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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: 1959 - 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

Henrie H. Alexander Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1960-002
Scope and Content

The collection consists of a letter written June 10,1862, from Alexander in Blacksburg, to Captain W. G. Price in Wytheville, Virginia, about a recent skirmish with the Union soldiers at Salt Sulphur Springs, Virginia (now West Virginia).

Dates: 1862

M. Clair Alexander Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-102
Abstract

Diary of Major Clair Alexander (1858-1933), a carpenter in North Easton, Massachusetts, and later a carpet cleaner in Brockton, chronicling daily work life as a carpenter as well as social events in North Easton, Massachusetts.

Dates: 1880

Alexandria and Fairfax Counties [Virginia] Civil War Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-029
Abstract

The Alexandria and Fairfax Counties [Virginia] Civil War Correspondence consists of 40 letters by 31 soldiers, dated between 1861 and 1862. Letters were written by soldiers stationed in and around Alexandria and Fairfax counties and Washington, D.C., in the first 12-16 months of the American Civil War.

Dates: 1861 - 1862

William J. Alford, Jr., Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-007
Abstract Spanning from 1951-1988, the William J. Alford, Jr., Papers contains NACA and NASA research memoranda and reports; publication drafts; a Langley working paper with associated research notes and patent details; correspondence; award certificates; AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics) conference programs; and personnel papers pertaining to William J. Alford's career as an aeronautical engineer. A detailed schematic drawing of "the variable sweep wing configuration tested...
Dates: 1951 - 1988

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

Alleghany County, Virginia, Showing Primary and Secondary Highway Systems

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0224
Abstract

Map shows highways of Alleghany County, Virginia, with a mileage table and some inset maps of individual towns.

Dates: 1940

A. M. Allen Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-008
Abstract

Letter from Major A.M. Allen to Major J.B. French, written from Columbus, Georgia December 16th, 1863. Letter written by Allen complains that his shipments of corn to Richmond are being slowed by want of transportation.

Dates: 1863

Beulah O. Allen Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2014-002
Abstract The Beulah O. Allen Collection contains a variety of materials from Allen's life. Her papers contain correspondence with a variety of friends and associates, primarily Lucy Lee Lancaster, the first female graduate from Virginia Tech. In addition, the collection also contains Virginia Tech Commencement programs, Cotillion Club Dance programs, resources related to the Virginia Tech Library, newspaper clippings about the construction of the new Newman Library, and a large collection of...
Dates: 1905 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1970

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Montgomery County (Va.) 389
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International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA) 144
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Pulaski County (Va.) 32
Roanoke (Va.) 31
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Ann Hertzler Children's Cookbooks and Nutrition Literature Collection 10
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Botetourt County (Va.) 10
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 259
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 230
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 67
Geological Survey (U.S.) 61
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Heilig, Vicki 30
Commonwealth of Virginia. Department of Highways 29
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration 20
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 19
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 19
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 18
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1944-1970) 16
Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638 15
Nirenstein's National Realty Map Company 15
Norfolk and Western Railroad Company (1881-1896) 14
Virginia Cooperative Extension Service 14
Norfolk and Western Railway Company (1896-1982) 12
Hotchkiss, Jedediah, 1828-1899 11
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 11
Bureau of the Census 10
Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868 10
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Corps of Cadets 10
Historic Urban Plans (Firm) 9
Lesher, C. E. (Carl Eugene), b.1885 9
Murrill, A. 9
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 9
United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics 9
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Alumni Association 9
Cook, George Hammell, 1818-1889 8
Hildebrand, J. R. 8
Hubbell, Charles H., 1898-1971 8
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 8
The University Press of Kentucky 8
Frazer, George Preston 7
Hopkins, Griffith Morgan 7
Anderson, Sherwood (Sherwood Berton), 1876-1941 6
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 6
Bien, Morris, 1859- 6
Brown, Ralph Minthorne, 1878-1958 6
Gannett, Henry, 1846-1914 6
Harvey, G 6
Newman, Walter S. (Walter Stephenson), 1895-1978 6
Preston, John, 1764-1827 6
Smock, John C. (John Conover), 1842-1926 6
Thompson, Gilbert, 1839-1909 6
United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers 6
Virginia Cooperative Extension (1995-) 6
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Architecture and Urban Studies (1978-2022) 6
Virginia Tech Alumni Association 6
Wall, W. F. 6
Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 5
Bartholomew, John, 1831-1893 5
Boyd, Charles Rufus, 1841-1903 5
Confederate States of America. War Department 5
Dunay, Donna 5
Gilmer, Jeremy Francis, 1818-1883 5
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 5
Hotel Roanoke 5
International Union of Women Architects 5
Ivanhoe Mining and Smelting Corporation 5
Kunstler, Morton, b.1931 5
McBryde, John McLaren, 1841-1923 5
O.W. Gray & Son 5
Rand McNally and Company 5
Roanoke Historical Society 5
Shackelford, George Green, 1921-2010 5
Smithey & Boynton, Architects and Engineers (1935-1992) (Roanoke, Va.) 5
Torre, Susana, 1944- 5
United States. Department of Agriculture 5
Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station 5
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Architecture (1974-1978) 5
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Arts and Sciences (1970-2003) 5
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. University Libraries 5
Virginia. State Highway Commission 5
A. Hoen & Co. 4
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 4
Beyer, Edward, 1820-1865 4
Bliznakov, Milka T., 1927-2010 4
Carneal and Johnston (Richmond, Va.) 4
Chace, George 4
Chace, Jacob 4
Chester, W. 4
Cowgill, Clinton Harriman, 1890-1975 4
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 4
Dwight, C. S. 4
Everett Waddey Company 4
Foster, A. G. 4
Gamble, W. H. (William H.) 4
Geological Survey. Water Resources Division (U.S.) 4
Greenbrier (White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.) 4
Hutcheson, John Redd, 1886-1962 4
Ireland, E. I. 4
Kent family 4
Kurtz, Louis, 1835-1921 4
Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960 4
Matsukawa-Tsuchida, Junko 4
Michie, P. S. 4
Preston, William, 1729-1783 4
Price, Harvey Lee, 1874-1951 4
Project Apollo (U.S.) 4
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