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

 Organization

Dates

  • Usage: 1896 - 1944

Found in 247 Collections and/or Records:

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

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-010
Abstract

The collection contains material collected by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS). Materials include pamphlets, scrapbooks, photographs, negatives, slides, video tapes, invitations, and programs from department, college, and university events.

Dates: c. 1900-2001

John K. Copenhaver Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1969-006
Abstract

John Kelly Copenhaver graduated from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute with a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1920. Collection includes leather bound commencement invitations and programs from 1919 and 1921, as well as a photograph from the reunion of the class of 1920. Pins and buttons from a VPI cadet uniform are also included.

Dates: 1919 - 1921

Benjamin Cottrell Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1994-035
Abstract

This collection contains the papers, photographs, diplomas, certificates, correspondence, and scrapbooks of Benjamin Cottrell from 1910-1983. Cottrell, a 1916 VPI graduate with a degree in Civil Engineering, spent part of his career working on railroads and highways in Central and South America.

Dates: 1910 - 1983

J. S. Counselman Letter,

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1993-009
Scope and Contents

Virginia Tech instructional assistant in surveying and drawing (1903-1904); Georgia School of Technology Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Civil Engineering. Collection consists of a letter from Counselman to a Mr. L. O’Shaughnessy (VPI civil engineering instructor 1904-1905).

Dates: 1906

John T. Cowan Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1969-005
Abstract

The collection consists of pages from an account book, bills, notes, and correspondence relating to Cowan's personal and business affairs. 

Dates: 1887 - 1917

Clinton H. Cowgill Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1978-009
Abstract

The Clinton H. Cowgill Collection contains selected personal and professional correspondence, writing, incomplete architectural drawings, and career documentation of the founder of VPI's architecture program, Clinton Cowgill.

Dates: 1916 - 1977

Harold C. Cox Memorabilia Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2014-014
Abstract

The collection contains items, which belonged to or were collected by Harold C. Cox during his time as a student at Virginia Agriculture and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute from 1922-1926, and his continued experiences with the university as alumnus, primarily from the 1970s and 1980s.

Dates: 1923 - 1984

Walter W. Damenwood Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-2000-088
Scope and Contents

"Rhymes & Poems" by Eddy and Damewood, unpublished collection of poetry written by cadets in the Corps. Handwritten versions of poems (one on the back of the Sophomore Engineering Schedule), and the poem "The Old Dead Soldier" with a pen and ink drawing.

Dates: 1928 - 1930