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Jeffrey T. Wilson Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-015
Abstract The collection consists of two diaries (1913, 1928) written by Jeffrey T. Wilson (1843-1929). Wilson was a former enslaved person who spent most of his life in and around Portsmouth and Norfolk, Virginia. He worked as a bailiff in the Norfolk courts after leaving the U. S. Navy and wrote a column, "Colored Notes," for The Portsmouth Star from 1924 until his death in 1929. He outlived four wives and had at least twelve children. Wilson's diaries...
Dates: 1913, 1928

Nelson R. Wilson Auction Notice

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-016
Abstract

The collection contains a broadside announcing the auction of Nelson R. Wilson home and farm in Bedford County, Virginia.

Dates: 1932

Sallie Wilson Recipe Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-002
Abstract

The Sallie Wilson Recipe Book is a collection of recipes compiled by a woman in Liberty (Bedford County), Virginia.

Dates: n.d.

Zelma Wilson Architectural Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-046
Abstract Wilson (1918-1996) an architect in Ojai, CA was born in New York City but later relocated to Southern California. She studied at the University of California, Berkeley, 1937-1940; later the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 1941; and graduated with a B. Arch from University of Southern California in 1947. Wilson’s collection encompasses three decades of work that range from her academic through professional career—including her experience of operating her own firm. Her...
Dates: 1940 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1991

Jacob S. Winans Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-062
Abstract

The collection includes two letters and their original envelope from Jacob S. Winans to his father Dr. Isaac Winans. Both letters were sent in the same envelope. They were written after Winans's return to Camp Tennally (Tennallytown, Maryland) after serving picket at Great Falls, Virginia from September 9-16, 1861.

Dates: September 17-18, 1861

Marion Windle Recipe Book,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-069
Abstract

The collection includes a compiled recipe book with recipes dated from 1918 to 1974. The recipes were most likely collected by Marion Windle, whose name is found on the cover.

Dates: 1918 - 1974

Winston Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1995-004
Abstract

Letters (photocopies of transcripts) of brothers Ambrose Whitlock Winston (Company E, 58th Virginia Infantry), Charles Jones Winston (Company G, 11th Virginia Infantry), and William Henry Harrison Winston (Company G, 11th Virginia Infantry) written during the American Civil War to Clark family relatives in Campbell County, Virginia.

Dates: 1861 - 1865

Theodore Winthrop Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-004
Abstract This collection contains an original poem written in the hand of Theodore Winthrop (1828-1861), the first Union officer killed in the American Civil War. Verses describe the great importance and coming destruction and suffering that the war will bring. This collection also includes Winthrop's original signature and a period envelope that depicts his memorial. Born in 1828 and a graduate of Yale, Winthrop volunteered in 1861 with the 7th New York Regiment. After being made a major on the...
Dates: 1861, undated

Wise County, Virginia, Showing Primary and Secondary Highway Systems

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0181
Abstract

Map shows primary and secondary roads in Wise County, Virginia, and it includes an explanatory legend.

Dates: 1947

Henry H. Wiss Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1996-013
Scope and Contents

Professor of Architecture at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University from 1947 to 1983. Collection consists of twelve architectural drawings and four photographs of Wiss's private residence in Blacksburg, Virginia, designed by him in 1960. 

Dates: 1960, n.d.

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Local/Regional History and Appalachian South 1335
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Montgomery County (Va.) 394
Women -- History 300
Blacksburg (Va.) 278
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History of Food and Drink 158
International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA) 146
Science and Technology 145
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History of Women in Architecture 74
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries 66
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Wythe County (Va.) 49
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Ann Hertzler Children's Cookbooks and Nutrition Literature Collection 11
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Tazewell County (Va.) 11
United States -- Maps 11
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 263
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 241
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 231
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 69
Geological Survey (U.S.) 61
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Commonwealth of Virginia. Department of Highways 33
Heilig, Vicki 30
Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673 23
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 19
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration 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
Nirenstein's National Realty Map Company 15
Virginia Cooperative Extension Service 15
Norfolk and Western Railroad Company (1881-1896) 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
Hildebrand, J. R. 9
Historic Urban Plans (Firm) 9
Lesher, C. E. (Carl Eugene), b.1885 9
Murrill, A. 9
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 9
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Alumni Association 9
Cook, George Hammell, 1818-1889 8
Hubbell, Charles H., 1898-1971 8
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 8
The University Press of Kentucky 8
United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics 8
Frazer, George Preston 7
Hopkins, Griffith Morgan 7
Anderson, Sherwood (Sherwood Berton), 1876-1941 6
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 6
Bartholomew, John, 1831-1893 6
Bien, Morris, 1859- 6
Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638 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
Roanoke Historical Society 6
Smock, John C. (John Conover), 1842-1926 6
Thompson, Gilbert, 1839-1909 6
United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers 6
Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station 6
Virginia Cooperative Extension (1995-) 6
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Architecture and Urban Studies (1978-2022) 6
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. College of Architecture 6
Virginia Tech Alumni Association 6
Wall, W. F. 6
Boyd, Charles Rufus, 1841-1903 5
Confederate States of America. War Department 5
Dunay, Donna 5
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 5
Greenbrier (White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.) 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
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 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
Wysor, Henry C., 1847-1927 5
A. Hoen & Co. 4
Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 4
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 4
Ballermann & Son a-s 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
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
Gilmer, Jeremy Francis, 1818-1883 4
Hutcheson, John Redd, 1886-1962 4
Ireland, E. I. 4
Kent family 4
Kraft, Christopher C. (Christopher Columbus), 1924-2019 4
Kurtz, Louis, 1835-1921 4
Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960 4
Matsukawa-Tsuchida, Junko 4
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