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Beulah O. Allen Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2014-002
Abstract The Beulah O. Allen Collection contains a variety of materials from Allen's life. Her papers contain correspondence with a variety of friends and associates, primarily Lucy Lee Lancaster, the first female graduate from Virginia Tech. In addition, the collection also contains Virginia Tech Commencement programs, Cotillion Club Dance programs, resources related to the Virginia Tech Library, newspaper clippings about the construction of the new Newman Library, and a large collection of...
Dates: 1905 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1970

Records of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Virginia Tech Chapter

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-30-05a
Abstract

This collection consists of official records and periodicals from the AAUW, Virginia Tech Chapter and the National AAUW including minutes, administrative records, state and national convention programs, awards and scholarships, publications, and other materials concerning community outreach from 1926-2008.

Dates: 1926 - 2008

Appalachian Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1993-025
Abstract

This collection contains oral history interview cassette tapes and tape logs for 23 interviews conducted by students with 25 interviewees in the local community. Most interviews were collected as part of a 1991 Appalachian Community Studies class of Professor Jean Speer of the Department of Humanities at Virginia Tech. Unless noted, interviews have not been transcribed. For some interviewees, there is a student paper based on the interview.

Dates: 1986 - 1991

Records of the Appalachian Student Organizing Committee

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-31-14-10
Abstract The Appalachian Student Organizing Committee (or Appalachian Student Committee) was an approved student organization at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in the early 1970s. The collection consists primarily of the papers of David Tice and Allan Cox, student organizers of the Appalachian Student Organizing Committee. Materials include correspondence, clippings files, small-press and local publications on Appalachian issues, petitions, and notes and drafts. The...
Dates: 1964 - 1975; Majority of material found within ( 1971-1974)

Black History Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2003-011
Scope and Contents

This collection includes oral history accounts from various African Americans with experience at Virginia Tech and/or in the Blacksburg area between the 1950s and the early 2000s.

Dates: n.d.

Blacksburg Sewage Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-012
Abstract This collection contains documents and letters relating to the sewage system in Blacksburg, Virginia. The letters in this collection are all about the sewage system in Blacksburg and most were sent to Dr. Walter Newman, President of Virginia Tech, and John Barringer, Mayor of Blacksburg. The other documents in this collection include committee reports, information on sewage projects, a water ordinance, and other documents relating to the sewage system in Blacksburg. Also, a petition made to...
Dates: 1946-1948, n.d.

Marvin Blecher Audiocassette Tape

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1998-017
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview conducted by Virginia Tech student Christina Roemer with Marvin and Freda Blecher of Blacksburg, Virginia, about their involvement in the Jewish community in the town and the Hillel student organization at Virginia Tech. Dr. Marvin Blecher served as faculty advisor for Hillel from 1973 to 1983. Also includes information about the Blacksburg Jewish Community Center and other Jewish communities in the region.

Dates: 1998

Milka T. Bliznakov Papers and Architectural Drawings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-1991-025
Abstract

Milka Bliznakov was a Bulgarian architect, architectural historian, and professor who practiced in Bulgaria, France, and the United States. The collection consists of her publications, research, correspondence, professional documentation of her practice, conference participation materials, teaching materials, and documents related to her involvement as the founder of the International Archive of Women in Architecture.

Dates: 1946 - 2010

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: 1925 - 1944

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

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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
Holden, Roy Jay, 1870-1945 1
Hutcheson, Eleanor Parrott 1
Hutcheson, T. B. (Thomas Barksdale), d.1950 1
Jacocks, Henry Morgan, 1878-1950 1
John R. Hutcheson family 1
Johnson, William Martin 1
Kroontje, Wybe 1
Lancaster, Lucy Lee, 1905-1989 1
Library of Virginia 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
Oral History of the Principalship (Project) 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., b. abt. 1878 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
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Smyth, Ellison A. (Ellison Adger), 1863-1941 1
Tate, Leland B., 1905-1999 1
Townes, William 1
Trent, Clarence E. (Clarence Elmore), 1904-1991 1
Underhill, Grover W. 1
Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station 1
Virginia Association of Educational Opportunity Program 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. College of Engineering (1964-) 1
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Board of Visitors 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. College of Architecture 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Library 1
Virginia State Libary and Archives 1
Virginia State Library 1
Virginia Truck Experiment Station (1907-1967) 1
Ware, Joseph F., 1880-1969 1
Ware, Susana Howe Robinson, b. abt. 1897 1
Warm Hearth Village (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
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