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Blacksburg - Virginia Polytechnic Institute Civilian Defense Council Records,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1979-005
Abstract

This collection contains records--including correspondence, reports, and printed materials--of a local civilian defense council organized in Blacksburg, Virginia during World War II.

Dates: 1942 - 1945

British World War II Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-027
Abstract

Scrapbook compiled by an unidentified person--presumably a military service member, possibly serving in the United Kingdom's Royal Air Force--and comprised of cartoons and clippings from British periodicals, largely relating to the air force.

Dates: 1942 - 1944

Culinary Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-028
Abstract

The Culinary Ephemera Collection was established in 2013. The collection consists of materials in a variety of formats (postcards, menus, children's activities, advertising pamphlets, and more) that relate to food, nutrition, and medicine, dating from the early 19th century to the present.

Dates: c.1900s-2000s

Esso War Map

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0538
Abstract

World Map from WW II, produced by Esso. Undated, but probably c. early 1940's. Both sides of map contain voluminous information about war effort.

Dates: c. Early 1940's

Marshall W. Fishwick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-007
Abstract

This collection contains course and teaching related materials, photographs, manuscripts, audiovisual and electronic material, scrapbooks, and the professional and personal correspondence of Marshall William Fishwick, professor of Humanities and Communication Studies at Virginia Tech, 1976-2003.

Dates: 1700 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1923 - 2007

German Soldier's Photographic Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-034
Abstract

Photographic album compiled by unidentified German soldier during World War II, including snapshot photographs of soldiers, civilians, armament, vehicles, scenery, and ruins in Budapest and elsewhere in eastern Europe.

Dates: ca.1941-1944

Morgan Goodhart Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-017
Abstract

Correspondence of Morgan Goodhart, a U. S. Army officer during World War II, consisting mostly of letters to and from mother, sister, and friends.

Dates: 1933 - 1961

Robert E. Hord, Jr., Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-058
Abstract This collection consists primarily of correspondence written by Robert Hord, Jr., of Richmond, Virginia, to his parents, Gladys and Robert Hord, Sr. It also includes a scrapbook and photographs of the Hord family.Robert Hord, Jr., was born in 1920; he attended the Virginia Polytechnic Institute's Engineering Extension school in Richmond from 1937 to 1939. In April 1942, Hord enlisted in the Army where he served in the 302nd Ordinance Regiment before being transferred to the...
Dates: 1942-1945, n.d.

Howard Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-067
Abstract

This collection contains a diploma and certificates acquired by the Howard family while Warren Howard was in the United States Army.

Dates: 1912 - 1946

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Brown, Ralph Minthorne, 1878-1958 2
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