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

 Organization

Dates

  • Usage: 1896 - 1944

Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:

Carrie T. Sibold Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-043
Abstract

The collection consists of scrapbooks, journals, V.P.I. reunion materials, photograph albums, family diplomas, and the diary of Nannie V. Sibold. As a whole, the collection dates from 1912 to 1990. However, Carrie T. Sibold's scrapbook journals, which run from 1974 to 1990, constitute the the bulk of the collection material.

Dates: 1912 - 1990; Majority of material found within ( 1974-1990)

Sigma Xi Charter

 Collection — Frame: 1
Identifier: Art-072

Slusser Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1960-001
Abstract

This collection contains loose ledger sheets for the household expenditures of Dr. John B. Slusser, an advertisement from the Pressed Steel Car Company, a reciept from the Virginia Tech dining hall, a United States patent application for a nut-lock invented by Murray C. and William J. Slusser, and pages from a personal account book.

Dates: 1852 - 1912

Ellison A. Smyth, Sr. Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1981-098
Abstract

The Ellison A. Smyth, Sr. collection contains papers including his correspondence with professional and amateur scientists, collectors, dealers and suppliers around the world concerning entomology and zoology, his publications, and field journals from his entomological work.

Dates: 1859 - 1927

Solitude Photographs and Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ms-1993-024
Scope and Contents

Historic home of Blacksburg, Virginia, built by the Preston family in the early 1800s. Purchased by the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech) in 1872, and remains the oldest building on campus. Photographs consist of thirty-four mounted photographs from Eleanor Stover McEver's collection of various views and details of Solitude, with identifying labels. Also includes other papers, such as newspaper clippings and postcards, with information about Solitude.

Dates: 1960s-1980s

Robert Creede Taylor Family Reference Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-2006-024
Scope and Contents Robert Creede Taylor (1866-1915) lived in Montgomery County, Virginia most of his life. He attended Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (later Virginia Tech) in the 1880s, and thereafter worked in Roanoke before returning to Christiansburg, Virginia in 1893. He married Helen May Pelton, and they had three children. He died in 1915 after a long illness. The Taylors are related to many other Montgomery County and Roanoke families, and these families and their involvement in area...
Dates: 2003 - 2006

Grover W. Underhill Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-014
Abstract

The collection consists of a text from radio talk titled "The Insect Menace to Log Cabins and Rustic Woodwork," given by Grover W. Underhill in 1935.

Dates: 1935

Charles E. Vawter Family Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-057
Abstract

The collection contains three types of items: a Ledger Book from 1882-1883, two VPI yearbooks from 1900 and 1913, a CDV photo album, and two early daguerreotypes.

Dates: 1882 - 1913

Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station Farm Family Study (Grayson County, Virginia),

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1940-023
Abstract

The collection contains data from a cooperative study of Grayson County, Virginia, conducted by the Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station and the U. S. Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Home Economics. Includes raw and tabulated data on family members, education, health, income and expenditures, employment, housing, food, clothing, and household furnishings and supplies.

Dates: 1931

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Postal Card Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2002-025
Abstract

This collection includes eighty postcards. Dated cards range from 1906 through 1995, but many cards are not dated. Cards depict various subjects including campus views, campus buildings, football, Corps of Cadets, and Blacksburg views. Some of the postcards are postmarked and addressed to recipients, while some are blank.

Dates: 1906-1995, undated