Virginia Counties Clipping Files - Western Region
AC 014

Summary Information

Repository
McConnell Library Archives and Special Collections
Title
Virginia Counties Clipping Files - Western Region
ID
AC 014
Date [inclusive]
1920-1991
Extent
2.0 Linear feet
Location
Located in locked compact shelving, shelf 15A, level 1.
Language
English
Abstract
Contains materials related to the following Southwest Virginia counties: Pulaski, Floyd, Giles, Grayson, Allegheny, Augusta, Carroll, and Montgomery. This material was collected in McConnell Library clipping files during the 1970s and 1980s.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Virginia Counties Clipping Files -Western Region, Appalachian Collection, McConnell Library, Radford University, Radford, VA.

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Scope and Contents

Materials in this collection were gathered from news sources, local organizations, county publications, and other materials collected in file cabinets in McConnell Library during the 1970s and 80s. Topically, this collection covers education, schools, local history, businesses, public health, government, local clubs and organizations, churches, the public library, recreation, and other topics related to the Southwestern Counties.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

McConnell Library Archives and Special Collections

McConnell Library
PO Box 6881
Radford, Virginia
540-831-5692
archives@radford.edu

Restrictions to Access

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

Processing note

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

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Collection Inventory

Box

Box 1: Pulaski County 

1

Folder 1: Letter, "Letter to Superintendent," February 2, 1921 

Folder 2; Booklet, "Bulletin of Virginia Polytechnic Institute," March 1, 1932 

Folder 3: Newspaper, "Pulaski County Centennial Edition," The Southwest Times, August 13, 1939 

Folder 4: Newspaper Clippings, August 1939 - February 1978 

Folder 5: Letter, "Dear Major Ulendy," The Richmond News Leader, February 20, 1943 

Folder 6: Document, :"pulaski Women's Club History," 1963-1965 

Folder 7: Map, "Primary and Secondary Highways and Roads," January 1, 1969 

Folder 8: Booklets, "Poems and Stories," 1970-1971 

Folder 9: Map, "Pulaski County, VA," 1972 

Folder 10: Document, "Community Information for Pulaski," 1974 

Folder 11: Booklets, "New River Valley Fair," August 1974 and 1975 

Folder 12: Booklet, "Annual Report of Pulaski," 1975 

Folder 13: Brochures, "Newbern: First County Seat," 1975 

Folder 14: Newspaper Clippings, "Various Topics," June 1975 - October 1976 

Folder 15: Paper, "Black History in Pulaski," Mary Baker, 1976 

Folder 16: Booklet, "The Dalton Theatre," May 1977 

Folder 17: Booklets, "New River Community College Class Lists," 1977-1978 

Folder 18: Maps, "Project Areas and Boundary Map,"June 1978 

Folder 19: Pamphlet, "Army Salutes Radford RAAP," September 15, 1990 

Folder 20: Newspaper Clippigns, "Dr. Kent's Stories" 

Folder 21: Magazine, "Pictoral of Pulaski," The Southwest Times 

Folder 22: Newspaper Clipping, "Dublin Plays in Pulaski Development" 

Folder 23: Newsletter, "Agriculture Development Plan" 

Folder 24: Newsletter, "Appalachian Education Satellite Program" 

Folder 25: Document, "Tentative 4th of July Schedule" 

Folder 26: Pamphlets, "Dublin, VA" 

Folder 27: Booklet, "Early Schools in Draper's Valley" 

Box 2: Pulaski County 

2

Folder 1: Map, "Robert D. Martin Pulaski County," 1873 

Folder 2: Map, "Survery for Public Roads," may 31, 1937 

Folder 3: Newspapers, "Pulaski Centennial," The Southwest Times, August 13, 1939 

Folder 4: Newspaper Clippings, "Newbern," February 16, 1941 and January 1, 1978 

Folder 5: Map, :Pulaski County, Virginia," 1972 

Folder 6: Magazine, "Welcome to Pulaski and Dublin," 1974 

Folder 7: Pamphlets, "Historical Landmarks," 1975 

Folder 8: Paper, "Black History in ulaski County," by Mary M. Baker, 1976 

Folder 9: Newspaper Clippings, "Various Pulaski Topics," February 23, 1978 and July 30, 1978 

Folder 10: Booklet, "NEw River Valley Fair," August 11-16, 1980 

Folder 11: Report, "Burial REgister: Cecil's Cemetery," by John D. Lowman Sr., May 1981 

Folder 12: Document, "Early REsidents of Pulaski" 

Folder 13: Pamphlet, "Claytor Lake and Dunkard Bottom" 

Folder 14: Newspaper, "NRV Airport Dedication Edition," The Southwest Times 

Box 3: Floyd, Giles, and Grayson Counties 

3

Folder 1:Document, "Floyd County Schools," 1948-1949, Floyd 

Folder 2: Newspaper Clippings, February 1975 - April 1977, Floyd 

Folder 3: Document, "Floyd County Information," October 16, 1976, Floyd 

Folder 4: Maps, "Floyd and Montogomery Counties," Floyd 

Folder 5: Newspaper Clippings, "Various Topics," May 1914 - January 1978, Giles 

Folder 6: Newsletter, "Giles County Circulating Library," Reprinted from February and November 1941, Giles 

Folder 7: News Article, "The Southwest Corner," Roanoke Times, August 1, 1949, Giles 

Folder 8: Newspaper Clippings, "Shady Grove Methodist Church," March 30, 1961 and April 14, 1975, Giles 

Folder 9: Newspaper Clippings and Brochures, "Mountain Lake," July 1952 - November 1965, Giles 

Folder 10: Newspaper, "150th Celebration Edition," Giles Virginian Leader, August 20, 1956, Giles 

Folder 11: Document, "Community Information for Giles County," Giles 

Folder 12: Brochure, "Giles County," Giles 

Folder 13: Brochure, "Mountain Lake Hotel and Resort," Giles 

Folder 14: Newspaper, "Historical and Industrial," Galax Post Herald, November 1924, Grayson 

Folder 15: Newspaper Clippings, March 1937 - June 1976, Grayson 

Folder 16: Booklets, A"Annual School Reports, Franklin VA," June 1939, June 1940, and June 1946, Grayson 

Folder 17: Newspaper Clippings, November 1949 - July 1976, Grayson 

Folder 18: Booklet, "Franklin County VA," 1973, Grayson 

Folder 19: Brochure, "White Top Mountian," Grayson 

Folder 20: Paper, "History of Education of Grayson," by Caralyn Johnson, Grayson 

Folder 21: Paper, "History of Education in Grayson," by Helen Choate, Grayson 

Folder 22: Paper, "Education in Grayson County," by Frank Garcia, Grayson 

Folder 23: Document, "Community Information for Franklin VA," Grayson 

Folder 24: Brochures, "Franklin County Events," Grayson 

Folder 25: Map, "Franklin County and Rocky Mont VA," Grayson 

Folder 26: Documents, "Franklin Information," Grayson 

Folder 27: Document, "Ferrum College Information Sheet," Grayson 

Box 4: Alleghany, Augusta, and Carroll Counties 

4

Folder 1: Newspaper Clippings, "Crow's Tavern," Richmond Times Dispatch, 1937, Alleghany 

Folder 2: Paper, "History of Education in Alleghany," by Doris Waddill, December 6, 1946, Alleghany 

Folder 3: Newspaper Clippings, "Various Topics," March 27, 1955 - May 29, 1976, Alleghany 

Folder 4: Newspaper Clippings, " Train and Little Railroad," Roanoke Times, May 19 1975 and July 29, 1975, Alleghany 

Folder 5: Brochures and pamphlets, "Alleghany County" Alleghany 

Folder 6: Newspaper Clippings, "Various Topics," September 15, 1957 - June 30, 1976, Augusta 

Folder 7: Paper, "Waynesboro and Augusta County - 1800's and 1890," by Wanda Ferrier, March 3, 1969, Augusta 

Folder 8: Newsletter, "The Staunton Story 1908-1973," April 15, 1973, Augusta 

Folder 9: Paper, "Brief History of Augusta County," by Ian Wilson, Augusta 

Folder 10: Brochures, "Augusta County Attractions," Augusta 

Folder 11: Map, "Highway Systems," June 1940, Carroll 

Folder 12: Newspaper, "History of Carroll," The Carroll News, April 29, 1948 - August 12, 1948, Carroll 

Folder 13: Newspaper Clippings, "Various Topics," July 17, `950 - November 14, 1976, Carroll 

Folder 14: Newspaper Clippings, "Music, Fiddler's Festival, and Stompin 76," Roanoke Times, August 12, 1962 - August 15, 1976, Carroll 

Folder 15: Map, "Grayson and Carroll Counties," 1971, Carroll 

Folder 16: Book, "Tourism in Carroll County," Carroll 

Folder 17: Paper, "Lambsburg School," by Nancy Hawks, Carroll 

Folder 18: Paper, "Crooked Creek, the Neighborhood School," by Helene C. Robinson and Ethel C. Vernon, Carroll 

Folder 19: Paper, "History of Education in Carroll County," by Belva Myers, Carroll 

Folder 20: News Article, "Photos of Carroll and Grayson," Galax Post Herlad, Carroll 

Folder 21: Newspaper,"Businesses in Carroll and Grayson," The Post Herald, Carroll 

Folder 22: Doucment, Brochure, "Information of Galax," Carroll 

Box 5: Montgomery County 

5

Folder 1: Letter, "Dear Miss Anderson, Librarian," John Preston McConnell, September 1, 1932 

Folder 2: Newspaper, "Special War Fund Edition," Montgomery News Messenger, November 3, 1943 

Folder 3: Newspaper Clipping, "Various Topics," May 1945 - November 1976 

Folder 4: Newspaper Clippings, "Justice and Crime," April 28, 1946 and August 5, 1976 

Folder 5: Booklet, "The Iron Worker," Spring 1947 

Folder 6: Booklet, "The Commonwealth," August 1947 

Folder 7: Paper, "History of Christiansburg Industrial Institute," by Joann Corell, May 23, 1949 

Folder 8: Newspaper Clippings, "Construction Plans," September 1950 - September 1976 

Folder 9: Newspaper Clippings, "Education Topics," Roanoke Times, September 1953 - October 1976 

Folder 10: Document, "Repair Expenses for Smithfield House," October 5, 1959 

Folder 11: Clippings/Papers, "Art-From People to the People," Roanoke Times, September 30, 1962 

Folder 12: Map/Newspaper, "Montgomery County," Roanoke Times, October 22, 1970 

Folder 13: Pamphlet, "Radford Review," Summer 1972 

Folder 14: Newspaper Clippings, "Politics," Roanoke Times, December 1972 - September 1976 

Folder 15: Directory, "Phone Directory," 1974 

Folder 16: Leaflet, "Parks and Recreation Calandar of Events," Fall 1977 

Folder 17: Brochure, "Battered Women," October 1978 

Folder 18: Letter, "Salvation Army Christmas Assistance," by Mrs. Lt. Lori Paschal, December 1, 1991 

Folder 19: Maps, "Christiansburg and Blacksburg" 

Folder 20: Brochures, "Attractions in Montgomery" 

Folder 21: Brochures, "Information of Blacksburg" 

Folder 22: Letter, "Letter to McConnell: Questionaire of Schools" 

Folder 23: Document, "Constitution and By-laws of Montgomery County Branch of Association for Preservation of Virginia Antiquities" 

Folder 24: Paper, "Montgomery County" by Hallie P. Stowers 

Folder 25: Paper, "Study of Montgomery and Christiansburg County Seat" by Betty Lou Cromer 

Folder 26: Map, "Montgomery County" 

Folder 27: Booklet, "Exhibits of Blacksburg Virginia" 

Folder 28: Pamphlet, "Public Health Problems in Christiansburg Virginia" by A. Glenn Evans 

Box 6: Montgomery County 

6

Folder 1:News Article, "Hunting and Fishing Implements of Viriginia Indians," by John H. Reeves Jr, July 1957 

Folder 2: Document, "Zoning Ordinance of Montgomery," April 5, 1969 

Folder 3: Newspaper Clippings, "Various Topics," November 5, 1974 - May 16, 1977 

Folder 4: Newspaper Clippings, "Courts," Roanoke Times, November 7, 1974 - March 24, 1976 

Folder 5: Letter, "Letter to Courthouse Committee," by Ruby S. Smith, January 10, 1975 

Folder 6: Newspaper Clippings, "Politics and Government," Roanoke Times, Febraury 13, 1975 - September 26, 1975 

Folder 7: Newspaper Clippings, "Fairs," July 17, 1975 - July 29, 1976 

Folder 8: Newspaper Clippings, "Archaeology," Roanoke Times, July 22, 1975 - September 25, 1975 

Folder 9: Newspaper Clippings, "Youth," Roanoke Times, September 2, 1975 - June 23, 1976 

Folder 10: Newspaper Clippings, "History," Septmeber 23, 1975 - June 3, 1976 

Folder 11: Newspaper Clippings, "Public Lands," Roanoke Times, September 30, 1975 - January 13, 1976 

Folder 12: Newspaper Clippings, "Colleges and Universities," Roanoke Times, October 8, 1975 - May 17, 1977 

Folder 13: Newspaper Clippings, "Public Schools," October 11, 1975 - June 29, 1976 

Folder 14: Newspaper Clippings, "Finances," Roanoke Times, November 4, 1975 

Folder 15: Newspaper Clippings, "Bicentenial," November 13, 1975 - July 17, 1976 

Folder 16: Newspaper Clippings, "Water," Roanoke Times, Decemeber 4, 1975 - December 18, 1975 

Folder 17: Newspaper Clippings, "Public Health," December 6, 1975 - June 22, 1976 

Folder 18: Newspaper Clippings, "Public Welfare," December 7, 1975 - June 19, 1976 

Folder 19: Newspaper Clippings, "Prisons and Prisoners," January 13, 1976 - January 14, 1976 

Folder 20: Newspaper Clippings, "Libraries," February 3, 1976 - June 15, 1976 

Folder 21: Newspaper Clippings, "Art and Artists," June 24, 1976 - June 29, 1976 

Folder 22: Brochure/Calandar, "Montgomery Parks and Recreation," Summer 1976, Fall 1976, Fall 1977 

Folder 23: Booklet, "First National Bank Annual Report," 1977 

Folder 24: Newspaper, "The Blacksburg Moon," March 8 

Folder 25: Maps, "Blacksburg and Christiansburg" 

Folder 26: Pamphlet, "Smithfield Plantation" 

Folder 27: News Article, "Memories of Riner," by Virginia Deal Lawrence 

Folder 28: News Article, "Tragic Deaths in the Past" 

Folder 29: Newsletter, "Dedicated to CHS Seniors," Demon Highlights, Christiansburg High School 

Box 7: Wythe County 

7

Folder 1: Document, "Attendance of Education," 1920 

Folder 2: Document, "Fincastle Declaration of Independence," by John Preston McConnell, January 11, 1935 

Folder 3: Document, "Old Shot Tower," by John Preston McConnell, December 2, 1935 

Folder 4: Newspaper Clippings, "Public News," April 9, 1937 - August 5, 1976 

Folder 5: Newspaper, "100 Years of Progress," Wythe County News, 1939 

Folder 6: Newspaper Clippings, "Southwest Corner," 1939 

Folder 7: Map, "Wythe County," July 1, 1945 

Folder 8: Document, "Tribute to Reverend Robert Sheffey," January 29, 1946 

Folder 9: Newpaper, "Zinc Company on Construction at Austinville," Southwest Virginia Enterprise, March 8, 1949 

Folder 10: Newspaper, "Wytheville Merchant Festival," Southwest Virginia Enterprise, March 18, 1949 

Folder 11: Newspaper Clippings, "History of Wythe," July 7, 1949 - February 2, 1964 

Folder 12: Newspaper Clippings, "Public and Various Wythe County Topics," September 15, 1950 - October 26, 1976 

Folder 13: Newspaper Clippings, "R. P. Johnson," January 11, 1951 

Folder 14: Book, "History of Wythe County," March 22, 1951 

Folder 15: Map, "Wytheville and Wythe Counties," 1972 

Folder 16: Newspaper Clippings, "Public School News," November 18, 1974 - June 28, 1976 

Folder 17: Book, "Excavations at Ft. Chiswell," by Thomas C. Funk, June 1, 1976 

Folder 18: Newspaper Clippings, "Sheriff in Wythe," Roanoke Times, August 1976 

Folder 19: Newspaepr Clippings, "Ft. Chiswell," Roanoke Times, August 1976 

Folder 20: Brochures, "Tourist Hot Spots" 

Folder 21: Booklet, "Sally Run Country Club" 

Folder 22: Brochures, "Wytheville Attractions" 

Folder 23: Newspaper Clipping, "Raid at Wytheville" 

Box 8: Wise County 

8

Folder 1: Booklet, "Forests of Wise County," by Fred C. Pederson, 1924 

Folder 2: Newspaper Clippings, "Birth of Wise County and Johnson's History of Wise County," April 8, 1937 - December 23, 1937 

Folder 3: Newspaper Clippings, "Johnson's History of Wise County," OCtober 7, 1937 - November 3, 1938 

Folder 4: Documents, "Wise County Business Indexes," September 1966 - March 1967 

Folder 5: Maps, "Wise County Highway Systems, "January 1, 1971 and January 1, 1975 

Folder 6: Document, "Wise Customs" 

Folder 7: Brochures, "Wise County Attractions" 

Folder 8: Document, "Wise County Education" 

Box 9: Wise County 

9

Folder 1: Newspaper, "Various Wise County Topics," Big Stone Gap Post, March 23, 1921 

Folder 2: Newspaper, "Norton, Virginia," Coalfield Progress, September 19, 1935 

Folder 3: Newspaper Clippings, "Edith Maxwell Case," 1935-1937 

Folder 4: Newspaper Clippings, "Wise County," October 7, 1945 - July 27, 1975 

Folder 5: Newspaper Clippings, "Education in Wise," August 8, 1950 - November 17, 1950 

Folder 6: Newspaper Clippings, "Big Stone Gap," July 9, 1950 - June 8, 1952