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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

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

 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

Montgomery County, Virginia, Planning Study

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-060
Abstract

Draft of Montgomery County, Virginia, planning study prepared by first-year graduate students in the Virginia Polytechnic Institute Department of Urban and Regional Planning, with topics including land use and misuse, transportation, commerce, employment, political aspects, non-urban lands, shopping distribution, county government, and financial implementation.

Dates: 1965

Named/Individual Photograph Collections

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Photographs-002
Abstract

The Named/Individual Photograph Collections include images from alumni and former faculty and staff, or individuals with ties to campus and the New River Valley. Collections (c.1890-present) depict campus life and events, railroad history, agricultural extension research, Blacksburg and surrounding areas, and some local families.

Dates: 1890s-present

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

 Collection
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

Carrie T. Sibold Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-043
Abstract

The collection consists of scrapbooks, journals, V.P.I. reunion materials, photograph albums, family diplomas, and the diary of Nannie V. Sibold. As a whole, the collection dates from 1912 to 1990. However, Carrie T. Sibold's scrapbook journals, which run from 1974 to 1990, constitute the the bulk of the collection material.

Dates: 1912 - 1990; Majority of material found within ( 1974-1990)

Solitude Photographs and Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1993-024
Abstract

This collection contains photographs, newspaper clippings, and several other papers containing information about Solitude, the oldest building on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Dates: ca. 1960s-1980s

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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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