, Botetourt, Montgomery, and Smyth counties. Correspondence with other members of the Lincoln and Look families in Massachusetts and New York; together with transcripts and summaries of the letters; and a few pieces of miscellanea.

Dates: 1844 - 1930

E. H. Murrell Note to General John C. Breckinridge

Identifier: Ms-2010-083

The collection contains a single note from E. H. Murrell, MD, of Lynchburg, Virginia, addressed to General John C. Breckinridge, inquiring about the 150 bushels of corn from Montgomery County, Virginia, that he had ordered and instead requesting 200 bushels be delivered.

Dates: 1864

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Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 2
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Amiss, Edwin 1
Anchy (enslaved person) 1
Apperson family 1
Apperson, Alex 1
Apperson, Elizabeth Black 1
Apperson, Harvey Black, 1890-1948 1
Apperson, John Samuel, 1837-1904 1
Apperson, Mary 1
Armistead, Mary Frances 1
Babcock, H. O. 1
Bailey, Pattie Dobson Talley, b.1888 1
Baker family 1
Black family 1
Black, Kent, active 1876-1890 1
Black, Mary Kent, b.1836 1
Bodell, Dorothy H., 1931- 1
Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875 1
Briggs, Marian 1
Brown family 1
Campbell, Donald (Co. K, 12th Regiment [New York State Militia?]) 1
Caperton family 1
Caperton, George Henry (Nelson County, Va.) 1
Caperton, Mary Elizabeth Henderson (Nelson County, Va.) 1
Caton, Louise 1
Charlton family 1
Charlton family (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Compton, John R. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 1
Confederate States of America. Department of the Treasury 1
Confederate States of America. War Department 1
Crush, Charles W., 1894(?)-1970 1
Duncan, William E. 1
Earhart, David G., 1834-1863 1
Eastern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia 1
Ellett family 1
Ellett, Robert Thaddeus, 1836-1904 1
Evans, Washington C. 1
Fitting, Minnie Adams 1
Gardner, C. B. 1
Garrett, Samuel Edwin, 1835(?)-1865 1
Green (enslaved person) 1
Gregg, Thomas J. (8th Pennsylvania Cavalry) 1
Hart, Henry Waldo, 1832-1895 (Corporal, 2nd Connecticut Light Artillery Battery) 1
Hayes, Carl N. 1
Henry Iddings Family 1
Hill, Henry H. (Henry Harris Bunker) 1
Hilton, John, 1828-1903 1
Holcombe family 1
Houck family 1
Huff family (Floyd County, Va.) 1
Huff, Samuel (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Hylton family (Floyd County, Va.) 1
Hylton, Barbara Ellen Huff, 1828-1911 1
Hylton, Lorenzo Dow, 1830-1864 1
Iddings, Henry, 1762-1854 1
Jeff (enslaved person) 1
Jordan, Charles Francis, 1837-1922 1
Kent family 1
Kent, Germanicus, 1791-1862 1
Kent, Lewis (enslaved person) 1
Lancaster, Lucy Lee, 1905-1989 1
Lemon, Lewis 1
Lincoln, Charles F., d.1891 1
Look, Nathan L., 1819-1907 1
Look, Sarah A(nn). B(urt). Lincoln 1
Marion Foundry and Machine Works (Marion, Va.) 1
Marye, Madison E. (Madison Ellis), 1925-2016 1
McKinnis, Henry, 1841-1893 1
Murrell, E. H. (Edward H.), b.1825 1
Nancy (enslaved person) 1
Newlee family (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Preston and Olin Institute (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Preston family (Solitude, Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Preston, Hugh Caperton, 1856-1905 1
Preston, James Francis, 1820-1862 1
Preston, Robert Taylor, 1809-1880 1
Preston, Sarah Caperton, 1826- 1
Prillaman family 1
Radford, John Taylor, 1838-1864 1
Radford, William Moseley, 1840-1862 1
Ridgway, John Nichols 1
Robinson, David Tobias 1
Shackelford, George Green, 1921-2010 1
Shreve, David Prentiss (Lexington, Va.) 1
Smith family (Carroll County, Va.) 1
Smith, Alexander, 1807(?)-1893 1
Smith, Barton Pierce, 1838-1863 1
Smith, Frederick R. 1
Smith, James R., 1831-1863 1
Smith, Stephen Mitchell, 1832-1913 1
Smith, William Alexander, 1835-1868 1
Snead, Bess Duvall White 1
Southwestern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia (1887-1935) 1
Streitmatter, Rodger 1
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