Herbert Reed Pollard Collection
Scope and Content
This collection contains three items collected by Herbert Reed Pollard, a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1934, business administration), all relating to the university's Corps of Cadets during the 1930s. Included are a 1933 menu and camp roster from ROTC Week at Fort Humphreys, Virginia; a photograph of the officers of the Corps' Company E (H. C. Broyles, J. A. Lindsey, C. H. Shelhorse, L. L. Snedden, F. M. Wilder, H. R. Pollard, and H. H. Cox); and an undated newspaper clipping that includes a photograph of the Corps marching from City Hall Avenue toward Bain Field, Norfolk, Virginia, for the VPI vs. Maryland football game.
- 1933 - 1934
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
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Herbert Reed Pollard, Jr., son of Herbert R. and Ava Rawls Holland Pollard, was born in Portsmouth, Virginia, on May 15, 1913. He graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute (now Virginia Tech) with a degree in business administration in 1934. He married Mary Allen Everett (1915-2000) in Portsmouth on October 18, 1947; at the time, Pollard was employed as an office manager for Clinton E. Boyce. A 1951 Portsmouth city directory lists Pollard as a salesman for Boyce's. Herbert R. Pollard, Jr., died in Portsmouth on October 3, 2002, and was buried in Portsmouth's Olive Branch Cemetery.
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This collection contains three items collected by Herbert Reed Pollard, a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and related to the Virginia Polytechnic Institute Corps of Cadets, including a 1933 ROTC dinner program, a photograph of the 1934 officers of the Corps' Company E, and a photocopied newspaper clipping of the Corps marching in Norfolk, Virginia.
Source of Acquisition
The Herbert Reed Pollard Collection was donated to Special Collections and University Archives in 1991.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Herbert Reed Pollard Collection by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing and description of the Herbert Reed Pollard Collection commenced and was completed in October, 2022.
- Herbert Reed Pollard Collection, 1933-1934
- John M. Jackson
- 2022 (CC0 1.0)
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