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GABREA, GEORGETA (1953- ). ARCHITECTURAL PAPERS, 1996-1999. 0.3 cu. ft.
Born in Bucharest, Romania. Officer of architectural firm, Capitel Limited.
Papers consist of a personal resume, corporate dossier, photocopies of photographs
and documents, and blue drawings of portions of her work including an office
building and an apartment building. The collection is part of the IAWA Small Collections (Ms2009-054).Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. International Archive of Women in Architecture.
GALE, CHARLOTTE D. PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM, 1898-1900. 1 vol. Roanoke,
Virginia, resident. Photograph album compiled by Gale of scenes in Roanoke, Salem, and Norfolk, Virginia. Ms90-044.
GALE, DUDLEY. LETTER, 1862. 0.1 cu. ft. Union soldier in the 3rd
Massachusetts Cavalry during the Civil War. Two letters, one written on
December 5, 1862, from Gale in New Orleans, Louisiana, and the other on
July 23, year unknown, from an unknown place. Both are to his mother in
Salisbury Point, Massachusetts. Writes about a recent illness he
suffered and a friend with whom he enlisted, who is now going home, and
his happiness that a furlough home is pending. Ms92-014.
GALLAHER, WILLIAM B. PAPERS, 1861. 0.1 cu. ft. Private in
Company E, First Regiment Virginia Cavalry, during the Civil War. Papers
consist of a document confirming Gallaher's promotion from private to
lieutenant (August 1861), and letters written by Gallaher to his parents
(May and July, 1861). One of the letters was written from Manassas,
Virginia, two days before the Battle of First Bull Run, July, 1861.
Transcripts available. Ms91-062.
GALSTER, GERTRUD. BOOKS AND PAPERS, 1963-88. 0.5 cu. ft.
Architect of Denmark and member of the Union Internationale des Femmes
Architectes (UIFA). Collection consists of books about women architects
and reports and other literature from the meetings of the UIFA, which
are held in cities around the world every four years. International
Archive of Women in Architecture. Ms96-020.
GARDNER, C.B. TREASURY LEDGER, 1863-64. 1 vol. Notebook with
accounts kept by "Dr. C.B. Gardner Depository of the Treasury in a/c
with the Treasury of the Confederate States" of Christiansburg,
Virginia, giving date of deposit, by whom deposited, kind of stock, and
amount. Also gives a "list showing the names of persons to whom
certificates were given for treasury notes deposited for funding under
the Act of 17th February 1864" giving date of deposit, name of
depositor, number of certificates, and amount. Ms84-001.
GARDNER FAMILY. PAPERS, 1889-1937. 0.1 cu. ft. Residents of Shawsville (Montgomery County), Virginia. Letters home from John Sessler Gardner, living in Florida; Montgomery County property tax receipts of William Redman Gardner; and ephemera. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2008-096.
GARDNER, WILLIAM W. (b. 1872). DAYBOOK, 1918. 0.1 cu. ft. Merchant in Lafayette (Montgomery County), Virginia. Daybook providing customer names, goods purchased, and prices paid. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1940-011.
GARNETT, F.E. LETTER, 1878. 0.1 cu. ft. One letter to General Gabriel Wharton dated August 30, 1878, regarding conditions at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College. Ms87-056.
GARNETT, WILLIAM E. (1885-1970). PAPERS, 1936-1969, n.d. 0.1 cu. ft. Professor of Rural Sociology (1925-1969) at the Agricultural Experiment Station at Virginia Tech. Papers consist of field notes, surveys, reports, class notes, letters to the editors of Montgomery County, Virginia, newspapers, and reprints of publications. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1973-011.
GARRETT, SAMUEL EDWIN (c.1835-1865). LETTERS, 1861-1865. 0.1 cu. ft.
Resident of Cumberland County, Virginia; served in Co. G, 3rd Virginia
Cavalry and killed in action at Five Forks, Virginia. Photocopies of
letters to wife, Emma, from various camps in Virginia and West Virginia.
Discusses family matters, the Southern cause, camp conditions, and military
operations, particularly the Gettysburg campaign and the final battles
around Richmond and Petersburg.
Small Manuscripts Collection. Ms2003-014.
GARY RESTAURANT AND RAILROAD CROSSING PHOTOGRAPH, ca.1990. 0.1 cu. ft. Photograph featuring Gary Restaurant, railroad, and a horse-drawn wagon in McDowell company-run Gary Township, West Virginia. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2010-008.
GASKINS, RAY. ESSAY, 2010. 0.1 cu. ft. Graduate of Virginia Tech and Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Computer Science at Hampden Sydney College in Hampden-Sydney, Virginia. The collection contains an essay entitled, "The Great Blizzard of 1857" written by Dr. Ray Gaskins. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2010-046.
GATES, JOHN. INVENTORY OF ESTATE, 1810. 0.1 cu. ft. Patrick
County, Virginia, landowner. Inventory of possessions taken at the time
of his death. Ms88-038.
GAUJOT, ANTOINE (1878-1936) and JULIAN E. GAUJOT (1874-1938)
PAPERS, 1840-1999. 0.5 cu. ft. Julian Edmond Victor Gaujot, attended
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (VAMC) (1889-90, class of
1893; now Virginia Tech) and winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor
during the U.S. involvement in the Mexican Revolution. Papers consist of
copies from Julien Gaujot's military file giving testimony towards his
bravery and service at Agua Prieta, Mexico, on April 13, 1911, and
documents awarding him the medal in August 1912. Antoine August Michel
Gaujot attended VAMC 1896-97 (class of 1900, non-graduate) and was
awarded Medal of Honor in 1911 for battle in Philippines, 1899. Papers
include citations and military service, information regarding Antoine's
murder by Julien's son in 1936, photographs, correspondence, Lt. Col.
John Coulter's notes (for book on Virginia Tech Medal of Honor winners)
with descriptions of battles and newspaper articles. Ms92-046.
GAY FAMILY. CORRESPONDENCE, 1862-64. 0.1 cu. ft. Letters among
James, T.K., and Calvin Gay, Union soldiers in the Civil War from South
Auburn, Sesquehanna County, Pennsylvania. Five letters written from
various camps in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Maryland. In one
T.K. writes a humorous account of his camp's reaction to a false alarm
of possible Rebel attack. Transcripts available. Ms88-088.
GAY, WILLIAM SAMUEL. FILMS, 1940s-1950s. 0.6 cu. ft. 10 reels of 16mm movie film of the VPI campus, football games, and other activities in the late 1940, made by W.S. Gay, Professor of Accounting, 1929-1969. Ms1988-016.
GAYER, DIANE ELLIOTT. COLLECTION, 1997-2002. 0.5 cu. ft.
Publications and one poster generated by Diane Elliott Gayer's
development of Vermont Design Institute, Historic Main Street
Partnership Study in Burlington, Vermont, and Colorado Left Bank
aid available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage Project database.
International Archive of Women in Architecture. Ms2002-045.
[GENERAL STORE DAYBOOK, 1838-41]. Obsolete title. See [BERGEN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY GENERAL STORE ACCOUNT BOOK]. Ms1978-012.
[GENERAL STORE LEDGER, 1856]. 1 vol. Ledger accounting for sales
of tobacco, nails, butter, pork, and other goods from an unidentified
general store. Ms88-107.
GEORGE W. WALKER FAMILY. PAPERS, 1906-1910, 1934, n.d. 0.1 cu. ft. George W. Walker was a long-time educator in Virginia, including 12 years at VAMC&PI during the late 19th and early 20th centuries; J. Ernest Walker moved out west at a young age and later worked in real estate; John E. Walker graduate from VPI in 1934. Collection includes family correspondence and biographical information. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2011-061.
[GEORGETOWN, D.C., LETTER, 1865]. 0.1 cu. ft. Soldier in the
109th New York Volunteer Regiment, during the Civil War. Letter written
from "Cousin Charley" in Georgetown in Washington, D.C., on May 7, 1865,
to Mary Ashley of Speedsville, New York. Comments on the war's end, his
viewing the remains of President Abraham Lincoln, and his belief that he
would soon be mustered out of service. Partial transcript available.
[GERMAN SOLDIER'S PHOTOGRAPHIC SCRAPBOOK, ca. 1941-44]. 0.1 cu.
ft. Photographs taken by an unknown German soldier during World War II.
Scenes of soldiers, tanks, trains, trucks, scenery, and ruins in
Budapest and the Soviet Union. Found in Aachen, Germany, in 1944.
GETOV, ALEXANDRINA. ARCHITECTURAL COLLECTION, 2005-2008. 0.2 cu. ft.
Getov has a Master's of Science in Architecture from the Higher Institute
of Architecture and Civil Engineering in Sofia, Bulgaria. Since 1992 she has lived
in Los Angeles, California, where she is a principal at Studio Antares. This
collection contains brief biographical information about Getov, as well as
architectural drawings and color images of two 2005 residential projects in
California. International Archive of Women in Architecture. Ms2008-014.
GIANNESINI, FRANCOISE (1945- ). BOOK. 0.1 cu. ft. A sculptor in
Paris, France. Book about her work, Francoise Giannesini, Sculptures,
1985-1994 (1994). CALL NO: NB553 G45 A4 1994. International Archive of
Women in Architecture.
GIBBONEY, A. H. AND WILLIAM. LETTER, 1882. Letter to W. R. Wharton concerning the payment of employees of the Norfolk and Western Railroad (formerly the Atlantic, Mississippi, and Ohio Railroad). Finding aid available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2008-070.
GIBSON, THEDA. PAPERS, 1976-1977. 0.1 cu. ft. Librarian at the Wise County [Virginia] Lonesome Pine Regional Public Library. Collection consists of photocopies of letters to Gibson from prominent Americans in answer to her request for their favorite book. Some of the celebrities include Alan Alda, Melvin Belli, Jimmy Carter, Julia Child, Ann Landers, Norman Lear, Margaret Mead, Barbara Walters, and Lawrence Welk. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1977-002.
GIESEN, CHARLOTTE C. PAPERS, 1987. 0.1 cu. ft. Republican member
of Virginia House of Delegates from Montgomery County (1957-61).
Collection consists of a taped interview (April 1987) of Giesen, by
Samantha J. Hall, a student at Virginia Tech, with a history paper on
Giesen prepared by Hall. Ms87-009.
GIFFORD, H.J. LETTER, 1864. 0.1 cu. ft. Soldier in the 2nd
Division 6th New York Corps in the Civil War. Letter written February
20, 1864, from division headquarters at Brandy Station, Virginia, to
Sarah L. (Lyra) Stillson of Corning, New York. Admits that he is an
"infidel," and that there is no truth to the different religions of the
GILBERT, WRIGHT (ca.1836-1906). PAPERS, 1865-1907. 0.1 cu. ft. Captain in the 6th New York Heavy Artillery. Civil War diary, war-time letter, post-war correspondence from fellow 6th New York veterans Henry Irving and M. [Michael] W. Sutton, and Gilbert family photos. Finding aid available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2008-064.
GILES, ANNE H. PAPER, 1983. 0.1 cu. ft. Collection consists of a paper by Anne H. Giles titled, "Interviews with Women Graduates of Virginia Tech." Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1983-010.
GILLS, JOSEPH ALLEN. PAPERS, 1928, n.d. 0.1 cu. ft. Attended VPI 1924-1928, graduated in 1928 with a degree in Agricultural Education. Collection includes an undated invitation to commencement, the cover to a VPI Department of Chemistry lab book, and a 1928 record book for "Supervised Home Practice in Agriculture." Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1992-054.
GILRUTH, ROBERT R. (1913-). PAPERS, 1936-89. 4.0 cu. ft.
Aerospace engineer, NASA administrator. Received B.S. in aeronautical
engineering, University of Minnesota (1935); M.S. (1936). Flight
research engineer, Langley Aeronautical Laboratory of the National
Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (1937-45); chief, Pilotless Aircraft
Research Division (1945-50); assistant director (1950-58). Head of the
Space Task Group for NASA (1958-61), in charge of directing Project
Mercury. First director of the NASA Manned Spacecraft Center (MSC) in
Houston (1961-72). Papers include Gilruth's M.S. thesis (1936); NACA
reports he authored or co-authored; his typescript diary during February
and March 1961; a copy of an unpublished memoir, "From Wallops Island to
Project Mercury, 1945-1958"; notes and texts of speeches, including his
farewell speech as director of the MSC (1972); copies of oral history
transcripts of interviews on the history of the space program,
photographs, notes, and newspaper clippings about the Apollo missions,
and awards and certificates. Archives of American Aerospace
van GINKEL, BLANCHE LEMCO, RESEARCH PAPERS, 1956-2006. 0.2 cu. ft.
Blanche Lemco van Ginkel is a retired architect and Professor Emerita at the University of Toronto. She has been awarded many honors, notably being a Fellow in the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (FRAIC), an Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (Hon. FAIA), and a member of the Order of Canada. She is a founding member and has served as an advisor to the International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA). The collection consists biographical information about van Ginkel and her career, some of her publications, professional project information, and articles and research materials about the history of women in architecture in Canada. An EAD-encoded Finding aid is available in the Virginia Heritage database. International Archive of Women in Architecture. Ms88-122.
GIOVANNI, GARY ANN (1940-2005). PAPERS, 1997-2004. 3.0 cu. ft.
Caterer and cooking instructor of California and Blacksburg, Virginia.
Papers include meticulous records of catering jobs and class notes for
Blacksburg YMCA Open University classes; some material about family
(including her sister, poet Nikki Giovanni); menu, recipes, and notes
from the Greenbrier Cooking School; and miscellaneous food and
cooking-related ephemera. An EAD-encoded
is available in the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2006-011.
GISH, LILLIAN (1896- ). LETTER, 1975. 0.1 cu. ft. American
actress, best known for her appearance in such silent screen classics
as Birth of a Nation and Orphans of the Storm. Letter from Gish to
Charles Haney, librarian at Virginia Tech, in answer to a question about
the film maker D.W. Griffith. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1978-006.
GITT, WILLIAM. JOURNAL, 1912. 0.2 cu. ft. Journal kept from September through November 1912 by William "Uncle Bill" Gitt. Gitt was born in Newport, Virginia and attended the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College from 1877 to 1878. Gitt later lived in the Number 1 Barracks on campus and worked at the college doing various tasks for the cadets. Finding aid available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1964-006
GLANVILLE, JAMES. COLLECTION, 2004. 0.1 cu. ft. James (Jim) O. Glanville is a retired professor of Chemistry at Virginia Tech. This collection includes two copies of an article from the Smithfield Review titled, "Conquistadors at Saltville in 1567? A Review of the Archaeological and Documentary Evidence." The collection also contains a copy of the Saltville Foundation Newsletter from January 2004. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2009-119.
GLASGOW, ALEXANDER MCNUTT, FAMILY. PAPERS, 1830-1900. 0.8 cu. ft.
Buena Vista, Rockbridge County, Virginia, family. Papers include
receipts, cancelled checks, legal papers, correspondence, and an
insurance policy. Unprocessed. Ms89-010.
GLASS, CARTER J. COLLECTION, 1862-1864. 0.1 cu. ft. Letter written to the sister of Carter J. Glass a Confederate Prisoner of War held at Point Lookout Prison in Point Lookout, Maryland. Collection also includes a slip granting leave to Danville, VA and a portrait of Carter Glass in his later years. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2009-004.
GLEBOVA, TATJANA. PAPERS, 1990, n.d. 0.2 cu. ft. Architect of
Sofia, Bulgaria. Papers consist of exhibit boards for a design she
submitted to a competition in 1990, and a curriculum vitae.
International Archive of Women in Architecture. Ms92-022.
GLOUCESTER [MASSACHUSETTS] ARTILLERY. JOURNAL, 1845. 0.1 cu. ft. Journal documenting the Gloucester, Massachusetts Artillery's tour of camp duty over a four-day period. Finding aid available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2008-076.
GOAD, WILLIAM F. ACCOUNT BOOK, 1853-91. 1 item. Pittsylvania
County, Virginia, resident, possibly a tobacco merchant. Account book
includes a copy of Goad's will, dated 1891, which mentions his daughter,
Mary Myers. Ms86-001.
THE GOLDEN LEGEND. FOLIO LEAVES, 1498 (?), 1527. 0.1 cu. ft. The Golden Legend was written by Jacobus de Voragine (c. 1229-1298) to describe the lives of saints, c.1260. The Golden Legend folio leaves come from two separate printings of the text--one leaf from 1498(?) and the other four from 1527. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2009-109.
GOOD, IRVING JOHN (1916- ). PAPERS, 1925-92. 5.0 cu. ft.
University Distinguished Professor (1967- ) of Statistics at Virginia
Polytechnic Institute and State University. Educated at Cambridge
University (Ph. D., mathematics, 1941; Sc. D., 1963) and Oxford
University (D. Sc., 1964). Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical
Statistics, and distinguished member of the Crypto-Mathematics Institute
Author of The Scientist Speculates: An Anthology of Partly-Baked
Ideas and Good Thinking: The Foundations of Probability and
Its Applications. Papers consist of thirty-six bound volumes of
photocopied articles reviews, interviews, correspondence, and lectures,
created and complied by Good. Also includes a videotape, From
Codebreaking to Computing, which features interviews with Good and
Donald Michie, commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of their joint
work on the braking of German codes for the United States during World
War II. Ms82-018.
GOODSELL, CHARLES. COLLECTION, 1982-2001. 6.0 cu. ft. Professor and
director of the Center for Public Administration and Public Policy at
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Photographs and
negatives of public buildings--mostly within the United States--produced
by Goodsell for use in two of his books, The Social Meaning of Civic
Space: Studying Political Authority through Architecture and The American
Statehouse. Also includes published copies of the books. An EAD-encoded
is available in the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2004-012.
GOODWIN, W. O. & COMPANY. ACCOUNT BOOKS, 1896-1920. 0.3 cu. ft. General store merchant in Glenvar (Roanoke County, Virginia); successor of Frank P. Harmon. Account books, providing names of customers, descriptions of goods purchased, dates and prices. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1940-012.
GORIN, ABBYE A. (1927- ). VIDEOTAPE and CATALOG OF WORK, 1995-97.
0.1 cu. ft. Architectural researcher and writer of Metairie, Louisiana.
Educated at the University of Texas at Austin (B.F.A., 1947), University
of New Orleans (M.S., Urban Studies, 1985), and Virginia Tech (Ph.D.,
Environmental Design and Planning, 1989). Collection consists of a
six-minute film entitled "The Rivergate, 1968-1995," produced by Barbara
Coleman and written by Gorin and Betty Moss. The Rivergate was an
exhibition center located in downtown New Orleans, Louisiana, designed
by Nathaniel Curtis, Jr., in the mid-1960s. It was demolished in 1995
to make way for a gambling casino. The film was created as a tribute to
the building and as a protest to its demolition. The collection also
includes at 42 page "Catalog of Work" that includes a curriculum vitae
of Gorin's career achievements and lists of photographic collections
created by Gorin located at the Historical New Orleans Collection and
the Latin American Library at Tulane University. International Archive
of Women in Architecture. Ms97-009.
GOTTLIEB, LOIS DAVIDSON (1926- ). PAPERS, 1945-2003. 17.6 cu. ft.
Residential designer in San Francisco, California.
Attended Stanford University and Harvard Graduate
School of Design. Served as an apprentice to Frank Lloyd Wright from 1948
to 1949 as part of the Taliesin Fellowship. Designed residences
in California, Washington, Idaho, and Virginia and is the author
of Environment and Design in Housing (Macmillan, 1965). Papers include project files,
drawings, correspondence, manuscripts, photographs
and printed material related to Gottlieb's design work and various professional activities. Finding aid
available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage Project database. International Archive of Women in Architecture. Ms97-003.
GOTTWALD-THAPAR, SYLVIA, RÉSUMÉ. 0.1 cu. ft. Urban
designer and planner at the Maryland National Capital Park & Planning
Commission. Curriculum vitae. International Archive of Women in Architecture. Ms2000-038.
GOUGH, MELVIN N. (1906-1994). PAPERS, 1919-1971. 22.0 cu. ft.
Aeronautical engineer and test pilot. Received B.S. in Mechanical
Engineering from Johns Hopkins in 1926. Successively engineer, test
pilot, chief test pilot, and chief of flight research at the National
Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (1926-58). Director of NASA
operations in Cape Canaveral, Florida (1958-60); director of the Bureau
of Safety, Civil Aeronautics Board (1960-62). Recipient, Institute of
Aeronautical Sciences Octave Chanute Award (1941); Flight Safety
Foundation's Distinguished Service Award (1955); elected to the Virginia
Aviation Hall of Fame (1978). Papers include correspondence, memoranda,
test reports on aircraft, notes and calculations, and publications,
reflecting Gough's career as a test pilot, N.A.C.A. administrator, and
flight safety investigator. Topics include Gough's years at Langley,
aviation safety, and accident investigation insurance. Archives of
American Aerospace Exploration. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1987-057. Note: This collection is in off-site storage and requires 2-3 days notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.
GOVERNORS' CONFERENCE. STATE DINNER MENU, 1950. 0.1 cu. ft. Menu from state dinner of the National Governors' Conference of 1950, held at the Greenbrier (White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia). Autographed for John Britton Jr. by Tennessee Governor Gordon Browning and others. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2008-047.
GRAHAM AND ROBINSON. ACCOUNT BOOK, 1869-1873. 0.2 cu. ft. Wythe County, Virginia, general store. Ledger detailing customer transactions, including credits for employee wages. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1978-013.
GRAHAM, DAVID P. (1838-1898). ACCOUNT BOOK, 1880-1884. 0.1 cu. ft. Wythe County,
Virginia, merchant, farmer, and iron furnace owner. Accounts of servants and workers, showing goods purchased at Graham's store and pay for days worked. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1940-009.
GRAHAM, WILLIAM H. (1893-1964). ACCOUNT BOOKS, 1931-1932. 0.1 cu. ft. Resident and general store merchant of Radford, Virginia. Two ledgers containing customer names, goods purchased, and prices. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1940-010.
GRAHAM'S MAGAZINE. MANUSCRIPTS, 1843-47. 0.3 cu. ft. Magazine,
published in Philadelphia, founded in 1826 as The Casket
and purchased by George Rex Graham in 1839, who changed the name to
Graham's Magazine and was editor from 1843 to 1847.
Collection consists of forty-four manuscripts, all published in the
magazine during the period of Graham's editorship. Manuscripts include
book reviews, essays, poetry, fiction, and humor. Authors represented
include Mrs. H.M.F. Annan, Joseph C. Neal, George Hill, and Mrs. M.N.
GRAMATIKOVA, LILIA. ARCHITECTURAL PAPERS, 1971-1979. 0.1 cu. ft.
Papers consist of nine black and white photos of the Folk Music
School that Gramatikova did in the Village of Shiroka Luka, as well as a
color photocopy of the school after its completion in 1979. The
collection also includes a photocopy of a drawing of Gramatikova's
personal residence in Sofia, completed in 1965. The collection is part of the IAWA Small Collections (Ms2009-054). Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. International Archive of Women in Architecture. Ms2001-023.
GRAU-GARCIA, CHRISTINA (1946- ). ARCHITECTURAL PAPERS. 0.3 cu. ft.
Professor of architecture at the Escuela T.S. de Arquitectura
Universidad Politecnica-Valencia in Spain. Collection consists of a
curriculum vitae, magazine articles (1974-1983), copies of photographs
and floorplans of two of her designs, architectural journals (1988) with
articles by Grau-Garcia, and an academic catalog for the University and
a book, Borges y la Arquitectura (1989), both written by Grau-Garcia.
International Archive of Women in Archtitecture. Ms2001-066.
GRAVELY, MARSHALL F. (abt. 1838-1863). LETTER, 1862. 0.1 cu. ft. Resident of Henry County, Virginia; private with the 18th Regiment, Virginia Infantry. Letter to Gravely's sister relates camp and army conditions, as well as his heated comments on a social conflict with a family back home. Finding aid available online. Ms2012-003.
GRAVELY, PETYON B. (1835-1928). LETTER, 1863. 0.1 cu. ft. Collection includes a letter to Gravely's sister letter detailing of a regimental review by Jefferson Davis, as well as Gravely's comments on recent rumors from home. Finding aid available online. Ms2012-002.
GRAVES, JEREMIAH WHITE (1801-78[?]). DIARY, 1820-78. 0.1 cu. ft.
Pittsylvania County, Virginia, farmer. Collection consists of a
microfilm copy of Graves's extensive diary, and a typescript manuscript
of selected transcribed passages from the diary. Graves refers to his
farmwork, the sale of Negroes in the area, and his children's schooling.
During the Civil War years Graves mentions the fighting and the war's
end. After the war he comments that Negroes could vote while he could
aid available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage Project database.
GRAVES, ROBERT (1895-1985). LETTERS, 1962-1970, n.d. 0.1 cu. ft. English poet, novelist, and critic. Collection includes five letters: four from Graves while in Mallorca, Spain, and Oxford, England, and one to him from Melville Hardiment of London. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1972-008.
GRAVES, WILLIAM F. (1832-1923). COLLECTION, 1911-1914. 0.1 cu. ft. Native of Pittsylvania County, Virginia; major in the 2nd Virginia Cavalry during the Civil War. Biographical sketches, speech texts, and a roster for Company F, 2nd Virginia Cavalry (aka the Bedford Southside Dragoons). Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2010-040.
GRAY, CHARLES H. (?-1862). LETTER, 1861. 0.1 cu. ft. Soldier in
Company C, 4th Ohio Volunteer Regiment in the Civil War. Letter to his
brother, July 13-14, 1861, giving an account of his part in the Union
advance on Beverly, Virginia (now West Virginia), and a report on the
Battle of Rich Mountain. Ms89-028.
GRAY, FLOYD (1867-1941). PAPERS, 1895-1908. 0.5 cu. ft. Bedford
County Republican Committee chairman and distillery general storekeeper-
gauger for the Internal Revenue Service. Includes correspondence and
notes relating both to Gray's political activities and his civil service
work. Also includes personal correspondence and financial records.
available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage Project database.Ms89-085.
GRAY, HENRY L. LETTERS, 1863-1865. 0.2 cu ft. Seaman with the
14th Maine Volunteers. Letters to his family in Bradley, Maine. During
the correspondence, Gray was stationed on the U.S.S. Cambridge and the
receiving ship Ohio. Also included are four documents pertaining to
Gray's enlistment in the Navy. Ms2001-002.
GREELEY, HORACE (1811-72). LETTER, 1864. 0.1
cu. ft. Newspaper editor (most notably of the New York Tribune and
political leader. Best known for his famous phrase "Go west, young man."
One page manuscript letter from Greeley, written February 10, 1864, to
Reuben E. Fenton, U.S. Senator from New York. Greeley asks Fenton to
consider Col. L.W. Boadly(?) for the post of Emissary General of
Ordnance, for the war effort. Transcript available. Letter image available and photograph. Ms94-024.
GREEN, EDWARD A. (1836-1918). REMINISCENCES, [1902?]. 0.1 cu. ft. Corporal in Company E, 12th Virginia Cavalry. Facsimile copies of Green's handwritten draft notes and published history of the 12th Virginia Cavalry, serialized in an unidentified newspaper in 1902. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2009-003.
GREER, CHARLES P. (1877-1953). LETTER, 1947. 0.1 cu. ft. Resident of Troutdale, Virginia. Lumberman, sheep owner, merchant, and land speculator. Typescript letter and broadside, discussing the purchase and planned improvement of auctioned lands in Troutdale, Virginia. Finding aid available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2008-078.
GREGORY, EARL DAVIS (1897-1972). PAPERS, 1919-97. 1.6 cu. ft.
Born in Clayville, Virginia; educated at Virginia Tech (1919-23,
non-graduate in electrical engineering). Awarded the Congressional Medal
of Honor for active service in World War I. Collection includes
photographs, publications, citations, and medals related to Gregory's
service in the War and the Medal of Honor; correspondence, and
files about the Veteran's Administration and other service
organizations. Finding aid
available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage Project database. Ms72-004.
GRESHAM FAMILY. PAPERS, 1825-1940. 0.2 cu. ft. Macon, Georgia family,
headed by John Jones Gresham, a politician, attorney, and local businessman.
Photocopies of papers, including correspondence, notes on Confederate
memorabilia, legal and financial papers, and biographical materials
available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms88-096.
GRISOGONO, KSENIJA (1909-1997). RÉSUMÉ. 0.1 cu. ft.
Attended Zagreb University, earned a degree in Architecture
and Engineering, (1933). Attended the Institute of Fine Art in Prague,
(1937). Following her studies in Prague, Grisogono studied with Le
Corbusier. She worked on the Yugoslav Pavillion (1938-) in Ankara,
Turkey; the Italian Cultural Institute (1938-) in Belgrade, Yugoslavia;
and the British and French Embassies (-1949), also in Belgrade. In
Paris, France she work on La Defense (1960-1970), a massive business
quarter. International Archive of Women in Architecture.
GROAT, LINDA N. RÉSUMÉ. 0.1 cu. ft. Associate Dean for
Academic Programs and Administration at the University of Michigan.
Curriculum vitae. International Archive of Women in Architecture. Ms2000-039.
GROPIUS, WALTER (1883-1969) AND G. PRESTON FRAZER (1908-2003). PAPERS, 1969-1992. 0.3 cu. ft.
Renowned German American architect; director of the Bauhaus from 1919 to
1928 and Chair of the Harvard University Graduate School of Design from
1938 to 1952. Papers consist of letters between Gropius and George
Preston Frazer, an architecture professor at Virginia Tech from 1939 to
1973. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1992-052.
GROSS, AL (1918-2000). PAPERS, 1909-2000, bulk
1945-1980. 10.0 cu. ft. Al Gross, a pioneer of wireless communications
technology, is most known for his inventions that include the walkie
talkie, the two-way wrist radio that was the prototype for the Dick
Tracy wristwatch walkie talkie, the pager, and various antenna. Gross's
collection is comprised mostly of patents, technical drawings and
specifications, research and design notes, ledgers, publications,
correspondence, and photographs. The collection also includes prototypes
of his inventions, licenses, diplomas, and awards. Photos
taken from the Al Gross exhibit opening in Torgersen Hall available. Images
taken from the Al Gross collection are located in the Virginia Tech
aid available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage Project database.
GROVE, ARTHUR W. (d. 1946). FAMILY PAPERS, 1900-1957. 0.3 cu. ft. Grove lived in Roanoke for most of his adult life; worked for Norfolk & Western Railway Company; married to Margaret F.; parents of four children. Collection includes receipts, correspondence, and documents relating to several family members created between 1900 and 1957. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2011-084.
GROVER, NORMAN L. PAPERS, 1957-1972. 2.0 cu. ft. Professor of Religion at VPI from 1957-1991 and Head of the Department of Religion and Philosophy from 1957-1972. This collection consists primarily of material concerning the Department of Religion and Philosophy, the Humanities Program, and the College of Education. Ms91-037.
GUILLISSEN-HOA, SIMONE. PAPERS, 1987. 0.1 cu. ft. The collection
consists of photographs of Guillessen-Hoa taken in 1987 and a biographical
sketch documenting her career from 1947-1987. International Archive of
Women in Architecture. Ms2001-024.
GUTHRIE, ELIZABETH D. PAPERS, 1940s. 0.1 cu. ft. Record of the VPI Cadet Glee Club from the 1940s submitted by the director, Elizabeth D. Guthrie. Ms88-012.
GUTHRIE, JOHN. SCRAPBOOK, c.1922-1929. 1 cu. ft. Virginia resident (later California); VPI student, 1922-1926; BA in Agronomy. Collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by 1926 graduate, John Dennett Guthrie, containing photos and memorabilia of the cadet's years at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2012-029.