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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:

Walter Reade Hardin, Jr., Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2003-027
Abstract

The Walter Reade Hardin, Jr., Collection includes materials collected by a Virginia Tech cadet and band member during his college years. It includes mementos, photographs and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1934 - 1952

Hardwick Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1972-007
Abstract

The Hardwick Family Collection consists of thirteen items related to Virginia Polytechnic Institute, including correspondence concerning the Corps of Cadets, football, the YMCA, and a 1929 pamphlet entitled, "Talks to Young Men and Boys by Great Athletes," by J.T. Hardwick.

Dates: 1910, 1919-1920

Herbert Fletcher Harrelson Photograph Album,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-054
Abstract

The collection contains an unbound photograph album with 12 leaves, generally with photographs on both sides. The photographs show images from Herbert Fletcher Harrelson's time at the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute, dating from 1919-1922.

Dates: 1919 - 1922

Mary Josephine Hartwick VPI Memorabilia and Scrapbook,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-009
Abstract

The Mary Josephine Hartwick VPI Memorabilia and Scrapbook contains a scrapbook filled with photos of the VPI campus as well as inlaid letters and tickets to both on and off campus events in the mid 1920s. Included in the collection are a VPI tie tack and belt buckle, a track medal for shot put, and a plaque that reads "Founding Members."

Dates: 1924 - 1925

T. W. Hatcher Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-040
Abstract

The collection contains notes from Hatcher's tenure as a student at VPI, as well as VPI ephemera from the 1950s. The collecton contains photographs from campus and other locations, taken in the 1920s. Later materials consist of reports from the National Bank of Blacksburg.

Dates: 1919 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1930

Bernard J. Henley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-024
Abstract

The collection contains a handwritten index compiled by Bernard J. Henley for articles about Virginia Polytechnic Institute, gleaned from Virginia newspapers, the bulk of the entries covering the years 1906 to 1959.

Dates: n.d.

James Morris Hicks Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-065
Abstract

Letter from James Morris Hicks, a student at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (now Virginia Tech) to his father, discussing cadet drilling, his recent election to the position of vice president of the freshman class, and replies to news from home.

Dates: 1897

Henry H. Hill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1980-003
Scope and Contents The Henry H. Hill collection consists of historical and genealogical research compiled by Hill during his lifetime in southwest Virginia. Research includes Hill biographical information (1941-50), Blacksburg history and Montgomery County (1798-1951, n.d.), VPI (1891, n.d.), Civil War history (1863-1963, n.d.), and genealogical information and biographical sketches (1821-1950, n.d.). The collection is comprised almost exclusively of photocopies and typescripts, so the dates...
Dates: 1908-1963, n.d.

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

Edmund Welch Hobbs Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1974-013
Abstract

This collection contains a scrapbook of Edmund Welch Hobbs (member of Virginia Polytechnic Institute's Class of 1932), focusing largely on events at Virginia Tech during Hobbs' years at the university and including programs, dance cards, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Dates: 1928 - 1966