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Bernard J. Henley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-024

Scope and Content

This collection contains a handwritten index to articles about Virginia Polytechnic Institute, gleaned from Virginia newspapers held on microfilm by the Richmond Public Library. Containing approximately 275 pages, the index is arranged chronologically. Each entry contains the article title or subject matter, the newspaper title, date, page and column numbers. The bulk of the index covers the years 1906 to 1959, but the file also contains three pages of scattered entries covering the years 1875 to 1897.

Dates

  • n.d.

Creator

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

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 / Historical

Bernard John Henley (1909-1989) served as a reference librarian at the Richmond Public Library for more than 37 years. Following his retirement, Henley compiled indexes on various subjects, gleaned from newspapers held on microfilm by the library.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

Handwritten index to articles about Virginia Polytechnic Institute, gleaned from Virginia newspapers, the bulk of the entries covering the years 1906 to 1959 from 1906 to 1956.

Source of Acquisition

The Bernard J. Henley Papers wereas donated to Special Collections and University Archives in 1988.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Bernard J. Henley Papers 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 and description of this collection commenced and was completed in April, 2021.

Title
Bernard J. Henley Papers, n.d.
Status
Completed
Author
John M. Jackson
Date
2021 (CC0 1.0)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2020-08-20: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags
  • 2021-03-08: LM Rozema added missing notes for an unprocessed collection, added FA title and filing titles, added FA date from EAD, and added component with instances previously attached to collection level.

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