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Marie-Louise Laleyan was a San Francisco based architect with 48 years of experience including 30 years as principal of Laleyan Architects…

The Peacock-Harper Culinary History Friends began publishing the Culinary Thymes newsletter in 2001. Issues were published regularly through part of…

The Jean Linden Young papers consist of materials created and collected by Young during her lifetime. They include notes written as an instructor at…

Lorraine Rudoff was born in Bridgeport, CT in 1920 and began her education in New York City public schools before attending the Cooper Union School of…

This collection consists of papers from the Nelson family of Clarke County, Virginia. The papers consist of correspondence among the family members,…

This collection includes three memoir volumes and three diaries written by John Henning Woods, a Southern Unionist, Confederate conscript, and Civil…

The Black Women at Virginia Tech History Project is a multi-phase research and educational project that involves identification of the first black…

This collection contains four letters written by author James Farrell to Eleanor Copenhaver Anderson between February 1952 and May of 1954. The two…

The Los Angeles Modern Bartending School Collection includes two bartending guides for students. The untitled "Bartender's Guide" is likely from the…

The Cocktail Ephemera Collection is a collection that was created in 2013. The collection consists of materials in a variety of formats relating to…

The Culinary Pamphlet Collection is an artificial collection created in January 2011. The collection includes small publications and pamphlets created…

This collection consists of an account book maintained by James E. Yates, a livestock trader in Rappahannock County, Virginia during the late 19th and…

These images are of members of the Croy and related families. The digital images were donated to Special Collections in 2015 and do NOT exist in…

The collection includes a letter written by J. A. Snavley, its envelope, and an advertisement postcard/mailer for Scientific American publications.…

The collection includes a broadside advertising the sale of the Crockett Mineral Springs Hotel in Montgomery County, Virginia, as well as hotel…

The Virginia Tech April 16, 2007 Archives of the University Libraries consists mainly of condolence items received by the university following the…

This collection consists of a handwritten, bound manuscript providing a book-length, vehement critique of the military leadership and personal…

The collection includes the papers of Michael Collins--pilot, astronaut, assistant secretary of state, director of the National Air and Space Museum…

Initiated in 2015 by the President’s Office and managed by faculty and staff in History, English, TLOS, VT Libraries, and the Alumni Association, the…

Fifteen letters from William H. Yeaman, Company A, 38th Virginia Infantry, Armistead's Brigade, Pickett's Division, Army of Northern Virginia, to his…

The collection consists of 65 letters written between Catlett Conway and family members during the years 1892-1920. The majority of the letters are…

This collection contains correspondence from three Confederate soldiers--brothers George and Milton Koontz and their cousin George Miller--as well as…

The Culinary Ephemera Collection was established in 2013. The collection consists of materials in a variety of formats that relate to food and…

The Isaiah Conley Civil War Correspondence and Research Materials includes two series of primary and secondary sources. Series I: Letters,…

The collection includes two letters and their original envelope from Jacob S. Winans to his father Dr. Isaac Winans. Both letters were sent in the…

This collection contains photographs of faculty and staff members of Virginia Tech, organized by surname.

The materials in this collection include correspondence, news clippings, photographs, programs, and files created and collected by Boatwright in her…

The Virginia Republican Party Flyer lists the African American Republican candidates for Virginia elected offices in 1921 and includes Maggie L.…

The papers of Patricia Givens Johnson, New River Valley local historian, consist primarily of materials which arose from her research for--and…

Founded in Washington, D. C. in 1890, the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution arose from a desire on the part of women to…

Arising from a desire to improve the cultural and environmental aspects of life in the Blacksburg area, the Woman's Civic Betterment Club was founded…

Papers of Lois Davidson Gottlieb, architectural designer, author, and lecturer. Includes photographs, writings, storyboards, and printed material…

The collection consists of a trade card for an English builder and manufacturer of artificial stone, probably printed about 1784. The Coade stone…

Kimiko Suzuki (1929-1992) attended Japan Women’s University and was their first graduate in the housing studies program. Due to the economic…

Born in 1915 in St. Petersburg, Russia; Architect and founder of the Union of Women Architects in Belgium. Studied in Germany and Austria before…

Sigrid L. Rupp (1943-2004) was principal architect of her own firm, SLR/Architects in Palo Alto, California from 1976 to 1998. Born in Germany in…

Marjorie Rhodes Townsend was the first women to earn an engineering degree at The George Washington University, receiving her Bachelor of Electrical…

The principle part of the collection consists of a bound expense/account notebook of James P. Hawkins, agent of the Southern Express Company, which…

The photograph collection at Special Collections consists primarily of historical photographs of Virginia Tech, dating back to the 1890s. Subjects…

Founded as a companion to the Montgomery Male Academy, the Montgomery Collegiate Institute - later Montgomery Female College - opened in…

The Lucy Dickinson Urquhart Papers contain correspondence, newspaper clippings, and poetry and advertisements by Lucy Dickinson Urquhart. The…

The Mary Josephine Hartwick VPI Memorabilia and Scrapbook contains a scrapbook filled with photos of the VPI campus as well as inlaid tickets to both…

A collection of two letters written by Nancy (Nannie) Figgat to her husband Private Charles Figgat, of the 1st Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Company C.