A Guide to the The Slusser Family Papers, 1852-1912 Slusser Family Papers Ms1960-001

A Guide to the The Slusser Family Papers, 1852-1912

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1960-001


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1960-001
Title
Slusser Family Papers 1852-1912
Size
1 Folder; 0.1 cu. ft.
Language
English
Abstract
Collection contains loose ledger sheets for the household expenditures of Dr. John B. Slusser, an advertisement from the Pressed Steel Car Company, a reciept from the Virginia Tech dining hall, a United States patent application for a nut-lock invented by Murray C. and William J. Slusser, and pages from a personal account book.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Slusser Family Papers must be obtained from the Special Collections, Virginia Tech

Preferred Citation

Slusser Family Papers, Ms1960-001, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated in 1960

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement and description of this collection commenced in September 2006 and was completed in September 2006. Preliminary processing took place in 1960


Scope and Content

Collection consists of materials dating from 1852 to 1912 and includes loose ledger sheets for the household expenditures of Dr. John B. Slusser, an advertisement from the Pressed Steel Car Company, a reciept from the Virginia Tech dining hall, a United States patent application for a nut-lock invented by Murray C. and William J. Slusser, and pages from a personal account book.

Contents List

Folder 1
Slusser Family 1852-1912
  • Patent Application January 30, 1894
    • By Murray C. and William J. Slusser for inventing "a new and useful improvement in Nut Locks"
  • Advertisement for a mine car produced by Pressed Steel Car Company
  • Torn Ledger sheet
  • Receipt from the "Dining Hall of VPI"
  • Incomplete Account Ledger 1852-58
  • Incomplete Account Ledger for Farm 1896-1912
    • Includes notations on the farm's production levels and expenses as well as brief diary type entries (page 65).