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Elizabeth Kent Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-045
Abstract The collection contains the papers of Elizabeth Kent Adams (1908-1994), resident of Radford, Virginia and local historian. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, genealogical charts, essays, and other materials related to the history of Southwest Virginia and of her ancestral lines, especially the Cloyd, Kent, McGavock and Putnam families. Includes photocopy of the handwritten autobiography of A. W. Putnam, photocopies of James Randal Kent's will and inventory of debts, and photocopies and...
Dates: 1922 - 1987

Adelaide A. Claflin Letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1992-005
Scope and Contents

Resident of Quincy, Massachusetts, and speaker on the right of suffrage for women. Two letters written in November 1884 from Claflin to Mrs. Hollander referring to Claflin's speaking at an upcoming lecture about the women's suffrage question.

Dates: 1884

Ella G. Agnew Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-026
Abstract

Ella G. Agnew was an educator, social worker, and home demonstration agent (1914-1919) for Virginia Tech. The Ella G. Agnew Papers consists of a monthly library report, Virginia Tech commencement exercises program for 1914, six weekly field reports made by Ms. Avie Phillips of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and a receipt to Agnew in payment for a correspondence course, “Library of Home Economics” through the American School of Home Economics.

Dates: 1914 - 1916

Iris Alex Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2002-026
Abstract Iris Alex was the Development Administrator for Facilities Development Corporation of the State of New York, building consultant for the Young Women's Christian Association, and Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. Active from the 1950s until 1991. The collection includes both volumes of A Building Manual for the YWCA, written by Alex as well as some biographical information and articles about her work. Also contains correspondence between Alex...
Dates: 1956 - 2002

Dorothy Alexander Architectural Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-089
Abstract Dorothy Alexander was educated at the McGill University Architectural School in Montreal. She worked for several firms including Wurster, Bernardi, and Emmons Architects before starting her own firm in 1961. The collection consists primarily of drawings, sketches, and building specifications for buildings designed by the architect Dorothy Alexander. Projects include remodeling work for the Arriflex Corporation, Lowel-Light Manufacturing, as well as several houses designed and built in...
Dates: 1939 - 1994

Alleghany Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Records,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1995-019
Abstract The Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) was formed in 1890 as an organization to perpetuate the memory and spirit of the men and women who achieved American Indepedence, to encourage historical research in relation to the Revolution, and to promote the celebration of all patriotic anniversaries. The records consist of rosters, D.A.R. magazines, contitutions and by–laws, minutes and membership ledgers, yearbooks, scrapbooks, news bulletins, obituaries of members, and the original...
Dates: 1890 - 2016

Records of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Virginia Tech Chapter

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-30-05a
Abstract

This collection consists of official records and periodicals from the AAUW, Virginia Tech Chapter and the National AAUW including minutes, administrative records, state and national convention programs, awards and scholarships, publications, and other materials concerning community outreach from 1926-2008.

Dates: 1926 - 2008

Appalachian Quilt Project Cassette Tapes

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Identifier: Ms-1981-097
Abstract

Oral history project conducted by the Department of Clothing, Textiles, and Related Arts at Virginia Tech. Collection consists of recorded interviews with forty-three quilt makers in Floyd and Washington counties, Virginia. Transcripts available.

Dates: 1978 - 1979

Architectural League of New York: Archive of Women in Architecture Records

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Identifier: Ms-2005-016
Abstract

The Architectural League of New York created the Archive of Women in Architecture collection in 1973 to gather biographical and project data about women professionals in the field of architecture and other related disciplines. This information was used to create a 1977 exhibition and the book, Women in American Architecture: A Historic and Contemporary Perspective, edited by Susana Torre.

Dates: 1892-1976, n.d.

Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, Montgomery County Branch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1962-001
Abstract

The records largely document the recent history of Smithfield Plantation, ancestral home of the Preston family, focusing particularly on its restoration beginning in 1962. While much of the renovation occurred in the 1960s, many of the records detail other renovation projects done in the 1970s and 1980s. The collection also includes historical and other related documents dating from before the original Preston family's residence at Smithfield.

Dates: 1754 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1983

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International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA) 116
Local/Regional History and Appalachian South 108
Montgomery County (Va.) 55
Civil War 48
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Architects 43
Architectural drawings (visual works) 35
Blacksburg (Va.) 34
History of Women in Architecture 27
University History 27
Architectural drawing -- 20th century 25
Women-owned architectural firms 14
Architecture (discipline) 11
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Architects and community 9
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University Archives 8
Photographs 7
Architecture -- Study and teaching 6
Oral histories (literary works) 6
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries 4
Women architects -- California 4
Folk, historical, and patent medicine 3
Tazewell County (Va.) 3
Vertical files 3
Women travelers -- Europe 3
African Americans -- History 2
Agricultural extension work 2
Architects -- Switzerland 2
Architects -- Virginia 2
Botetourt County (Va.) 2
Christiansburg (Va.) 2
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History of Food and Drink 2
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Richmond (Va.) 1
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San Francisco (Calif.) 1
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United States -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Officials and employees 1
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 21
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 19
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 12
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 6
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 5
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Bliznakov, Milka T., 1927-2010 4
Dunay, Donna 3
Gottlieb, Lois Davidson 3
Horton, Inge S. 3
International Union of Women Architects 3
Kent family 3
Matsukawa-Tsuchida, Junko 3
Preston, John, 1764-1827 3
Preston, Susanna Smith, 1740-1823 3
Preston, William, 1729-1783 3
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 3
Virginia Cooperative Extension Service 3
Alexander, Dorothy Baxter 2
Alonso, Carmen Espegel 2
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 2
Blacksburg Woman’s Club (Blacksburg, Va.) 2
Bonney, Claire 2
California Women in Environmental Design 2
Channel, Mary Brown, 1907-2006 2
Cloyd family 2
Currie, Virginia M. Herz, 1913-2006 2
Duncombe, A. Jane, 1925- 2
Eastman, Ann Heidbreder 2
Figgat, Nancy Godwin 2
Harkness, Sarah Pillsbury, 1914-2013 2
Hayden, Florence Kenyon 2
Hubacher-Constam, Annemarie 2
Korobina, Irina Mikhailovna 2
Møller, Alice Finnerup 2
Nakahara, Nobuko, 1929-2008 2
Nanasy, Ilona 2
Oron, Joyce, 1954- 2
Patton, James, 1692-1755 (Preston family, Montgomery County, Va.) 2
Pettersen, Eleanore, 1916-2003 2
Preston family (Abingdon, Va.) 2
Rufer-Eckmann, Claire, 1914-1974 2
Schroeder, Han, 1918-1992 2
Schütte-Lihotzky, Margarete, 1897-2000 2
Skala, Lilia Sofer, 1896-1994 2
Smithson, Alison, 1928-1993 2
Sokolina, Anna P. 2
Somaya, Brinda 2
Stratigakus, Despina 2
Torre, Susana, 1944- 2
Tyng, Anne Griswold, 1920-2011 2
Vermont Design Institute 2
Vinciarelli, Lauretta 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
Weström, Hilde, b.1912 2
Whitman, Bertha Yerex, b.1892 2
Willis, Beverly, 1928- 2
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 2
A. W. Luster 1
Adamczewska-Wjchert, Hanna 1
Adams, Elizabeth Kent 1
Agnew, Ella G., 1871-1958 1
Alex, Iris 1
Almedia, Marília Sant'Anna de, 1948- 1
Alonso, Martha 1
American Association of University Women. Blacksburg Branch (Va.) 1
American Institute of Architects 1
American Institute of Architects. Women in Architecture 1
American Library Association 1
Amiss, Edwin 1
Anisimova, Irina 1
Antonakakis, Susana 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
Architectural League of New York 1
Armistead, Mary Frances 1
Art League of Philadelphia 1
Artemis Designs, Inc 1
Association for Women in Architecture (1982-) (U.S.) 1
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (APVA) (1889-2009) 1
Association of Collegiate Scholars in Architecture 1
Aubock, Maria, 1951- 1
Aulenti, Gae, 1929-2012 1
Babcock, H. O. 1
Bailey, Ilena M. 1
Bailey, Pattie Dobson Talley, b.1888 1
Baker family 1
Balmori, Diana 1
Baptista, Angela 1
Bassett, Florence Knoll 1
Bauer, Isabel 1
Baughman, Mary Amelia (Minnie), 1847-1917 1
Bausman, Karen 1
Bear, Frances 1
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