Richard W. Neale Collection
Scope and Content
This collection contains two souvenir football programs from the 1932 Virginia Polytechnic Institute Gobblers (now the Virginia Tech Hokies) football season. The programs were printed for away games against the University of Georgia, an October 1 game won by VPI, 7-6; and against the University of Maryland, an October 8 game won by VPI, 23-0.
- Neale, Richard Whitmore, 1912-1993 (Collector, Person)
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.
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Richard Whitmore Neale, son of Harold and Dorothy Whitmore Neale, was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, on August 27, 1912. By 1930, the Neales were living in Darien, Connecticut. Neale graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute (now Virginia Tech) with a degree in civil engineering in 1934; he married Rose Hening (1916-2003) in Richmond, Virginia, on October 5, 1937. A Richmond city directory for 1950 lists a Richard "J.," husband of Rose H., as a plant supervisor for C&P Telephone. Richard W. Neale died in Richmond, Virginia on February 27, 1993, and was buried in the city's Forest Lawn Cemetery.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
The Richard W. Neale Collection contains two souvenir programs from the 1932 Virginia Polytechnic Institute (now Virginia Tech) football season, with opponents University of Georgia and University of Maryland.
Source of Acquisition
The Richard W. Neale Collection was donated to Special Collections and University Archives in 1991.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Richard W. Neale 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 Richard W. Neale Collection commenced and was completed in October, 2022.
- Richard W. Neale Collection, 1932
- John M. Jackson
- 2022 (CC0 1.0)
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