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Blacksburg (Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 556 Collections and/or Records:

Beulah O. Allen Collection,

Identifier: Ms-2014-002
Abstract The Beulah O. Allen Collection contains a variety of materials from Allen's life. Her papers contain correspondence with a variety of friends and associates, primarily Lucy Lee Lancaster, the first female graduate from Virginia Tech. In addition, the collection also contains Virginia Tech Commencement programs, Cotillion Club Dance programs, resources related to the Virginia Tech Library, newspaper clippings about the construction of the new Newman Library, and a large collection of...
Dates: 1905 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1970

Ambler Johnston Hall

 Collection — Frame 1
Identifier: Art-060

Records of the Appalachian Student Organizing Committee

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-31-14-10
Abstract The Appalachian Student Organizing Committee (or Appalachian Student Committee) was an approved student organization at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in the early 1970s. The collection consists primarily of the papers of David Tice and Allan Cox, student organizers of the Appalachian Student Organizing Committee. Materials include correspondence, clippings files, small-press and local publications on Appalachian issues, petitions, and notes and drafts. The...
Dates: 1964 - 1975; Majority of material found within ( 1971-1974)

Appalachian Trail Map 3: Blacksburg Ranger District, George Washington and Jefferson National Forests

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: Map-0818

Appalachian Trail Map No. 3 (South Half Appalachian Trail): Blacksburg Ranger District, George Washington and Jefferson National Forests.

Dates: undated, but likely after 2010

Argabright Family Ledger,

Identifier: Ms-2011-064

Ledger details the business records of a blacksmith shop run by the Argabrights in Blacksburg, Virginia. The entries date from 1848 to 1854.

Dates: 1848 - 1854

Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, Montgomery County Branch Papers

Identifier: Ms-1962-001

The records largely document the recent history of Smithfield Plantation, ancestral home of the Preston family, focusing particularly on its restoration beginning in 1962. While much of the renovation occurred in the 1960s, many of the records detail other renovation projects done in the 1970s and 1980s. The collection also includes historical and other related documents dating from before the original Preston family's residence at Smithfield.

Dates: 1754 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1983

Attorney's Suit and Collection Record

Identifier: Ms-2008-052

The Attorney's Suit and Collection Record is a business log covering litigation for the area of Blacksburg, Virginia, during the late nineteenth to early twentieth centuries. The author remains unknown, but prominent Blacksburg families and institutions appear in the record, such as the Black family, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and the Bank of Blacksburg.

Dates: 1896 - 1929

Bank of Blacksburg Minute Book

Identifier: Ms-1983-004

The Bank of Blacksburg Minute Book collection consists of photocopies of the minutes of stockholders' and directors' meetings between the years 1892- 1903.

Dates: 1892 - 1903

Biographical Vertical Files

Identifier: VerticalFile-004
Scope and Content

In general, vertical files at Special Collections and University Archives include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephemera, unpublished and/or informal publications, and other papers relating to a specific subject area. Files in this collection relate to individuals and families connected to the local area (Blacksburg, Montgomery County, and Southwest Virginia) and/or to Virginia Tech. Each individual/family below has at least one folder and many include cross references.

Dates: 1960s-present