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

 Organization

Dates

  • Usage: 1896 - 1944

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Adolph Samuel Bair Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-137
Abstract

The Adolph Samuel Bair Photographs were taken on the campus of the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (VPI) during the 1920s. The photographs depict Bair, the campus, and the VPI Corps of Cadets. Bair (1902-1988) graduated from VPI in 1924.

Dates: ca. 1920s

Mildred Blokker Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-042
Abstract

The collection contains eighteen photographs of exhibits and events around Virginia collected by Mildred Blokker (1919-1993) from about 1912-1919. The collection also includes photos of Cadets involved with the athletics department at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (VPI). Blokker graduated from and worked at VPI.

Dates: c. 1912-1919

William Gideon Harris Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-005
Abstract

William Gideon Harris's album contains photographs of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI) campus and surrounding areas, c. 1908-1912, as well as several newsclippings and pieces of poetry. .

Dates: c. 1908-1912

Historical Photograph Collection (List of Subjects)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Photographs-001
Abstract

The photograph collection at Special Collections and University Archives consists primarily of historical photographs of Virginia Tech, dating back to the 1890s. The collection is also home to historic images of Blacksburg, Montgomery County, the New River Valley, and Southwest Virginia in general. A photograph collection of faculty and staff from the university is maintained separately.

Dates: c. 1890s-present

Insurance Survey of Virginia Polytechnic Institute Records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Ms-1995-029
Scope and Contents Insurance Survey of the buildings of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, Virginia, prepared in 1931 by Charles Lunsford & Sons, Roanoke, Va.; Insurance Company of North America, Philadelphia, Pa.; and F. Wharton Baker, engineer. Collection consists of 88 photographs and of buildings, faculty dwellings, barns, and storage lots at Virginia Polytechnic Institute covered by the policy; recommendations for coverage and for fire protection of these buildings; estimated insurable value...
Dates: 1931

Lucy Lee Lancaster Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-069
Abstract Lucy Lee Lancaster was born in Blacksburg, Virginia in 1905 and lived there until she died in 1989. She was one of the first women admitted to Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (popularly known as VPI), and after graduating in 1925, she went on to earn her MLS from Columbia University Library School. She worked at the VPI library for the rest of her career. The Lancaster papers contain biographical materials, family papers, genealogy research,...
Dates: 1915 - 1989

Stockton Mosby McMurran Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-042
Abstract

Stockton Mosby McMurran Scrapbook contains photographs from the Missouri Botanical Garden and photographs from Virginia Tech, formally known as VPI. Stockton Mosby McMurran graduated VPI in 1909 before attending Washinton University in St. Louis, Missouri.

Dates: c. 1909

Robert Edward Minshall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-043
Abstract

The Robert Edward Minshall Papers, 1909-1943, contains photographs, postcards, and programs from Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Minshall graduated from VPI in 1913 and taught civil engineering at Penn State.

Dates: 1909 - 1943

Robert G. Moore Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-052
Abstract

The Robert G. Moore Collection contains school notes/notebooks, correspondence, engineering drawings, memorabilia, newspaper articles, and his diploma from Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Dates: c. 1919-1929

Robert G. Moore Photo Album

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1992-051
Abstract

The collection contains a student handbook, newspaper articles, and a photo album of scenes on the Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI) campus from 1918-1919, many of which are clearly identified. The collection was compiled by Robert G. Moore, a VPI graduate of 1922.

Dates: 1918 - 1922