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

 Organization

Dates

  • Usage: 1896 - 1944

Found in 81 Collections and/or Records:

Isaac Hoppenstein Memorabilia,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-114
Abstract

The collection includes memorabilia from the life of Isaac Hoppenstein—a 1937 of Virginia Polytechnic and State University graduate. The collection contains newspapers, memorabilia from dances, school work, photographs, and correspondence, dating from 1925 to 1940.

Dates: 1923 - 1940; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1937

Stanley A. Huffman, Jr., Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-056
Abstract

The collection consists of professional papers compiled over the course of Huffman's career at Virginia Tech (1971-1991).

Dates: 1917 - 1991

Records of the Office of the President, John Redd Hutcheson

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-02-09
Abstract The Records of the Office of the President, John Redd Hutcheson consist of correspondence and records, from 1917 to 1962. This collection contains official records from Hutcheson's tenure as president of VPI as well as his personal papers. John R. Hutcheson graduated from Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (VPI) with a B.S. in Agriculture in 1907 and a M.S. in 1909. He later received a PhD from Clemson College in 1937. Hutcheson was employed as...
Dates: 1917 - 1962

Insurance Survey of Virginia Polytechnic Institute Records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ms-1995-029
Scope and Contents Insurance Survey of the buildings of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, Virginia, prepared in 1931 by Charles Lunsford & Sons, Roanoke, Va.; Insurance Company of North America, Philadelphia, Pa.; and F. Wharton Baker, engineer. Collection consists of 88 photographs and of buildings, faculty dwellings, barns, and storage lots at Virginia Polytechnic Institute covered by the policy; recommendations for coverage and for fire protection of these buildings; estimated insurable value...
Dates: 1931

J. Ambler Johnston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1974-012
Abstract The J. Ambler Johnston Papers pertains to his many activities throughout his professional and personal life, especially his involvement with the Civil War Round Table (CWRT) and Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Materials consist of correspondence, publications and ephemera, organizational and committee reports, and photographs, relating to Johnston's involvement with historical and civic organizations including the Sons of Confederate Veterans, Society of the Sons of the Revolution, Virginia...
Dates: 1901 - 1974

S. H. Knick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-055
Abstract

Papers of Samuel Herbert Knick (1886-1914), of Rockbridge County, Virginia, relating to his time as a student at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute, including a student handbook and a letter and postcard addressed to Knick's brother, W. Hampton Knick.

Dates: 1904 - 1906

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

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

Records of the Lee Literary Society

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-31-14-11
Abstract

This collection includes the written minutes and various papers of the Lee Literary Society from 1873 to 1926, and the minutes of the united Lee and Maury Literary Society during the 1928-29 session. The Lee Literary Society was formed from the split of the Virginia Literary Society in 1873 along with its counterpart the Maury Literary Society. LLS helped create the first student publication, the Gray Jacket, in 1875. The LLS folded in 1928.

Dates: 1873 - 1929

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