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Montgomery County (Va.)

 Subject
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:

Big Vein Anthracite Collieries Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-014
Abstract

The Big Vein Anthracite Collieries Records contains the daily fire boss reports for mining operation in McCoy (Montgomery County), Virginia, describing mine conditions.

Dates: 1926 - 1928

Bigler-Sessler-John Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1993-011
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, legal documents, and accounting receipts and records relating to the Bigler, Sessler, and John families of southwest Virginia.

Dates: 1752 - 1924

Biographical Vertical Files

 Collection
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vertical files at Special Collections and University Archives include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephemera, unpublished and/or informal publications, and other papers relating to a specific subject area.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

Black Appalachians Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-019
Abstract

The Black Appalachians Oral History Project consists of approximately twenty-five taped interviews conducted by Dr. Michael Cooke of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University concerning black life in Appalachia, especially in Montgomery County, Virginia.

Dates: 1991

Black Cemetery Map (Blacksburg, Virginia)

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: Map-0240
Abstract

Map shows the Black Cemetery in Blacksburg, Virginia, between Roanoke and Lee Streets.

Dates: 1972 (revised 1983)

Black Cemetery Map (Blacksburg, Virginia)

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: Map-0300
Abstract

Map shows identified plots in the Black Cemetery in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1972 (revised 1983)

Medical Bill Signed by Dr. Harvey Black

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-084
Abstract

The collection contains a bill detailing medical service provided to the family of Rev. William A. Wade by Dr. Harvey Black. The bill includes the cost of services, as well as a note from Black forgiving payment.

Dates: 1865-1867, 1879

Black History Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2003-011
Scope and Contents

This collection includes oral history accounts from various African Americans with experience at Virginia Tech and/or in the Blacksburg area between the 1950s and the early 2000s.

Dates: n.d.

Black, Kent, and Apperson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1974-003
Abstract

This collection contains the papers and artifacts of an interrelated family prominent in Blacksburg's history. It includes the Civil War letters of Confederate surgeon Dr. Harvey Black, the Civil War diary of hospital steward John S. Apperson, cotton books and correspondence of Germanicus Kent, nineteenth-century account books of a Blacksburg general store, 1912 European travel diary, and the political scrapbooks of State Senator and Attorney General Harvey B. Apperson.

Dates: 1779 - 1984