ADAMS, ELIZABETH KENT. PAPERS, 1813-1987. 0.5 cu. ft. Radford, Virginia, resident, and local historian. Papers include correspondence, news clippings, genealogical charts, essays, and other materials related to Kentland (her family home); her ancestors; and Radford, Montgomery County, and Southwest Virginia history. Also includes a photocopy of the handwritten autobiography of A.H. Putnam (her great-grandfather), photocopies of James Randall Kent's will and inventory of debts (1867), and photocopies and originals of other family papers. Ms90-045
COWAN, JOHN T. (1840-1929). PAPERS, 1887-1917. 0.1 cu. ft. Born in Clarksburg, Virginia (now West Virginia). Member of the original board of trustees for the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Virginia Polytechnic Institute). Papers consist of pages from an account book, bills, notes, and correspondence relating to his personal and business affairs. Ms69-005.