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Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944)

 Organization

Dates

  • Usage: 1896 - 1944

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Beulah O. Allen Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2014-002
Abstract The Beulah O. Allen Collection contains a variety of materials from Allen's life. Her papers contain correspondence with a variety of friends and associates, primarily Lucy Lee Lancaster, the first female graduate from Virginia Tech. In addition, the collection also contains Virginia Tech Commencement programs, Cotillion Club Dance programs, resources related to the Virginia Tech Library, newspaper clippings about the construction of the new Newman Library, and a large collection of...
Dates: 1905 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1970

Carneal and Johnston Architectural Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2001-008
Abstract

The Carneal and Johnston Architectural Drawings contains detail drawings, sketches, and tracings of several campus buildings at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Dates: 1939-1968, n.d.

Edgemont Farm Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2003-022
Abstract

The collection consists of Edgemont Farm record books, papers, and correspondence relating to the history, operations, and sale of Edgemont Farm in Halifax County, Virginia, and to the Barksdale and Hutcheson families, former owners of the farm. The collection includes correspondence between John R. Hutcheson and T. B. Hutcheson, Jr., as well as other correspondence of Thomas B. Hutcheson, Jr.; maps, correspondence, and Deed of Trust with David Barksdale regarding the sale of the farm.

Dates: 1925 - 1998

Records of the Office of the President, Joseph Dupuy Eggleston

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-02-07
Scope and Content The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence (1913-1919) including letters to and from state and national political figures; correspondence signed by Eggleston as Acting Director of the Extension Division (1913-1916); correspondence between Eggleston and principals, board members and others of various agricultural high schools relating to financial requests, personnel, etc. (1916-1919); correspondence with county agents and state and national personnel connected with agricultural...
Dates: 1900 - 1948; Majority of material found within ( 1913-1919)

John Guthrie Scrapbook,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-029
Abstract

The collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by 1926 graduate, John Dennett Guthrie, containing photos and memorabilia of the cadet's years at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute.

Dates: c.1922-1929

Hard Times Blues Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-038
Abstract The Hard Times Blues Collection contains materials about the play Hard Times Blues by Lucy Sweeney and its production by the Dumas Theatre Troupe in 2003. Items include background research, correspondence, and a 2019 revised copy of the play as well as programs, flyers, photographs, and a newspaper article about the 2003 production. The play is about Blacksburg local and Virginia Tech employee Floyd "Hardtimes"...
Dates: 1966, 2001, 2003, 2019

Bertram A. Holtzworth Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-095
Abstract

This scrapbook contains photographs and memorabilia dating 1918-1926 from United States Military Academy (West Point) and Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI) by Bertram A. Holtzworth, who attended VPI before graduating from West Point in 1927. He served in the U.S. Army from his time as a cadet at West Point until his retirement as Major General in 1963.

Dates: 1918 - 1926

Records of the Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-25-01
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

Vaiden A. Thornton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-049
Abstract

The collection contains account books, dairy building blueprints designed by Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and various work-related papers created between 1930 and 1953. A few of the items are undated. Thornton ran a dairy and ice operation in Stony Creek, Virginia, in addition to his job as an insurance company medical examiner.

Dates: 1930-1953, n.d.

Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station Farm Family Study (Grayson County, Virginia)

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1940-023
Abstract

The collection contains data from a cooperative study of Grayson County, Virginia, conducted by the Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station and the U. S. Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Home Economics. The study includes raw and tabulated data on family members, education, health, income and expenditures, employment, housing, food, clothing, and household furnishings and supplies.

Dates: 1931