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The Blacksburg [Virginia] Odd Fellows Records consist of financial records, correspondence, minute books, brochures of several annual conferences, by-laws and odd issues of the Odd Fellows Journal for the men's lodge, Tadmore Light Lodge No. 6184 of the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows. The collection also contains correspondence, minutes and financial records for the women's group, the Household of Ruth.
This collection contains one "free man of color" registration for Robert Chirver or Chirves, a resident of Petersburg, Virginia. Signed and dated May 4, 1841, at Petersburg, this form was proof of Chirver's status as a free man.
The collection includes a letter from Jack Foster, formerly enslaved person and body servant in the 36th Virginia Infantry, to Confederate General John McCausland, reminiscing about the Battle of Cloyd's Mountain and his time in camp service.
This collection contains professional records and personal correspondence of Charles W. Hardin, a physician from Augusta County, Virginia.
Oral history project designed to interview African-American residents of Roanoke, Virginia, on the cultural, social, and political history of blacks in the city. Collection consists of approximately fifty-five interviews. Transcripts are available for thirty-six of the interviews.
The Thomas Henry Howard Manuscript Account Book was written by Dr. Thomas Henry Howard, a doctor in Floyd, VA who served as a Confederate doctor. The book is filled with names of patients, the services performed, and the payment received for each entry before, during, and after the Civil War.
The bulk of the materials in the Independent Order of St. Luke Records, a social-welfare organization for African Americans, consist of handbooks, correspondence, receipts, programs, membership records, annual reports, and assessment reports of the Order, collected primarily from members in Blacksburg, Virginia. Also includes the minutes (1920-1938) of the Blacksburg chapters of the Busy Bee and Maggie L. Walker (Secretary of the Independent Order of St. Luke) Circles.
This collection contains a fundraising handbill for the National Association of Ministers' Wives.
This collection mostly comprises photographs dating from the 1920s-1960s concerning the activities of the New Farmers of America, Maryland Association.
- Subject: African Americans -- History X
- Local/Regional History and Appalachian South 13
- Civil War 5
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 5
- Blacksburg (Va.) 3
- Montgomery County (Va.) 3
- Slavery -- United States 3
- Virginia -- History 3
- Folk, historical, and patent medicine 2
- Medicine 2
- University Archives 2
- University History 2
- Women -- History 2
- Agriculture 1
- Augusta County (Va.) 1
- Bath County (Va.) 1
- Community theater 1
- Correspondence 1
- Diaries 1
- Faculty 1
- Legal instruments (Legal documents) 1
- Letters 1
- Photographs 1
- Receipts (financial records) 1
- Roanoke (Va.) 1
- Rockbridge County (Va.) 1
- Science and Technology 1
- West Africa 1 ∧ less
- Black Organizations Council 1
- Bob (enslaved person) 1
- Carter, H. G. (Harry Gilmore), 1886-1926 1
- Chirver, Robert 1
- Currin, Lynch Alexander, 1812-1871 1
- Foster, Jack 1
- Fulton, Andrew Steele, 1800-1884 1
- Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America. Tadmore Light Lodge #6184 (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
- Hammet, James Preston, d. 1879 1
- Howard, Thomas Henry, 1834-1910 1
- Independent Order of St. Luke (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
- Kinzer, Edward Hower, 1831-1866 1
- Lee, Hyo Keun 1
- Libby Prison 1
- Linkous, Burgess Riley, 1827-1902 1
- Logan, Peter 1
- Negro Reformatory Association of Virginia 1
- New Farmers of America. Maryland Association 1
- Patsy (enslaved person) 1
- Peter (enslaved person) 1
- Piedmont Tuberculosis Sanatorium (Burkeville, Va.) 1
- Randolph, Lucy 1
- Roberts, George E. , 1834-1887 1
- Scott, Charles W. 1
- Sherman, Jacob, b. 1781 1
- Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 1
- Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 1
- Wilson, Jeffrey Thomas, 1843-1929 1 ∧ less