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Blake W. Corson, Jr., Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-055
Abstract

The Blake W. Corson, Jr., Papers are comprised of professional and personal files, correspondence, and published materials from 1861-1984 (bulk, 1934-1979), primarily relating to his career as an engineer at NASA Langley.

Dates: 1861 - 1984; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1979

Culinary Pamphlet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-002
Abstract

The collection includes small publications and pamphlets created and distributed by culinary, appliance, and food-related companies from about the 1870s to the 1990s. Most pamphlets contain advertisements, recipes, product information, testimonials, or some combination of all four.

Dates: c. 1870s-1990s

Curtis W. Roane History of Plant Pathology in Virginia and Biographies of Plant Pathologists Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-1999-008
Scope and Contents Collection consists of "A History of Plant Pathology in Virginia" and biographies of individual plant pathologists written by Professor Emeritus Curtis W. Roane from the Department of Plant Pathology at Virginia Tech. The history covers the period from 1888-1974 and is divided into eras: "The Pre-Alwood Era," "The Alwood Era (1888-1904)," "The Reed Era (1908-1915)," "The Fromme Era (1915-28)," "The Wingard Era (1928-1964)," "The Couch Era (1965-74)," "The Foy Era, (July 1, 1974 to August 30,...
Dates: 1993 - 1999

James Dean Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2003-061
Abstract

The collection consists of reference material NASA artist James Dean used in producing the artwork for astronaut Michael Collins' book Liftoff: The Story of America's Adventure in Space and Dean's book Journey into Space.

Dates: 1961 - 1988

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

John E. Duberg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-056
Abstract The John E. Duberg Papers span from 1927 to 1980 and include a wide variety of materials reflecting Duberg's career as a research scientist and National Committee for Aeronautics (NACA)/National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) administrator. The bulk of this collection consists of publications and reports. These include reports by Duberg himself and his colleagues, publications by others in the field, and government organizations. The papers also include copies of Duberg's M.S....
Dates: 1927 - 1980

G. Grahame Duce Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-005
Abstract

This collection includes the papers of G. Grahame Duce, aeronautical enthusiast and president of Duce Aeronautical Research (Baltimore, Maryland). It is comprised of typescript "Alphabetical Index of Approved Aircraft"; manuscript drafts of articles on topics including pilot safety, paratroop devices, air races, Boeing XB-47 Stratojet, and the future of jet pilots; and handwritten notes.

Dates: 1920 - 1947

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

Cyrus W. Field Cable Section and Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-053
Abstract

Section (4.5 in.) cut from first (1858) trans-Atlantic telegraph cable, accompanied by a photocopied letter of authenticity from Cyrus West Field, co-founder of Atlantic Telegraph Company.

Dates: 1858

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

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Kraft, Christopher C. (Christopher Columbus), 1924-2019 2
Lee, John A. N. 2
Massey, A. B. (Arthur Ballard) 2
Polhamus, Edward C. (Edward Charles), 1923-2001 2
Soule, Hartley A. (Hartley Aiken), 1904-1988 2
Virginia Junior Academy of Sciences 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Arts and Sciences (1970-2003) 2
Albert, John Joseph, 1935-1978 1
Alexander, Samuel Adam, 1941- 1
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Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 1
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Baldwin, Robert E. 1
Barnett, John W. 1
Battle, John Stewart, 1890-1972 1
Bertha Mineral Company 1
Bierman, David 1
Blacksburg Electronic Village 1
Blasingame, B. P. (Benjamin Paul), 1919- 1
Bluefield College (Bluefield, Va.) 1
Bozovaisky, Luben Spasoff, 1912-1990 1
Brooke, Henry 1
Brown, Ralph Minthorne, 1878-1958 1
Burke, J. A., Jr. (Jerry Allen) 1
Butterworth, J. M. (Joseph Millard), 1893-1942 1
Cahill, Edward H. 1
Christopher, George William, 1908-2002 1
Cincinnati & Eastern Railroad Company 1
Clark, Evert, 1925-1988 1
Clark, Jeanette (Drury) 1
Clark, John A. 1
Clark, John D., 1907-1988 1
Claytor, Robert B. (Robert Buckner), 1922-1993 1
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Collins, George 1
Cooper, Byron Nelson, 1912-1971 1
Corson, Blake W. 1
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D'Invilliers, Edward 1
Dean, James D. 1
Drake, Charles Roy, 1918- 1
Draper, C. S. (Charles Stark), 1901-1987 1
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Duce, G. Grahame 1
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Fricke, Hermann, 1876-1949 1
Geological Survey. Water Resources Division (U.S.) 1
Good, Irving John, 1924-2009 1
Gough, Melvin N. (Melvin Neilson), 1906-1994 1
Gross, Al, d.2000 1
Gruenhagen, Richard H. 1
Hagans, Harrison, 1796-1867 1
Harper, Robert Almer, 1862-1946 1
Hatzios, Kriton K., 1949-2003 1
Henderson, Robert Gordon, 1903-1989 1
Herrick, Samuel, 1911-1974 1
Hickey, Kenneth D. 1
Hill, Paul R., 1909-1990 1
Holden, Roy Jay, 1870-1945 1
Horsfall, Frank, Jr., 1903-1988 1
Hsieh, Alice Langley, 1922-1979 1
Hussey, Robert E. (Robert Elliot), 1888-1985 1
International Business Machines Corporation 1
International Conference on High Energy Physics 1
Jacocks, Henry Morgan, 1878-1950 1
Jenkins, Wilbert Armande, 1905-1956 1
Johnson, William Martin, 1904-1991 1
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