William F. Drumeller, Jr. Collection,
Scope and Content
The collection includes VPI publications, school papers/notes/notebooks, ephemera, and photographs of William F. Drumeller,Jr., a civil engineering student and cadet at VPI from 1942-1943 and 1946-1949. The majority of the collection consists of student notebooks and paper relating to math and engineering courses. Publications and ephemera were collected by him during his tenure as a student, and presumably, as an alumni.
- 1942 - 1953
- Drumeller, William F., Jr., 1923-2006 (Collector, Person)
Collection is open for research.
Permission to publish material from William F. Drumeller Collection must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
William F. Drumeller, Jr. was born January 23, 1923 to William and Elizabeth Drumeller and died March 25, 2006. Studying as a civil engineer, Drumeller attended VPI as a cadet from 1942-1943 and 1946-1949, taking a leave of absence in 1943 to fight in WWII.
1.4 Cubic Feet (1 box)
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The William F. Drumeller, Jr. Collection includes VPI publications, school papers/notes/notebooks, ephemera, and photographs of William F. Drumeller, a student and cadet at VPI from 1942-1943 and 1946-1949.
The collection is arranged into two series: Series I: Student Work and Notebooks and Series II: Personal Papers. Series I includes notebooks, course work, and lectures notes, relating to engineering, math, and physics courses taken by Drumeller in the 1940s. Series II: Personal Papers includes alumni materials, photographs, VPI memorabilia, an engineering report for Norfolk & Western, and an ROTC manual.
The William F. Drumeller, Jr. Collection was purchased by Special Collections in November 2012.
The processing, arrangement, and description of the William F. Drumeller Collection was completed in February 2013.
- William F. Drumeller, Jr. Collection, 1942-1953
- Hannah Bochain, Student Assistant, and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
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