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Edgemont Farm Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2003-022
Abstract

The collection consists of Edgemont Farm record books, papers, and correspondence relating to the history, operations, and sale of Edgemont Farm in Halifax County, Virginia, and to the Barksdale and Hutcheson families, former owners of the farm. The collection includes correspondence between John R. Hutcheson and T. B. Hutcheson, Jr., as well as other correspondence of Thomas B. Hutcheson, Jr.; maps, correspondence, and Deed of Trust with David Barksdale regarding the sale of the farm.

Dates: 1925 - 1998

Ruth White Fisher Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-058
Abstract

This collection includes a scrapbook compiled by Blacksburg, Virginia artist Ruth White Fisher, relating to her series of paintings titled "The Evolution of Creativity," donated to Virginia Tech. It includes photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and ephemera about the paintings and the donation ceremony.

Dates: 1966 - 1978

G. Preston Frazer Artwork

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1992-055
Abstract

This collection contains eighteen scketches and drawings created by George Preston Frazer. This collection also contains a sketchbook belonging to Frazer.

Dates: 1940-1953, n. d.

William E. Garnett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1973-011
Abstract

The William E. Garnett Papers consist of field notes, surveys, reports, class notes, letters to the editors of Montgomery County, Virginia, newspapers, and reprints of publications.

Dates: 1936-1969, n.d.

Bernard J. Henley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-024
Abstract

The collection contains a handwritten index compiled by Bernard J. Henley for articles about Virginia Polytechnic Institute, gleaned from Virginia newspapers, the bulk of the entries covering the years 1906 to 1959.

Dates: n.d.

Henry H. Hill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1980-003
Abstract

The Henry H. Hill collection consists of historical and genealogical research compiled by Hill during his lifetime in southwest Virginia. Hill (1880-1954) was an alumni and professor at Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Dates: 1893-1963, n.d.

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

Roy Jay Holden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1982-014
Abstract

The Roy Jay Holden Papers contain field notes, charts and maps, and geological surveys and research results, covering the history of mineralogy and geology, especially in Virginia.

Dates: 1904 - 1945

John R. Hutcheson Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-001
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other items document the career and family of John R. Hutcheson. After earning his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI), John Redd Hutcheson (1886-1962) began working at the Virginia Agricultural Extension Service in 1914, becoming its director in 1919. Hutcheson was elected as president of VPI in 1945, serving until his nomination as VPI's first chancellor in 1947. The next year he became the first president of...
Dates: 1890 - 1969; Majority of material found within ( 1930-1950)

William Martin Johnson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1982-017
Abstract

The papers in this collection include both personal and professional correspondence, ranging from November 1932 to March 1977. Johnson wrote to representatives at Public Works, American Society of Civil Engineers, the Department of Architectural Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and the War Assets Administration, among others.

Dates: 1932 - 1977

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Carneal and Johnston (Richmond, Va.) 2
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Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 2
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 2
Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station 2
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Allen, Beulah O. (Beulah Oyama), 1905-1992 1
American Association of University Women. Blacksburg Branch (Va.) 1
Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 1
Appalachian Power Company 1
Blacksburg (Va.). Town Council 1
Bluefield College (Bluefield, Va.) 1
Brown, Ralph Minthorne, 1878-1958 1
Claytor, W. Graham (William Graham), 1886-1971 1
Cooper, Byron Nelson, 1912-1971 1
Currie, Leonard J. (Leonard James), 1913-1996 1
Drumeller, William F., Jr., 1923-2006 1
Edgemont Farm 1
Frazer, George Preston 1
Garnett, William E. (William Edward), 1885-1970 1
Henley, Bernard J. 1
Hill, Henry Harris, 1880-1954 1
Holden, Roy Jay, 1870-1945 1
Hutcheson, Eleanor Parrott 1
Hutcheson, T. B. (Thomas Barksdale), 1882-1950 1
John R. Hutcheson family 1
Johnson, William Martin, 1904-1991 1
Lancaster, Lucy Lee, 1905-1989 1
McCombs, Dorothy F., 1923-1990 1
Michael, Rudolph Dixon, 1904-1994 1
Price family 1
Price, Harvey Lee, 1874-1951 1
Radford Army Ammunition Plant (U.S.) 1
Sanders, Harry W. (Harry Warinner), 1895-1984 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
Solitude (Blacksburg, Va. : Historic building) 1
Tate, Leland B., 1905-1999 1
Trent, Clarence E. (Clarence Elmore), 1904-1991 1
Virginia Cooperative Extension Service 1
Virginia Engineering Experiment Station 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. Research Division 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. University Libraries 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Board of Visitors 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. College of Architecture 1
Virginia Truck Experiment Station (1907-1967) 1
Will, Erwin Hoge, 1900-1989 1
Wiss, Henry H. 1
Worley, Charles S., Jr. 1
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