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Merwin Leven Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-2022-053

Scope and Content

This collection contains papers belonging to Merwin Leven during his time as a student at V.P.I. from 1948-1950, mostly related to the Corps of Cadets and other student organizations. Contents include club membership cards, V.P.I. military science question and answer sheets, a Company D guard detail sheet, ahumorous Company G "delinquency sheet," and a printout of the December 1949 issue of "The Lord Reading Club News."

Dates

  • 1948 - 1950

Creator

Language of Materials

The materials in this 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.

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Extent

0.2 Cubic Feet (1 box.)

Abstract

This collection contains papers belonging to Merwin Leven during his time as a student at V.P.I. from 1948-1950, mostly related to the Corps of Cadets and other student organizations.

Source of Acquisition

This collection was gifted to Special Collections and University Archives by Susan Leven in 2010.

Biographical Note

Merwin Leven entered Virginia Polytechnic Institute as a freshman in the 1948-1949 school year. He was a private Company D in the Corps of Cadets. During his time at V.P.I., he was a member of the Chemistry Club, the Lord Reading Club (a Hillel Unit for Jewish students), and the Yankee Club (an organization for students who were born above the Mason-Dixon Line).

Source: The Bugle, 1949. Pages 257, 284, 314.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Merwin Leven Collection 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 Merwin Leven Collection was completed in September 2022.

Date
2022 (CC0 1.0)
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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