A Collection in
Collection Number Ms1960-001
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Collection is open to research.
Permission to publish material from the Slusser Family Papers must be obtained from the Special Collections, Virginia Tech
Slusser Family Papers, Ms1960-001, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
This collection was donated in 1960
The processing, arrangement and description of this collection commenced in September 2006 and was completed in September 2006. Preliminary processing took place in 1960
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.
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).