A Guide to the Blacksburg Post Office Record Books, 1914-1922 Blacksburg Post Office Record Books Ms1973-009

Blacksburg Post Office Record Books, 1914-1922

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1973-009


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Processed by: Clayton McGahee, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1973-009
Title
Blacksburg Post Office Record Books, 1914-1922
Physical Characteristics
0.5 cu. ft. 1 box
Creator
Blacksburg Post Office. (Blacksburg, Va.)
Language
English
Abstract
The collection consists of five record books taken from the Blacksburg Post Office, dating July, 1914 to April 25, 1922

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Blacksburg Post Office Record Books must be obtained by Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Blacksburg Post Office Record Books, 1914-22, Ms73-009, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Acquisition Information

The Blacksburg Post Office Record Books were donated to Newman Library in November 1973.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Blacksburg Post Office Record Books was completed in 2004.


Historical Information

The Blacksburg Post Office was initially established as "Blacksburgh" on April 9, 1827, changing its name to Blacksburg on April 15, 1893. The post office had many locations around Blacksburg, including the corner of South Main and East Washington Street, the Lancaster house on the west side of Main Street, and for many years located on College Avenue, before the current location on Main Street was constructed in 1935.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of five record books taken from the Blacksburg Post Office, dating July, 1914 to April 25, 1922. One volume consists of the Postmaster's Account and Record Book, and the other four volumes are cash books of the International Money Order Office, without individual names.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • Blacksburg Post Office (Blacksburg, Va.)
  • Subjects:

  • Blacksburg (Va.)
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Montgomery County (Va.)

Contents List

Box 1
Postmaster's Account and Record Book
Box 1
Cash Books of the International Money Order Office