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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

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

Rudolph Dixon Michael Papers

 Collection
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

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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

Emmett Russell Price Scrapbooks,

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Identifier: Ms-1987-011
Abstract

This collection contains the scrapbooks of Emmett Russell Price, professor of Agricultural Journalism at VPI, from 1910-1944. The scrapbooks consist of newspaper clippings about Blacksburg and VPI.

Dates: 1910 - 1943

Harvey Lee Price Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1975-001
Abstract

The Harvey Lee Price Papers contain handwritten notes and genealogies of various Montgomery County families which Price used to write his four volume series Outlines of Montgomery County Families. Also included are Price's subject files on the county and Virginia and his diplomas from VPI.

Dates: 1853, 1898, 1900, 1927-1949, n.d.

Harry W. Sanders Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1975-002
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Harry W. Sanders, graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute (BS, 1916); professor of agricultural education and vocational education (1925-1963) and professor emeritus of vocational education (1963-1985) at Virginia Tech; vocational teacher-trainer in Puerto Rico (1932-1933); co-founder of Future Farmers of Virginia (basis of Future Farmers of America). It includes correspondence, articles, printed materials, awards, scrapbooks, and photographs...
Dates: 1913 - 1981

George Green Shackelford Papers,

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Identifier: Ms-1983-008
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, research files, project files, and manuscripts of George Green Shackelford, professor of history at Virginia Tech from 1954-1986.

Dates: 1899 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1989

Leland B. Tate Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1956-004
Abstract

The collection contains newspaper clippings relating to industrial and economic development in the New River Valley, with an emphasis on the Radford Army Ammunition Plant, together with studies titled "Facts About the Blacksburg Community" and "Some Facts About Virginia's People."

Dates: 1940-[1955?], n.d.

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Garnett, William E. (William Edward), 1885-1970 1
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Hutcheson, John Redd, 1886-1962 1
John R. Hutcheson family 1
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Lancaster, Lucy Lee, 1905-1989 1
Magill, Orrin R. (Orrin Rankin), 1887-1976 1
McBryde, John McLaren, 1841-1923 1
Michael, Rudolph Dixon, 1904-1994 1
O'Shaughnessy, Ida L. Surface 1
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Price, Harvey Lee, 1874-1951 1
Radford Army Ammunition Plant (U.S.) 1
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Sanders, Harry W. (Harry Warinner), 1895-1984 1
Shackelford, George Green, 1921-2010 1
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Tate, Leland B., 1905-1999 1
Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station 1
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 1
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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
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Ware, Joseph F., 1880-1969 1
Ware, Susana Howe Robinson, b. abt. 1897 1
Warm Hearth Village (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Wiss, Henry H. 1
Worley, Charles S., Jr. 1
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