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

 Organization

Dates

  • Usage: 1896 - 1944

Found in 72 Collections and/or Records:

Ellison A. Smyth, Sr. Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1981-098
Abstract

The Ellison A. Smyth, Sr. collection contains papers including his correspondence with professional and amateur scientists, collectors, dealers and suppliers around the world concerning entomology and zoology, his publications, and field journals from his entomological work.

Dates: 1859 - 1927

Solitude Photographs and Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1993-024
Abstract

This collection contains photographs, newspaper clippings, and several other papers containing information about Solitude, the oldest building on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Dates: ca. 1960s-1980s

Southwest Virginia Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-014
Abstract

This collection contains over one hundred photographs from a family that lived in southwest Virginia during the period of 1913 through 1917. Several pictures depict Virginia Tech (VPI) during this period. Other images show the family's travels throughout the American South.

Dates: ca. 1913-1917

Robert Creede Taylor Family Reference Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2006-024
Abstract

The collection consists of a timeline and copies of documentation about Robert Creede Taylor, a former student at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College, and his family during the years 1866 to 1915 gathered by R. C. Taylor's great-grandson.

Dates: 2003 - 2006

Vaiden A. Thornton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-049
Abstract

The collection contains account books, dairy building blueprints designed by Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and various work-related papers created between 1930 and 1953. A few of the items are undated. Thornton ran a dairy and ice operation in Stony Creek, Virginia, in addition to his job as an insurance company medical examiner.

Dates: 1930-1953, n.d.

Grover W. Underhill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-014
Abstract

The collection consists of a text from radio talk titled "The Insect Menace to Log Cabins and Rustic Woodwork," given by entomologist Grover W. Underhill in 1935.

Dates: 1935

Charles E. Vawter Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-057
Abstract

The Charles E. Vawter Family Collection contains a ledger from 1882-1883, two Virginia Polytechnic Institute's Bugle yearbooks from 1900 and 1913, a CDV photo album, and two early daguerreotypes.

Dates: 1882 - 1913

Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station Farm Family Study (Grayson County, Virginia)

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1940-023
Abstract

The collection contains data from a cooperative study of Grayson County, Virginia, conducted by the Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station and the U. S. Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Home Economics. The study includes raw and tabulated data on family members, education, health, income and expenditures, employment, housing, food, clothing, and household furnishings and supplies.

Dates: 1931

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

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Postal Card Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2002-025
Abstract

This collection includes eighty postcards. Dated cards range from 1906 through 1995, but many cards are not dated. Cards depict various subjects including campus views, campus buildings, football, Corps of Cadets, and Blacksburg views. Some of the postcards are postmarked and addressed to recipients, while some are blank.

Dates: 1906-1995, undated