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Anne Judkins Hager Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1995-008
Scope and Contents The materials in the Anne Hager Papers consist of book manuscripts and unpublished essays, newspaper clippings, land deeds, correspondence, receipts, notes, and copies of wills. Also included are books belonging to the Preston family which include a family Bible, a children's poetry book, and many others. Of particular interest is an 1832 receipt to General Francis Preston (1765-1835) for a subscription to the Saturday Evening Post, writings by Elizabeth Preston Gray about the history of her...
Dates: 1828-1990, n.d.

Ruth G. Hale Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-037
Abstract

Photocopy of Montgomery County, Virginia cemetery readings compiled by Ruth G. Hale, a resident of Botetourt County, Virginia.

Dates: ca.1984-1987

Olivia Tutwiler Hill Diary,

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-2016-004
Abstract

Diary of Olivia Tutwiler (later Olivia Tutwiler Hill), a young teacher living in Blacksburg and Childress, Virginia, in 1919. The focus is primarily on a crush that Tutwiler had on a Virginia Tech cadet, but entries also chronicle an active social life.

Dates: 1919 - 1919

Historical Photograph Collection (List of Subjects)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Photographs-001
Abstract

The photograph collection at Special Collections and University Archives consists primarily of historical photographs of Virginia Tech, dating back to the 1890s. The collection is also home to historic images of Blacksburg, Montgomery County, the New River Valley, and Southwest Virginia in general. A photograph collection of faculty and staff from the university is maintained separately.

Dates: c. 1890s-present

Huff-Hylton Families Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1998-001
Abstract

The Huff-Hylton Families Papers consists of items from the early 1800s through the American Civil War pertaining to the business and personal lives of Samuel Huff, Lorenzo Dow Hylton, and their families in Montgomery (now Floyd) County, Virginia. Materials include promissory notes, correspondence, an indenture for land, and genealogical information.

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

Virginia Hummel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1998-014
Scope and Contents

The Virginia Hummel collection consists of newspaper clippings, research notes, photographs, maps, and blueprints collected and created by Virginia Hummel of Blacksburg.

Dates: 1830 - 1998

Ingles Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2002-021
Abstract The Ingles Family Collection includes the Ferry Hill Ledger (1797-1804) and 3 of 6 volumes of Ingles Family Bible (1823); first available documentation of Mary Draper Ingles (kidnapped at infamous Draper Meadows Massacre and later escaped from Shawnee Indian captivity) and William Ingles, operator of Ingles Ferry, Ingles Ferry Hill Tavern, and blacksmith shop. Documentation of the family's extraordinary history, its ferry, and related enterprises provides scholars with unparalleled material...
Dates: 1797 - 1823

Patricia Givens Johnson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-007
Abstract

This collection consists of papers of Patricia Givens Johnson, New River Valley local historian. It includes correspondence, subject files, printed materials and photographs. Also includes a scrapbook and a few other materials, scattered throughout the collection, which had belonged to Johnson's mother, Lula Porterfield Givens, also a local historian.

Dates: 1920 - 1986

Anna Whitehead Kenney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-022
Abstract

The Anna Whitehead Kenney Papers contains a collection of biographical information about local families compiled by Kenney during her time as a curator at Smithfield Plantation.

Dates: 1965 - 1972

Lucy Lee Lancaster Papers

 Collection
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

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 7
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 6
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 5
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Preston, John, 1764-1827 3
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Preston, William, 1729-1783 3
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 3
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 3
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 2
Blacksburg Woman’s Club (Blacksburg, Va.) 2
Cloyd family 2
Patton, James, 1692-1755 (Preston family, Montgomery County, Va.) 2
Preston family (Abingdon, Va.) 2
A. W. Luster 1
Adams, Elizabeth Kent 1
Amiss, Edwin 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
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (APVA) (1889-2009) 1
Babcock, H. O. 1
Bailey, Pattie Dobson Talley, b.1888 1
Baker family 1
Bell family 1
Black family 1
Black, Kent, active 1876-1890 1
Black, Mary Kent, b.1836 1
Bliznakov, Milka T., 1927-2010 1
Bodell, Dorothy H., 1931- 1
Briggs, Marian 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 (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Compton, John R. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 1
Croy family (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Daughters of the American Revolution. Alleghany Chapter (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Democratic Party (Montgomery County, Va.). Committee 1
Dillard, Martha 1
Duncan, William E. 1
Eastern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia 1
Ellett family 1
Ellett, Robert Thaddeus, 1836-1904 1
Ellis family 1
Evans, Washington C. 1
Fessler, Mary McClintock Ryland, 1912-2000 1
Fitting, Minnie Adams 1
Garrett, Samuel Edwin, 1835(?)-1865 1
Giesen, Charlotte C., 1907-1995 1
Givens, Lula Porterfield, 1906-1987 1
Gray, Elizabeth Preston, 1868-1956 1
Hager, Anne Judkins 1
Hale, Ruth G. 1
Hall, Samanatha J. 1
Hart, Henry Waldo, 1832-1895 (Corporal, 2nd Connecticut Light Artillery Battery) 1
Hayes, Carl N. 1
Hill, Olivia Tutwiler, 1889-1974 1
Hilton, John, 1828-1903 1
Holcombe family 1
Houck family 1
Huff family (Floyd County, Va.) 1
Huff, Samuel (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Hummel, Virginia, 1916-1998 1
Hylton family (Floyd County, Va.) 1
Hylton, Barbara Ellen Huff, 1828-1911 1
Hylton, Lorenzo Dow, 1830-1864 1
Ingles family 1
Johnson, Patricia Givens, 1932-1996 1
Jordan, Charles Francis, 1837-1922 1
Kenney, Anna Whitehead 1
Kent, Germanicus, 1791-1862 1
Kent, Lewis (enslaved person) 1
Kentland Farm 1
Lancaster, Lucy Lee, 1905-1989 1
League of Women Voters. Montgomery County (Va.) 1
Lemon, Lewis 1
Lincoln, Charles F., d.1891 1
Look, Nathan L., 1819-1907 1
Look, Sarah A(nn). B(urt). Lincoln 1
Madison, Elizabeth Preston, 1762-1837 1
Marion Foundry and Machine Works (Marion, Va.) 1
Marye family 1
Marye, Madison E. (Madison Ellis), 1925-2016 1
McDowell family (Rockbridge County, Va.) 1
McDowell, James, 1770-1835 1
McDowell, James, 1795-1851 1
McDowell, Sarah Preston, 1767-1841 1
McDowell, Susana Smith Preston 1
McGavock family 1
McKinnis, Henry, 1841-1893 1
Miller, Charles A. (Charles Alexander), 1819-1893 1
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