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Bigler-Sessler-John Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1993-011
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, legal documents, and accounting receipts and records relating to the Bigler, Sessler, and John families of southwest Virginia.

Dates: 1752 - 1924

Records of the Bureau of Community Development

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-26-01-01
Abstract

This collection contains typed manuscripts of twenty-nine Industrial Surveys of various counties and cities in Virginia from 1928-1931.

Dates: 1928 - 1931

Carroll and Wythe Counties Industries Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ms-2019-016
Abstract

Materials collected by Randal L. Hall in the course of writing Mountains on the Market: Industry, the Environment, and the South (Kentucky University Press, 2012). Includes several issues of Zinc magazine; a photographic section of the Galax Gazette from 1937; a combined portrait photograph of the employees of Carroll Hosiery Mills; and a National Carbide Company miners lamp dust can lid.

Dates: 1937 - 1980

A. B. Cox Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-038
Abstract

Dr. Aras Bishop Cox (1816-1907) was a physician. The manuscript is a typed manuscript of Footprints in the Sands of Time: A History of South-Western Virginia and North-Western North Carolina, written in 1900 by Cox.

Dates: 1900

Mary and Virginia Crockett Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-040
Abstract

This collection contains a handwritten letter to Goodrick Wilson from Mary and Virginia Crockett dated January 13, 1958. The letter discusses the history of the St. Peter's Church in New Kent and its connection to the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783).

Dates: 1958

Richard B. Dickenson Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-043
Abstract

The collection is composed of materials related to Dickenson's research on Southwest Virginia African Americans from the Civil War until the present.

Dates: 1931-2004; Majority of material found within 1964 - 2000

Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia Records II

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-018
Abstract

The collection includes accounting records, attendance records, documents from the diocese, bills, correspondence, and service programs for five churches and one diocese organization.

Dates: 1913-1967, n.d.

Hoge Family Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1992-045
Scope and Contents Early Southwest Virginia settlers. Papers consist of a letter (n.d.) from James Hoge (1732-1812) to John Preston (1764-1827) of Richmond and later Montgomery County, concerning the settlement of an account, and a certificate, dated September 10, 1781, entitling Hoge to 130 acres of land in Montgomery County that he settled on in 1769. Also includes a letter, dated March 6, 1817, to Hoge's son, General James Hoge (1783-1861) concerning land in Russell County to be sold for non-payment of...
Dates: 1781, 1817, 1848, n.d.

Jefferson National Forest: Glenwood, New Castle, and Blacksburg Ranger Districts, Virginia,

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0782
Abstract

Jefferson National Forest: Glenwood, New Castle, and Blacksburg Ranger Districts. Forest Service, U. S. Dept. of Agriculture, 1978. 50 x 36 in. 1978. [FOLDER C-1]

Dates: 1978 - 1978

Patrick Keyces (Keycas) Arrest Warrant,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-034
Abstract

The collection contains an arrest warrant issued on January 30th, 1864 for Patrick Keyces, a deserter from the 30th Virginia Sharpshooters Battalion.

Dates: 1864 - 1864

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Bigler family 1
Boynton, Henry B., 1899-1991 1
Christ Episcopal Church (1917-) (Roanoke, Va.) 1
Christ Episcopal Church (Schuyler, Va.) 1
Cox, A. B. (Aras B.), 1816-1907 1