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

 Organization

Dates

  • Usage: 1896 - 1944

Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph D. Eggleston Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-128
Abstract

The collection contains publications and pamphlets authored by or including articles authored by and about Joseph D. Eggleston. Materials relate Eggleston's tenure with VPI and Hampden-Sydney College, as well as local religious and social causes. Several of the articles contain Eggleston's marginalia.

Dates: 1896-1949, n.d.; Majority of material found within 1905 - 1920

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

Antoine Gaujot and Julien E. Gaujot Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1992-046
Abstract

The Antoine Gaujot and Julien E. Gaujot Papers contains the papers of two brothers who both attended Virginia Tech and received the Medal of Honor. The collection includes articles, correspondence, military documents, and research from about 1840-1999.

Dates: 1840 - 1999

Graduation Gown/Hat with Tassel and Hood,

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-020
Scope and Content Item: Graduation gown/hat with tassel/ and [hood] Date: ? Desc: PHDHAT Color: black with yellow tassel Condition: good, some discoloring on inside Special Markings: inside reads: Oak Hall Cap and Gown Co. Roanoke, Virginia, 7 5/8 in front of capGOWN Color: black Material: [cotton] Condition: good Special Markings: black [velvet] strip on either side of opening, three black velvet strips on each sleeve, velvet strips come to a point in the back. Material...
Dates: n.d.

John Guthrie Scrapbook,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-029
Abstract

The collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by 1926 graduate, John Dennett Guthrie, containing photos and memorabilia of the cadet's years at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute.

Dates: c.1922-1929

Lewis A. Hall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1983-009
Abstract

This collection includes the papers of Lewis A. Hall, a 1924 graduate of Virginia Tech, consisting largely of memorabilia from his time at the university and as an active alumnus. Includes programs, certificates, textiles, and photographs, as well as drawings for engineering class assignments.

Dates: 1921 - 1977

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