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Local/Regional History and Appalachian South

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Use this for collections relating to Blacksburg, Montgomery County, Southwest Virginia, West Virginia, and Appalachia.

Found in 1791 Collections and/or Records:

116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry Sutler Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-049
Abstract

The collection consists of an autograph letter signed by a sutler working with the 116th Ohio Infantry, located in September 1863 near Martinsville, Virginia (now West Virginia). The letter discusses business conditions surrounding the 116th Ohio, the Ohio gubernatorial election of 1863 between Clement L. Vallandigham and John Brough, and offers brief information about the regiment and its leisurely activities.

Dates: September 10, 1863

"A Center for Civic Activity in the Town of Blacksburg" Design Competition Boards, 1992

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-011
Abstract

"A Center for Civic Activity in the Town of Blacksburg" Design Competition Boards include information about the national design competition for which the boards were created and the winning entry and proposed designs of Shannon Taylor Scarlett and Timothy Scarlett.

Dates: 1992

A Guide to the Virginia Tech Campus

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: Map-0333
Abstract

Map is part of a campus guide for Virginia Tech. It contains campus information and an index for locations of interest.

Dates: ca. 1959

A Historical Map of Virginia. GHQ Committee of the Kappa Alpha order

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: Map-0063
Abstract

Map comes from a convention held by the Kappa Alpha Alumni Foundation, and it shows locations of historical interest, especially Jamestown, Yorktown, and various battlefields. Reverse of map contains photographs of historical monuments and locations, as well as a description of the convention.

Dates: 1924

A Map of the Country Between Ablemarle Sound and Lake Erie, Comprehending the Whole of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and Pennsylvania.

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: Map-0011
Abstract

Map encompasses the whole of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia, with parts of New Jersey, New York, and Kentucky, and North Carolina, all per 1787 borders. Map is only colored at state borders. Text on map indicates that parts are taken from Fry and Jefferson's Map of Virginia, Scull's Map of Pennsylvania, and Hutchins' work. Map is from Thomas Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia (Philadelphia: Prichard and Hall, 1788).

Dates: 1787

A Map of the Internal Improvements of Virginia (reproduction)

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: Map-0040
Abstract

Map contains various improvements in Virginia, including railroads, canals, and turnpikes, created (or, in the case of rivers, improved) and in-progress.

Dates: 1848

A Map of the Most Inhabited Part of Virginia and Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey, and North Carolina

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: Map-0031
Abstract

This is a reproduction of a map extracted from Thomas Jeffery's 1776 work The American Atlas. The map was originally produced in 1751; the 1775 edition is a reprint. Map includes a table of distances between various cities, included in a 1755 printing by J. Dalrymple. Map title is incorporated into an engraving depicting several men at a ship-yard.

Dates: 1775

A Map of Virginia and Maryland (reproduction)

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: Map-0008
Abstract

Facsimile map found in John Speed's The Theatre of the Empire, published in 1676.

Dates: 1676