A. Moore Anderson Postcard
Scope and Content
This collection contains a single postcard sent to A. Moore Anderson in 1877. The postcard advertises the upcoming session of Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (VAMC) beginning in February 1878. The card includes information on the cost of tuition and fees ($40). Room and board ranged from $7/month to $15/month, the latter being "the highest price ever paid." It also notes an expected increase in students due to improvements. In 1876 and 1877, the original president's house was built, as well as the First and Second Academic Buildings. (The house is now part of Henderson Hall, and the two academic buildings were destroyed in 1957.)
- Anderson, A. Moore (Recipient, Person)
- Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) (Organization)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open to research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
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It is unclear whether A. Moore Anderson was a student at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (VAMC). There is no student by that name in the 1878-1879 or 1881-1882 catalogs and no catalogs were published for the 1879-1880 and 1880-1881 years. No other biographical information on Anderson is available.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
This collection is an 1877 postcard to A. Moore Anderson announcing the Spring 1878 semester at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (VAMC), including costs and campus information.
Source of Acquisition
The A. Moore Anderson Postcard was donated to Special Collections in 1968.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the A. Moore Anderson Postcard, by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the A. Moore Anderson Postcard was completed in 1968. Additional description was completed in April 2009.
- A. Moore Anderson Postcard, 1877
- Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
- 2009 (CC0 1.0)
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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