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

 Organization

Dates

  • Usage: 1896 - 1944

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

William Martin Johnson Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1982-017
Abstract

The papers in this collection include both personal and professional correspondence, ranging from November 1931 to March 1977. Johnson wrote to representatives at Public Works, American Society of Civil Engineers, the Department of Architectural Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and the War Assets Administration, among others.

Dates: 1937 - 1968

Carl George Krieger Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1982-013
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, speeches, notebooks, photographs, recordings, and clippings relating to the areas of agriculture, gas, oil, tractors, air and water pollution, waste treatment, and public relations.

Dates: 1930 - 1967

John W. Landis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1969-001
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, memos, proposals, reports, and other papers relating to Landis' work with nuclear reactor projects and memberships on various committees, including the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors, the Virginia State Chamber of Commerce, and the Virginia Advisory Board on Industrial Development.

Dates: 1949 - 1969

Claudius Lee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1961-002
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, photographs, and miscellaneous materials relating to the personal life and university and military service of Claudius Lee, a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Dates: 1887 - 1954

George W. Litton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1981-099
Abstract

The collection contains the papers of George W. Litton, professor of Animal Husbandry at V.P.I. from 1940 to 1970. These papers date from 1927 to 1983 and include poetry, essays, V.P.I.'s agricultural extension station reports, notes, lecture material, publications, personal and professional correspondence, photographs from Litton's portrait hanging, and bound compilations like "Foolishness, Poems, and Philosophy" that function similarly to commonplace books.

Dates: 1927 - 1983

James Burleigh Lucas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1968-005
Abstract

This collection contains the lecture and laboratory notes of James Burleigh Lucas, a professor of chemistry at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, mostly taken while Lucas attended graduate courses at the University of Illinois.

Dates: 1926 - 1930

Arthur B. Massey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1962-002
Abstract

The collection contains field notes; essays and studies; laboratory course outlines; printed materials; and photographs of trees on the Virginia Tech Campus from Arthur Ballard Massey, plant pathologist, assistant professor of botany at Alabama Polytechnic Institute, professor of biology at Virginia Tech, and member of the Virginia Academy of Science.

Dates: 1902 - 1961

Henry M. Morris Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1994-028
Abstract

This collection contains papers relating to Morris's career as a hydraulic engineer and his position as director of the Institute for Creation Research. The materials date from 1937 to 1999 and include course materials (exams, notes), his M.S. thesis and Ph.D. dissertation, publications, technical reports, correspondence concerning such topics as hydraulic engineering and soil mechanics, and publications and pamphlets from the Institute of Creation Research.

Dates: 1937 - 1999

E. B. Norris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1981-103
Abstract

E. B. Norris was Dean of Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute from 1928-1952, and his papers include reports concerning the agriculture and engineering departments, reports on individual development, newspaper clippings, catalogues, brochures, and correspondence, particularly regarding then-President Burruss.

Dates: 1928-1955, n.d.

William MacFarland Patton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1954-001
Abstract

This collection contains papers of William MacFarland Patton, civil engineer and professor at Virginia Agricultural & Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech). It includes a partial draft of Patton's book, A Practical Treatise on Foundations and draft of an unpublished textbook on civil engineering, together with patent documentation for two inventions.

Dates: 1893, 1896, n.d.