Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896)
- Usage: 1872 - 1896
Found in 74 Collections and/or Records:
T. Tunstall Adams, Jr., Letter
THe collection contains a letter from Tunstall to Mrs. H.O. Lyne, dated June 26, 1959, regarding his father's attendance at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (VAMC).
William Bradford Alwood Collection
William Bradford Alwood was a professor of horticulture, entomology, and mycology at Virginia Tech (1891-1904) and fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. His collection includes research papers, theses, brochures, and notebooks on such subjects as cider, wine making, grapes, and pellagra.
A. Moore Anderson Postcard
This collection is an 1877 postcard to A. Moore Anderson announcing the Spring 1878 semester at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (VAMC), including costs and campus information.
Ayre Family Collection
This collection contains college memorabilia of father and son Henry D. and Clayton E. Ayre, both of whom attended Virginia Agricultural & Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech) during the late 19th century. It includes cadet caps, lecture notes, a certificate, and photograph.
Janet Barnhill Collection on Cora Bolton McBryde
Walter H. Beal, Sr., Speeches
The collection contains two speeches by Walter H. Beal, Sr., in 1886, a valedictory address to the class of 1886 and a farewell address to the Lee Literary Society.
Robert Burns Haldane Begg Collection
The collection contains a VPI honor list for 1897-1898, a 1948 Chi Epsilon dinner program, a 1962 list of living alumni who attended VAMC prior to 1900, a 1926 silver tray, and a 1933 trophy.
Biographical Vertical Files
In general, vertical files at Special Collections and University Archives include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephemera, unpublished and/or informal publications, and other papers relating to a specific subject area. Files in this collection relate to individuals and families connected to the local area (Blacksburg, Montgomery County, and Southwest Virginia) and/or to Virginia Tech. Each individual/family below has at least one folder and many include cross references.
Black, Kent, and Apperson Family Papers
This collection contains the papers and artifacts of an interrelated family prominent in Blacksburg's history. It includes the Civil War letters of Confederate surgeon Dr. Harvey Black, the Civil War diary of hospital steward John S. Apperson, cotton books and correspondence of Germanicus Kent, nineteenth-century account books of a Blacksburg general store, 1912 European travel diary, and the political scrapbooks of State Senator and Attorney General Harvey B. Apperson.