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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:

Joseph Allen Gills Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1992-054
Abstract

The collection includes an undated invitation to commencement, the cover to a Virginia Polytechnic Institute Department of Chemistry lab book, and a 1928 record book for "Supervised Home Practice in Agriculture."

Dates: 1928, n.d.

William Gitt Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1964-006
Abstract

This collection contains a journal kept from September through November 1912 by William Uncle Bill Gitt. Gitt was born in Newport, Virginia, and attended the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College from 1877 to 1878. Gitt later lived in the Number 1 Barracks on campus and worked at the college doing various tasks for the cadets.

Dates: 1912

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.

Earle D. Gregory Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1972-004
Scope and Contents Comprising the majority of the Earl D. Gregory collection are military records and files dating back to when Gregory was a member of the 1st Virginia, 29th Regiment during World War I. This material consists of publications and correspondence pertaining to Gregory's infantry unit, more specifically Gregory's impact during his first day of combat at Bois-de-Consenvoye, France in which Gregory was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his heroic actions. Significant material from...
Dates: 1915 - 1997

Grover W. Underhill Papers, 1935 (Ms1987-014)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms1987-014

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

Percy Clayton Hamilton Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-007
Abstract

The collection consists of a small photograph album belonging to Percy Clayton Hamilton, class of 1912, with photographs from his tenure as a student at Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI).

Dates: c. 1909-1912

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