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Slusser Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1960-001
Abstract

This collection contains loose ledger sheets for the household expenditures of Dr. John B. Slusser, an advertisement from the Pressed Steel Car Company, a reciept from the Virginia Tech dining hall, a United States patent application for a nut-lock invented by Murray C. and William J. Slusser, and pages from a personal account book.

Dates: 1852 - 1912

Ellison A. Smyth, Sr. Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1981-098
Abstract

The Ellison A. Smyth, Sr. collection contains papers including his correspondence with professional and amateur scientists, collectors, dealers and suppliers around the world concerning entomology and zoology, his publications, and field journals from his entomological work.

Dates: 1859 - 1927

Solitude Photographs and Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ms-1993-024
Scope and Contents

Historic home of Blacksburg, Virginia, built by the Preston family in the early 1800s. Purchased by the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech) in 1872, and remains the oldest building on campus. Photographs consist of thirty-four mounted photographs from Eleanor Stover McEver's collection of various views and details of Solitude, with identifying labels. Also includes other papers, such as newspaper clippings and postcards, with information about Solitude.

Dates: 1960s-1980s

Leland B. Tate Papers

 Collection
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.

Robert Creede Taylor Family Reference Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-2006-024
Scope and Contents Robert Creede Taylor (1866-1915) lived in Montgomery County, Virginia most of his life. He attended Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (later Virginia Tech) in the 1880s, and thereafter worked in Roanoke before returning to Christiansburg, Virginia in 1893. He married Helen May Pelton, and they had three children. He died in 1915 after a long illness. The Taylors are related to many other Montgomery County and Roanoke families, and these families and their involvement in area...
Dates: 2003 - 2006

William Townes Letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-2002-009
Scope and Contents

Thirteen letters with their envelopes from VAMC student William Townes to family members L. W. Wimbish and Mrs. L. W. Wimbish in Boydton, Mecklenburg County, Virginia over the period March 15, 1875 to November 2, 1875. Letters concern his expenses and need for funds and his wish for news of home. Also mentioned are boarding in town, opinions of Blacksburg, a masque ball, constant drilling, fellow cadets, and farm matters.

Dates: 1875

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Postal Card Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2002-025
Abstract

This collection includes eighty postcards. Dated cards range from 1906 through 1995, but many cards are not dated. Cards depict various subjects including campus views, campus buildings, football, Corps of Cadets, and Blacksburg views. Some of the postcards are postmarked and addressed to recipients, while some are blank.

Dates: 1906-1995, undated

Virginia Tech and Local History Mounted Clippings

 Collection
Identifier: VerticalFile-006
Abstract

In general, the Virginia Tech and Local History Mounted Clippings include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephermera, unpublished and/or informal publications, and other papers relating to a specific subject area. Files in this collection relate to Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, and the activities of members of the community or university. The collection was primarily collected by library staff through the 1960s.

Dates: c. 1870s-c. 1960s

Virginia Tech April 16, 2007 Archives of the University Libraries

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-020
Abstract

The Virginia Tech April 16, 2007 Archives of the University Libraries consists mainly of condolence items received by the university in the wake of April 16, 2007 in which 32 faculty and students were killed. The subseries organization is by type of item. The bulk of materials were received in the first few months following April 16, 2007. There also is a very small series with items specifically sent to or relating to those killed, which is organized alphabetically by name.

Dates: 2007 - 2010

Virginia Tech Buildings Architectural Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-06-03-02e
Abstract

Collection consists of architectural drawings, blueprints, and floorplans of selected campus buildings located on the campus of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, VA.

Dates: 1907 - 2011; Majority of material found within ( 1953-1996)

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 27
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 22
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 22
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 6
Brown, Ralph Minthorne, 1878-1958 2
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Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 2
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 2
Allen, Beulah O. (Beulah Oyama), 1905-1992 1
Appalachian Student Organizing Committee. Virginia Tech Chapter 1
Blecher, Freda 1
Blecher, Marvin 1
Bliznakov, Milka T., 1927-2010 1
Carneal and Johnston (Richmond, Va.) 1
Currie, Leonard J. (Leonard James), 1913-1996 1
Drinkard, Alfred Washington, Jr. 1
Frazer, George Preston 1
Garnett, William E. (William Edward), 1885-1970 1
Hill, Henry H. (Henry Harris Bunker) 1
Hutcheson, Eleanor Parrott 1
Hutcheson, John Redd, 1886-1962 1
John R. Hutcheson family 1
Kite, Garland D. 1
Kroontje, Wybe 1
Lancaster, Lucy Lee, 1905-1989 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
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
Roemer, Christina 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
Slusser family 1
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Smyth, Ellison A. (Ellison Adger), 1863-1941 1
Tate, Leland B., 1905-1999 1
Townes, William 1
Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station 1
Virginia Cooperative Extension Service 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. College of Engineering (1964-) 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Corps of Cadets 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. University Libraries 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. College of Architecture 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1944-1970) 1
Ware, Joseph F., 1880-1969 1
Ware, Susana Howe Robinson, b. abt. 1897 1
Warm Hearth Village (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
West, Lindsay Butte, 1934-2018 1
Wiss, Henry H. 1
Worley, Charles S., Jr. 1
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