Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
Found in 1889 Collections and/or Records:
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.
"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.
Map is part of a campus guide for Virginia Tech. It contains campus information and an index for locations of interest.
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.
A Map of the Country Between Ablemarle Sound and Lake Erie, Comprehending the Whole of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and Pennsylvania.
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).
A Map of the Country between Lynchburg and New-River, Shewing in Red Lines the Surveys made for a Connexion between Them (in six parts)
Maps show the geography of the area between Lynchburg and the New River. Reproduction is a photocopy.
Map contains various improvements in Virginia, including railroads, canals, and turnpikes, created (or, in the case of rivers, improved) and in-progress.
A Map of the Most Inhabited Part of Virginia and Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey, and North Carolina
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.
Facsimile map found in John Speed's The Theatre of the Empire, published in 1676.