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William E. Franklin Memorabilia,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-019

Scope and Contents

The William E. Franklin Memorabilia collection includes memorabilia from his student years: a program from the 1875 commencement exercises, an undated photo of the Cadet Corps, and an 1879 letter from Charles Martin, a professor of English at VAMC.

Dates

  • 1873 - 1879

Creator

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 (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Biographical Note

William E. Franklin attended the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College from its founding in 1872 until his graduation in 1875. He graduated with a "Associates in Agriculture" and was a private in the cadet program. He was from Campbell County, Virginia.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

The collection includes memorabilia from Franklin's student years (1872-1875) at Virginia Agriculture and Mechanical College: a program from the 1875 commencement exercises, an undated photo of the Cadet Corps, and an 1879 letter from Charles Martin, a professor of English.

Source of Acquisition

The William E. Franklin Memorabilia collection was acquired by Special Collections prior to 1985.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the William E. Franklin Memorabilia 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 William E. Franklin Memorabilia was completed in 1985. Additional information was completed in April 2011.

Creator

Title
William E. Franklin Memorabilia, 1873-1879
Status
Completed
Author
Ashley Wellens, Student Volunteer and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
Date
2014 (CC0 1.0)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Revision Statements

  • 2020-08-14: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags

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