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Patricia Givens Johnson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-007
Abstract

This collection consists of papers of Patricia Givens Johnson, New River Valley local historian. It includes correspondence, subject files, printed materials and photographs. Also includes a scrapbook and a few other materials, scattered throughout the collection, which had belonged to Johnson's mother, Lula Porterfield Givens, also a local historian.

Dates: 1920 - 1986

Anna Whitehead Kenney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-022
Abstract

The Anna Whitehead Kenney Papers contains a collection of biographical information about local families compiled by Kenney during her time as a curator at Smithfield Plantation.

Dates: 1965 - 1972

Kinnier Family Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-2007-034
Scope and Contents

Four complete letters and two fragments written to Jennie from William. Two letters and at least one fragment were written between 1853 and about 1856 from Chicago, Illinois. They are mainly love notes with family news, but mention in passing immigrants and Cassius M. Clay. The two later letters were written in Lynchburg, Virginia after the couple's marriage. The July 27, 1863 letter discusses possible upcoming battles and the high prices of food during the Civil War.

Dates: 1853 - 1863

Lucy Lee Lancaster Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-069
Abstract Lucy Lee Lancaster was born in Blacksburg, Virginia in 1905 and lived there until she died in 1989. She was one of the first women admitted to Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (popularly known as VPI), and after graduating in 1925, she went on to earn her MLS from Columbia University Library School. She worked at the VPI library for the rest of her career. The Lancaster papers contain biographical materials, family papers, genealogy research,...
Dates: 1915 - 1989

Harriet Eliza Lathrop Reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-011
Abstract

This collection includes the photocopied typescript of the reminiscences of Harriet Eliza Lathrop, a native of New York who moved to Tazewell County, Virginia with her husband, employed there to oversee the opening of the Pocahontas Coal Field.

Dates: 1937

League of Women Voters of Montgomery County, Virginia Records,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1997-016
Abstract

The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County, Virginia, records, is composed of correspondence, chapter and national league literature and publications, bulletins, candidate questionnaires, meeting minutes and agendas, budget and financial information, bank statements, returned checks, and treasurer's reports.

Dates: 1961 - 2001

Lincoln-Look Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-009
Abstract

This collection contains the correspondence of Nathan L. (1819-1909) and Sarah A. B. Lincoln Look (1826-1857), who settled in Virginia in the 1840s and lived in Loudoun, Botetourt, Montgomery, and Smyth counties. Correspondence with other members of the Lincoln and Look families in Massachusetts and New York; together with transcripts and summaries of the letters; and a few pieces of miscellanea.

Dates: 1844 - 1930

Litchfield Family Household Ledger,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-008
Abstract

The collection consists of a handwritten collection of recipes, household accounts, and schoolwork from Litchfield family of Abingdon, Virginia. In addition to recipes for pickles and preserving, cakes, puddings, breads, and meats, there are also directions for home products like furniture polish, and lists of greenhouse plants.

Dates: c.1870s-1890s

Look Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1976-003
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of the Look family of Wyoming, New York and Marion, Virginia, including correspondence of women's suffragist Susan Look Avery and other family members; cartes-de-visite of Avery and daughter Lydia Avery Coonley; photographs of "Hillside," the Avery family home in Wyoming, New York; and a brochure of the Susan Look Avery Club of Wyoming, New York.

Dates: 1875 - 1907

Catharine Flood McCall Legal Document,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-095
Abstract

The Catharine Flood McCall Legal Document includes a court order from Henrico County, VA. The document orders for the seizure of the goods of Robert S. Smithey as payment for previously incurred debts.

Dates: 1810

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 10
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 7
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 6
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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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