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Edward E. Thompson Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-042

Scope and Content

The Edward E. Thompson Memorabilia includes scrapbooks of a 1932 ROTC camp, Burma, New Guinea, World War II photographs, and China in 1981. A second scrapbook contains letters, cards, newspaper clippings, and photographs of politicians Richard Nixon, Dwight Eisenhower, Gerald Ford, Nancy Reagan, and Charles Robb.

Dates

  • 1932 - 1984

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

Edward Everett Thompson (1911-1989) was born in Lyle, Minnesota, to Theodore Albert Thompson and Alma Marie Ostenson. He was a veterinarian who established the Salem (Virginia) Veterinary Hospital and was involved in the Virginia Veterinary Medical Association. He also served as a Major in the Veterinary Corps of the U. S. Army during World War II. Thompson married Mary Virginia Morris (1913-2003) on October 1, 1936, in Roanoke, Virginia, where they are buried in the Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.

The Thompsons are the namesakes of the Virginia M. and Edward E. Thompson Award and the Edward E. Thompson Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research, and Public Service at Virginia Tech.

Sources:

Extent

1 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Abstract

Edward Everett Thompson (1911-1989) was a veterinarian who established the Salem (Virginia) Veterinary Hospital and a Major in the Veterinary Corps of the U. S. Army during World War II. The collection includes scrapbooks of a 1932 ROTC camp, Burma, New Guinea, World War II photographs, and China in 1981. A second scrapbook contains letters, cards, newspaper clippings, and photographs of politicians Richard Nixon, Dwight Eisenhower, Gerald Ford, Nancy Reagan, and Charles Robb.

Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated to Special Collections and University Archives in August 1990.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Edward E. Thompson 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 collection is unprocessed. Minimal description was completed prior to 2011.

Creator

Title
Edward E. Thompson Memorabilia, 1932-1984
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Special Collections and University Archives Staff
Date
2014 (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