Louis A. Swiger Papers
Scope and Content
The Louis A. Swiger Papers consist of correspondence, newspaper articles, speeches and awards relating to Swiger's work with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
- 1986 - 2003
- Swiger, Louis A. (Person)
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 (email@example.com or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.
Born on September 16,1932 in Waverly, Ohio, Louis A. Swiger received a B.S. in Animal Husbandry from Ohio State University in 1954, an M.S. from Iowa State University, and a PhD in 1960 also from Iowa State University. He taught and conducted research at the University of Nebraska from 1962-1965. He then transferred to Ohio State University where he remained until 1980. In 1980, Swiger accepted the position of head of the Department of Animal Sciences at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University where he was later promoted to Associate Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), Assistant Director of the VIrginia Agricultural Experiment Station, Director of the Experiment Station, Acting Dean of CALS, and Dean of CALS from 1993 until his retirement in 2003.
0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box)
This collection contains correspondence, newspaper articles, speeches, and awards relating to Louis A. Swiger's career at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
The Louis A. Swiger Papers are arranged alphabetically by subject matter.
Source of Acquisition
The Louis A. Swiger Papers were donated to the University Archives in 2004.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Louis A. Swiger Papers by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Louis A. Swiger Papers began in October 2004 and was completed in December 2004.
- Louis A. Swiger Papers, 1986-2003
- Sam Walters, Staff
- 2006 (CC0 1.0)
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US