Southwest Virginia Clippings
AC 018

Summary Information

McConnell Library Archives and Special Collections
Southwest Virginia Clippings
AC 018
Date [inclusive]
1.0 Linear feet
Physical Description
Contains news clippings, pamphlets, booklets, and documents.
Locked in compact shelving, level 1, shelf 30F.
Contains materials related to Southwest Virginia that were collected in McConnell Library clipping files during the 1970s and 1980s, including many columns by Southwest Times writer Goodridge Wilson.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Southwest Virginia Clippings, Appalachian Collection, McConnell Library, Radford University, Radford, VA.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

McConnell Library Archives and Special Collections

McConnell Library
PO Box 6881
Radford, Virginia

Restrictions to Access

An appointment for research is required. The collection is open for research. No interlibrary loan.

Processing Information

Processed by Brandon Edwards, Winter 2012, Finding aid by Brandon Edwards and Gene Hyde.

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Collection Inventory

Box 1: Goodridge Wilson "Southwest Corner" and Other Newspaper Clippings 

Box 2: Newspapers, Documents, and Booklets of Southwest Virginia 

Folder 1: Booklet, "forests of Valley Coal Fields," by Fred C. Pederson, 1925 

Folder 2: Newspaper Clippings, "Various Topics," September 1927 - January 29, 1976 

Folder 3: Newsletters, "The Mountain Empire," May - December 1930 

Folder 4: Program, "6th Annual Celebration of All Southwestern Virginia Day," May 16, 1931 

Folder 5: Magazine, " Kentucky Press Magazine," August 1932 

Folder 6: Brochure, "White Top Folk Festival," August 1933 

Folder 7: Program, "Historical Pageant of Progress," July 4-6, 1934 

Folder 8: Report, "History of Ingles Ferry," by Francis Burke Fitzpatrick, 1937 

Folder 9: Booklet, "General Campbell and His Immortal 400," by Honorable John W. Flannagan Jr., June 6, 1939 

Folder 10: Report, "Talk Before Institute of Literature," by E.J. Sutherland, July 24, 1952 

Folder 11: Paper, "Our Local History," October 15, 1952 

Folder 12: Newspaper Clippings, "Wilson Editorials," Roanoke Times, May 12, 1957 - May 5, 1963 

Folder 13: Booklet, "Virginia's New River Valley," August 1958 

Folder 14: Document, "NEw River Railroad Excursion," May 25, 1968 

Folder 15: Newsletter, "Mountain Life and Work," October 1973 

Folder 16: Newspaper Clippings, "Climate," February 1976 - May 1976 

Folder 17: Booklet, "Southern Highlands Tourism" 

Folder 18: Document, "Southwest Virginia" 

Folder 19: Newsletter, "New River Valley in Pictures" 

Folder 20: Map, "Routes of Walker and Gist" 

Folder 21: Poem 

Folder 22: Brochure, "Traveler's Guides and Information"