Conrad, Thomas Nelson, Book Manuscript Thomas Nelson Conrad Book Manuscript, 1891-1893 Ms.1989.095

Thomas Nelson Conrad Book Manuscript, 1891-1893 Ms.1989.095


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1989.095
Title
Thomas Nelson Conrad Book Manuscript1891-1893
Quantity
0.4 Cubic Feet, 1 box
Creator
Conrad, Thomas Nelson
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
Thomas Nelson Conrad (1837-1905) served in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War and as President of Virginia Tech. The collection consists of the original manuscript of The Rebel Scout: A Thrilling History of Scouting Life in the Southern Army, written by Conrad from 1891 to 1893, and published in 1904.

Administrative Information

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This collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Thomas Nelson Conrad Book Manuscript, Ms1989-095, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The collection was acquired by Special Collections and University Archives prior to 2002.

Processing Information

The collection is unprocessed. Minimal description was completed prior to 2002.


Biographical Note

Born in Fairfax Court House, Virginia, Thomas Nelson Conrad (1837-1905) graduated from Dickinson College in 1857. During the American Civil War, he served as a captain in the Third Virginia Cavalry of the Confederate Army. He was the third president of the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (later Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University), serving from 1882 to 1886.

Scope and Content

The Thomas Nelson Conrad Book Manuscript consists of the original manuscript of The Rebel Scout: A Thrilling History of Scouting Life in the Southern Army, written by Conrad from 1891 to 1893, and published in 1904.

Related Material

See also Conrad's The Rebel Scout: A Thrilling History of Scouting Life in the Southern Army (Washington [D. C.] : The National Pub. Co., 1904) in the Rare Book Collection and Newman Library.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • Faculty
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
  • University History
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896)

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Thomas Nelson Conrad Book Manuscript 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 box: 1
Book Manuscript
1891-1893