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African-American Tenant Farmer Photographs, Clarksville, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-110
Abstract

This collection contains six black and white photographs of a tenant farm in Clarksville, Virginia.

Dates: c.1920-1930

Ella G. Agnew Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-026
Abstract

Papers of educator Ella G. Agnew (1871-1958), home demonstration agent for Virginia Tech (1914-1919), consisting of six weekly field reports completed by Avie E. Phillips of Evington (Campbell County), Virginia; a monthly library report for Virginia Tech; a 1914 Virginia Tech commencement program; a receipt for an American School of Home Economics correspondence course; and a brief letter about a financial matter.

Dates: 1914 - 1916

Agrico Farmer's Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-085
Abstract

The Agrico Farmer's Account Book contains handwritten notes throughout from an unidentified farmer. The entries include documentation of cattle birth and sales. The book was published by the American Agricultural Chemical Company to advertise Agrico fertilizer.

Dates: 1939 - 1941

Agricultural Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-053
Abstract

The Agricultural Ephemera Collection was established in 2015. The collection consists of materials in a variety of formats (advertisements, order forms and blanks, postcards, clippings, and more) that relate to agriculture, farming, livestock, and poultry & fowl, dating from the late 19th century to the present.

Dates: c.1900s-present

Agricultural Extension Service Records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-26-02
Scope and Content This collection consists of files compiled in preparing the history of the Cooperative Extension Service entitled College of the Fields: Highlights of the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1914-1980. Included in the collection are: lists of county agents (1914-80); correspondence, articles, speeches and other items from the files of Ella Agnew, first home demonstration agent in the U.S.; information on Seaman Knapp, T.O. Sandy, Maude Wallace, and other pioneers of extension work;...
Dates: 1914 - 1980

Richard E. Ahlborn Slide Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-020
Abstract

The Richard E. Ahlborn Slide Collection contains more than 3,000 slides created and collected by Ahlborn over his extensive career as a photographer, curator, and scholar of Mexican American art. Slides include images of artworks, architecture, buildings (especially churches), towns, crafts/furniture, graphic art pieces, tools, textiles, and religious objects.

Dates: n.d.

Robert J. Aker/William H. Goodpasture Deed

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-115
Abstract

This written agreement is for the sale of one-half acre of land to Robert J. Aker by William H. Goodpasture.

Dates: 1873

Alabama Great Southern Railroad Company Agreements

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-074
Abstract

The collection contains five legal agreements of the Alabama Great Southern Railroad Company, relating to the use of routes and facilities and the issue of joint passenger traffic rates.

Dates: 1887 - 1890

Alan Lightman Lecture Flyer

 Collection — Frame: 1
Identifier: Art-066

Velma H. Alderman Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-089
Abstract

This collection contains a scrapbook and newspaper clippings created by Velma H. Alderman, mother of former Virginia Tech professor Nancy Orange. Most news clippings are from the 1950s and pertain to Radford, Virginia.

Dates: 1950 - 1981

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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
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
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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
Hildebrand, J. R. 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
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 Polytechnic Institute. College of Architecture 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
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
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
Wysor, Henry C., 1847-1927 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
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
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
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