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Black, Kent, and Apperson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1974-003
Abstract

This collection contains the papers and artifacts of an interrelated family prominent in Blacksburg's history. It includes the Civil War letters of Confederate surgeon Dr. Harvey Black, the Civil War diary of hospital steward John S. Apperson, cotton books and correspondence of Germanicus Kent, nineteenth-century account books of a Blacksburg general store, 1912 European travel diary, and the political scrapbooks of State Senator and Attorney General Harvey B. Apperson.

Dates: 1779 - 1984

Dorothy H. Bodell Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-042
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings, correspondence, research notes, photocopies of historical documents, and files Bodell compiled while writing her book.

Dates: 1850 - 1996

Caperton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-034
Abstract Photocopied, typed transcripts of letters written by Mary Eliza Henderson Caperton to her husband George Henry, then serving in the Confederate Army, most written from Whitethorne, in Montgomery County, Virginia, between May and October, 1861, and concentrating on news of the Preston family, relatives, and mutual acquaintainces; fears of a slave rebellion; a fire at Whitethorne; and the deaths of Ann Barraud Taylor Preston and Col. James Francis Preston. Also includes typescript extracts...
Dates: 1861-1862, n.d.

Choate Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-016
Abstract

This collection consists of photocopies of the thirty-two letters from William T., S. J., and J. W. to each other and to Martha Choate, wife of William, during the American Civil War from 1862 to 1864.

Dates: 1862 - 1864

Civil War Small Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-2003-014
Abstract

This contains a collection of small (1- to 2-folder) manuscripts related to various aspects of the Civil War and obtained from various sources.

Dates: 1861 - 1996

Aileen B. Cowardin Friendship Book,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-104
Abstract

The collection consists of a friendship book collected and maintained by Aileen B. Cowardin. The book includes leaf and plant samples, most of which are labeled as to the location where they were found.

Dates: 1863 - 1870

Ellett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-047
Abstract The Ellett Family Papers consist of 35 letters written by Dr. Robert Thaddeus Ellett (1826-1904), who served as assistant surgeon in White Sulphur Springs, Virginia, for the Confederate States during the American Civil War. His letters are written to Sue French of Pearisburg, who would later become Ellett's wife. Other items include biographical and family history information, photos, clippings, a 1961 dedication to Col. W. H. French marker program, DAR applications, and "The Family Album,"...
Dates: 1865 - 1961

Nancy (Nannie) G. Figgat Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-080
Abstract

A collection of two letters written by Nancy (Nannie) Figgat to her husband Private Charles Figgat, of the 1st Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Company C.

Dates: 1863

A. C. and M. A. Hansard Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-097
Abstract

Letter from A. C. and M. A. (Abner C. and Mary Ann) Hansard of Claiborne County, Tennessee, written during the American Civil War to "Dear Brother & Family, focusing on local hardships, including widespread robberies and difficulty in procuring food.

Dates: 1865

Huff-Hylton Families Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1998-001
Abstract

The Huff-Hylton Families Papers consists of items from the early 1800s through the American Civil War pertaining to the business and personal lives of Samuel Huff, Lorenzo Dow Hylton, and their families in Montgomery (now Floyd) County, Virginia. Materials include promissory notes, correspondence, an indenture for land, and genealogical information.

Dates: 1803-1816, 1858-1882, 1975, n.d.

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Montgomery County (Va.) 13
Blacksburg (Va.) 7
Folk, historical, and patent medicine 2
Botetourt County (Va.) 1
Clarke County (Va.) 1
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Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 2
A. W. Luster 1
Amiss, Edwin 1
Apperson family 1
Apperson, Alex 1
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Apperson, Elizabeth Black 1
Apperson, Harvey Black, 1890-1948 1
Apperson, John Samuel, 1837-1904 1
Apperson, Mary 1
Armistead, Mary Frances 1
Babcock, H. O. 1
Bailey, Pattie Dobson Talley, b.1888 1
Baker family 1
Black family 1
Black, Kent, active 1876-1890 1
Black, Mary Kent, b.1836 1
Bodell, Dorothy H., 1931- 1
Briggs, Marian 1
Campbell, Donald (Co. K, 12th Regiment [New York State Militia?]) 1
Caperton family 1
Caperton, George Henry (Nelson County, Va.) 1
Caperton, Mary Elizabeth Henderson (Nelson County, Va.) 1
Caton, Louise 1
Charlton family (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Choate family (Allegheny County, NC) 1
Compton, John R. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 1
Cowardin, Alice Bolling, b.1848(?) 1
Duncan, William E. 1
Eastern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia 1
Ellett family 1
Ellett, Robert Thaddeus, 1836-1904 1
Evans, Washington C. 1
Figgat, Nancy Godwin 1
Fitting, Minnie Adams 1
Garrett, Samuel Edwin, 1835(?)-1865 1
Hansard, Abner C. 1
Hart, Henry Waldo, 1832-1895 (Corporal, 2nd Connecticut Light Artillery Battery) 1
Hayes, Carl N. 1
Hilton, John, 1828-1903 1
Holcombe family 1
Houck family 1
Huff family (Floyd County, Va.) 1
Huff, Samuel (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Hylton family (Floyd County, Va.) 1
Hylton, Barbara Ellen Huff, 1828-1911 1
Hylton, Lorenzo Dow, 1830-1864 1
Jordan, Charles Francis, 1837-1922 1
Kent family 1
Kent, Germanicus, 1791-1862 1
Kent, Lewis (enslaved person) 1
Kinnier family 1
Lancaster, Lucy Lee, 1905-1989 1
Lemon, Lewis 1
Lincoln, Charles F., d.1891 1
Look, Nathan L., 1819-1907 1
Look, Sarah A(nn). B(urt). Lincoln 1
Marion Foundry and Machine Works (Marion, Va.) 1
Martha L. Johnson family 1
Martin family (Pulaski County, Va.) 1
Marye, Madison E. (Madison Ellis), 1925-2016 1
Mason family (Pulaski County, Va.) 1
McDonald, Martha 1
McKinnis, Henry, 1841-1893 1
Nelson family 1
Nelson, Adelaide, 1816-1875 1
Nelson, George Washington, Jr., 1840-1903 1
Nelson, Hugh Mortimer, Sr., 1811-1862 1
Newlee family (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Payne, Elizabeth Barton Smith, 1817-1895 1
Preston and Olin Institute (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Preston, Hugh Caperton, 1856-1905 1
Preston, James Francis, 1820-1862 1
Preston, Sarah Caperton, 1826- 1
Prillaman family 1
Shackelford, George Green, 1921-2010 1
Shreve, David Prentiss (Lexington, Va.) 1
Southwestern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia (1887-1935) 1
Sutton family (Pulaski County, Va.) 1
Turner family (Franklin County, Virginia) 1
Turner, Mary H. 1
United Daughters of the Confederacy. Dr. Harvy Black Chapter (1896-2009) (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 1
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 1
W. Stone & Son 1
Wade, Jane Harriet (Edie), 1826-1912 1
Wade, John C. (John Crow), 1829-1889 1
Walther, C. F. W., 1811-1887 1
Wills family 1
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