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League of Women Voters of Montgomery County, Virginia Records,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1997-016
Abstract

The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County, Virginia, records, is composed of correspondence, chapter and national league literature and publications, bulletins, candidate questionnaires, meeting minutes and agendas, budget and financial information, bank statements, returned checks, and treasurer's reports.

Dates: 1961 - 2001

Lincoln-Look Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-009
Abstract

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

Charles A. Miller Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1983-001
Abstract

This collection consists of materials regarding Reverend Charles A. Miller and his family's history.

Dates: 1708 - 1926

Montgomery County [Virginia] Democratic Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-061
Abstract

This collection includes correspondence, newsclippings, meeting minutes, and rosters concerning the committee, local politics, and the congressional, senatorial, and presidential races of the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. Material date from 1961 through 1998.

Dates: 1961 - 1998

Montgomery County / Christiansburg Vertical Files (List of Subjects)

 Collection
Identifier: VerticalFile-002
Scope and Content

In general, vertical files at Special Collections and University Archives include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephemera, unpublished and/or informal publications, and other papers relating to a specific subject area. Files in this collection relate to Christiansburg, Montgomery County, and their history. Each topic below has at least one folder and many include cross references.

Dates: 1960s-present

Montgomery Female College Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-013
Abstract

The collection contains ephemera relating to Montgomery Female College in Christiansburg, Virginia, including programs and certificates.

Dates: 1875-1892, n.d.

Newlee Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1982-021
Scope and Content

The collection includes a paper on the history of Smithfield Plantation, the Preston family, and Virginia Newlee (Col. Robert Newlee's daughter) written by George Shackelford in 1980. In addition, there is an obituary of Colonel Newlee, and a newspaper clipping from 1916 with the muster roll of the Company of Virginia Volunteers in the Mexican War. Also the collection includes a muster roll of Company L, Fourth Virginia Regiment, of which Newlee was captain.

Dates: 1916, 1980, n.d.

Preston Family (Alice Preston Moore Collection) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1962-004
Abstract

The collection consists of family papers, receipts, correspondence, and original and photocopied materials relating to the Preston family, primarily William and Susanna Smith Preston, John Preston, and William Ballard Preston, dating from the 1740s to the 1880s. Other materials include 19th and 20th century genealogy research on the Prestons.

Dates: 1749-1882, n.d.

Preston Family (Charles Peale Didier Collection) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-020
Abstract

The Didier Collection of Preston Family Papers includes papers of James Patton, Patton's grandson William Preston, and Preston's eldest son, John Preston, all of Montgomery County, Virginia. The papers consist of business and legal documents, surveys, and correspondence.

Dates: 1747 - 1897

Preston Family Correspondence

 File
Identifier: Ms-2010-070
Abstract

The Preston Family Correspondence consists of two letters. The first is written by James Francis Preston to his wife, Sarah Caperton Preston; he details the events of and his involvement in the First Battle of Bull Run during the American Civil War. The second letter is written by Sarah to Colonel Grabowski and discusses her son’s (Hugh Caperton Preston) failure to follow an order at Preston and Olin Institute (now Virginia Tech).

Dates: 1861, 1872

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Blacksburg (Va.) 34
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 13
University History 5
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 7
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 6
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 5
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 4
Kent family 3
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Preston, John, 1764-1827 3
Preston, Susanna Smith, 1740-1823 3
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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