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

 Organization

Dates

  • Usage: 1896 - 1944

Found in 72 Collections and/or Records:

J. Preston Newman Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1982-016
Abstract

The collection includes four poems (1935-1938, n.d.), as well as papers relating to Ralph Minthorne Brown, a librarian at Virginia Tech/

Dates: 1910-1975, n.d.

Overcoat with Attached Cape,

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-016
Scope and Content Item: overcoat with attached cape Date: [1920] Color: navy [cadet] blue, red on underside of cape, darker blue lining except in sleeves (black) Material: [wool blend], [cotton] lining in coat, [satin] lining in sleeves Manufacturer: Condition: white strings coming through the lining, a few very small worn spots and stains, gold strip coming off right sleeve, small holes near inner pocket Special Markings: silver colored metal chain sewn into the interior back of the collar, 8 gold...
Dates: 1920 - 1920

Myrvin Lafe Pence Scrapbook and Class Photograph,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-087
Abstract

The Myrvin Lafe Pence Scrapbook and Class Photograph contains photographs, newspaper clippings, tickets, and other memorabilia from Pence's time as a student at Virginia Tech from 1918 to 1922.

Dates: 1918 - 1922

Carter Perkins, Jr. Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1960-004
Abstract THe collection contains the papers of Carter Perkins, Jr., a student at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech) in the 1890s and resident of Newport News, Virginia. Includes university catalog of 1894-1895, school annuals (The Bugle) of 1895 and 1898, photographs, and fundraising literature for the construction of War Memorial Hall. The collection also includes two business account books, probably used by Perkins for bookkeeping...
Dates: 1893 - 1926

Sarah Pitt Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2005-018
Abstract

The collection contains papers relating to the Sarah Pitt Collection includes newsletters, newspaper articles, radio broadcasts, pageant script, and notebooks.

Dates: 1930 - 1939

Public Service Announcement, "Being Gay," Lambda Horizon, WUVT Radio, n.d. (Ms2014-010)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms2014-010_WeberMark_RadioAnnouncemenBeingGayt_nd

Robert S. and Martha C. Radspinner Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2014-004
Abstract

The Robert S. and Martha C. Radspinner Collection contains memorabilia scrapbooks, photograph albums, Virginia Tech newspapers, concert programs, and other ephemera related to VPI. The material documents Robert S. (class of 1941) and Martha C. (class of 1942) Radspinner's time at VPI and dates from 1937 to 1942.

Dates: 1937-1942; 1988

Record Group Vertical Files

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: VerticalFile-005
Abstract

In general, vertical files at Special Collections 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 Virginia Tech and its history. Topics may include, but are not limited to, colleges and departments, student organizations, administrative offices, centers and other campus units, and athletics.

Dates: 1960s-present

Records of the Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-25-01
Abstract The Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station (VAES) was established in 1886 by an act of the Virginia General Assembly and funded by the federal Hatch Act of 1887 for the purpose of providing practical and useful information on agricultural and scientific subjects. The collection includes 114 surveys books for ten counties in Virginia from 1931 through 1940, as well as files dated 1903-1947 of weather reports, annual reports of investigations of the field laboratories, and a large amount of...
Dates: 1903 - 1947

Frank L. Robeson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-014
Abstract

The collection includes papers from Frank L. Robeson's tenure as a student at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute, Columbia University, and Johns Hopkins University, as well as subject and research files from his nearly 50 years as an instructor and professor at VPI, dating from 1899 to 1954.

Dates: 1899-1954, undated