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Walter H. Beal, Sr., Speeches

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-074

Scope and Contents

The collection contains two speeches by Beal in 1886: a valedictory address to the class of 1886, and a farewell address to the Lee Literary Society. The valedictory speech is in a folder with the title, "The Golden Ages are before us," and was given on Friday, April 30th, 1886. The farewell speech, according to the note on the back of the last page, was given at the final meeting of the Lee Literary Society in June 1886.

Dates

  • 1886

Creator

Language of Materials

The materials in the collection are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

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 Note

Walter H. Beal is listed in the VAMC Catalog of Officers and Students for 1882-1883 and 1884-1885 (no 1883-1884 or 1885-1886 catalogs are available). The 1886-1887 catalog lists Beal among the alumni from 1886 with a degree in Mining Engineering. All three of the catalogs list his home as Hanover, Virginia.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

The collection contains two speeches by Beal in 1886: a valedictory address to the class of 1886, and a farewell address to the Lee Literary Society.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically.

Source of Acquisition

The Walter H. Beal, Sr., Speeches were donated to Special Collections in 1988.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Walter H. Beal, Sr., Speeches 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 Walter H. Beal, Sr., Speeches commenced and was completed in 1988. Additional description was completed in May 2009.

Title
A Guide to the Walter H. Beal, Sr., Speeches, 1886
Status
Completed
Author
Kira A. Dietz
Date
2009 (CC0 1.0)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English

Revision Statements

  • 2020-08-25: 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