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Lingan S. Randolph Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1979-007

Scope and Content

The Lingan S. Randolph Papers includes papers with specifications for the details of labor and materials for the installation of a steam heating system at Sweet Briar Institute, Amherst, Virginia.

Dates

  • undated

Creator

Language of Materials

The materials in the collection are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Biographical Note

Lingan Strother Randolph (1859-1922) taught Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (now Virignia Tech) from 1893-1918. From 1913-1918, he served as the dean of the Engineering department. He helped design a number of buildings on the VPI campus, as well as for other institutions.

The 1914 Bugle is dedicated to Randolph and contains photos and a biography. Special Collections and University Archives have scanned and made available the 1914 Bugle online (pp. 4-8 of the Bugle and pp. 10-14 of the PDF version contain the dedication).

Sources:

University Catalogs.

Bugle yearbooks.

"Lingan Strother Randolph" entry, Findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/207364714/lingan-strother-randolph, accessed Dec. 2, 2022.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

The Lingan S. Randolph Papers includes papers with specifications for the details of labor and materials for the installation of a steam heating system at Sweet Briar Institute, Amherst, Virginia.

Source of Acquisition

The Lingan S. Randolph Papers were acquired prior to 1979.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Lingan S. Randolph Papers, Ms1979-007 by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Lingan S. Randolph Papers was completed in March 2011.

Title
Lingan S. Randolph Papers, undated
Status
Completed
Author
Special Collections and University Archives Staff
Date
2013 (CC0 1.0)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Contact:
Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US
540-231-6308