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



  • Usage: 1896 - 1944

Found in 74 Collections and/or Records:

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?

Records of the Dean of the College, John E. Williams

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-11-02
Abstract This collection contains several series of documents related to Professor John E. Williams's (1867-1943) service as Dean of the College for Virginia Tech between 1924 and 1943. They include correspondence with businesses, governmental organizations, parents, alumni, and other administration members of Virginia Tech. Also included are lists of statistics on enrollment, student organization and university finances, scholarships, as well as reports on the honor and "rat" system. Williams was...
Dates: 1920 - 1940