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Elizabeth Kent Adams Papers

Identifier: Ms-1990-045
Abstract The collection contains the papers of Elizabeth Kent Adams (1908-1994), resident of Radford, Virginia and local historian. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, genealogical charts, essays, and other materials related to the history of Southwest Virginia and of her ancestral lines, especially the Cloyd, Kent, McGavock and Putnam families. Includes photocopy of the handwritten autobiography of A. W. Putnam, photocopies of James Randal Kent's will and inventory of debts, and photocopies and...
Dates: 1922 - 1987

Ella G. Agnew Papers

Identifier: Ms-1989-026

Papers of educator Ella G. Agnew (1871-1958), home demonstration agent for Virginia Tech (1914-1919), consisting of six weekly field reports completed by Avie E. Phillips of Evington (Campbell County), Virginia; a monthly library report for Virginia Tech; a 1914 Virginia Tech commencement program; a receipt for an American School of Home Economics correspondence course; and a brief letter about a financial matter.

Dates: 1914 - 1916

Iris Alex Collection

Identifier: Ms-2002-026
Abstract Iris Alex was the Development Administrator for Facilities Development Corporation of the State of New York, building consultant for the Young Women's Christian Association, and Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. Active from the 1950s until 1991. The collection includes both volumes of A Building Manual for the YWCA, written by Alex as well as some biographical information and articles about her work. Also contains correspondence between Alex...
Dates: 1959 - 2002

Dorothy Alexander Architectural Collection

Identifier: Ms-2008-089
Abstract Dorothy Alexander was educated at the McGill University Architectural School in Montreal. She worked for several firms including Wurster, Bernardi, and Emmons Architects before starting her own firm in 1961. The collection consists primarily of drawings, sketches, and building specifications for buildings designed by the architect Dorothy Alexander. Projects include remodeling work for the Arriflex Corporation, Lowel-Light Manufacturing, as well as several houses designed and built in...
Dates: 1939 - 1994

Alleghany Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Records,

Identifier: Ms-1995-019
Abstract The Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) was formed in 1890 as an organization to perpetuate the memory and spirit of the men and women who achieved American Indepedence, to encourage historical research in relation to the Revolution, and to promote the celebration of all patriotic anniversaries. The records consist of rosters, D.A.R. magazines, contitutions and by–laws, minutes and membership ledgers, yearbooks, scrapbooks, news bulletins, obituaries of members, and the original...
Dates: 1890 - 2016

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

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-30-05a

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 Quilt Project Cassette Tapes

Identifier: Ms-1981-097

Oral history project conducted by the Department of Clothing, Textiles, and Related Arts at Virginia Tech. Collection consists of recorded interviews with forty-three quilt makers in Floyd and Washington counties, Virginia. Transcripts available.

Dates: 1978 - 1979

Architectural League of New York: Archive of Women in Architecture Records

Identifier: Ms-2005-016

The Architectural League of New York created the Archive of Women in Architecture Records in 1973 to gather biographical and project data about women professionals in the field of architecture and other related disciplines. This information was used to create a 1977 exhibition and the book, Women in American Architecture: A Historic and Contemporary Perspective, edited by Susana Torre.

Dates: 1892-1976, n.d.

Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, Montgomery County Branch Papers

Identifier: Ms-1962-001

The records largely document the recent history of Smithfield Plantation, ancestral home of the Preston family, focusing particularly on its restoration beginning in 1962. While much of the renovation occurred in the 1960s, many of the records detail other renovation projects done in the 1970s and 1980s. The collection also includes historical and other related documents dating from before the original Preston family's residence at Smithfield.

Dates: 1754 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1983

Association for Women in Architecture Records

Identifier: Ms-1988-022

The Association for Women in Architecture (AWA) was originally founded in 1922 as Alpha Alpha Gamma, a national sorority for women architecture students. In 1934, the alumnae of the sorority formed the Association of Women in Architecture (AWA) (later Association for Women in Architecture) as an organization for professional women architects. Records include committee reports, correspondence, membership forms and rosters, photographs, scrapbooks, treasurer's files, and newsletters.

Dates: 1928 - 1992

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International Union of Women Architects 3
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Preston, Susanna Smith, 1740-1823 3
Preston, William, 1729-1783 3
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 3
Virginia Cooperative Extension Service 3
Alexander, Dorothy Baxter 2
Alonso, Carmen Espegel 2
American Institute of Architects 2
American Institute of Architects. Women in Architecture 2
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 2
Blacksburg Woman’s Club (Blacksburg, Va.) 2
Bonney, Claire 2
California Women in Environmental Design 2
Channel, Mary Brown, 1907-2006 2
Cloyd family 2
Currie, Virginia M. Herz, 1913-2006 2
Duncombe, A. Jane, 1925- 2
Eastman, Ann Heidbreder 2
Figgat, Nancy Godwin, 1835-1919 2
Harkness, Sarah Pillsbury, 1914-2013 2
Hayden, Florence Kenyon 2
Matsukawa-Tsuchida, Junko 2
Møller, Alice Finnerup 2
Nakahara, Nobuko, 1929-2008 2
Nanasy, Ilona 2
Oron, Joyce, 1954- 2
Patton, James, 1692-1755 (Preston family, Montgomery County, Va.) 2
Pettersen, Eleanore, 1916-2003 2
Preston family (Abingdon, Va.) 2
Schütte-Lihotzky, Margarete, 1897-2000 2
Smithson, Alison, 1928-1993 2
Sokolina, Anna P. 2
Somaya, Brinda 2
Stratigakus, Despina 2
Torre, Susana, 1944- 2
Tyng, Anne Griswold, 1920-2011 2
Vermont Design Institute 2
Vinciarelli, Lauretta 2
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Corps of Cadets 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1944-1970) 2
Whitman, Bertha Yerex, b.1892 2
Willis, Beverly, 1928- 2
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 2
A. W. Luster 1
Adamczewska-Wjchert, Hanna 1
Adams, Elizabeth Kent 1
Agnew, Ella G., 1871-1958 1
Alex, Iris 1
Almeida, Marília Sant'Anna de, 1948- 1
Alonso, Martha 1
American Association of University Women. Blacksburg Branch (Va.) 1
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Amiss, Edwin 1
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Appalachian Quilt Project 1
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Artemis Designs, Inc 1
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Aulenti, Gae, 1929-2012 1
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Bear, Vivian Coleman, 1888-1984 1
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Ben-Joseph, Eran 1
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