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Talking About Work Oral History Interview Project,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-005
Abstract

Oral history interviews conducted by students of Dr. Emily Satterwhite's HUM 2504 Introduction to American Studies class with interviewees who work on or near the Virginia Tech campus. Interviews explore the particular jobs of the interviewees and the issues related to working for these interviewees. The collection also contains annotated bibliographies and reflections papers created by students about their interview experience. There are images of some of the interviewees.

Dates: 2008 - 2011

Martha Ann Hite Tant Genealogy Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-040
Abstract

Photocopies of genealogical research and records, including family Bible records, family group sheets, and pedigree charts relating to ancestors of Martha Ann Hite Tant, including the Agee, Brown, Davenport, Davidson, Floyd, Haden, Harman, Hite/Hight, Linkous, Marrs, May, Mills, Owen(s), Preston, Salmon(s), Scott, Shelton, and Trollinger families, of Henry, Montgomery, Pittsylvania, and Tazewell counties, Virginia, and elsewhere.

Dates: 1991, n.d.

Thursday Book Club [Blacksburg, Virginia] Records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1997-004
Scope and Contents

Book club organized by women residents of Blacksburg, Virginia, in 1928. Originally called the Round Dozen Book Club. Records consist of meeting minutes (1928-30, 1936-42) and cards (1963-64, 1967-68) listing order in which the books were passed among the members. Also includes a newspaper clipping (January 1944) marking the twenty-sixth year of the Thursday Book Club.

Dates: 1926 - 1968

Mattie Lamb Tucker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1984-176
Abstract

This collection includes certificates, newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence and miscellaneous printed material of Mattie Lamb Tucker, a Red Cross volunteer and community service worker in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1945 - 1984

Tuesday Afternoon Book Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-052
Abstract

This collection includes records--including programs, minutes books, a club chronology, and a list of checked out books--belonging to the Tuesday Afternoon Book Club, a Blacksburg, Virginia group that met to discuss books and current affairs.

Dates: 1933 - 1989

Turner Family Genealogy Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1994-002
Scope and Contents Genealogical information about the Turner family of Snowcreek in Franklin County, Virginia. Meshack Taylor (1819 or 1820-1877) served in Company E of the 64th Virginia Regiment during the Civil War. Collection includes a photocopy of a letter written by Turner to his wife Sallie from Farrow Grounds near Norfolk, Virginia, on April 13, 1862. Also includes a genealogy compiled by Helen Turner of Lawton, Oklahoma, on The Turners of Snowcreek, which consists of transcripts of wills, research...
Dates: c.1980s

Tyler-Ellis-Marye Family Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-067
Abstract The collection contains the family papers of President John Tyler, his second wife, Julia Gardiner Tyler, and descendants, mostly through the couple's daughter, Pearl Tyler Ellis. The collection includes letters written to the Tylers from family and friends; a letter written by the Tyler's son, David G. Tyler; an autograph book used at the 1868 Democratic National Convention; a published memorial to Mary L'Hommedieu Gardiner Horsford; photographs of Pearl Tyler Ellis; Ellis and Marye...
Dates: 1848 - 1939

United Daughters of the Confederacy, Dr. Harvy Black Chapter Records,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-050
Abstract

This collection contains the records of Dr. Harvy Black Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy. It contains files devoted to local Confederate veterans, as well as chapter financial records, minute books, membership records, printed materials and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1862 - 2010

Lucy Dickinson Urquhart Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-046
Abstract

The Lucy Dickinson Urquhart Papers contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, and poetry and advertisements by Lucy Dickinson Urquhart. The collection also includes correspondence, papers, and other materials related to her family.

Dates: 1865 - 1973

Virginia Extension Homemakers Council Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-090
Abstract

This collections includes institutional records, photographs, publications, yearbooks, slides, videos, and artifacts from the Virginia Extension Homemakers Council (currently named the Virginia Association for Family and Community Education). Materials in the collection date from 1948 to 2007.

Dates: 1948 - 2007

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 10
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 7
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 6
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 6
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 4
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Kent family 3
Preston, John, 1764-1827 3
Preston, Susanna Smith, 1740-1823 3
Preston, William, 1729-1783 3
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 3
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 2
Blacksburg Woman’s Club (Blacksburg, Va.) 2
Cloyd family 2
Figgat, Nancy Godwin 2
Patton, James, 1692-1755 (Preston family, Montgomery County, Va.) 2
Preston family (Abingdon, Va.) 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
A. W. Luster 1
Adams, Elizabeth Kent 1
American Association of University Women. Blacksburg Branch (Va.) 1
American Library Association 1
Amiss, Edwin 1
Appalachian Quilt Project 1
Apperson family 1
Apperson, Alex 1
Apperson, Elizabeth Black 1
Apperson, Harvey Black, 1890-1948 1
Apperson, John Samuel, 1837-1904 1
Apperson, Mary 1
Armistead, Mary Frances 1
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (APVA) (1889-2009) 1
Babcock, H. O. 1
Bailey, Pattie Dobson Talley, b.1888 1
Baker family 1
Bear, Frances 1
Bear, Vivian Coleman, 1888-1984 1
Bell family 1
Black family 1
Black, Kent, active 1876-1890 1
Black, Mary Kent, b.1836 1
Bliznakov, Milka T., 1927-2010 1
Boatwright, Cynthia Ellen Elizabeth Virginia Addington, 1898-1973 1
Bodell, Dorothy H., 1931- 1
Boone, Betty Belle, 1865-1931 1
Bralley, John, 1797-1866 1
Briggs, Marian 1
Broaddus family (Amherst County, Va.) 1
Buchanan, H. A. 1
Burks family (Amherst County, Va.) 1
Burks, Pauline E. 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
Carter Family (Musical group) 1
Carter Sisters 1
Carter, Helen, 1927-1998 1
Carter, A. P. (Alvin Pleasant), 1891-1960 1
Carter, Anita 1
Carter, Janette 1
Carter, Joe, 1927-2005 1
Carter, Maybelle, 1909-1978 1
Carter, Sara, 1898-1979 1
Cash, Johnny 1
Cash, June Carter, 1929-2003 1
Caton, Louise 1
Charles Willis Cassell family (Wythe County, Va.) 1
Charlton family (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Cheatham, George W. (Appomattox County, Va.) 1
Choate family (Allegheny County, NC) 1
Coggin, Georgia Dunn 1
Compton, John R. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 1
Cowardin, Alice Bolling, b.1848(?) 1
Crockett, Lucy Herndon, 1914-[2002] 1
Croy family (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Daughters of the American Revolution. Alleghany Chapter (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Daughters of the American Revolution. Floyd Courthouse Chapter (1931-) (Floyd, Va) 1
Democratic Party (Montgomery County, Va.). Committee 1
Dillard, Martha 1
Duncan, William E. 1
Eastern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia 1
Eastman, Ann Heidbreder 1
Edmonds family (Amherst County, Va.) 1
Ellett family 1
Ellett, Robert Thaddeus, 1836-1904 1
Eubank, Minnie Linwood Fox (James) (Vinton, Va.) 1
Evans, Washington C. 1
Fessler, Mary McClintock Ryland, 1912-2000 1
Fiske family 1
Fiske, Eliza (Lida) Robinson Seymour 1
Fiske, William Warren 1
Fitting, Minnie Adams 1
Garrett, Samuel Edwin, 1835(?)-1865 1
Giesen, Charlotte C., 1907-1995 1
Givens, Lula Porterfield, 1906-1987 1
Godwin, Ann 1
Gray, Elizabeth Preston, 1868-1956 1
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