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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:

William MacFarland Patton Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1954-001
Abstract

This collection contains papers of William MacFarland Patton, civil engineer and professor at Virginia Agricultural & Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech). It includes a partial draft of Patton's book, A Practical Treatise on Foundations and draft of an unpublished textbook on civil engineering, together with patent documentation for two inventions.

Dates: 1896

Portrait of Kendall Weisiger

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms1961-002_WeisigerKendall

Emmett Russell Price Scrapbooks,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-011
Abstract

This collection contains the scrapbooks of Emmett Russell Price, professor of Agricultural Journalism at VPI, from 1910-1944. The scrapbooks consist of newspaper clippings about Blacksburg and VPI.

Dates: 1910 - 1943

Harvey Lee Price Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1975-001
Abstract

The Harvey Lee Price Papers contain handwritten notes and genealogies of various Montgomery County families which Price used to write his four volume series Outlines of Montgomery County Families. Also included are Price's subject files on the county and Virginia and his diplomas from VPI.

Dates: 1853, 1898, 1900, 1927-1949, n.d.

Lingan S. Randolph Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1979-007
Abstract

The collection includes papers with specifications for the details of labor and materials for the installation of a steam heating system at Sweet Briar Institute, Amherst, Virginia.

Dates: undated

Records of the Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-25-01
Abstract The Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station (VAES) was established in 1886 by an act of the Virginia General Assembly and funded by the federal Hatch Act of 1887 for the purpose of providing practical and useful information on agricultural and scientific subjects. The collection includes 114 surveys books for ten counties in Virginia from 1931 through 1940, as well as files dated 1903-1947 of weather reports, annual reports of investigations of the field laboratories, and a large amount of...
Dates: 1903 - 1947

Henry B. "Puss" Redd Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-017
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Henry B. "Puss" Redd. The collection contains photographs, clippings, and VPI alumni material as well as a large amount of material related to Redd's position as a faculty member and a coach for the VPI football team.

Dates: 1930 - 1984

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

George Myron Shear Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ms-1988-006
Abstract

This collection consists of the papers--including correspondence and published writings-- of Virginia Tech plant pathologist and physiologist George Myron Shear. It includes correspondence with the laboratory of Thomas A. Edison.

Dates: 1927 - 1986