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

 Organization

Dates

  • Usage: 1896 - 1944

Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel Davis Preston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1972-003
Abstract

The collection contains personal memorabilia, consisting largely of honors and awards, of Samuel Davis Preston, a graduate of Virginia Tech (class of 1923) and member of the university's board of visitors (1952-1960).

Dates: 1917 - 1972

Lawrence Priddy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1972-009
Abstract Lawrence Priddy graduated with the Class of 1897. This collection includes photographs from Priddy's time as a student at the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (VPI). The majority of the collection is composed of newspaper clippings and speeches relating to Priddy's activities as an alumnus. Priddy campaigned heavily for the construction of the YMCA building on campus as well as raising funds for the construction of War Memorial Hall. The speech Priddy...
Dates: 1894 - 1936

James Robbins Randolph Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1971-001
Abstract

This collection consists of the papers of engineer, mathematician and physicist James Robbins Randolph, including notes, calculations, correspondence and writings.

Dates: 1922 - 1969

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In general, vertical files at Special Collections include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephemera, unpublished and/or informal publications, and other papers relating to a specific subject area.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: ca. 1870s-present; Majority of material found in ( 1960s-present)

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

Harry W. Sanders Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1975-002
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Harry W. Sanders, graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute (BS, 1916); professor of agricultural education and vocational education (1925-1963) and professor emeritus of vocational education (1963-1985) at Virginia Tech; vocational teacher-trainer in Puerto Rico (1932-1933); co-founder of Future Farmers of Virginia (basis of Future Farmers of America). It includes correspondence, articles, printed materials, awards, scrapbooks, and photographs...
Dates: 1913 - 1981

Sanford Bernell Fenne Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-054
Abstract

The papers of Sanford Bernell "Chuck" Fenne, a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute (BS, 1927; MS, 1930) and a Virginia Agricultural Extension plant pathologist from 1939 to 1967, includes correspondence, writings, biographical materials, photographs, a VPI scrapbook, and a photo album compiled during a year (1943-1944) spent working in Brazil for the Food Supply Division, Institute of Inter-American Affairs.

Dates: 1918 - 1970

John P. Sawyer Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-047
Abstract

The collection consists of letters to Ralph M. Brown, librarian at Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI), from John P. Sawyer, who graduated from VPI in 1940.

Dates: 1943 - 1945

Werner J. Scholz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1968-003
Abstract

The Werner J. Scholz Collection, 1911-1915, contains a VPI program, note, artificial flower, and portraits collected by Werner J. Scholz and related to Mrs. Patti Bramlet Hill. Werner Joseph Scholz attended the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and graduated with a degree in Applied Chemistry in 1913. Scholz died from pneumonia at his parents' home in Roanoke, Virginia, in June 1915. He was engaged to Patti Bramlet at the time of his death.

Dates: 1911 - 1915

Harvey E. Shepherd Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2003-020
Abstract

The collection consists of a scrapbook prepared by Harvey E. Shepherd, class of 1932, as a Cadet and graduate student at Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Also included are loose materials and a white belt with no buckle marked H.E. Shepherd Co. B, which were in the scrapbook.

Dates: 1928 - 1932