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

 Organization

Dates

  • Usage: 1896 - 1944

Found in 241 Collections and/or Records:

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

Beattie Family University Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-025
Abstract This collection contains Virginia Polytechnic Institute memorabilia from Claibourne Walton Beattie, Sr. (1896-1971), class of 1919, and his son Claibourne Walton Beattie, Jr. (1923-1978), class of 1951. The collection contains a 1924 graduation invitation and a 1951 commencent program. The collection also includes several programs and bulletins related to events on campus. There are several pieces of a cadet uniform, such as a hat, rat belt, and cords. Attached inside the hat is an event...
Dates: 1875, 1915-1959

W. R. Beazley Notebooks

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Ms-2005-023

Robert Burns Haldane Begg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1963-005
Abstract

The collection contains a VPI honor list for 1897-1898, a 1948 Chi Epsilon dinner program, a 1962 list of living alumni who attended VAMC prior to 1900, a 1926 silver tray, and a 1933 trophy.

Dates: 1898, 1926, 1933, 1948, 1962

Karl Jacob Belser Illustrations

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1956-003
Abstract

The collection contains art pieces by VPI professor Karl Jacob Belser (1902-1972), including 19 intaglio prints and one page with a pencil signature.

Dates: 1931-1932, 1938, n.d.

Robert A. Belz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-105
Abstract The collection contains the personal and academic papers of Robert A. Belz, a 1939 Virginia Tech alumni who graduated with a bachelors degree in industrial engineering. Materials range from 1869-1962, however, a majority of the works are from the 1930s-1940s or undated. Several oversized folders accompany the collection and hold technical drawings, newspapers, coupon bonds, posters, and his diploma. In addition to school work for math, business, humanities, and science courses, the...
Dates: 1869, 1911-1962, n.d.

Biographical Vertical Files

 Collection
Identifier: VerticalFile-004
Scope and Content

In general, vertical files at Special Collections and University Archives include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephemera, unpublished and/or informal publications, and other papers relating to a specific subject area. Files in this collection relate to individuals and families connected to the local area (Blacksburg, Montgomery County, and Southwest Virginia) and/or to Virginia Tech. Each individual/family below has at least one folder and many include cross references.

Dates: 1960s-present

Mildred Blokker Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-042
Abstract

The collection contains eighteen photographs of exhibits and events around Virginia collected by Mildred Blokker (1919-1993) from about 1912-1919. The collection also includes photos of Cadets involved with the athletics department at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (VPI). Blokker graduated from and worked at VPI.

Dates: c. 1912-1919

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