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Charlotte D. Gale Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-044
Abstract

The Charlotte D. Gale Photograph Album is compiled by Gale of scenes in Roanoke, Salem, and Norfolk, Virginia.

Dates: 1898 - 1900

German Soldier's Photographic Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-034
Abstract

Photographic album compiled by unidentified German soldier during World War II, including snapshot photographs of soldiers, civilians, armament, vehicles, scenery, and ruins in Budapest and elsewhere in eastern Europe.

Dates: ca.1941-1944

William Gideon Harris Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-005
Abstract

William Gideon Harris's album contains photographs of the VPI campus and surrounding areas, c. 1908-1912, as well as several newsclippings and pieces of poetry. .

Dates: c. 1908-1912

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

Huddle Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-084
Abstract This collection primarily contains papers associated with Charles Huddle and his son Charles Huddle who were mining engineers in Ivanhoe, Virginia, and served in various capacities with the National Carbide Company; Ivanhoe Mining and Smelting Corporation (formerly the Ivanhoe Furnace Company); New River Mineral Company; and Sand Mountain Sand Corporation. In addition, the collection contains some personal correspondence, memorabilia, and business papers of the family. Materials date from...
Dates: 1854 - 1970

Insurance Survey of Virginia Polytechnic Institute Records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ms-1995-029
Scope and Contents Insurance Survey of the buildings of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, Virginia, prepared in 1931 by Charles Lunsford & Sons, Roanoke, Va.; Insurance Company of North America, Philadelphia, Pa.; and F. Wharton Baker, engineer. Collection consists of 88 photographs and of buildings, faculty dwellings, barns, and storage lots at Virginia Polytechnic Institute covered by the policy; recommendations for coverage and for fire protection of these buildings; estimated insurable value...
Dates: 1931

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

Preston Leech Glass Slides and Cassette Tape

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-1994-003
Scope and Contents Collection of 298 glass slides collected by Preston Leech, a Roanoke, Virginia, native and an employee of the Norfolk & Western Railway Company from the 1930s to the 1970s. Most of the slides are of N&W locomotives, rail routes, and stations. Other slides are of general agricultural and industrial scenes, and of the Luray Caverns in Virginia. The cassette tape is of an interview of Leech done in March 1994, where he speaks about his employment at the Norfolk & Western Railway...
Dates: c.1900-1925, 1994

Nelson Liddle Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-048
Abstract

The Nelson Liddle Collection consists of photographs of the VPI Airport and aircraft during WWII as well as a photocopy of "The Beacon" newsletter from November 1942.

Dates: c.1941-1945

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Anderson, Robert Lane, 1907-1951 1
Anderson, Sherwood (Sherwood Berton), 1876-1941 1
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Avery, Howard S. (Howard Shaeffer), 1906-1996 1
Baber, Jerry 1
Belcher, Dale 1
Browder, Richard 1
Campbell, Anne Judkins 1
Choneva, Krasimira 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
Cowan, , Margaret Kent, 1905-1992 1
Criag, Helen 1
Design Collaborative (1970-?) 1
Eleanore Pettersen Associates 1
Gale, Charlotte D. 1
Griffiths, Rick 1
Harris, William Gideon 1
Hoekzema, Abbey 1
Holland, Angie 1
Huddle family 1
Huddle, Charles, Jr. 1
Huddle, Charles, Sr. 1
Huddle, Royall 1
Ivanhoe Furnace Company 1
Ivanhoe Mining and Smelting Corporation 1
Kentland Farm 1
Kline, John 1
Lancaster, Lucy Lee, 1905-1989 1
Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960 1
Leech, Preston 1
Libby Prison 1
Liddle, Nelson 1
Mahone, Sarah 1
McCormick, John 1
McMurran, S. M. (Stockton Mosby), 1887-1920 1
Memorial Hospital (Danville, Va.) 1
Merrey, Caroline 1
Moore, Robert G., 1898-1927 1
National Carbide Company 1
Palmer, Earl, 1905- 1
Petersen, Kim 1
Pettersen, Eleanore, 1916-2003 1
Porter, J. C. 1
Reid, Jeff 1
Reid, Kristine 1
Rich, Miriam 1
Riggs, Tammy 1
Rupp, Sigrid Lorenzen, 1943-2004 1
Skala, Lilia Sofer, 1896-1994 1
Solesbee, Jessica 1
Squires, Arthur M., 1916- 1
Stanley, Laura 1
Tartaro, Mary 1
Taylor, Welford Dunaway 1
Temple, Harry Downing 1
United States. Army. Air Corps (1926-1942) 1
Virginia Cooperative Extension (1995-) 1
Virginia Cooperative Extension Service 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Office of University Relations 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Public Relations/Information Services 1
Whitley, O. Gaines, Sr. 1
Wiss, Henry H. 1
Worley, Charles S., Jr. 1
Worner, Scott 1
Wright, Daniel E. 1
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 1
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