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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:

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

William Addison Caldwell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-048
Abstract

Papers associated with William Addison "Add" Caldwell (1856-1910) of Craig County, Virginia, first student enrolled at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (VAMC, later Virginia Tech). Includes a letter written by Caldwell in 1910; his 1875 VAMC report card; a Caldwell family photo portrait; Caldwell's obituary; and a Bible given to Caldwell by Mrs. William C. McKemey.

Dates: 1872 - 1910

Records of the Dean of the College, Theodorick Pryor Campbell

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-11-01
Abstract

This collection contains records of Theodorick Pryor Campbell, the dean of the college at Virginia Tech from 1920-1924. This collection consists primarily of correspondence with faculty, educational organizations, parents, presidents Julian A. Burruss and J. D. Eggleston, students, and government entities. Subjects include advertising, budget, disciplinary matters, hazing, and land purchases. Some correspondence dates to 1917-1919 when Campbell was Dean of the Faculty.

Dates: 1917 - 1924

Samuel Edwin Carnahan Diploma

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-066
Abstract

Samuel Edwin Carnahan (1884-1970) graduated from Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (VPI) in 1907 with a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. The collection contains his 1907 VPI diploma, signed by VPI president John McBryde and the Board of Visitors.

Dates: 1907

Carneal and Johnston Architectural Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2001-008
Abstract

The Carneal and Johnston Architectural Drawings contains detail drawings, sketches, and tracings of several campus buildings at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Dates: 1939-1968, n.d.

Harry Baker Cawley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-062
Abstract This collection contains letters, cards, and envelopes, dated 1918-1926, to Harry B. Cawley from his parents Mary and Robert Cawley, his brothers Marvin and Raymond, and friends, including Eugenia Rea and Kathleen A. Turner. The collection also includes school notes, two writings by Cawley, and two undated photographs - one each of Paul Guthrie Jones and of Lyn Bunting, possibly schoolmates in the 1920s. Cawley (1900-1946) served in the U.S. Navy in the 1910s and attended Virginia...
Dates: 1918-1922, 1926, undated

Christian Case Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1996-026
Abstract

This collection of materials about accusations in student hazing incident at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, subsequent disciplinary actions by the university's faculty, actions taken by the Board of Visitors, appeal by Judge George L. Christian (father of one of the accused), and proceedings of a joint legislative committee investigating the incident and the college's faculty and administrative practices and policies.

Dates: 1905 - 1906

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