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Garland D. Kite Correspondence

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Identifier: Ms-1987-038
Abstract

This collection contains letters from Garland D. Kite to Ralph Brown. The letters detail Kite's experiences as a soldier in Europe during the last two years of World War II.

Dates: 1944 - 1945

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

Orrin Rankin Magill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1975-010
Abstract The collection contains the papers--including correspondence, memoranda, subject files, and printed materials--of Orrin Rankin Magill, graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute (class of 1913), VPI professor of philosophy and religion, and active participant in civic and political affairs of Blacksburg and Montgomery County, Virginia. Materials document Magill’s community activities, particularly as a member of the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors and the New River Valley Planning...
Dates: 1945 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1972

Marching Virginians' April 16, 2007 Condolence Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-084
Abstract

The collection contains the condolence materials received by the Marching Virginians after April 16, 2007. Much of the material pertains to Ryan "Stack" Christopher Clark, baritone and student leader in the Marching Virginians. This collection incorporates a variety of materials and artifacts, including correspondence, posters, banners, an American flag flown on the USS Constitution, scrapbooks, and a band uniform.

Dates: 2007 - 2007

McBryde House Specification Records

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Identifier: Ms-1999-010
Abstract

John McLauren McBryde (1841-1923) was the fifth president of Virginia Tech from 1891 thru 1907. This collection contains Specification No. 1755 of the labor and materials required in the erection and completion of a two-story, brick dwelling house to be erected for Dr. J. M. McBryde in Blacksburg Virginia.

Dates: ca. 1900

J. Bolton McBryde Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1992-059
Abstract

This collection consists of photographs, negatives, and glass plate negatives depicting Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, Montgomery County, and the New River area.

Dates: c. early 1900s

Dorothy McCombs Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1995-006
Abstract

The collection contains personal research notes, subject files, and writings; materials relating to the Virginia Tech University Libraries; course notes; dissertation research; work on textiles and arts & crafts history; genealogy notes; brochures on historic sites around Virginia; and maps collected by Dorothy McCombs. Materials date from about 1970-1989.

Dates: 1970 - 1989

Rudolph Dixon Michael Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1960-005
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Virginia Tech alumnus and agricultural information editor, Rudolph Dixon Michael. It contains correspondence and notes relating to the histories Blacksburg, the Preston family, and Smithfield Plantation (including maps of the grounds and the cemetery). It also contains a few campus photographs and printed materials related to Virginia Tech.

Dates: 1925 - 1984

Louis O'Shaughnessy Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1993-010
Abstract

The collection contains 1903 to 1905 letters from Louis O'Shaughnessy to his future wife, Ida Surface, and one letter from O'Shaughnessy to G. T. Surface.

Dates: 1903 - 1905

Preston and Olin Institute Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1964-001
Abstract

This collection contains an agent’s book for Olin and Preston Institute, five copies of reports from the Committee on Seminaries, and programs from the Alpha Literary Society and Preston Literary Society.

Dates: 1852-1871, n.d.

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Brown, Ralph Minthorne, 1878-1958 2
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 2
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 2
Allen, Beulah O. (Beulah Oyama), 1905-1992 1
Appalachian Student Organizing Committee. Virginia Tech Chapter 1
Baber, Jerry 1
Blacksburg (Va.). Town Council 1
Blecher, Freda 1
Blecher, Marvin 1
Bliznakov, Milka T., 1927-2010 1
Browder, Richard 1
Campbell, Anne Judkins 1
Carneal and Johnston (Richmond, Va.) 1
Cowgill, Clinton Harriman, 1890-1975 1
Criag, Helen 1
Currie, Leonard J. (Leonard James), 1913-1996 1
Drinkard, Alfred Washington, Jr. 1
Frazer, George Preston 1
Garnett, William E. (William Edward), 1885-1970 1
Gibboney, Lucie Ligon, 1917-2007 1
Griffiths, Rick 1
Hill, Henry H. (Henry Harris Bunker) 1
Hoekzema, Abbey 1
Holland, Angie 1
Hutcheson, Eleanor Parrott 1
Hutcheson, John Redd, 1886-1962 1
John R. Hutcheson family 1
Kinzey, Bertram Y., Jr. (Bertram York) 1
Kite, Garland D. 1
Kline, John 1
Kroontje, Wybe 1
Lancaster, Lucy Lee, 1905-1989 1
Magill, Orrin R. (Orrin Rankin), 1887-1976 1
Mahone, Sarah 1
McBryde, James Bolton, 1866-1925 1
McBryde, John McLaren, 1841-1923 1
McCombs, Dorothy F., 1923-1990 1
McCormick, John 1
Merrey, Caroline 1
Michael, Rudolph Dixon, 1904-1994 1
O'Shaughnessy, Ida L. Surface 1
O'Shaughnessy, Louis 1
Petersen, Kim 1
Preston and Olin Institute (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Price family 1
Price, Emmett Russell, 1874-1944 1
Price, Harvey Lee, 1874-1951 1
Radford Army Ammunition Plant (U.S.) 1
Reid, Jeff 1
Reid, Kristine 1
Rich, Miriam 1
Riggs, Tammy 1
Roemer, Christina 1
Sanders, Harry W. (Harry Warinner), 1895-1984 1
Sanders, Lucie Graham 1
Shackelford, George Green, 1921-2010 1
Sibold, Carrie T. (Carrie Taylor), 1904-1990 1
Sibold, Chloe M., 1899-1976 1
Sibold, Nannie V. (Nannie Virginia), 1897-1957 1
Sibold, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1909-1930 1
Solesbee, Jessica 1
Solitude (Blacksburg, Va. : Historic building) 1
Stanley, Laura 1
Tartaro, Mary 1
Tate, Leland B., 1905-1999 1
Townes, William 1
Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station 1
Virginia Cooperative Extension Service 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Art and Architecture Library 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Architecture (1974-1978) 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Architecture and Urban Studies (1978-2022) 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Engineering (1964-) 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Corps of Cadets 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. University Libraries 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. College of Architecture 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1944-1970) 1
Ware, Joseph F., 1880-1969 1
Ware, Susana Howe Robinson, b. abt. 1897 1
Warm Hearth Village (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
West, Lindsay Butte, 1934-2018 1
Wiss, Henry H. 1
Wolfe, Dewitt Clinton, Jr., d.1991 1
Worley, Charles S., Jr. 1
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