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

 Organization

Dates

  • Usage: 1896 - 1944

Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:

Records of the Office of the President, Joseph Dupuy Eggleston

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-02-07
Scope and Content The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence (1913-1919) including letters to and from state and national political figures; correspondence signed by Eggleston as Acting Director of the Extension Division (1913-1916); correspondence between Eggleston and principals, board members and others of various agricultural high schools relating to financial requests, personnel, etc. (1916-1919); correspondence with county agents and state and national personnel connected with agricultural...
Dates: 1900 - 1948; Majority of material found within ( 1913-1919)

Faculty/Staff Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-3
Identifier: Photographs-003
Abstract

The Faculty/Staff Photograph Collection at Special Collections consists of the photographs, portrait reproductions, and negatives of Virginia Tech employees, dating back to the 1890s.

Dates: c. 1890s-present

Paul H. Farrier Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-084
Abstract

This collection contains materials relating to Paul H. Farrier and his daughter Pence Farrier, a former VPI Director of Admissions and a VPI alumnus, respectively, during the years of 1936 to 1970. Included are administrative papers such as business correspondence and admissions reports as well as general VPI memorabilia for campus events and activities, such as newspaper clippings, invitations, programs, and tickets.

Dates: 1936 - 1970

Sanford Bernell Fenne Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-054
Abstract

This collection include the papers of Sanford Bernell "Chuck" Fenne, a graduate of Virginia Tech (BS, 1927; MS, 1930), and a Virginia Agricultural Extension plant pathologist from 1939 to 1967. It includes correspondence, writings, biographical materials, photographs, a Virginia Tech 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

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

Adam T. Finch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-022
Abstract

Adam Tyree Finch (1872-1933) graduated from VPI in 1893 and earned an M.D. from the University of Virginia in 1896. He served as Commandant of Cadets and Assistant Professor of Physiology and Materia Medica at VPI from 1898 thru 1900. He also served in the U.S. Army Reserves. The collection contains VPI memorabilia and personal correspondence.

Dates: 1895 - 1926

G. Preston Frazer Artwork

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ms-1992-055
Scope and Contents

Artist and former professor of architecture at Virginia Tech. Collection consists of twenty-two sketches and drawings done by Frazer of nudes and scenes of Blacksburg, Virginia, and the southwest Virginia region. Images available online.

Dates: 1940s-1950s

William E. Garnett Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1973-011
Abstract

The William E. Garnett Papers consist of field notes, surveys, reports, class notes, letters to the editors of Montgomery County, Virginia, newspapers, and reprints of publications.

Dates: 1936-1969, n.d.

Grover W. Underhill Papers, 1935 (Ms1987-014)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms1987-014

Hard Times Blues Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-038
Abstract The Hard Times Blues Collection contains materials about the play Hard Times Blues by Lucy Sweeney and its production by the Dumas Theatre Troupe in 2003. Items include background research, correspondence, and a 2019 revised copy of the play as well as programs, flyers, photographs, and a newspaper article about the 2003 production. The play is about Blacksburg local and Virginia Tech employee Floyd "Hardtimes"...
Dates: 1966, 2001, 2003, 2019