Slusser Family Papers

A Guide to the The Slusser Family Papers, 1852-1912 Ms.1960.001


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1960.001
Title
Slusser Family Papers1852-1912
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet, 1 folder
Creator
Slusser family
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
This 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

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Slusser Family Papers, Ms1960-001, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated in 196.

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 Contents

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 receipt 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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Montgomery County (Va.)
  • University History
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944)

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Slusser Family Papers by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Container 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).