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

 Organization

Dates

  • Usage: 1896 - 1944

Found in 72 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

Polly Ashelman Collection on the John McLaren McBryde Family

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-017
Abstract

The Polly Ashelman Collection on the John McLaren McBryde Family, Ms 2019-017, contains items from former VPI President McBryde. Before becoming the fifth president of the university, McBryde attended South Carolina College, the University of Virginia, and served in the confederate army. McBryde recieved medals from South Carolina College and UVA as well as gifts during his presidency which are included in this collection.

Dates: 1911-1913

Records of the Office of the President, Paul B. Barringer

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-02-06
Scope and Content This collection contains mainly incoming and outgoing correspondence (1907-1913) concerning college activities and issues of Barringer's administration. Topics include academic standards; hazing; Hog Cholera outbreak (1908); fires; prohibition; water/sewage system; refrigeration plant; and advantages and dangers of football. A few letters from Barringer are to United States presidents: Theodore Roosevelt; William Howard Taft; and Woodrow Wilson. Also included with the collection are the...
Dates: 1900 - 1914

W. R. Beazley Notebooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ms-2005-023

Blue Blouse and Trousers,

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-011
Scope and Content Item: blue blouse and trousers Date: ? Color: navy blue blouse and blue gray trousers Material: wool blend/ black satin (?) lining blouse/ trousers have off white cotton (?) lining around waist and for pockets Manufacturer: Virginia Polytechnic Institute Uniform Department, Blacksburg VA Donor: Condition: fair, stitching in blouse liner is undone in a few places, three buttons on inside of collar missing (center one replaced with a white plastic button), looks as if a metal was ripped off...
Dates: n.d.

Blue Blouse and Trousers (2 pair),

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-015
Scope and Content Item: blue blouse, trousers (2 pair) Date: 1920BLUE BLOUSE Color: navy blue with black lining Material: wool blend, satin lining (?) Manufacturer: Blacksburg: Virginia Polytechnic Institute Uniform Department Condition: stitching and lining worn in collar, worn patch on the front right side as well as a small spot on right sleeve (could be a moth hole) Special Markings: black outline down the center, around the collar, along the bottom, around the sleeve at the bottom and...
Dates: 1920 - 1920

Records of the Office of the President, Julian A. Burruss

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-02-08
Abstract

The bulk of the collection contains correspondence concerning Julian Ashby Burruss' tenure as president of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, as well as lecture notes, reports to the Board of Trustees of the State Normal School, and Experiment Station reports.

Dates: 1906 - 1946

Cadet Hats,

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Textile-2000-003

Cadet Uniform,

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-010
Scope and Content Item: cadet uniform Desc: cadet blouse and trousers Date: ? Color: navy blue blouse and blue gray trousers Material: blouse: wool blend with black satin (?), trousers: white cotton waist band and pockets Manufacturer: Blacksburg: Virginia Polytechnic Uniform Department Donor: Condition: good, three buttons missing from inside of collar, small mend on back of blouse; back left pocket stained inside and worn Special Markings: Black stripe trim. Two stripes up back. Black plastic...
Dates: n.d.

Cadet Uniform Blouse,

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-009
Scope and Content Item: cadet uniform blouse Desc: original uniform blouse Date: post 1918 (1920’s) Color: navy blue with black lining; sleeves lined with off white Material: wool; (?) lining; sleeve lining: cotton (?) Manufacturer: Virginia Polytechnic Institute Uniform Dept. V.E. Kelsey, Supt. Donor: Condition: top hook torn off; some stains; worn on back Special Markings: label: Mr. John E. McDonald {John Early McDonald, class of 1927, Private Company E?}, Date 34-{31?}-{39}. Numbers 27 1/2...
Dates: c.1920s