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Bertram Y. Kinzey, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: Ms-2023-057
Abstract

This collection contains architecural drawings, papers, publications, thesis, correspondence, and a sketchbook from Bertram Y. Kinzey, Jr. The included materials date from c. 1940-1955.

Dates: c. 1940-1955

S. H. Knick Collection

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Identifier: Ms-1989-055
Abstract

Papers of Samuel Herbert Knick (1886-1914), of Rockbridge County, Virginia, relating to his time as a student at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute, including a student handbook and a letter and postcard addressed to Knick's brother, W. Hampton Knick.

Dates: 1904 - 1906

Lucy Lee Lancaster Papers

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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

Percy Hotspur Lash II Correspondence

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Identifier: Ms-2022-046
Abstract

This collection contains 45 items, mostly letters from Percy Hotspur Lash II while a student at Virginia Polytechnic Institute in the mid-1920s written to friends in Gladys and Lynchburg, Virginia. Other items include banquet programs, blank postcards, and photographs.

Dates: 1925 - 1938

Orrin Rankin Magill Papers

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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

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,

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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

Montgomery County, Virginia, Planning Study

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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

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Carneal and Johnston (Richmond, Va.) 2
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Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 2
Shackelford, George Green, 1921-2010 2
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Solitude (Blacksburg, Va. : Historic building) 2
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. University Libraries 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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