Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944)
- Usage: 1896 - 1944
Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:
W. Graham Claytor Papers
This collection includes business and personal papers of W. Graham Claytor, a 1906 graduate of Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (later Virginia Polytechnic Institute) and an executive overseeing the operations of a number of American Gas and Electric Company subsidiaries during the 20th century. It includes correspondence, reports, and printed materials relating to personal financial matters, business operations, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and ham radio.
John K. Copenhaver Collection
John Kelly Copenhaver graduated from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute with a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1920. Collection includes leather bound commencement invitations and programs from 1919 and 1921, as well as a photograph from the reunion of the class of 1920. Pins and buttons from a VPI cadet uniform are also included.
Benjamin Cottrell Papers
This collection contains the papers, photographs, diplomas, certificates, correspondence, and scrapbooks of Benjamin Cottrell from 1910-1983. Cottrell, a 1916 VPI graduate with a degree in Civil Engineering, spent part of his career working on railroads and highways in Central and South America.
Joseph Baker Dent, Sr., Memorabilia
The Joseph Baker Dent, Sr., Memorabilia contains Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (VPI) memorabilia from the 1920s.
Adam Finch Collection
Joseph Allen Gills Papers
The collection includes an undated invitation to commencement, the cover to a Virginia Polytechnic Institute Department of Chemistry lab book, and a 1928 record book for "Supervised Home Practice in Agriculture."
William Gitt Journal
This collection contains a journal kept from September through November 1912 by William
Uncle Bill Gitt. Gitt was born in Newport, Virginia, and attended the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College from 1877 to 1878. Gitt later lived in the Number 1 Barracks on campus and worked at the college doing various tasks for the cadets.
Lewis A. Hall Papers
This collection includes the papers of Lewis A. Hall, a 1924 graduate of Virginia Tech, consisting largely of memorabilia from his time at the university and as an active alumnus. Includes programs, certificates, textiles, and photographs, as well as drawings for engineering class assignments.
Percy Clayton Hamilton Photograph Album
The collection consists of a small photograph album belonging to Percy Clayton Hamilton, class of 1912, with photographs from his tenure as a student at Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI).
Walter Reade Hardin, Jr., Collection
The Walter Reade Hardin, Jr., Collection includes materials collected by a Virginia Tech cadet and band member during his college years. It includes mementos, photographs and newspaper clippings.