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

 Organization

Dates

  • Usage: 1896 - 1944

Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:

Adam Finch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1974-015
Abstract Adam Tyree Finch graduated with the Class of 1893. Finch returned to VPI in 1898 to teach Military Science and Tactics. Finch also served as Commandant of Cadets and Assistant Professor of Physiology and Materia Medica before leaving VPI in Spring of 1900. This collection includes scrapbook pages containing photos and materials from Adam Finch's time as a cadet and VPI. Also included is a letter of recommendation from President Barringer and a letter written by Finch about an alumni...
Dates: 1891 - 1933

Lucie L. Gibboney Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-039
Abstract The Lucie L. Gibboney Scrapbook contains dance cards, football programs, correspondence, dried flowers, ticket stubs, menus, photographs and other ephemera. Much of the materials relate to Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (VPI) and the Town of Blacksburg, Virginia. Gibboney (1917-2007) probably collected these materials while visiting her future husband, James M. Graham, Jr. (1916-1976), a 1938 graduate of VPI, to document memories from their time...
Dates: 1934 - 1937

Joseph Allen Gills Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1992-054
Abstract

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."

Dates: 1928, n.d.

William Gitt Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1964-006
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1912

Lewis A. Hall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1983-009
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1921 - 1977

Percy Clayton Hamilton Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-007
Abstract

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).

Dates: c. 1909-1912

Walter Reade Hardin, Jr., Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2003-027
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1934 - 1952

Hardwick Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1972-007
Abstract

The Hardwick Family Collection consists of thirteen items related to Virginia Polytechnic Institute, including correspondence concerning the Corps of Cadets, football, the YMCA, and a 1929 pamphlet entitled, "Talks to Young Men and Boys by Great Athletes," by J.T. Hardwick.

Dates: 1910, 1919-1920

Edmund Welch Hobbs Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1974-013
Abstract

This collection contains a scrapbook of Edmund Welch Hobbs (member of Virginia Polytechnic Institute's Class of 1932), focusing largely on events at Virginia Tech during Hobbs' years at the university and including programs, dance cards, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Dates: 1928 - 1966

Bertram A. Holtzworth Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-095
Abstract

This scrapbook contains photographs and memorabilia dating 1918-1926 from United States Military Academy (West Point) and Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI) by Bertram A. Holtzworth, who attended VPI before graduating from West Point in 1927. He served in the U.S. Army from his time as a cadet at West Point until his retirement as Major General in 1963.

Dates: 1918 - 1926