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Joseph Allen Gills Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1992-054

Scope and Contents

The collection includes an undated invitation to commencement, the cover to a VPI Department of Chemistry lab book, and a 1928 record book for "Supervised Home Practice in Agriculture." The invitation is not likely from Gills' graduation, as May 31st did not fall on a Wednesday in 1928. The record book has Gills' name and the year on the cover. There are some pencil notations in the front cover and on the back. The only other page with markings in a note on page 21.

Dates

  • 1928, n.d.

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

Gills attended VPI from 1924-1928. He graduated from VPI in 1928 with a degree in Agricultural Education.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

The collection includes an undated invitation to commencement, the cover to a VPI Department of Chemistry lab book, and a 1928 record book for "Supervised Home Practice in Agriculture."

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by type of material.

Source of Acquisition

The Joseph Allen Gills Papers were donated to Special Collections in 1992.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Joseph Allen Gills 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, arrangement, and description of the Joseph Allen Gills Papers commenced and was completed in 1992. Additional description was completed in May 2009.

Title
A Guide to the Joseph Allen Gills Papers, 1928, n.d.
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

  • 2020-09-18: 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