Virginia Engineering Experiment Station
The Board of Visitors established a Virginia Engineering Experiment Station in 1921 to "stimulate and advance engineering education and to investigate problems of special importance to engineering and other industrial interests of the state and nation." In 1966, the Station was abolished and its duties absorbed by the University-wide Research Division.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Records of the Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station
Abstract The Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station (VAES) was established in 1886 by an act of the Virginia General Assembly and funded by the federal Hatch Act of 1887 for the purpose of providing practical and useful information on agricultural and scientific subjects. The collection includes 114 surveys books for ten counties in Virginia from 1931 through 1940, as well as files dated 1903-1947 of weather reports, annual reports of investigations of the field laboratories, and a large amount of...
Dates: 1903 - 1947
Virginia Mineral Resources
Collection — Object 1
Map shows locations for mineral resources throughout the state of Virginia. It contains an additional map that shows the physiographic layout of the state. Additional information includes the following: descriptions of various soil properties, mineral industries and their locations, ground water qualities, and mineral production, in percentage distribution and in chronological increase.