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Knobler, Alfred E.


Biographical Note

Alfred E. Knobler was born March 4, 1915 in New York, New York. He graduated from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1938 with a degree in Ceramic Engineering. Knobler served as president of The Pilgrim Glass Corporation in of Ceredo, West Virginia; Alfred E. Knobler & Co., Inc., New York, New York; Knobler International Limited, London; Knobler Energy Associates, Inc., Barboursville, West Virginia. He was also the recipient of the Creative Achievement Award for Contemporary American Glass from the Metropolitan Museum in New York.

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Alfred E. Knobler Founders Day Speech

Identifier: Ms-1981-102

The collection includes a speech and program from the 1981 Founders Day celebration at Virginia Tech. The speech was given by Alfred Knobler, a graduate of the Class of 1938. In the speech, Knobler talks about environmental issues and calls for increased action aimed at protecting the environment.

Dates: 1981