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Hutcheson, T. B. (Thomas Barksdale), 1882-1950


Biographical Note

Thomas Barksdale Hutcheson (1882-1950) was born to Mary Claiborne Barksdale and Robert Francis Hutcheson. He graduated from Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (V.P.I.) in 1906 and married Rosalie Stockard. He was professor of Agronomy (1914-1945) and dean of Agriculture at V.P.I.. Hutcheson Hall at Virginia Tech was named for him and his brother, John R. Hutcheson, ninth university president (1945-1947).

External source:

"Thomas Barksdale Hutcheson",,, accessed Nov. 29, 2023.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Clipping, Roanoke Times, May 12, 1937 (Ms2015-001)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms2015-001_B1F18_RoanokeTimes_clipping_1937_0512

Edgemont Farm Papers

Identifier: Ms-2003-022

The collection consists of Edgemont Farm record books, papers, and correspondence relating to the history, operations, and sale of Edgemont Farm in Halifax County, Virginia, and to the Barksdale and Hutcheson families, former owners of the farm. The collection includes correspondence between John R. Hutcheson and T. B. Hutcheson, Jr., as well as other correspondence of Thomas B. Hutcheson, Jr.; maps, correspondence, and Deed of Trust with David Barksdale regarding the sale of the farm.

Dates: 1925 - 1998