Carl George Krieger Papers,
Scope and Contents
The collection includes correspondence, speeches, notebooks, photographs, audio and video recordings, a scrapbook, and clippings and magazine articles on topics related to agriculture, gas, oil, tractors, air and water pollution, waste treatment, and public relations.
- 1930 - 1967
- Krieger, Carl George, 1905-1979 (Person)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.
Carl George Krieger (1905-1979) was a gas engine specialist and a pioneer in the development of the high-compression tractor. Krieger worked in the management structure of Ethyl Gasoline Corporation (1927-1969); was director of the Farm Equipment and Machinery Division of the War Production Board (WPB); was a special assistant to the WPB's chairman during World War II; and served as chairman of the Agricultural Development Committee of the American Petroleum Institute in the post-war years. A native of Portsmouth, Virginia, hew as the first agricultural engineering graduate at Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1926.
15 Cubic Feet (19 boxes)
The collection contains correspondence, speeches, notebooks, photographs, recordings, and clippings relating to the areas of agriculture, gas, oil, tractors, air and water pollution, waste treatment, and public relations.
The Carl George Krieger Papers are in their original order. Boxes 1-2 contains biographical information and correspondence. Boxes 2-10 contain subject files. Boxes 11-13 include materials relating to Krieger's tenure at Ethyl Gasoline Corporation. Boxes 14-16 contain publications. Boxes 17-19 include training films and video recordings relating to farm topics.
Please note: This collection is located in off-site storage and require 2-3 days notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.
Source of Acquisition
The Carl George Krieger Papers were donated to the University Libraries in August 1982.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Carl George Krieger Papers by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The Carl George Krieger Papers are in their original order. The initial 43 boxes were condensed to 19 boxes and moved to off-site storage. A box-level inventory and collection description were created after the materials were donated. The finding aid was created from this inventory in January 2011.
- A Guide to the Carl George Kreiger Papers, 1930-1967
- Special Collections Staff
- 2011 (CC0 1.0)
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- 2020-08-06: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags
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