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

 Organization

Dates

  • Usage: 1896 - 1944

Found in 229 Collections and/or Records:

John W. Landis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1969-001
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, memos, proposals, reports, and other papers relating to Landis' work with nuclear reactor projects and memberships on various committees, including the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors, the Virginia State Chamber of Commerce, and the Virginia Advisory Board on Industrial Development.

Dates: 1949 - 1969

Claudius Lee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1961-002
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, photographs, and miscellaneous materials relating to the personal life and university and military service of Claudius Lee, a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Dates: 1887 - 1954

Records of the Lee Literary Society

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-31-14-11
Abstract

This collection includes the written minutes and various papers of the Lee Literary Society from 1873 to 1926, and the minutes of the united Lee and Maury Literary Society during the 1928-29 session. The Lee Literary Society was formed from the split of the Virginia Literary Society in 1873 along with its counterpart the Maury Literary Society. LLS helped create the first student publication, the Gray Jacket, in 1875. The LLS folded in 1928.

Dates: 1873 - 1929

Ernest Bane Lewey Papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: Ms-2002-011
Scope and Contents

Pulaski County, Virginia. VPI class of 1927. Collection consists of Virginia Polytechnic Institute Department of Chemistry notebook dated April 11, 1924; Ironclad Composition Book with English class notes c. 1924-25; VPI Athletic Association season ticket book no. 612 for 1926-27; checkbook for Farmers and Merchant Bank of Blacksburg with entries for March and April 1927.

Dates: 1924 - 1927

George W. Litton Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1981-099
Abstract

The collection contains the papers of George W. Litton, professor of Animal Husbandry at V.P.I. from 1940 to 1970. These papers date from 1927 to 1983 and include poetry, essays, V.P.I.'s agricultural extension station reports, notes, lecture material, publications, personal and professional correspondence, photographs from Litton's portrait hanging, and bound compilations like "Foolishness, Poems, and Philosophy" that function similarly to commonplace books.

Dates: 1927 - 1983

James Burleigh Lucas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1968-005
Abstract

This collection contains the lecture and laboratory notes of James Burleigh Lucas, a professor of chemistry at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, mostly taken while Lucas attended graduate courses at the University of Illinois.

Dates: 1926 - 1930

Maroon Corps of Cadet sashes,

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Textile-2015-002
Scope and Content

Notes attached to box items were found in read: "Corps Maroon Sashes" and "Maroon sashes from the Tailor Shop."

Dates: n.d.

Arthur B. Massey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1962-002
Abstract

The collection contains field notes; essays and studies; laboratory course outlines; printed materials; and photographs of trees on the Virginia Tech Campus from Arthur Ballard Massey, plant pathologist, assistant professor of botany at Alabama Polytechnic Institute, professor of biology at Virginia Tech, and member of the Virginia Academy of Science.

Dates: 1902 - 1961

Records of the Maury Literary Society

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-31-14-12
Abstract

This collection includes the written minutes and papers of the Maury Literary Society from 1873 to 1928 and documents related to the personal awards of the society's namesake, Matthew F. Maury. The Maury Literary Society was formed from the split of the Virginia Literary Society in 1873 along with its counterpart the Lee Literary Society. MLS helped create the first student publication, the Gray Jacket, in 1875. The MLS folded in 1928.

Dates: 1873 - 1928

J. Harry McBroom Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1974-016
Abstract

The collection includes 22 letters written by J. Harry McBroom, possibly from Abingdon, Virginia, to Thyrza Fugate detailing campus life in 1904-1905.

Dates: 1899 - 1908