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Ralph Minthorne Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1970-002
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Ralph Minthorne Brown, Virginia Tech head librarian (1926-1947), amateur historian, and naturalist. It includes materials on Virginia Tech and local history, including typed transcripts of sources gathered for an intended history of Virginia Tech. Also included are Brown's Blacksburg ornithological and weather observations, a bibliography of Matthew Fontaine Maury, and other writings.

Dates: 1872 - 1947

William Addison Caldwell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-048
Abstract

Papers associated with William Addison "Add" Caldwell (1856-1910) of Craig County, Virginia, first student enrolled at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (VAMC, later Virginia Tech). Includes a letter written by Caldwell in 1910; his 1875 VAMC report card; a Caldwell family photo portrait; Caldwell's obituary; and a Bible given to Caldwell by Mrs. William C. McKemey.

Dates: 1872 - 1910

Carneal and Johnston Architectural Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2001-008
Abstract

The Carneal and Johnston Architectural Drawings contains detail drawings, sketches, and tracings of several campus buildings at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Dates: 1939-1968, n.d.

W. Graham Claytor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1981-095
Abstract

This collection includes business and personal papers of W. Graham Claytor, a 1906 graduate of Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (later Virginia Polytechnic Institute) and an executive overseeing the operations of a number of American Gas and Electric Company subsidiaries during the 20th century. It includes correspondence, reports, and printed materials relating to personal financial matters, business operations, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and ham radio.

Dates: 1912 - 1964

Thomas Nelson Conrad Book Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-095
Abstract

Thomas Nelson Conrad (1837-1905) served in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War and as President of Virginia Tech. The collection consists of the original manuscript of The Rebel Scout: A Thrilling History of Scouting Life in the Southern Army, written by Conrad from 1891 to 1893, and published in 1904.

Dates: 1891 - 1893

Byron Nelson Cooper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1973-004
Abstract

the collection contains correspondence; writings; research records; administrative, instructional, and consulting files; and photographs of Byron Nelson Cooper, professor of geology and head of Virginia Polytechnic Institute's Department of Geological Sciences from 1946 to 1971.

Dates: 1925 - 1971

John T. Cowan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1969-005
Abstract

The collection consists of pages from an account book, bills, notes, and correspondence relating to John T. Cowan's personal and business affairs. 

Dates: 1887 - 1917

Leonard J. Currie Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2007-028
Abstract Please note: this collection is currently being processed. Portions of the collection which are fully processed are listed in this finding aid. This includes photographs and negatives, flat files and oversize drawings from personal and professional projects, and a few artifacts. As more materials are processed, additional series and subseries will be published. Other portions of the collection may be available for research--contact Special Collections...
Dates: 1920 - 2001

David S. Doggett Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-004
Abstract

The collection contains David S. Doggett's letters to his father in Richmond, Virginia, from 1912-1915, while he was a student at Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Dates: 1912-1915, n.d.

Alfred Washington Drinkard, Jr. Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1996-019
Abstract

Daily 1947 diary of Alfred Washington Drinkard, Jr., assistant director of Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station, 1946-1948 (and previous director, 1916-1946), mentioning people and events associated with the experiment station, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and Blacksburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1947

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Shackelford, George Green, 1921-2010 2
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 2
Solitude (Blacksburg, Va. : Historic building) 2
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Aaron family 1
Allen, Beulah O. (Beulah Oyama), 1905-1992 1
American Association of University Women. Blacksburg Branch (Va.) 1
American Library Association 1
Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 1
Appalachian Power Company 1
Appalachian Student Organizing Committee. Virginia Tech Chapter 1
Bailey, Ilena M. 1
Blacksburg (Va.). Town Council 1
Blecher, Freda 1
Blecher, Marvin 1
Bliznakov, Milka T., 1927-2010 1
Boynton, Henry B., 1899-1991 1
Brown, Ralph Minthorne, 1878-1958 1
Burnette, Phyllis 1
Caldwell, William Addison 1
Charles E. Vawter family 1
Claytor, W. Graham (William Graham), 1886-1971 1
Conrad, Thomas Nelson 1
Cooper, Byron Nelson, 1912-1971 1
Cowan, John T. 1
Cowgill, Clinton Harriman, 1890-1975 1
Currie, Leonard J. (Leonard James), 1913-1996 1
Doggett, David S., 1895-1972 1
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 1
Eastman, Ann Heidbreder 1
Edgemont Farm 1
Eggleston, J. D. (Joseph Dupuy), 1867-1953 1
Fine, Elizabeth 1
Frazer, George Preston 1
Garnett, William E. (William Edward), 1885-1970 1
Guthrie, John Dennett 1
Haskell-Speer, Jean 1
Henley, Bernard J. 1
Hicks, James Morris, abt.1878-? 1
Hill, Henry H. (Henry Harris Bunker) 1
Hite, William R., Jr. 1
Holden, Roy Jay, 1870-1945 1
Holtzworth, Bertram Arthur, 1904-1971 1
Hutcheson, Eleanor Parrott 1
Hutcheson, T. B. (Thomas Barksdale), 1882-1950 1
Jacocks, Henry Morgan, 1878-1950 1
John R. Hutcheson family 1
Johnson, William Martin 1
Kinzey, Bertram Y., Jr. (Bertram York) 1
Knick, S. H., b.1887 1
Kroontje, Wybe 1
Lancaster, Lucy Lee, 1905-1989 1
Lash, Percy Hotspur, II 1
Library of Virginia 1
Lomax, Lunsford Lindsay, 1835-1913 1
Magill, Orrin R. (Orrin Rankin), 1887-1976 1
McBryde, James Bolton, 1866-1925 1
McBryde, John McLaren, 1841-1923 1
McCombs, Dorothy F., 1923-1990 1
Michael, Rudolph Dixon, 1904-1994 1
O'Shaughnessy, Ida L. Surface 1
O'Shaughnessy, Louis 1
Oakes, Jane Elizabeth 1
Oral History of the Principalship (Project) 1
Perry, Thomas David 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
Randolph, Lingan S., Sr., 1859-1922 1
Roemer, Christina 1
Sanders, Harry W. (Harry Warinner), 1895-1984 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
Slusser family 1
Smithey & Boynton, Architects and Engineers (1935-1992) (Roanoke, Va.) 1
Smyth, Ellison A. (Ellison Adger), 1863-1941 1
Stuart, Jeb, 1833-1864 1
Tate, Leland B., 1905-1999 1
Taylor, Robert Creede, 1866-1915 1
Thornton, Vaiden A. 1
Townes, William 1
Trent, Clarence E. (Clarence Elmore), 1904-1991 1
Underhill, Grover W. (Grover William), 1888-1970 1
Vawter, C. E. (Charles Erastus), 1841-1905 1
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