Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-)
- Usage: 1970-present
Found in 356 Collections and/or Records:
Frank J. Maher (1915-1995) was an engineer specializing in aerodynamic research and taught Engineering Science and Mechanics at Virginia Tech from 1937 to 1978. The collection consists of consulting files for wind tunnel research on a number of projects and extensive correspondence with David B. Steinman, engineer and bridge designer. Other papers include publications, reports, photographs, and blueprints.
This collection contains a copy of the Virginia Tech women's rugby schedule for the spring semester of 1981, an undated flyer advertising an interest meeting for women's rugby, two photographs taken during a women's rugby game, and a card meant to be handed out to raise awareness about the LGBTQ+ community.
The collection contains the condolence materials received by the Marching Virginians after April 16, 2007. Much of the material pertains to Ryan "Stack" Christopher Clark, baritone and student leader in the Marching Virginians. This collection incorporates a variety of materials and artifacts, including correspondence, posters, banners, an American flag flown on the USS Constitution, scrapbooks, and a band uniform.
Notes attached to box items were found in read: "Corps Maroon Sashes" and "Maroon sashes from the Tailor Shop."
The J. Paxton Marshall Papers collection contains papers, reports and publications on land use issues in Virginia and surrounding states, as well as a small amount of biographical material. The documents included relate to Marshall’s tenure in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at Virginia Tech (1967-1995), as well as his work with various committees and as a technical representative for the General Assembly of Virginia.
This collection contains four boxes of slide sets, some with related scripts, for the Virginia Cooperative Extension's Master Gardener Program. Most materials are undated, but likely date from between the 1970s and early 2000s. Topics include flowers, fruits, vegetables, trees, landscaping, gardening, composting, and careers in horticulture.
The Larry McBryde Collection on the John McLaren McBryde Family, 1859-2013, contains materials concerning John McLaren McBryde, Sr., his brother Robert James McBryde, and their descendants. Primarily, the collection contains photographs, letters, family histories, and biographies about McBryde, Sr., who was president of Virginia Tech from 1891 thru 1907.
The collection contains personal research notes, subject files, and writings; materials relating to the Virginia Tech University Libraries; course notes; dissertation research; work on textiles and arts & crafts history; genealogy notes; brochures on historic sites around Virginia; and maps collected by Dorothy McCombs. Materials date from about 1970-1989.