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Thomas Creigh Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-060
Abstract

The Thomas Creigh Letter is a missive written in 1858 from a Virginia assemblyman, likely representing Greenbrier County, to an unknown party concerning the state of Virginia's real indebtedness.

Dates: 1858

Samuel Crews Sharecropper Contract,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-067
Abstract

The Samuel Crews Sharecropper Contract is a manuscript agreement that outlines the terms in which Samuel Crews can farm, but not own, lands belonging to S. and R. Dodd in Halifax, County, Virginia, for the year 1877.

Dates: 1876

Cyrus Hall McCormick, Portrait

 Collection — Frame: 1
Identifier: Art-105

"Damn the Torpedos, Full Speed Ahead"

 Collection
Identifier: Art-234
Scope and Contents

Oil by Wm. H. Overend; Battle of Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864

Dates: n.d.

Cecil Day-Lewis Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1973-006
Abstract

The collection includes notes, clippings, and poetry written for Jack Lindsay and the May Day booklet; and a 1956 BBC transcript of 'new poems.'

Dates: 1935 - 1968

Thomas De Quincey Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-021
Abstract

The Thomas De Quincey Papers consists of an untitled autograph manuscript leaf, written a about theology.

Dates: n.d.

Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0071
Abstract

Map shows the states mentioned in the title, along with an index of counties, cities, and towns, an explanation of symbols, and tolls. Reverse shows a mileage chart and detail maps of Shenandoah National Park, Wilmington (Delaware), Annapolis, Richmond, Washington, Baltimore, Williamsburg, and Norfolk. Additionally, it contains a table of public recreation areas, as well as brief informative paragraphs of areas of interest.

Dates: 1973

Charles Newtin Denison Letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1991-020
Scope and Contents

Medical student in Cincinnati, Ohio, writing to his brother on December 22, 1861. Comments on his fellow medical students, his work on cadavers, and operations he has observed.

Dates: 1861

Dix Account Book,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-065
Abstract

Ledger for a hotel run by George S. Dix in Pennsylvania. In 1871, the hotel was moved to Onancock in Accomack County, Virginia. Account entries date from 1867 to 1874.

Dates: 1867 - 1874

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Commonwealth of Virginia. Department of Highways 29
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Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 18
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration 17
Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638 15
Nirenstein's National Realty Map Company 15
Norfolk and Western Railroad Company (1881-1896) 14
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 14
Virginia Cooperative Extension Service 14
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1944-1970) 13
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Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 11
Bureau of the Census 10
Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868 10
Norfolk and Western Railway Company (1896-1982) 10
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Corps of Cadets 10
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Lesher, C. E. (Carl Eugene), b.1885 9
Murrill, A. 9
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Alumni Association 9
Cook, George Hammell, 1818-1889 8
Hildebrand, J. R. 8
Hubbell, Charles H., 1898-1971 8
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 8
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 8
The University Press of Kentucky 8
Frazer, George Preston 7
Hopkins, Griffith Morgan 7
United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics 7
Virginia Tech Alumni Association 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
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-) 6
Wall, W. F. 6
Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 5
Bartholomew, John, 1831-1893 5
Boyd, Charles Rufus, 1841-1903 5
Gilmer, Jeremy Francis, 1818-1883 5
Hotel Roanoke 5
Ivanhoe Mining and Smelting Corporation 5
Kunstler, Morton, b.1931 5
McBryde, John McLaren, 1841-1923 5
Newman, Walter S. (Walter Stephenson), 1895-1978 5
O.W. Gray & Son 5
Rand McNally and Company 5
Roanoke Historical Society 5
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
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Arts and Sciences (1970-2003) 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
Chace, George 4
Chace, Jacob 4
Chester, W. 4
Confederate States of America. War Department 4
Dunay, Donna 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
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 4
Hutcheson, John Redd, 1886-1962 4
International Union of Women Architects 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
Rasche, M. W. (Mary W.) 4
Richmond Civil War Centennial Committee 4
Sanborn Map Company 4
Shackelford, George Green, 1921-2010 4
Smith, George Otis, 1871-1944 4
Stone Printing and Manufacturing Company (Roanoke, Va.) 4
Troiani, Don 4
United States. Department of Agriculture 4
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College. Corps of Cadets (1872-1896) 4
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