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Montgomery County (Va.)

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: If you use this subject heading, please use "Local/Regional History," too.

Found in 787 Collections and/or Records:

Application, DAR Membership, [191?] (Ms1988-047)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms1988_047_EllettFamily_DAR_MembershipApplication_191x_001_

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

James Barnett Inventory

 Item — Folder 1
Identifier: Ms-2002-022
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one list of free Negroes and Mulattoes, compiled by James Barnett, district commissioner of revenue, Montgomery County, Virginia. The list includes places of residence of the free persons as well as a brief job description for each. The list divides Mulattoes from Negroes and while the Mulattoes consist of three families totaling fifteen persons, there are only two Negroes, one of whom is John Hope, father of one of the Mulatto families.

Dates: 1811

John W. Barnett Broadside

Identifier: Ms-1998-002

Broadside providing instructions for a leaf tobacco-curing process, patented by John W. Barnett of Big Spring (Montgomery County), Virginia, in 1879.

Dates: [1879?]

Dale Belcher Photographs

Identifier: Ms-1997-021

Photographs taken by Dale Belcher, depicting Appalachian culture, buildings, and people in southwestern Virginia; Kentucky; North Carolina; and West Virginia.

Dates: 1987 - 1994

Bell, Kent, Cloyd, Withrow Family Collection

Identifier: Ms-2008-040
Abstract The Bell, Kent, Cloyd, Withrow Family Collection contains the personal papers and financial records of members of four prominent families. Included are members of the Bell, Kent, Cloyd, and Withrow families, as well as, materials from related families and acquaintances. This is a diverse collection containing materials dating from 1780 to 1998. Items of interest include several Land Deeds and Warrant from the late 18th Century, including one signed by Benjamin Harrison, then Governor of...
Dates: 1780 - 1998

Moses Beveers Land Grant

Identifier: Ms-1986-017

The Moses Beveers Land Grant is for fifty acres in Montgomery County, Virginia, signed by James Monroe, then governor of Virginia.

Dates: 1792