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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,

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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

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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,

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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

Allen Family Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-065
Abstract

The collection contains photocopies of a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings relating to the Allen family of Carroll County, Virginia and the 1912 Hillsville courthouse gun battle. It includes one original piece, a poem titled "A Memorial: Claude Swanson Allen."

Dates: 1970 - 1972

James B. Allen Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-012
Abstract

Letter written by James B. Allen to Mother, Nancy Allen in Hanover County, Virginia. Allen's letter, dated August 30, 1863 was written from Orange Court House, Virginia (modern day Orange, Virginia). Allen, a private in Company, I, 15th Virginia Infantry, relates how revivals have been increasing in his regiment and the camp.

Dates: 1863

Allison Family Correspondence,

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Identifier: Ms-2011-060
Abstract

This collection contains four letters from members of the Allison family (John P and James Polk), as well as a surgeon's certificate for William H Allison.

Dates: 1862 - 1864

Alterations to St. John's Episcopal Church

 Collection — Frame: 1
Identifier: Art-197
Scope and Contents

As of December 2011, hanging in Kira's Office

Dates: n.d.

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Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638 15
Nirenstein's National Realty Map Company 15
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Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 14
Virginia Cooperative Extension Service 14
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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
Wall, W. F. 6
Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 5
Bartholomew, John, 1831-1893 5
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Gilmer, Jeremy Francis, 1818-1883 5
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Hotel Roanoke 5
International Union of Women Architects 5
Ivanhoe Mining and Smelting Corporation 5
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O.W. Gray & Son 5
Rand McNally and Company 5
Roanoke Historical Society 5
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Smithey & Boynton, Architects and Engineers (1935-1992) (Roanoke, Va.) 5
Torre, Susana, 1944- 5
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Architecture (1974-1978) 5
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. University Libraries 5
Virginia. State Highway Commission 5
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Beyer, Edward, 1820-1865 4
Bliznakov, Milka T., 1927-2010 4
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Chace, Jacob 4
Chester, W. 4
Confederate States of America. War Department 4
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Dunay, Donna 4
Dwight, C. S. 4
Everett Waddey Company 4
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Gamble, W. H. (William H.) 4
Geological Survey. Water Resources Division (U.S.) 4
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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
Rasche, M. W. (Mary W.) 4
Richmond Civil War Centennial Committee 4
Sanborn Map Company 4
Smith, George Otis, 1871-1944 4
Stone Printing and Manufacturing Company (Roanoke, Va.) 4
Troiani, Don 4
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