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Town of Blacksburg, [Virginia], Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-003
Abstract

The Town of Blacksburg, [Virginia], Collection consists of a variety of Blacksburg town documents and reports collected by Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University librarians. Materials include financial statements (1927-1951), a typescript annual report (1954), a population study (1944), Chamber of Commerce brochures, By-Laws and Ordinance of Blacksburg (1885), and information on elections (1936-1968).

Dates: 1885 - 1968

Blacksburg Woman's Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1963-002
Abstract

The Blacksburg Woman's Club Records include club correspondence, minutes, financial records, scrapbooks, and printed material.

Dates: 1907 - 1972

Marvin Blecher Oral History Interview

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1998-017
Abstract

Oral history interview conducted by Virginia Tech student Christina Roemer with Marvin and Freda Blecher of Blacksburg, Virginia, regarding Blacksburg's Jewish community, the Hillel student organization at Virginia Tech, and other Jewish communities in the region.

Dates: 1998

Milka T. Bliznakov Papers and Architectural Drawings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-1991-025
Abstract

Milka Bliznakov was a Bulgarian architect, architectural historian, and professor who practiced in Bulgaria, France, and the United States. The collection consists of her publications, research, correspondence, professional documentation of her practice, conference participation materials, teaching materials, and documents related to her involvement as the founder of the International Archive of Women in Architecture.

Dates: 1946 - 2010

Block Plan of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, Va., Showing the Proposed Layout of the Evans-Almirall Hot Water Heating Mains

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0358
Abstract

Map shows the plan for heating mains at VPI in 1909.

Dates: Sept. 14, 1909

Dorothy H. Bodell Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-042
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings, correspondence, research notes, photocopies of historical documents, and files Bodell compiled while writing her book.

Dates: 1850 - 1996

Brown Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-011
Abstract

The collection consists of receipts, bills, Promissory notes, tax notes, letters, and other various papers created between 1825 and 1912 by members of the Brown, and other related families.

Dates: 1825-1912, 1965 ; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1894

Ralph Minthorne Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1970-002
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Ralph Minthorne Brown, Virginia Tech head librarian (1926-1947), amateur historian, and naturalist. It includes materials on Virginia Tech and local history, including typed transcripts of sources gathered for an intended history of Virginia Tech. Also included are Brown's Blacksburg ornithological and weather observations, a bibliography of Matthew Fontaine Maury, and other writings.

Dates: 1872 - 1947

Cambria Train Station, Christiansburg, VA

 Collection — Frame: 1
Identifier: Art-156
Scope and Contents

bright colors; CocaCola sign

Dates: n.d.

Campus Guide to Virginia Tech

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0311
Abstract

Map is part of a brochure labeled "Campus Guide to Virginia Tech." The brochure contains the map of Virginia Tech, a map of Blacksburg, Virginia, an office locator, and information about the university and area.

Dates: ca. 1974

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 67
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 48
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 39
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 15
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Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 8
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Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 7
Preston, John, 1764-1827 6
Wall, W. F. 6
Gilmer, Jeremy Francis, 1818-1883 4
Kent family 4
Price, Harvey Lee, 1874-1951 4
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 4
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 3
Christiansburg Industrial Institute 3
Dwight, C. S. 3
Foster, A. G. 3
Hall, Childress 3
Manning, Warren H. (Warren Henry), 1860-1938 3
Preston, Susanna Smith, 1740-1823 3
Preston, William Ballard, 1805-1862 3
Preston, William, 1729-1783 3
Price family 3
Wall, Harry A. 3
Worley, Charles S., Jr. 3
Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 2
Blacksburg Colored Graveyard Association 2
Blacksburg Woman’s Club (Blacksburg, Va.) 2
Bodell, Dorothy H., 1931- 2
Brown, Ralph Minthorne, 1878-1958 2
Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry), 1826-1899 2
Clements & Draper 2
Cloyd family 2
Cowgill, Clinton Harriman, 1890-1975 2
Crockett Springs Hotel (Montgomery County, Va.) 2
Dickinson, W. 2
Elarth, Herschel Anderson, 1907-1988 2
Ellett, Robert Thaddeus, 1836-1904 2
Fishburn, Junius Blair 2
Geological Survey (U.S.) 2
Gray, Davis 2
Hall, W. J. 2
Kentland Farm 2
McBryde, John McLaren, 1841-1923 2
Miller, Lewis, 1796-1882 2
Montgomery County Planning Department (Montgomery County, Va.) 2
Montgomery White Sulphur Springs (Va.) 2
Patton, James, 1692-1755 (Preston family, Montgomery County, Va.) 2
Preston and Olin Institute (Blacksburg, Va.) 2
Preston family (Abingdon, Va.) 2
Preston family (Solitude, Blacksburg, Va.) 2
Preston, Francis, 1765-1835 2
Price, William Conway 2
Shackelford, George Green, 1921-2010 2
Solitude (Blacksburg, Va. : Historic building) 2
Southern Anthracite Coal Company 2
Vandenberg, H. P. C. 2
Virginia Historical Society 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Department of Civil Engineering 2
Wiley & Wilson, Inc 2
Yates, Anne Hayden Price, 1939- 2
Yellow Sulphur Springs Resort (Montgomery County, Va.) 2
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Ackler, Bryan 1
Adams, Elizabeth Kent 1
Adriance, Thomas 1
Alexander, Henrie H., d.1916 1
Alfred Hopkins & Associates 1
Allen, Beulah O. (Beulah Oyama), 1905-1992 1
Amiss, Edwin 1
Anchy (enslaved person) 1
Anderson, George 1
Anderson, Sarah 1
Appalachian Student Organizing Committee. Virginia Tech Chapter 1
Appalachian Trail Conference (1993-2005) 1
Apperson family 1
Apperson, Alex 1
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Armistead, Mary Frances 1
Association for the Advancement of Engineering 1
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (APVA) (1889-2009) 1
Babcock, H. O. 1
Bailey, Pattie Dobson Talley, b.1888 1
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Bank of Blacksburg (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
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Bell family 1
Bicentennial Commission (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Big Vein Anthracite Colleries 1
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