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MACFARLANE, JANE. PUBLICATION, 1987. 0.1 cu. ft. Architect of
London, Great Britain. Copy of Catalogue
of Films and Television Programmes on Architecture, Town Planning and
the Environment (1987) compiled and edited by Macfarlane.
International Archive of Women in Architecture. Ms2000-061.
MACON, ALABAMA. HOUSEHOLD AND RECIPE BOOK, 1842-1918. 0.1 cu. ft. Collection consist of a handwritten household management/recipe book. In addition to a variety of recipes, including those with measurements like saltspoons and wine glasses, the book also contains a list of duties for household slaves. Several letters and clippings were also found in the book. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2011-088.
MAGILL, ORRIN RANKIN (1887-1976). PAPERS, 1945-1972. 2.5 cu. ft. Graduate of VPI class of 1913, VPI professor of philosophy and religion, and active member of Montgomery County community. Papers documenting community activities, particularly on the County Board of Supervisors and the New River Valley Planning Commission. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1975-010.
MAHER, FRANK J. (1915- ). PAPERS, 1948-83. 5.0 cu. ft. Engineer
specializing in aerodynamic research. Received B.S. degree from
Manhattan College (1936) and M.S. in Civil Engineering at Virginia Tech
(1937). Taught Applied Mechanics, Engineering Science and Mechanics at
VPI from 1937 to 1978. Papers include consulting files for wind tunnel
research on a number of projects, including the North Carolina National
Bank (Charlotte), William Preston Lane Memorial Bridge (Maryland), and
Hollins College Chapel. Also included is an extensive correspondence
with David B. Steinman, engineer and bridge designer, dealing with
consulting work Maher undertook for Steinman's projects, including the
Macinac Straits Bridge and the Jefferson Memorial Arch. Other papers
include publications, reports, photographs, and blueprints. Unprocessed.
MAHONY GRIFFEN, MARION. RÉSUMÉ.
MAHOOD, THOMAS A. (1838-1916). CIVIL WAR REMINISCENCES, ca. 1895. 0.1 cu. ft. Lieutenant with French's Battery, Giles Artillery (Wise Legion, Virginia Artillery). Collection consists of a thirty-six page retrospective written by Mahood of his war experiences. Describes the company's involvement in the Battle of Drewrys Bluff (May 1864), and the actions of the Legion commander General Henry A. Wise. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1979-002.
MALONEY, JAMES. SKETCH, c.1863-1865. 0.1 cu. ft. Soldier and orderly of Col. George M. Love of the 116th Regiment, NY Infantry. Color sketch of Private James Maloney. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2010-021.
MAIZ APELLANIZ, MARTA (1959-). BIOGRAPHICAL MATERIAL 0.1 cu. ft.
Architect of Madrid, Spain. Collection consists of a lengthy curriculum
vitae with copies of architectural drawings and articles about her work.
International Archive of Women in Architecture. Ms2000-062.
MANG-FRIMMEL, EVA, BIOGRAPHICAL MATERIAL. 0.1 cu. ft. Architect of
Vienna, Austria. Materials consist of two posters of photographs and
architectural designs of structures she and her husband, Karl Mang, have
designed together from 1953 to 1984, a book Neue Laden (Verlag Gerd Hatje:
Stuttgart. 1981), and two catalogs in which Mang contributed, two
brochures, and copies of four magazine articles (1982-87) in which her
work is cited. International Archive of Women in Architecture. Ms2000-063.
MANNING, WARREN H. PAPERS, 1925-1928. 0.1 cu. ft. Landscape architect in Massachusetts. Papers include Manning's reports and blueprint drawings on historic sites of Blacksburg, Virginia, including the Black homestead, Smithfield, and Preston Cemetery. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1962-007.
MANSFIELD, JAMES ROGER. (1910-1977). PAPERS, 1928-[ca. 1930]. 0.1 cu. ft. Graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute (class of 1931). Menu for 1928 Virginia Tech Cotillion Club banquet; photographs of Mansfield, two classmates, and the Fort Monroe Coast Artillery. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2011-062.
MANUSCRIPT COOKBOOK [MID-ATLANTIC REGION?]. c. 1840s-1915? Collection consists of a manuscript cookbook that includes a series of recipes dating from approximately 1840-1915; recipes for wine, syrups, baked goods, and preservation and pickling instructions. Finding aid available online. Ms2012-060.
MANUSCRIPT RECIPE BOOK. 0.1 cu. ft. Collection contains a half-filled manuscript recipes for baked goods, vegetables, main dishes, desserts, and candies. Finding aid available online. Ms2012-050.
MANUSCRIPT RECIPE BOOK/SCRAPBOOK, late 19th-early 20th century. 0.1 cu. ft. Collection consists of a late 19th century book of Maine school reports, repurposed as a recipe book/scrapbook, including calling cards, advertisements, and dessert recipes. Finding aid available online. Ms2012-019.
"MANY MORE: WOMEN IN ARCHITECTURE, 1978-1988." EXHIBIT MATERIALS,
1987-1988. 4.5 cu. ft. Traveling exhibition premiering on May 15, 1988,
at the American Institute of Architects National Convention and Design
Exposition in New York City. It was sponsored by the AIA's Women in
Architecture Committee in response to the exhibit "That Exceptional One:
Women in American Architecture, 1888-1988." Inventory
available online. International Archive of Women in Architecture. Ms2000-084.
[MAP OF 1937 MERRIMAC COMMUNITY, 1996.] 0.1 cu. ft. Map of the
Merrimac coal mining community in Montgomery County, Virginia, as it was
in 1937. Produced by the Appalachian Studies Program and the Landscape
Architecture Program at Virginia Tech. Restricted use. Ms96-012.
MARION, VIRGINIA, QUARRY. PHOTOGRAPH, [c.1900-1920] 0.1 cu. ft. Photograph of men working at a quarry, possibly Pendleton Quarry in Wytheville, Virginia. Image taken by A.P. Snider, photographer from Smyth County, Virginia, in the early 20th century. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2009-082.
[MARITIME BILLS OF LADING, 1830-69.] 0.1 cu. ft. Coastal trade
bills and freight receipts, most engraved with vignettes of sailing
ships. Names port from which ship sailed, the name of the ship, the
consignor, goods consigned and the port to which goods were bound.
MARMION, BISHOP WILLIAM HENRY PAPERS, 1932-1981. 20.6 linear feet.
Marmion, born 1907, was Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of Southwestern
Virginia from 1954 to 1979. The papers document the forty-seven year
ecclesiastical career of William H. Marmion. Included are booklets,
church bulletins, correspondence to and from Marmion, newspaper and
magazine clippings, photographs, and reports generated by the Bishop in
his service to the Episcopal Church. Topics of interest to the
researcher include Marmion's interest in the civil rights movement,
education, the Vietnam War, Race relations in South Africa, and social
relations among all Episcopalians. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms86-013.
MARQUARD, CLAUDIA. ARCHITECTURAL PAPERS, 1998. 0.1 cu. ft.
Collection consists of color photomontages of Marquard's commissions in
Berlin: the restoration of a group of apartment buildings on Rosenthaler
Street and the restoration of a house for Potsdam Gregor. Inventory
available online. International Archive of Women in Architecture. Ms2001-029.
MARSHAK, ROBERT E. (1916-1992). PAPERS, 1947-1990. 65.0 cu. ft. Sub-atomic particle physicist. A.B., Columbia University (1936); Ph.D., Cornell University (1939). Instructor and professor of physics, University of Rochester (1939-70). President of City College, City University of New York (1970-79). University Distinguished Professor at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1979-86). Chairman, Federation of American Scientists (1947-48); president, American Physical Society (1983-84). Recipient of the J. Robert Oppenheimer Memorial Prize (1982) for his work on nuclear forces and of the Clark Kerr award (1987) for contributions to the advancement of higher education. Papers consist of Marshak's files on the Shelter Island Conferences (1947-49); and his administrative and correspondence files on the Rochester Conferences on High-Energy Physics (1950-57), which he founded. After 1957 the conferences were held under the sponsorship of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) and Marshak's files from the conferences from 1958 to 1970 are also included. The collection also includes correspondence files on IUPAP (1953-73) and on the Commission on HighEnergy Physics (1958-63); photographs (1950-70); and a photocopy of an oral history interview done by Charles Weiner (1970). Also includes correspondence, notes, reports, files, speech texts, newsclippings, autographs, photographs, transcripts, and other personalia. Topics include the national and international development of high-energy physics, meetings and symposia, and scientific committees; awards and prizes, administration and education, science in the Eastern Bloc and Third World, and the scientist as social activist or citizen-scientist. Partial inventory available on the Virgina Heritage database. Ms1988-060.
MARSHALL, GEORGE H. (ca.1835-1919). DIARY, 1864-1865. 0.1 cu. ft. Soldier in Company K, 113th Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery. Short diary entries describe personal routines as well as activities of the 113th and Fort Monroe, Virginia, to which the regiment was assigned. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2008-001.
MARSHALL, J. PAXTON. PAPERS, 1967-1996. 1 cu. ft. Faculty member in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at Virginia Tech (1967-1995). Collection contains papers, reports and publications on land use issues (primarily in Virginia), as well as a small amount of biographical materials. Finding aid available online. Ms.2012-074.
MARSHALL, JOHN. LETTER, 1945. 0.1 cu. ft. Lieutenant commander in U.S.
Navy and member of Admiral Halsey's staff writes from the scene of the
Japanese surrender aboard the USS Missouri on September 2, 1945.
Describes the surrender ceremony in detail, particularly his impressions
of U.S. military leaders and representatives of other nations participating
in the ceremony. Photostatic copy. Ms99-006.
MARSHALL-BAKER, ANNA. PAPERS, 1997. 0.1 cu. ft. Associate Professor
in Near Environments following her tenure as an Assistant Professor in
the Department of Housing, Interior Design and Resource Management at
Virginia Tech (1992-2001). Her papers include an exhibit catalog for
Knoll Furniture entitled "The Knoll Spirit" which Marshall-Baker
co-curated and her Curriculum Vitae, with an extensive list of
available online. International Archive of Women in Architecture. Ms2001-030.
MARTIN, JOHN S. LETTERS, 1862-63. 0.1 cu. ft. Confederate soldier
in the 18th Alabama Infantry during the Civil War. Collection consists
of two letters to Martin's wife Sarah Jane. One is written November 29,
1862, where he urges his wife to send him new gloves. The other
(photocopy) is written March 1, 1863, from Mobile, Alabama, to his wife
with an additional note to his father, telling them of his sadness at
being away from his family and the high price of molasses. Ms93-013.
MARTIN, SHELLEY F. RÉSUMÉ. 0.1 cu. ft. Faculty member
of the Department of Architecture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and
State University. Member of the IAWA Board of Advisors, 1996-1998.
MARTIN, THOMAS R. (b. abt. 1848). LETTER, 1861. 0.1 cu. ft. Letter written by Pvt Thomas R. Martin, Company F, 10th Virginia Cavalry (1st Cavalry Regiment, Wise Legion). Dated September 22, 1861 and written from Sewell, VA (now WV). Martin reports on recent events, including the Battle of Carnifax Ferry. He notes recent war news, as well as his unit's current position and winter plans. Finding aid available on Virginia Heritage database. Ms2012-011.
MASON, EBENEZER E. (1829-1910). DIARY, 1864-1865. 0.1 cu. ft. Maine, and later, Virginia resident; local magistrate and a member of the Accotink Home Guard; delegate to the Second Wheeling Convention and the Restored Virginia Government Convention. Collection includes Mason's diary from parts of 1864 and 1865; entries typically note the weather of the day as well whether or not Congress was in session; some newspaper clippings between pages. Finding aid available online. Ms2012-063.
MASSANUTTEN MOUNTAIN [VIRGINIA]. PHOTOGRAPH, n.d. 0.1 cu. ft. Mountain ridge in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. Early twentieth century photograph taken from the mountain and overlooking Woodstock, Virginia to the west. Photograph by local photographer Hugh Morrison, Jr. Finding aid available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2008-066.
MASSEY, ARTHUR B. (1889-1982). PAPERS, 1902-1961. 0.5 cu. ft. Plant pathologist, assistant professor of botany at Alabama Polytechnic Institute, professor of biology at Virginia Tech, and member of the Virginia Academy of
Science. Field notes; essays and studies; laboratory course outlines; printed materials; and photographs of trees on the Virginia Tech campus (with identifying notes). Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1962-002.
MASSEY, W.F. (1839-1923). PAPERS, 1893-1908. 0.1 cu. ft. Professor
of Botany Arboriculture at the North Carolina College of Agriculture and
Mechanics Arts, and editor of The Practical Farmer. Copies
of correspondence to Massey from farmers, horticultural societies, and
others regarding articles in The Practical Farmer, and
asking for advice. Ms84-171.
MATHEWS COURT HOUSE [VIRGINIA]. ACCOUNT BOOKS, 1838-1874. 0.9 cu. ft. Mathews County, Virginia, general store, likely operated by Francis Armistead and a succession of partners. Three day books, detailing customer purchases. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1940-021.
MATTHEW, HIRAM. CORRESPONDENCE, 1863-65. 0.1 cu. ft. Twenty-one
letters from a Union soldier in the 66th Indiana Volunteer Infantry in
the Civil War. Possibly in the siege of Atlanta, Georgia, May-September,
1864. Letters to his wife, Elmira, in Campbellsburg, Washington County,
Indiana, from camps in Corinth, Mississippi; Pulaski, Tennessee; and
Atlanta, Georgia. Writes of camp life, his fellow soldiers, the battle
in Vicksburg, Mississippi, and his relief at the war's end. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage website. Ms1988-090.
MATTHEWS, THOMAS J. CORRESPONDENCE, 1878, n.d. 0.1 cu. ft. Surveyor for Kanawha County, West Virginia. Letters to W. W. Gitt regarding coal lands near Coal River and Cabin Creek on the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad, accompanied by note from Gitt giving instructions to an unnamed person. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2009-032.
MATRIX: FEMINIST ARCHITECTURAL CO-OPERATIVE LIMITED. PUBLICATIONS,
1986. 0.1 cu. ft. Non-profit women's architectural cooperative in
London, Great Britain, designed to help women's groups and groups that
benefit women by finding and assessing potential building sites, aiding
in obtaining funding for construction, and making models and giving
workshops to help women's groups understand and take part in the design
process. Records consist of publications written and published by
MATRIX, including Making Space: Women
and the Man-Made Environment (1986), Building for Childcare (1986), and
A Job Designing Buildings (1986).
International Archive of Women in Architecture. Ms2000-064.
MATSUKAWA-TSUCHIDA, JUNKO, EXHIBITION MATERIALS, 1998. 0.5 cu. ft.
The International Union of Women Architects (UIFA), founded in 1963 by
IAWA's Board of Advisors member Solange d'Herbez de la Tour, convened
its 12th Congress in Tokyo, Japan on September 1, 1998. The theme of the
Congress, "People, Architecture, and Cities in an Age of Harmony with
the Environment," was discussed in 56 presentations and displayed in 43
exhibition panels. This collection consists of exhibition panels
prepared by Junko Matsukawa-Tsuchida. Ms2001-052.
MAURY, DABNEY H. JR. (1863-1933). LETTERS, 1891-1892. 0.1 cu. ft. Resident of Colombia and son of Confederate general. Three letters to Lieutenant Wirt Robinson concerning Robinson's proposed trip to Colombia. Includes information on Colombian topography and travel. Finding aid available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2008-063.
MAYBURY, JOHN R. (1828-1917). DIARY, 1864. 0.1 cu. ft. Corporal in Company L, 10th New York Cavalry. Diary describing winter camp activities and routines, as well as skirmishes and battles with the enemy in northern and eastern Virginia. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2008-044.
MCBROOM, J. HARRY. PAPERS, 1899-1908. 0.1 cu. ft. Collection includes 22 letters written by McBroom, possibly from Abingdon, Virginia, to Thyrza Fugate detailing campus life in 1904-1905. Collection also contains three pieces of sheet music. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1974-016.
MCBRYDE HOUSE SPECIFICATIONS. RECORDS. c1900. 0.1 cu. ft.
Specification No. 1755 of the labor and materials required in the
erection and completion of a two-story, brick dwelling house to be
erected for Dr. J. M. McBryde in Blacksburg Virginia. 20 leaves.
MCBRYDE, J. BOLTON (1866-1925). COLLECTION, n.d. 0.2 cu. ft. Collection consists of approximately photographs, negatives, and glass plate negatives depicting Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, Montgomery County, and the New River area. Finding aid available online. Ms1992-059.
MCCALL, CATHARINE FLOOD. LEGAL DOCUMENT, 1810. 0.1 cu. ft. Collection consists of a court order from Henrico County, Virginia, ordering the seizure of the goods of Robert S. Smithey as payment for previously incurred debts. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2011-095.
MCCALL, WILLIAM. LETTER, 1785. Resident of Franklin County, Virginia. Letter written to John Barr, of Holstein, regarding family matters. McCall mentions having a letter from "Brother Robert," who intends a trip to "Caintucky." Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2008-042.
MCCAULEY, JOHN. LETTER, 1864. 0.1 cu. ft. Resident of Salem, Virginia during the Civil War. Letter describing arrival at home, advising Edward (probably his son) not to accompany fellow soldiers who steal from the local populace at night, and relaying news of a benefit exhibition for soldiers in the area. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2009-075.
McCLELLAND, KENETH. PAPERS, 1797. 0.1 cu. ft. Washington County,
Virginia, resident. Administrator's account of McClelland's estate.
MCCOMBS, DOROTHY. PAPERS, 1970-1989. 8.6 cu. ft. Appalachian history bibliographer and reference librarian at Virginia Tech. Collection includes notes on the Preston family and Smithfield Plantation, photographs, and miscellaneous articles. Collection also includes notes on her research into Appalachian textile production, and a copy of her unpublished manuscript, "Virginia Cloth: Early Textiles in Montgomery County, 1776-1830." Unprocessed. Ms95-006.
MCCORMICK & CO. ADVERTISING. COLLECTION, 1905. 0.1 cu. ft. Collection consists of a letter, booklet, and circular addressed to McCormick & Co. distributors in Marion, Virginia, in 1905. Items address a change in advertising and/or updates on spice markets. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2011-079.
MCDONALD, MARTHA. LETTER, 1862. 0.1 cu. ft. Southern woman and wife to Lewis McDonald, a Confederate soldier. Letter of general inquiry to husband serving in the Civil War. Finding
aid available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2008-029.
McDONALD, ROXANA. ARCHITECTURAL PAPERS, 1984. 8.0 cu. ft. Born in
Romania, she did restoration work before moving to Britain and
completing post-graduate studies in Building Conservation. The
collection consists of the research, drawings, working drafts, and
illustrations for McDonald's book entitled "The Fireplace Book"
published in 1984. Inventory
available online. International Archive of Women in Architecture. Ms94-001.
McGAVOCK, DAVID CLOYD (1845-64). PAPERS, 1861-1901, n.d. 0.1 cu.
ft. Soldier in Company B of the 24th Virginia Regiment in the
Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died in May, 1864. Collection
consists of ca. 35 items, including letters written by McGavock to his
family while studying at Roanoke College in 1861, and then from camps
near Winchester and Petersburg, Virginia, and Goldsboro, North Carolina.
Includes sympathy letters to McGavock's sister after his death, and
other miscellaneous family papers. Ms90-032.
McGILL, JOSEPH. LETTER, 1863. 0.1 cu. ft. Union soldier in the
Civil War writing his parents on July 24, 1863, from Wartrace,
Tennessee. Writes that the general opinion of the men is that the war
will be over soon, and that there is talk of going back to Kentucky.
McJELLISON, JOHN. PAPERS, 1861-1862. 0.1 cu. ft. Second Lieutenant, Company K, 27th Regiment, Maine Infantry. Collection contains McJellison's commission and a letter from his nephew in the 2nd Regt., Massachusetts Infantry. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2010-059.
MCKENNA, CHARLES F. (1845-1922). COLLECTION, 1861-1998. 0.3 cu. ft. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania resident and private in the 155th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers. After the war, he was lawyer and judge throughout Allegheny County, PA, until his death. He also acted briefly as Judge of the United States District Court of Puerto Rico from 1904-1906. Collection includes diaries with his accounts of the war from 1862-1865, an 1861 musket, and materials related to his published history of the 155th, Under the Maltese Cross, from Antietam to Appomattox. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2009-031.
McKINNIS, HENRY (1841-1893). LETTERS, 1863-1864. 0.1 cu. ft. Private in Company B, 3rd Iowa Infantry from 1861 to 1864. Letters written to mother from camps near Moscow, Tennessee (January 20, 1863) and Hebron, Mississippi (March 5, 1864). McKinnis writes of Union and Confederate raids, a lack of rations, and general family matters. Accompanied by photocopies of typed transcripts, biographical material and a photo of McKinnis and his wife, Elizabeth Gilchrist McKinnis. Civil War Small Manuscripts Collection. Ms2003-014.
MCLEAN, F. EDWARD (1924-). PAPERS, 1950-1985. 0.6 cu. ft. Aerospace engineer; Specialized in supersonic aerodynamic design and analysis, and high-speed management; Graduate of Louisiana Polytechnic Institute (1948); NACA and NASA administrator from 1948-1978. Collection includes personal papers, clippings, correspondence, publications, technical reports, photographs and presentation materials, subject files, and awards. Archives of American Aerospace Exploration. Finding aid available online. Ms1990-054.
McPHERSON, PAULINE KIRTLEY [n.d.]. HAMPTON HOUSE COLLECTION, c.1876
- 1981. 3.0 cu. ft. Materials relating to the Hampton House (or Mansion)
located in Baltimore County, Maryland, between 1783 and 1788. The
collection includes magazines, books, diaries, correspondence,
calendars, newspaper clippings, newsletters, notes, and reports
concerning the Hampton House, its gardens, and the genealogy of the
owners, in particular the Ridgely family. Ms93-017.
MEADE & BAKER. APOTHECARY LEDGER, 1861-1870. 0.4 cu. ft. Pharmaceutical company in Richmond, Virginia. Accounts ledger including customer names, addresses and itemized purchases, possibly for the company's mail-order business. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2009-130.
[MEDICAL TEXT, LATE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.] 0.1 cu. ft. Manuscript
text from unknown late eighteenth century physician. Refers to cures for
hemorrhages, fainting, gout, "morbid congestions," and jaundice.
Suggested cures include cathartics and leeches. Ms89-008.
MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT LEAVES, 14TH-16TH CENTURIES. 0.1 cu. ft. Four manuscript leaves from the 14th-16th centuries. Text is written in Latin, with some marginalia. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1981-104.
MENDELSOHN, LOUISE (1894-1980). AUTOBIOGRAPHY, n.d. 0.2 cu. ft. Born in
Germany, wife of German-American architect Eric Mendelsohn (1887-1953), who was an exponent of German Expressionism and the functional modern look called the "International Style." Collection is a typescript autobiography, "My Life in a Changing World" by Louise Mendelsohn, about her life with her husband, her views on architecture and design, and her attempts to establish what is now the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. Also includes a typescript proposal by Mendelsohn for the establishment of "A Museum of Architecture." International Archive of Women in Architecture. Ms89-056.
MENTAL HYGIENE IN THE CLASSROOM. MANUAL, 1970. 0.1 cu. ft. Manual to help educate teachers on recognizing and preventing the development of mental health issues in their students; manual outlines sixteen symptoms of "personality difficulty" ranging from cruelty to daydreaming. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2011-054.
MERCHANT, VIOLET ROBINSON (1919-2008). PAPERS, 1940-1953. 0.1 cu. ft. Graduate of Virginia Tech, Bachelors of Business Administration, 1941. Collection consists of a newspaper clipping, a cotillion club invitation, a VPI playbill, a football schedule, and a hand-drawn Valentine card from fellow VPI graduate, Bill Gearhart. Ms2002-012.
MEREDITH, AMAZA LEE (1895-1984). BIOGRAPHICAL ARTICLE. 0.1 cu. ft.
African-American architect in Virginia; professor of Art at
Virginia State University. Materials consist of a November 1994 article
written for Inform about
Meredith's life and work, particularly about her design of her home in
Petersburg, Virginia. International Archive of Women in Architecture. Ms2000-065.
MERRICK, C. HENRY. LETTERS, 1862-1864. 0.1 cu. ft. Businessman
in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Collection consists of letters to Merrick
from various people, including his brother Spencer in Lancaster,
Massachusetts; Edward E. Clapp writing from Hagerstown, Maryland, and
Sarah E. Whitten writing from North Vienna, Maine. Spencer writes
eloquently of his feelings about the war, claiming he does not feel
comfortable being at home while "this great conflict is going on," and
his strong pro-Union stand. Whitten thanks Merrick for writing about the
details of his soldier brother's death. Clapp writes (October 1862)
about his life in the Union Army in Sharpsburg, mentioning that he got
his hair cut short for fear of lice. Ms94-038.
MERRY ANNE DRESS COMPANY PATTERN BOOK, New Haven, Connecticut, ca. 1930-1940.
0.2 li ft. Book of patterns for girls' dresses; includes fabric samples and
original color photographs. Ms2002-035.
MERVINE, HENRY G. LETTERS, 1864-65. 0.1 cu. ft. Soldier in the 17th
New York Battery in the Civil War. Two letters to his wife. The first
letter (July 24, 1864) was written in the trenches before Petersburg,
Virginia, where he took furniture from a nearby house to protect himself
in the earthworks. He notes that all the trees in the vicinity were
filled with lead from picket firing. In the second letter (April 8,
1865), from Richmond, Virginia, he writes about the suffering of the
citizens for lack of luxuries and necessities and that a committee was
sent to General R.E. Lee asking him to surrender. Ms89-046.
METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH, SOUTH [PULASKI, VIRGINIA, MISSION].
RECORD BOOK, 1892-96. 1 vol. Mission for the Methodist Episcopal Church
in Southwest Virginia. Record book list membership, baptisms, financial
information, Sunday school attendance, and other business for Pulaski
and Carroll counties and other areas of Southwest Virginia. Ms90-039.
METZ, PAUL. 1982. 0.1 cu. ft. Memo by Metz, the User Librarian at Newman Library in 1982, that documents his study on programs applied to subject collections. Ms82-020.
MICHAEL, RUDOLPH DIXON (1904-1994). PAPERS, 1925-1984. 0.2 cu. ft.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute alumnus (class of 1926) and Agricultural
Experiment Station agricultural editor (1928-65). Contains correspondence
and notes relating to the histories Blacksburg, the Preston family, and
Smithfield Plantation (including maps of the grounds and the cemetery).
Also contains a few campus photographs and printed materials related to
available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage Project database. Ms60-005.
MIKIC, VESNA (1954- ). ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS. 0.2 cu. ft.
Facility architect at the Faculty of Architecture of the University in
Zagreb, Croatia (formerly Yugoslavia). Received first prize in
competitions for urban designs in Zagreb and Krg. Collection consists of
architectural drawings and copies of photographs for competitions
(1987-1990) in which she submitted entries (urban villas in Zagreb and
housing in Belgred). International Archive of Women in Architecture. Ms2000-066.
MILES, CLARENCE PAUL (1879-1966). PAPERS, 1902-1960. 0.2 cu. ft. Virginia Tech graduate (1901), professor of modern languages (1902-1920, 1935-1951), and director of athletics (1920-1935). Grade books (1904-1913), together with personal memorabilia and photographs. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1961-003. (For his official files as Dean of the
College, see RG 11/3.)
MILES, JAMES. DIARY. (d.1865). 0.1 cu.ft. Civil War diary spanning January-March 1865. Entries include descriptions of battle and death of soldiers by snipers. Last entry is the day before Miles was killed in action and ten days before the end of the war.
Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2010-006.
MILKA BLIZNAKOV PRIZE. RECORDS, 1999-2006. 0.5 cu. ft. Established in
1998 to honor of the founder of the International Archive of Women in
Architecture, the Milka Bliznakov Prize is awarded for research that
advances knowledge of women's contributions to architecture and related
design fields. The collection consists of announcements about the award
and proposal submissions for the prize. An EAD-encoded
finding aid is available online through the Virginia Heritage database.
International Archive of Women in Architecture. Ms2001-045.
MILLAR, CAROLINE VIRGINIA TALIAFERRO. DIARY, 1860-62. 0.2 cu. ft.
Doctor's wife in Georgia. Collection consists of a photocopy of her
diary kept during the first years of the Civil War. Unprocessed.
MILLER, CHARLES A. (1819-93). FAMILY PAPERS, 1708-1926. 0.5 cu. ft.
Christiansburg, Virginia, clergyman. Served as a home missionary in
Giles County, Virginia, (1849-51) and in the Kimberlin Church of Giles
County (1853-62). Pastor in the White House Church near Radford,
Virginia, from 1871-93. Collection includes account books (1818-1903) of
Rev. Miller and his second wife Melinda Taylor, as well as those of his
ancestor Johann Muller of Schwabisch Hall in Germany (1708-26); oath of
allegiance (1778) annotated by Miller's uncle, the folk artist Lewis
Miller (1796-1882), of Ludwig Miller of Worcestor Township,
Pennsylvania; certificate of apprenticeship (1799) of Daniel Miller of
York County, Pennsylvania; and several other papers belonging to Rev.
Miller, including deeds (1855), a diary (1858), and receipts and
promissory notes (1840-1906). Mrs. Miller's papers include
correspondence (1893-1903), a bank book (1901-02), and a typescript
genealogy of her family (1926). Finding aid
available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms83-001.
MILLER, JOSEPH. LETTER, 1864. 0.1 cu. ft. Soldier in the 78th Ohio
Volunteer Infantry, Sherman's Army, during the Civil War. Letter written
June 23, 1864, to Rev. John Wright of Batesville, Ohio, from "the woods
near the Kaunausau Mountains." Miller gives a detailed and extensive
description of the corps's march over the Cumberland Mountains,
skirmishes with the "rebles," and woundings among the captains. Also
makes several comments about the military strategies of Union Generals
William T. Sherman and Joseph Hooker and Confederate General Joseph E.
Johnston. Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia, battle activity was part of
Sherman's Atlanta campaign. Transcript available. Ms89-076.
MILLER, JOE. MERCHANDISE BAR CODE COLLECTION, 1960-1991. 1.0 cu. ft.
J. Joseph "Joe" Miller was born in Richmond, Virginia, and began a career in retail sales there. He then became involved in the development and implementation of bar codes for use in the retail trade. This collection contains a proposal by Univac for implementing computer merchandise tracking for Thalheimer Brothers, Inc. of Richmond, ca. 1960. It also has information in binders, a slide presentation, and published documents about merchandise codes (including UVM, Universal Vendor Marking, and ASC X12 standards) mostly issued by or in conjunction with the National Retail Merchants Association from 1982-1991. There are two 2003 obituaries about Miller. Finding aid
available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage database.Ms2007-801.
MILLER, THOMAS S. (1860-1949). ACCOUNT BOOKS, 1885-1914. 3.0 cu. ft. Proprietor of general store in Giles County, Virginia during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Day books and ledgers detailing customer accounts. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1940-020.
MILLSPAUGH, NINA. DIARY, 1889, 1895-1898. 0.1 cu. ft. Diary of a Kansas City, Kansas, housewife. She gives the weather in each entry and an account of her chores and the day's events. Selective transcript available. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1982-001.
MINE HILL & SCHUYLKILL HAVEN RAILROAD. STOCK CERTIFICATES, 1833-1836. 0.1 cu. ft. Coal carrier in Pennsylvania, eventually purchased by the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad. Three certificates of stock, issued to John H. Cresson. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2009-035.
MINOR, CHARLES L. C. (1835-1903) AND HARMON, EDWARD P. (ca.1844-1888). CASH BOOK AND CIVIL WAR DIARY COLLECTION. 0.2 cu. ft. Minor, captain of ordnance in Confederate Army, first president of Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (later Virginia Tech). Entries detailing Minor's expenditures and income during the Civil War. Union Army Private Edward P. Harmon, 5th Maine Infantry. Diary entries describing Harmon's war experiences of May-June 1864, including battles of The Wilderness, Spotsylvania Court House, North Anna, and Cold Harbor. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2008-081.
[MISSISSIPPI RIVER LETTER, 1862.] Obsolete title. See HOWLAND, HENRY LETTER. Ms91-016.
MOCK WEDDING, ROANOKE, VIRGINIA. PHOTOGRAPH, c.1900. 0.1 cu. ft. Collection is a photograph of a mock wedding by children. Cardboard frame with stamp "Davis, Roanoke, VA," suggests the image may have been taken by George C. Davis, a prominent local photographer. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2009-083.
MONTEITH, JIMMIE WATERS JR. (1919-44). PAPERS, 1935-45. 1.0 cu. ft.
Born in Lowmoor, Virginia, and raised in Richmond, Virginia. Studied for
two years at Virginia Polytechnic Institute; member of the class of
1941. Lieutenant in the United States Army during World War II. Awarded
the Congressional Medal of Honor posthumously for "courage and gallantry
while leading his men in destroying an enemy emplacement on Normandy
Beach" on June 6, 1944 (D-Day). Collection consists primarily of his
letters home (1941-44) during the war. Also includes letters of
condolence to his family following his death, congratulatory letters for
being awarded the Medal of Honor, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
Collection also contains letters home (1942-45) from his brother, Robert
P. Monteith (V.P.I. class of 1935) during the war. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms90-062.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY [VIRGINIA] BICENTENNIAL COMMISSION. RECORDS, 1972-1977. 1.0 cu. ft. Commission formed to organize events celebrating the 200th anniversary of the formation of the United States and Montgomery County, Virginia. Includes correspondence, minutes, working notes and preparatory materials, printed material, and a scrapbook. Finding aid available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage Project database. Ms76-001.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY [VIRGINIA] DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE. RECORDS,
1961-94. 3.0 cu. ft. Correspondence, newsclippings, meeting minutes, and
rosters concerning the committee, local politics, and the Congressional,
Senatorial, and Presidential races of the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s.
Includes information about the specific campaigns and tenures of Rick
Boucher (9th District Congressional Representative), L. Douglas Wilder
(as Governor of Virginia, 1989-93), Al Gore and Bill Clinton (1992
Presidential campaign), Don Beyer (Lieutenant Governor campaign), Mary
Sue Terry for Attorney General (1989) and Governor (1993), and Joan
Munford and Jim Shuler for the 12th District Virginia House of
MONTGOMERY COUNTY [VIRGINIA] HISTORIC SITES SURVEY. RECORDS, 1985-1986.
1.2 cu. ft. Records arising from a 1985 survey of significant architectural
and/or historical sites in Montgomery County, Virginia. Includes an inventory
of structures and sites, a copy of the survey's book, Montgomery County
Historic Sites Survey (1986), and maps indicating locations of the
inventory's structures and sites.
available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage Project database. Ms86-006.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, VIRGINIA. LAND SURVEY, 1784. 1.0 cu. ft. Collection consists of map of Montgomery County as it was in 1784. The acreage, divided into thirty-two tracts of one thousand acres each, is situated on the Guyandotte River, a tributary of the Ohio, in present-day West Virginia. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2011-023.
[MONTGOMERY COUNTY, VIRGINIA, SURVEY, 1965]. 1 vol. Typescript
survey prepared by the first-year graduate students of the Department of
Urban and Regional Planning at Virginia Tech. Topics include land use
and misuse, transportation, commerce, employment, political aspects,
non-urban lands, shopping distribution, county government, financial
implementation, and land use controls. Ms91-060.
MONTGOMERY FEMALE COLLEGE. COLLECTION, 1886-1892. 0.1 cu. ft. Christiansburg, Virginia institution of higher learning for women during the latter 19th century. Assorted ephemera relating to the school, including a program for the 1886 class exercises; an 1892 program of entertainment; and certificates awarded to students Annie V. and Eugenia V. Sullivan. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2009-013.
MONTGOMERY FILM SOCIETY. RECORDS, 1956-1972. 0.5 cu. ft. Society devoted
to bringing foreign, art and classic films to Blacksburg, Virginia. Records
include correspondence, membership lists and administrative notes (including
constitution), film advertisements and reviews, film rental agreements, programs,
and financial records. Finding aid
available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage Project database. Ms73-007.
MONTGOMERY SAVINGS BANK. ACCOUNT BOOK, 1873-1878. 0.3 cu. ft. Bank operating in Montgomery County, Virginia during the latter 19th century. Ledger detailing customer accounts. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1975-009.
MONTGOMERY WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS. GUEST BOOK, 1886-1890. .6 cu. ft. Resort operating in rural Montgomery County, Virginia from 1855 to 1904. Register includes names of
resort's guests, their places of residence and notes on their meals, rooms and porterage. Finding aid available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage Project database. Also
available in PDF format (PDF 90.2mb) Ms2003-007.
MOODY, JOHN F. DIARY, 1861. 0.1 cu. ft. Sergeant, later lieutenant, 40th Regiment, Virginia Infantry; Wounded at Gaines' Mills, June 27, 1862; died from injuries June 30, 1862. Diary includes a series of entries from June and July of 1861 about the regiment, war news, and Moody's philosophical and religious observations on the war. Finding aid available online. Ms2012-022.
MOOR FAMILY. COLLECTION, 1859-1885, n.d. 0.1 cu. ft. Collection contains 24 letters, 2 stamped envelopes, 2 cent stamps, 1 baby photo, a Victorian valentine, newspaper clippings, a photo of an unidentified infant, and a decorated box. Correspondence is mostly between family and friends and contains news of day-to-day life. A majority of the letters are by Charles Moor and include some Civil War content. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2011-033.
MOORE FAMILY. PAPERS, 1847-1948. 1.4 cu. ft. Collection includes photographs, correspondence, and papers relating to the Moore family. Notable creators include John Moore, an army surgeon in the Third Seminole War and Civil War; John R Moore, a clerk for the IRS; and Mary M. Kelly, a member of Daughters of the American Revolution. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2010-033.
MOORE, ROBERT G. (abt. 1898-1925). COLLECTION, 1918-1922. 1.0 cu. ft. VPI graduate of 1922 in Civil Engineering. The collection contains a photo album compiled by Moore of scenes on the VPI campus from 1918-1919. Many of the pictures are clearly identified. Also included are Moore's student handbook and a photocopy of his obituary. Ms1992-051.
MOORE, WILLIAM J. (d.1862). LETTERS, 1862. 0.1 cu. ft. Private in the 27th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry. Died from disease in June 1862. Collection includes four letters from Moore home to his wife, Lydia, and his brother. Also contains two letters to Lydia by Moore's captain following his death. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2010-031.
"MORE THAN THE SUM OF OUR BODY PARTS." EXHIBIT MATERIALS, 1992-93. 2 cu. ft.
Exhibition designed and produced by CARY, Chicks in Architecture Refuse to
Yield (to atavistic thinking in design and society), an offshoot of Chicago
Women in Architecture. Collection consists of materials created for the
exhibit or in preparation of it, including press releases, drawings and
floorplans, announcements and newsletters, copies of articles advertising
the exhibit, meeting minutes, a videotape of the exhibit set-up and opening
reception, and exhibit catalogs. The exhibit was shown at the Randolph Street
Gallery in Chicago, Illinois, in June and July, 1993, illustrating the ways
that women architects are discriminated against in the workplace. Inventory
available online. International Archive of Women in Architecture. Ms94-023.
MORGAN, BERRY (1919- ). GALLEY PROOFS, 1966. 0.1 cu. ft. American author and free-lance editor in Mississippi. Author of Pursuit and The Mystic Adventures of Roxie Stoner (1974), and contributor of short stories to the New Yorker. Author's galley proofs for Pursuit (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1966). Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1969-002.
MORGAN, GEORGE WASHINGTON (1820-1893). AUTOGRAPH, c.1840-1890. 0.1 cu. ft. Soldier, Lawyer, Farmer, Consul, and Congressman for Ohio. Collection contains the signature and brief biographical note of George Washington Morgan. Three other unknown signatures are included.Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2010-047.
MORGAN, JACOB. ACCOUNT BOOK, 1814-1858. 0.1 cu. ft. Resident of Alexandria, Virginia. Account book describing transactions with Union Bank of Alexandria (1814-1819) and transactions involving sewn goods and farm produce (1846-1858). Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1940-022.
MORGAN, WILL H. LETTER, 1861(?). 0.1 cu. ft. Union soldier writing
November 5, 1861(?), to his mother from Pilot Knob, Missouri, during the
Civil War. Writes about the regiment's plan to build barracks and go
into winter quarters. Ms89-103.
MORRIS, HENRY M. PAPERS, 1942-73. 3.5 cu. ft. Founder and President
(1970-present) of the Institute for Creation Research in San Diego,
California; Professor of Hydraulic Engineering and Chairman, Department
of Civil Engineering (1957-70) at Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Fellow
of the American Association for Advancement of Science and the American
Society of Civil Engineers. Papers consist of course materials (exams,
notes), reprints, publications, technical reports, and correspondence
concerning such topics as hydraulic engineering and soil mechanics.
MORRIS, J.C. LETTER, 1863. 0.1 cu. ft. Confederate soldier in the
21st Texas Cavalry, Company F, during the Civil War. Letter written May
10, 1863, from camp near Lanjer, Arkansas, to his wife. Writes about a
recent raid to Missouri where they killed and captured many of the
enemy, and about their fighting in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Ms92-013.
MORRIS, SYLVAN B. CORRESPONDENCE, 1862-64, n.d. 0.1 cu. ft. Union
captain in the 194th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War. Three
letters to his wife from Fayetteville, Ohio, and another unknown camp.
Writes at length of poverty of country people he has seen on the
marches. Also includes a letter to Morris from his cousin, Alex Caudle,
in Indianapolis, Indiana. Transcript available. Ms88-089.
MORSE, WAYNE (1900-1974). LETTER, 1947. 0.1 cu. ft. Republican United States senator (1944-52) from Oregon. Brief letter from Morse, dated March 31, 1947, on U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services letterhead stationery, to Paul H. Farrier, Director of Admissions at Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1947-001.
MOSS, ANN EVE. PAPERS, 1920-90. 1.0 cu. ft. Ziegfield
Follies chorus girl in the 1920s. Personal secretary and novelist in her
later years. Papers consist of photographs, playbills, news clippings,
and other memorabilia from her early career, as well as manuscript
copies of her unpublished novels. Finding
aid available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage web site. Ms1990-028.
MOSS, BETTY L. (1921-2007). ARCHITECTURAL COLLECTION, 1950-2007. New Orleans architect and advocate of architectural preservation and conservation. Architectural drawings, business correspondence/notes, catalog pages illustrating fixtures. Notable projects include proposals for the adaptive re-use of the Rivergate in New Orleans and redevelopment after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Finding aid available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2008-071.
MOSS, JACK WELFORD. PAPERS, 1925-1968. 2.0 cu. ft. The collections consists of photographs, varsity letter certificates ca. 1925, a 1927 Commencement Program, issues of The Skipper magazine, Bugle yearbooks, and textbooks used at VPI from 1926-1927. Ms91-055.
MOSS, WILLIAM STEPHEN (1839-1924). COLLECTION, 1863-1864. 0.1 cu. ft. Soldier in 4th Virginia Cavalry and Confederate prisoner-of-war during the Civil War. Letters to mother relating to conditions in northern prisons (specifically Elmira, New York and Point Lookout, Maryland) and Moss's personal life. Also includes identification card, biographical sketch, and hand-tinted photograph of Moss. Finding Aid available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2008-019.
MOUNTAIN LAKE: DAVID SHERMAN COLLECTION, 1870-2002.0.5 cu. ft. This
collection consists of papers collected by David Sherman of the U.S. Forest
Service and Appalachian Trail Conference while working to establish a
federal wilderness area around Mountain Lake in Giles County, Virginia
during the 1980s. Materials include hotel brochures, magazine and guidebook
articles, a dissertation about the lake, maps, federal reports about the
environmental conditions, and research and correspondence about local land
aid available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage web site. Ms2004-014.
MOUSER, AMANDA. HONORS THESIS, 2009. 0.1 cu. ft. This collection contains Amanda Mouser's Honors Thesis titled, "The History of History: A History of the History Department at Virginia Tech, 1966-2009." Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2009-123.
MRS. SPRINGER. MEMORANDA BOOK, 1880-1881. 0.1 cu. ft. Collection consists of a memorandum book presented by A. Rosenstock of Petersburg, Virginia, and used by a Mrs. Springer, probably of Washington County, Virginia. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2011-025.
MULLENS SMOKELESS COAL COMPANY. RECORDS, 1937-60. 2.0 cu. ft.
Mullens, West Virginia, coal company, owned by Harry Meade. Briefly
called the Harmco Smokeless Coal Company in the 1950s. Records consist
of ledgers, cash books, and certificates of stock.
aid available in EAD on the Virginia Heritage Project database. Ms94-005.
MULLER, CORNELIA. PHOTOGRAPHS AND BIOGRAPHICAL MATERIAL. 0.1 cu.
ft. Architect of Berlin, Germany, and a partner in the firm Muller,
Knippschild, Wehberg. Materials consist of photographs (1983-1988) of
her work with her firm, biographical information, and a brochure of her
designs. International Archive of Women in Architecture. Ms2000-067.
MULLER-SCHMID, CATHERINE (1953- ). RÉSUMÉ AND
PHOTOGRAPHS 0.1 cu. ft. Architect of Zurich, Switzerland. Materials
include a résumé and forty-five copies of photographs and
architectural drawings of apartment complexes and other residential
housing projects she has designed. International Archive of Women in
MULLINS, HENRY I. (1874-1951). ACCOUNT BOOK, 1921-1924. 0.1 cu. ft. Merchant in Pound (Wise County), Virginia. Ledger recording customer transactions of general mercantile store. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1940-022.
MULLINS, NICHOLAS C. (1939-1988). PAPERS, 1960-1988. 46.2 cu. ft. Professor of sociology at Indiana University (1971-1984); professor of sociology at Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1984-1988). Collection consists primarily of material concerning a ten year research project studying sociology citations in international journals. Finding aid available online. Ms1988-046.
MUNSEY, W.T. ACCOUNT BOOKS, 1911-24. 29 vols. Giles County,
Virginia, general store merchant. Customer accounts. Ms40-025.
MUNTONI, ALESSANDRA. BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION. 0.1 cu. ft. Practicing
architect in Rome, Italy. Papers consistof a résumé, a brochure
of works completed, and articles published in the magazine metamorfosi.
Her 2003 book, Metamorph: Architetture = Works and Projects 1965-2003:
Gabriele De Giorgi, Alessandra Muntoni, Marcello Pazzaglini is cataloged
in ADDISON and available in the Special
Collections Rare Book Room. International Archive of Women in Architecture.
MURDOCH, FRANCES A. (b. ca. 1847). JOURNAL, 1861-1863. 0.1 cu. ft. Young woman living on a Mississippi plantation during the Civil War. Frequent journal entries, largely introspective and religious in nature, but also relaying war news of such events the Battle of Shiloh, the surrenders of New Orleans and Vicksburg, a battle between local militia and a Union gunboat at Natchez, Mississippi, the looting of Bruinsburg, Mississippi, and the death of Col. Stuart Wilkins Fisk at the Battle of Murfreesboro. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2009-132.
MURDOCK, FRANK M. PAPERS, 1877-93. 0.1
cu. ft. One volume of notes taken by Murdock, of Kingwood, Preston
County, West Virginia. Notes are of several clubs in Kingwood, and
include the constitution and meeting minutes of the Kingwood Amateur
Troupe, programs and minutes of the Kingwood School Literary Society,
and treasurer's notes of the Mozart Band of Kingwood. Also includes
Murdock's certificate of baptism (1877). Ms88-056.
MURPHY, JAMES. INVENTORY OF ESTATE, 1812. 0.1 cu. ft. Patrick
County, Virginia, landowner. Inventory of possessions taken at the time
of his death. Ms88-037.
MURRAY, JOHN (1909-2002). PAPERS, 1883-1999. 0.5 cu. ft. Professor of chemistry at Virginia Tech (1942-1971) and participant in Virginia's ornithological community. Bird logs, manuscript articles, and correspondence with academics and bird enthusiasts, focusing largely on Montgomery County, Virginia. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2008-036.
MURRELL, E. H. (b. 1825). NOTE TO GENERAL JOHN C. BRECKINRIDGE, 1864. 0.1 cu. ft. The collection contains a single note from E.H. Murrell, MD of Lynchburg, Virginia addressed to General J.C. Breckinridge inquiring about the 150 bushels of corn from Montgomery County, VA that he had ordered and instead requests 200 bushels be delivered. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2010-083.
MUSGRAVE, JOSEPH SIMMONS, SR. PHOTOGRAPHS, n.d. 0.1 cu. ft. VAMC graduate in 1883. Collection contains two copies of a photograph of Musgrave's home in Southampton County, Virginia. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms1965-001.
[MUSIC BOOK, ca. 1830s.] 1 vol. Small manuscript booklet with notes
and lyrics for music lessons. Ms90-066.
MYERS BROS. & CO. TRADE CARD, likely c. early 1870s. 0.1 cu. ft. Collection includes a trade card depicting a Confederate soldier swapping tobacco with a Union soldier in exchange for a bag of coffee. Finding aid available online. Ms2012-046.
MYERS, JOHN H. (1841?-1919). MEMOIR, 1888. Corporal in Company G, 55th Illinois Infantry during the Civil War. Civil War memoir, providing an overview of the common soldier's life, focusing particularly on the behavior of officers; food, water and clothing rations; marching; encampments; battle preparation; picket duty; battle and its aftermath. Accompanied by carte-de-visite identified as Myers. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database. Ms2009-061.