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John W. Barnett Patent,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1998-002
Scope and Contents

Broadside entitled "Instructions for Using John W. Barnett's Patent Process for Curing Leaf Tobacco. Patented January 7th 1879." Barnett is identified as a resident of Big Spring, Montgomery County, Virginia.

Dates: 1879

Blacksburg Electronic Village Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2006-018
Abstract

The collection includes papers, including correspondence, in-house publications, presentations, press clippings, and external reports, relating to Blacksburg Electronic Village, an experimental online community network connecting the town of Blacksburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1992 - 2006

Byllesby, Virginia, Dam Construction Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-028
Abstract

The Byllesby, Virginia, Dam Construction Photograph Album contains 110 silver gelatin prints in a black photograph album that documents the step-by-step construction of the Byllesby dam and associated power generating structures on the in Carroll County, Virginia in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Dates: undated

W. Graham Claytor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1981-095
Abstract

This collection includes business and personal papers of W. Graham Claytor, a 1906 graduate of Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (later Virginia Polytechnic Institute) and an executive overseeing the operations of a number of American Gas and Electric Company subsidiaries during the 20th century. It includes correspondence, reports, and printed materials relating to personal financial matters, business operations, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and ham radio.

Dates: 1912 - 1964

Byron Nelson Cooper Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1973-004
Abstract

the collection contains correspondence; writings; research records; administrative, instructional, and consulting files; and photographs of Byron Nelson Cooper, professor of geology and head of Virginia Polytechnic Institute's Department of Geological Sciences from 1946 to 1971.

Dates: 1925 - 1971

Edward D'Invilliers Report

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1959-002
Abstract

The collection consists of a typescript carbon copy of a geological report on the Virginia Anthracite Coal Company property, Price and Brush Mountains in Montgomery County, Virginia by Edward d'Invilliers.

Dates: 1905

Richard Faraday Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1984-177
Abstract

The Richard Faraday Collection consists of photocopies of a formula book for making lead shot at the Shot Tower in Wythe County, Virginia. The collection also includes genealogical notes on Faraday's family.

Dates: 1816

Junius Blair Fishburn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1958-001
Abstract

The papers include a typescript report on the Fishburn Price Mountain coal property in Montgomery County, Virginia, and a letter by Fishburn regarding the property.

Dates: 1940 - 1947

Roy Jay Holden Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1982-014
Abstract

This collection contains papers include field notes, charts and maps, and geological surveys and research results, covering the history of mineralogy and geology, especially in Virginia.

Dates: 1904 - 1945

Henry Morgan Jacocks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1992-008
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Henry Morgan Jacocks, graduate of Virginia Tech (class of 1900), assistant superintendent at Mathieson Alkali Works (Saltville, Virginia), independent businessman, and Virginia State Highway Department employee. Correspondence, trade catalogs, instructional booklets, blueprints, and drawings from Jacocks' years at Mathieson Alkali Works. Also includes a set of drafting standards for the Virginia Bridge and Iron Company and several photographs.

Dates: 1898 - 1919

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