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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:

Virginia Tech Ring and Class Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-31-13-03
Abstract

The Virginia Tech Ring and Class Collections document the work of the Ring Design Committee, Ring Dance Committee, and individual classes at VPI, including their reunions. Items include ring design proposals and collection brochures, invitations and flyers for ring dances, and memorabilia for graduating classes and class reunions.

Dates: 1910 - 2015

Virginia Tech Scrapbook,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-079
Abstract

The collection contains a single scrapbook of photographs of VPI and the area surrounding Blacksburg, Virginia, from about 1912 to 1916.

Dates: 1912 - 1916

VPI Cape,

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-014
Scope and Content Item: cape (VPI) Date: 10-23-14 Color: navy blue with red lining Material: wool felt (?) lining - wool Manufacturer: Blacksburg: Virginia Polytechnic Institute, J.H. Kelsey, Supt., Uniform Department Donor: Condition: fair, stains and holes in lining as well as exterior, [frog] on right side is missing Special Markings: label reads: Mr. Byrne Capt. (?), measure 49-38-15, date 10-23-14 (William Hale Byrne, class of 1915, East Falls Church, Fairfax), inside piece of cloth that buttons...
Dates: 1914 - 1914

VPI Cape,

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-017
Scope and Content Item: cape (VPI) Date: ? first capes in 1897 Color: navy blue with raspberry liner Material: [wool felt] lining [wool] Manufacturer: Condition: a few small holes and stains appear in the liner Special Markings: black cord [frog] on exterior connecting sides, two metal hooks at collar. Each side has what appears to be a pocket, only after looking closer do you realize the “pockets” are holes to the inside of the cape. Inside on the bottom right-hand corner of the liner was what appears...
Dates: n.d. (not before 1897)

VPI Cape,

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Textile-1994-001
Scope and Content Item: cape (VPI) Date: ? (older, manufacturer tag different) Color: navy blue with red wine colored liner Material: [wool felt]/lining [wool] Manufacturer: Virginia Polytechnic Institute Uniform Department, VB Kelsey Supt. Donor: Condition: poor condition, holes in lining and exterior material, some have been sewn up, lining deteriorating in places Special Markings: Black cord [frog] on exterior connecting sides, two metal hooks at collar. Each side has what appears to be a pocket,...
Dates: n.d.

VPI Cape,

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Textile-1994-002
Scope and Content

Item: cape (VPI) Date: ? Color: dark blue/almost black exterior, red lining, black collar Material: collar and lining velvet, [cotton] exterior Manufacturer: ? Donor: Condition: good Special Markings: single blue metal clasp at the collar, black cord [frog] just below the collar, bottom of exterior and lining hemmed under, label (?)

Dates: n.d.

VPI Cape,

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Textile-1994-003
Scope and Content Item: cape (VPI) Date: ? Color: navy blue with dull red lining Material: [wool felt]/[wool] lining Manufacturer: ? Donor: Condition: [frog] discolored, hem coming unsewn where it had been doubled up, right button missing under collar, label missing, stains on lining Special Markings: single hook clasp at the collar, just below hook is a black cord loop, above hook and under collar is a separate piece of material which can fasten to buttons on the underside of the right and or left...
Dates: n.d.

VPI Coat with Attached Cape,

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-013
Scope and Content Item: coat with attached cape (VPI) Date: 1938 (?) Color: Navy blue with black lining in coat and red lining under the cape Material: wool felt (?) for exterior of coat and lining under cape, the lining in the coat is cotton (?) except in sleeves. (?) Manufacturer: Label located inside of interior pocket has a picture of an eagle on a shield and reads: Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, VA, Uniform Department Donor: Condition: fair, no hem on the bottom (may never have been one)...
Dates: 1938?

Joseph F. Ware Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-022
Abstract

The collection contains 102 letters from Joseph F. Ware to his wife, Susie, in Blacksburg, Virginia, while he was serving overseas during and after World War I. The other significant portion of this collection contains nearly 200 photographs.

Dates: 1900 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1920