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

 Organization

Dates

  • Usage: 1896 - 1944

Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:

Aaron Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1968-004
Abstract

This collection contains college memorabilia, including photographs, printed material, and banners collected by John H., Jacob C., and Harry B. Aaron, three Bristol, Virginia brothers who attended Virginia Tech during the early 20th century.

Dates: 1908 - 1927

Beulah O. Allen Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2014-002
Abstract The Beulah O. Allen Collection contains a variety of materials from Allen's life. Her papers contain correspondence with a variety of friends and associates, primarily Lucy Lee Lancaster, the first female graduate from Virginia Tech. In addition, the collection also contains Virginia Tech Commencement programs, Cotillion Club Dance programs, resources related to the Virginia Tech Library, newspaper clippings about the construction of the new Newman Library, and a large collection of...
Dates: 1905 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1970

Records of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Virginia Tech Chapter

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-30-05a
Abstract

This collection consists of official records and periodicals from the AAUW, Virginia Tech Chapter and the National AAUW including minutes, administrative records, state and national convention programs, awards and scholarships, publications, and other materials concerning community outreach from 1926-2008.

Dates: 1926 - 2008

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vertical files at Special Collections and University Archives include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephemera, unpublished and/or informal publications, and other papers relating to a specific subject area.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

Ralph Minthorne Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1970-002
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Ralph Minthorne Brown, Virginia Tech head librarian (1926-1947), amateur historian, and naturalist. It includes materials on Virginia Tech and local history, including typed transcripts of sources gathered for an intended history of Virginia Tech. Also included are Brown's Blacksburg ornithological and weather observations, a bibliography of Matthew Fontaine Maury, and other writings.

Dates: 1872 - 1947

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

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 243 notes from family members, friends, and girlfriends between 1918-1946. The collection also includes 87 pieces of ephemera: 66 used envelopes, which can likely be matched to letters in this collection; 2 small black and white photographs, invitations, cards, and two short story essays.

Dates: 1918 - 1926

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