Browse Collections (211 total)

Henry Flippen Turner Collection

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A collection of photographs created by Henry Flippen Turner.

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Dale Belcher Photographs (Ms1997-021)

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

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O. Gaines Whitley, Sr., Photograph Albums (Ms1995-021)

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O. Gaines Whitley, Sr., a native of Albemarle, North Carolina, was a surveyor for the Norfolk & Western Railway Company in 1912, and he compiled two…

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Homer E. Davis Papers (Ms2001-051)

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The Homer E. Davis Papers is a collection of photographs resulting from an effort to record the gravesites of American Civil War generals. Also…

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Elden E. Billings Collection (Ms1991-036)

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This collection contains subject files, clippings, memorabilia and artifacts related to the American Civil War. There are seven series, five of which…

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Great Seal of the Confederate States of America, ca. 1872-1874 (Ms2017-022)

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One of one hundred electrotype replica copies made from the original Great Seal of the Confederate States of America in the early 1870s. Of the…

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Marching Virginians' April 16, 2007 Condolence Collection

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The collection contains the condolence materials received by the Marching Virginians after April 16, 2007. Much of the material pertains to Ryan…

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Chocolate History Collection

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This collection contains individual images from publication and pamphlets in Special Collections and University Archives relating to the history of…

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Fenner Wilson Letter, 1863 (Ms1988-082)

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Letter written by Fenner Wilson, a private in Company D, 45th North Carolina Infantry, during the American Civil War, to his brother, B. G. (Basley…

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William L. Scott Letter, 1863 (Ms1988-085)

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This collection consists of a single letter written by William L. Scott, a private in Company B, 15th North Carolina Infantry, during the American…

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Robert Edmiston Inventory, 1815 (Ms1988-077)

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This collection consists of a single document appraising the values of enslaved persons and lands held by Robert Edmiston, of Washington County,…

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G. Horace Tarr Letter, 1863 (Ms1987-028)

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The G. Horace Tarr Letter collection contains a letter dated May 4, 1863, giving a detailed eye-witness account of the Battle of Chancellorsville…

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Edgar Knapp Letters, 1862-1864 (Ms2002-015)

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This collection includes correspondence received by Edgar R. Knapp while he was a steward at the U.S. military hospital in Annapolis, Maryland.…

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Fenwick Civil War Materials Collection, 1861-1865 (Ms2001-042)

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This Fenwick Civil War Materials Collection is a small collection of American Civil War-related materials, containing the correspondence of John…

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Smith Family Letters, 1861-1865, 1912-1996, n. d. (Ms1996-018)

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The collection contains forty-nine Civil War-era letters written by four brothers of Carroll County, Virginia: James R., Stephen Mitchell, William…

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Key Family Papers, 1812-1904 (Ms1992-044)

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Papers of the Key family of Liberty (Bedford County), Virginia, including four letters from brothers Edward W., Joseph C., and Yelverton P. Key, who…

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Lee Hendrix Correspondence, 1862-1863 (Ms1990-020)

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Eight wartime letters by Lee Hendrix (1834-1902) a private in Company B, 1st North Carolina Sharpshooter Battalion during the American Civil War,…

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Hiram Matthew Papers, 1863-1865 (Ms1988-090)

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This collection consists of twenty-two letters of outgoing correspondence from Union soldier Hiram Matthew to his wife Elmira Matthew of…

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Slaveship "Elizabeth" Records, 1750 (Ms1974-001)

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The Slaveship "Elizabeth" Records contain six manuscript pages concerning the trafficking of 324 guinea enslaved persons to M. de Fleurian by Captain…

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Sephas (Cephas) L. Walton Correspondence, 1861-1865, 1884 (Ms1955-001)

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Collection consists of nineteen letters and notes to and from Walton, his parents, his wife Nancy Ann, his brother, and cousins. A majority of the…

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Company E Class of 1967 Digital Photograph Collection

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This collection consists of digitized photograph compiled by Marshall "Don" Vaughan. The photographs are of Company E (Class of 1967) during their…

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Charlotte D. Gale Photograph Album (Ms1990-044)

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This collection consists of a photograph album compiled by Charlotte D. Gale of Roanoke, Virginia, at the end of the 19th century. The album contains…

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Watercolors of Fungi (Ms1993-012)

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Watercolor paintings of fifty fungi found in England accompanied by descriptions.

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Danville Community College / VPI Extension

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A digital folio of scanned material from archival collections and University records pertaining to the construction and administration of the Virginia…

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John T. Parsons Papers, ca. 1935-1991 (Ms1987-016)

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The John T. Papers include correspondence, memoranda, financial records, engineering drawings and specifications, files about civic affairs in…

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Bear Family Papers (Ms1992-010)

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The Bear Family Papers consist of diaries, books, and letters of various members of the Bear family. There is the 1862 diary of Harvey Bear, who…

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James R. Tice Letters (Ms2003-006)

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The correspondence of James R. Tice, a Confederate soldier in Company B, 42nd Virginia Infantry during the American Civil War, consist of three…

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George F. Doyle Scrapbook (Ms1989-096)

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This collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by George F. Doyle of Charlestown, Massachusetts. The patriotic Union scrapbook contains items…

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Archibald Atkinson Jr. Memoir (Ms1994-022)

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Written sometime around 1900, the memoirs recount the military career of Archibald Atkinson, Jr., as a doctor in the Confederate Army during the…

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Silas H. Stepp Letters (Ms1992-020)

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Confederate soldier during the Civil War. Enlisted in April 1863 in the 7th North Carolina Cavalry Battalion and transferred in August 1863 to the 6th…

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Herbert E. Valentine Scrapbook (Ms1995-027)

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The Herbert E. Valentine Scrapbook is a 50-page scrapbook compiled by Valentine, who served in Company F, 23rd Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry during…

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Robert E. Lee Collection, 1866-1870 (Ms2002-044)

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The Robert E. Lee Collection comprises one personal letter, one portrait, and two reproduced photographs. The letter is from Lee to Reverend W. H.…

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John N. Hull Letter 1863 (Ms1992-043)

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Confederate soldier in the 4th Virginia Regiment, Co. D, Ewell Corps, Stonewall Brigade, during the Civil War. Letter written November 22, 1863, to…

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Sesquicentennial Time Capsule Collection (Ms2022-089)

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A selection of digital materials included in the Virginia Tech Sesquicentennial Time Capsule as well as materials produced by the committee.

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Fries Textile Mill Oral Histories 2019-2022 (Ms2019-045)

This oral history collection accompanies the Fries Textile Plant Records, which were donated to Virginia Tech in 1988 following the mill ceasing all…

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Rick Boucher Radio and Television Campaign Ads

The Rick Boucher Papers includes records of his Virginia State Senate service and his United States Congress service as a Representative of Virginia's…

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Virginia Tech Conductor: AGuide for Our Journey toward Excellence, Equity and Effectiveness

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This collection contains digitized copies of issues of the Virginia Tech Conductorfrom September 1999 to April 2008. Scans were made from available…

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Virginia Tech Spectrum

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Volumes 1-27 of theVirginia Tech Spectrum, including special issues or supplements. Please note that some individual issues were not part of Special…

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Rick Boucher Papers (Ms2021-048)

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The Rick Boucher Papers, 1968-2017 (bulk 1975-2011), document his career in the Virginia State Senate, 1975-1982, and in the United States Congress as…

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Byron Nelson Cooper Papers, 1925-1971 (Ms1973-004)

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This collection contains the papers of Byron Nelson Cooper, head of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute's Department of Geological Sciences from 1946…

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Piedmont Tuberculosis Sanatorium (Burkeville, Virginia) Collection

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The Piedmont Tuberculosis Sanatorium (Burkeville, Virginia) Collection includes materials from 1926-1971. The collection contains information relating…

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Robert E. Marshak Papers (Ms1988-060)

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The collection consist of Marshak's professional and personal papers, detailing his career as university professor in physics at the University of…

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Biographical Vertical Files

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In general, vertical files at Special Collections and University Archives include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephemera, unpublished and/or…

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Hermann C. Niemeyer Papers (Ms1987-062)

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This collection contains the papers of Hermann C. Niemeyer, a student at Virginia Agricultural & Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech) during the…

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