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Blacksburg Oral History Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-005
Scope and Contents

Project of the University Libraries of Virginia Tech to collect information on the history of Blacksburg, Virginia. Collection contains taped interviews, most with transcripts, of the following Blacksburg residents: Cliff Busby, Georgia Croy, S.H. Kessinger, Lucy Lee Lancaster, George Litton, Howard Price, Carrie T. Sibold, and Ellison A. Smyth.

Dates: 1984 - 1985

Blacksburg Vertical Files (List of Subjects),

 Collection
Identifier: VerticalFile-001
Scope and Content

In general, vertical files at Special Collections and University Archives include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephemera, unpublished and/or informal publications, and other papers relating to a specific subject area. Files in this collection relate to Blacksburg and its history. Each topic below has at least one folder and many include cross references.

Dates: 1960s-present

Blacksburg Woman's Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1963-002
Abstract

The Blacksburg Woman's Club Records include club correspondence, minutes, financial records, scrapbooks, and printed material.

Dates: 1907 - 1972

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

Cynthia Addington Boatwright Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-070
Scope and Content

The materials in this collection include correspondence, news clippings, photographs, programs, and files created and collected by Boatwright in her lifetime. The majority of the materials focus on Boatwright's tenure as President of the Virginia Federation of Women's Clubs from 1941 to 1944.

Dates: 1930s-1990, undated

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The collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings, correspondence, research notes, photocopies of historical documents, and files Bodell compiled while writing her book.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

Betty Belle Boone Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-051
Abstract

The collection contains the diary of Betty Belle Boone, a young, unmarried woman of Boones Mill, Virginia, from January 1893 to September 1894, detailing household chores and social activities.

Dates: 1893 - 1894

H. A. Buchanan Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-026
Abstract

Ledger maintained by H. A. Buchanan of Wythe County, Virginia, acting as agent for Fayetta Peterson (aka Mrs. W. J. Peterson). Entries document Buchanan's work in maintaining Peterson's books; collecting dividends, rent and interest; and paying taxes.

Dates: 1897 - 1910

Pauline E. Burks Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1992-037
Abstract

Pauline E. Burks of Richmond, Virginia, collected genealogy materials about her husband Broaddus Vaughan Burks' family. The papers include correspondence, account books, essays, receipts, newspapers, and plats and surveys of the Broaddus, Burks, Edmonds, Taliaferro, and Vaughan families of Amherst County, Virginia. Materials focus mainly on the Vaughan and Burks families and range from 1760s land grants to 1970s family correspondence.

Dates: 1763 - 1985

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.

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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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