A Guide to the Attorney's Suit and Collection Record, 1896-1929 Attorney's Suit and Collection Record Ms2008-052

A Guide to the Attorney's Suit and Collection Record, 1896-1929

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2008-052


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Processed by: Emily Cook, Special Collections Staff

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2008-052
Title
Attorney's Suit and Collection Record, 1896-1929
Physical Characteristics
1 folder; 0.1 cu. ft.
Language
English
Abstract
The Attorney's Suit and Collection Record is a business log covering litigation for the area of Blacksburg, Virginia, during the late nineteenth to early twentieth centuries. The author remains unknown, but prominent Blacksburg families and institutions appear in the record, such as the Black family, VPI, and the Bank of Blacksburg.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Attorney's Suit and Collection Record must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Attorney's Suit and Collection Record, Ms2008-052 - Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Attorney's Suit and Collection Record was donated to Special Collections in 2000.

Processing Information

The processing and description of the Attorney's Suit and Collection Record occurred in July, 2008.


Biographical Information

The creator of the record remains unnamed; therefore, no biographical information exists.

Scope and Content

The Attorney's Suit and Collection Record is a business log covering litigation for the area of Blacksburg, Virginia, during the late nineteenth to early twentieth centuries. The record provides names of primary parties involved in cases along with witnesses and participants, dates, charges and payments, and cursory personal remarks. Mentioned litigants include (but are not limited to): the Bank of Blacksburg, John M. Price, A. Black, C. W. Black, E. P. Williams, J. H. Kipps, Jas T. Hardwick, John S. Lawson, Pratt Food Company, R. A. Dehart and Co., and "V. P. Institute" (VPI, now Virginia Tech).

Index Terms

    Subjects:

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

Contents List

Folder 1
Attorney's Suit and Collection Record, 1896-1929