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

 Organization

Dates

  • Usage: 1896 - 1944

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

William Bradford Alwood Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1960-003
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1854 - 1927

Howard S. Avery Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1997-026
Abstract Howard S. Avery graduated from Virginia Tech in 1927 with a B.S. in Mining and Engineering. He worked for the American Brake Shoe Company, later known as the Abex Corporation, as a research metallurgist from 1935 to 1971. The collection consists of Avery's personal papers and photographs related to his student days at Virginia Tech, including photos taken mainly in 1927 while Avery was the photographic editor of the Bugle yearbook. This collection also includes personal papers,...
Dates: 1913 - 1996

Henry Brooke Letter and Flyer

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1949-001
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter written March 1893 from Brooke to Editor Colliery Engineer about an article written by Otto C. Burkhart.

Dates: 1893, c.1909

J. A. Burke, Jr., Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-076
Abstract

This collection contains materials dated from 1936-1938 and 1942-1947 relating to Jerry Allen Burke, Jr.: class notes and reports from his time spent as a student at Virginia Tech as well as papers, correspondence, and technical drawings from his work in private business and in the U.S. Navy.

Dates: 1936-1938, 1942-1947

Edward H. Cahill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-002
Abstract

The Edward H. Cahill Papers contains a copy of a map of part of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute campus drawn by Cahill in 1909, materials from his professional life, and an article in which he is cited. It also includes obituaries.

Dates: 1909 - 1976

W. Graham Claytor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1981-095
Abstract

This collection includes business and personal papers of W. Graham Claytor, a 1906 graduate of Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (later Virginia Polytechnic Institute) and an executive overseeing the operations of a number of American Gas and Electric Company subsidiaries during the 20th century. It includes correspondence, reports, and printed materials relating to personal financial matters, business operations, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and ham radio.

Dates: 1912 - 1964

Roy Jay Holden Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1982-014
Abstract

This collection contains papers include field notes, charts and maps, and geological surveys and research results, covering the history of mineralogy and geology, especially in Virginia.

Dates: 1904 - 1945

Frank Horsfall, Jr., Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1992-040
Abstract

This collection includes the papers of Virginia Tech professor of horticulture Frank Horsfall, Jr., including his thesis and dissertation, awards and honors, writings, and materials on his interests in barbed wire and primitive tools.

Dates: 1917 - 1973

Robert E. Hussey Notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1955-004
Abstract

The Robert E. Hussey Notebooks, 1928-1937, n.d., contain three research report notebooks, which includes chemistry notes with papers and samples interleafed between the pages. The notebooks primarily date to Hussey's tenure as a professor in chemistry at Virginia Polytechnic Institute from 1925 to his retirement in 1960.

Dates: 1928-1937, n.d.

Henry Morgan Jacocks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1992-008
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Henry Morgan Jacocks, graduate of Virginia Tech (class of 1900), assistant superintendent at Mathieson Alkali Works (Saltville, Virginia), independent businessman, and Virginia State Highway Department employee. Correspondence, trade catalogs, instructional booklets, blueprints, and drawings from Jacocks' years at Mathieson Alkali Works. Also includes a set of drafting standards for the Virginia Bridge and Iron Company and several photographs.

Dates: 1898 - 1919