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Elizabeth Barton Smith Payne Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-072
Abstract

The collection contains letter of Elizabeth Barton Smith Payne, a resident of Fauquier County, Virginia during the Civil War. The letter mourns loved ones killed in battle and mentions raids by soldiers, the capture and imprisonment of a brother, and a son's desire to join the army.

Dates: [1864]

Preston Family (Alice Preston Moore Collection) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1962-004
Abstract

The collection consists of family papers, receipts, correspondence, and original and photocopied materials relating to the Preston family, primarily William and Susanna Smith Preston, John Preston, and William Ballard Preston, dating from the 1740s to the 1880s. Other materials include 19th and 20th century genealogy research on the Prestons.

Dates: 1749-1882, n.d.

Preston Family (Charles Peale Didier Collection) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-020
Abstract

The Didier Collection of Preston Family Papers includes papers of James Patton, Patton's grandson William Preston, and Preston's eldest son, John Preston, all of Montgomery County, Virginia. The papers consist of business and legal documents, surveys, and correspondence.

Dates: 1747 - 1897

Preston Family Correspondence

 File
Identifier: Ms-2010-070
Abstract

This collection consists of two letters. The first is written by James Francis Preston to his wife, Sarah Caperton Preston; he details the events of and his involvement in the First Battle of Bull Run. The second letter is written by Sarah to Colonel Grabowski and discusses her son’s (Hugh Caperton Preston) failure to follow an order at Preston and Olin Institute.

Dates: 1861, 1872

Sarah Buchanan Preston Land Deed

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-034
Abstract

The Sarah Buchanan Preston Land Deed collection is a manuscript copy of a land transfer indenture statement for lands in Russell, Tazewell, and Scott counties, Virginia. The land was sold by Preston to John and Edward Fulton of Washington County, Virginia, in 1835.

Dates: 1835

Price Family Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-047
Abstract

The Price Family Collection includes letters, photograph albums, receipts, and other ephemera. The collection is divided into three series: Correspondence, Photographs and Artifacts, and Ephemera.

Dates: 1840 - 1905

Jimmie L. Price Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-048
Scope and Contents His collection consists of four videotapes of interviews conducted by Price with Montgomery County residents, including an interview in 1986 with Elizabeth Kent Adams about the Kentland property; interviews conducted in 1987 with four Montgomery County residents, including Robert H. Surface, Albert Hamlin, Evans Linkous, and Arnold Linkous, about coal mines and mining in the county; and an interview with Frank Bannister of Montgomery County, whose ancestors were slaves and later servants at...
Dates: 1986 - 2003

Lucy Randolph Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-031
Abstract

Two-page letter from Lucy Randolph of New Market, Virginia, to Patsy, a woman she formerly enslaved.

Dates: n.d.

Royall Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-041
Abstract

Court documents relating the estate of William Royall, of what is today Monroe County, West Virginia, including two bonds signed by his widow, Anne Royall, and a the verdict of a jury called to determine the legitimacy of the will.

Dates: 1813 - 1817

Eulalie Salley Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-079
Abstract

The collection contains a letter written by Eulalie Salley, of Aiken, South Carolina, to Frances Bear, of Roanoke, Virginia, on January 12,1974 about Salley's role in the suffrage movement.

Dates: 1974 - 1974

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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
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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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