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Beulah O. Allen Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2014-002
Abstract The Beulah O. Allen Collection contains a variety of materials from Allen's life. Her papers contain correspondence with a variety of friends and associates, primarily Lucy Lee Lancaster, the first female graduate from Virginia Tech. In addition, the collection also contains Virginia Tech Commencement programs, Cotillion Club Dance programs, resources related to the Virginia Tech Library, newspaper clippings about the construction of the new Newman Library, and a large collection of...
Dates: 1905 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1970

Records of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Virginia Tech Chapter

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-30-05a
Abstract

This collection consists of official records and periodicals from the AAUW, Virginia Tech Chapter and the National AAUW including minutes, administrative records, state and national convention programs, awards and scholarships, publications, and other materials concerning community outreach from 1926-2008.

Dates: 1926 - 2008

Beattie Family University Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-025
Abstract This collection contains Virginia Polytechnic Institute memorabilia from Claibourne Walton Beattie, Sr. (1896-1971), class of 1919, and his son Claibourne Walton Beattie, Jr. (1923-1978), class of 1951. The collection contains a 1924 graduation invitation and a 1951 commencent program. The collection also includes several programs and bulletins related to events on campus. There are several pieces of a cadet uniform, such as a hat, rat belt, and cords. Attached inside the hat is an event...
Dates: 1915 - 1951

W. R. Beazley Notebooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ms-2005-023

Robert Burns Haldane Begg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1963-005
Abstract

The collection contains a VPI honor list for 1897-1898, a 1948 Chi Epsilon dinner program, a 1962 list of living alumni who attended VAMC prior to 1900, a 1926 silver tray, and a 1933 trophy.

Dates: 1898, 1926, 1933, 1948, 1962

Robert A. Belz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-105
Abstract The collection contains the personal and academic papers of Robert A. Belz, a 1939 Virginia Tech alumni who graduated with a bachelors degree in industrial engineering. Materials range from 1869-1962, however, a majority of the works are from the 1930s-1940s or undated. Several oversized folders accompany the collection and hold technical drawings, newspapers, coupon bonds, posters, and his diploma. In addition to school work for math, business, humanities, and science courses, the...
Dates: 1869, 1911-1962, n.d.

Biographical Vertical Files

 Collection
Identifier: VerticalFile-004
Scope and Content

In general, vertical files at Special Collections and University Archives include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephemera, unpublished and/or informal publications, and other papers relating to a specific subject area. Files in this collection relate to individuals and families connected to the local area (Blacksburg, Montgomery County, and Southwest Virginia) and/or to Virginia Tech. Each individual/family below has at least one folder and many include cross references.

Dates: 1960s-present

Blue Blouse and Trousers,

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-011
Scope and Content Item: blue blouse and trousers Date: ? Color: navy blue blouse and blue gray trousers Material: wool blend/ black satin (?) lining blouse/ trousers have off white cotton (?) lining around waist and for pockets Manufacturer: Virginia Polytechnic Institute Uniform Department, Blacksburg VA Donor: Condition: fair, stitching in blouse liner is undone in a few places, three buttons on inside of collar missing (center one replaced with a white plastic button), looks as if a metal was ripped off...
Dates: n.d.

Ralph Minthorne Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1970-002
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Ralph Minthorne Brown, Virginia Tech head librarian (1926-1947), amateur historian and naturalist. It includes materials on Virginia Tech and local history, including typed transcripts of sources gathered for an intended history of Virginia Tech. Also included are Brown's Blacksburg ornithological and weather observations, a bibliography of Matthew Fontaine Maury, and other writings.

Dates: 1925 - 1944

Records of the Office of the President, Julian A. Burruss

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-02-08
Abstract

The bulk of the collection contains correspondence concerning Julian Ashby Burruss' tenure as president of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, as well as lecture notes, reports to the Board of Trustees of the State Normal School, and Experiment Station reports.

Dates: 1906 - 1946

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 54
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 10
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1944-1970) 8
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 6
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Brown, Ralph Minthorne, 1878-1958 4
Coulter, John A., 1953- 2
Drinkard, Alfred Washington, Jr. 2
Hatcher, T. W. (Thomas Watkins), 1900- 2
Hutcheson, John Redd, 1886-1962 2
Miles, Clarence Paul, 1879-1966 2
Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station 2
Virginia Cooperative Extension Service 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. University Libraries 2
Allen, Beulah O. (Beulah Oyama), 1905-1992 1
American Association of University Women. Blacksburg Branch (Va.) 1
Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 1
Appalachian Power Company 1
Babcock & Wilcox Company 1
Beattie, Claibourne Walton, Jr., 1923-1978 1
Beattie, Claibourne Walton, Sr., 1896-1971 1
Beazley, W. R. 1
Bechanan, H. Gordon 1
Begg, R. B. H. (Robert Burns Haldane), 1880-1965 1
Belz, Robert Armstrong 1
Burruss, Julian Ashby, 1876-1947 1
Carneal and Johnston (Richmond, Va.) 1
Claytor, W. Graham (William Graham), 1886-1971 1
Cottrell, Benjamin, d.1972 1
Cowgill, Clinton Harriman, 1890-1975 1
Duerr, William A., 1911-2002 1
Edgemont Farm 1
Eggleston, J. D. (Joseph Dupuy), 1867-1953 1
Farrier, Paul H. (Paul Henry), b.1894 1
Farrier, Pence 1
Femoyer, Robert E., 1921-1944 1
Fenne, Sanford Bernell, 1903-1978 1
Frazer, George Preston 1
Garnett, William E. (William Edward), 1885-1970 1
Gaujot family 1
Gaujot, Antoine August Michel, 1878-1936 1
Gaujot, Julian Edmond Victor, 1874-1938 1
Gherman, Paul M. 1
Gregory, Earl D., 1897-1972 1
Hampden-Sydney College 1
Hardin, Walter Reade, Jr. 1
Henley, Bernard J. 1
Hill, Henry H. (Henry Harris Bunker) 1
Holden, Roy Jay, 1870-1945 1
Hornbarger, Earl H. (Earl Hampton), 1898-1967 1
Horsfall, Frank, Jr., 1903-1988 1
Huffman, Stanley A., Jr. 1
Hutcheson, T. B. (Thomas Barksdale), d.1950 1
Johnson, William Martin 1
Johnston, G. Burke (George Burke), 1907-1995 1
Johnston, J. Ambler (James Ambler), 1885-1974 1
Kohler, Dayton M., 1907-1972 1
Krieger, Carl George, 1905-1979 1
Lancaster, Lucy Lee, 1905-1989 1
Landis, John W. (John William), 1917-2013 1
Lee, Claudius, 1872-1962 1
Litton, George W., 1910-1989 1
Massey, A. B. (Arthur Ballard) 1
McBryde family 1
McBryde, Charles Neil, Dr., 1872-1962 1
McBryde, John McLaren, 1841-1923 1
McBryde, Larry 1
Michael, Rudolph Dixon, 1904-1994 1
Monteith, Jimmie W., Jr., 1919-1944 1
Monteith, Robert P. 1
Morris, Henry M., 1918-2006 1
Moss, Jack Welford 1
Murray, John, 1909-2002 1
New Yorker (New York, N.Y.: 1925) 1
Newman, Carol M. (Carol Montgomery), 1879-1941 1
Newman, Carol M., Jr., 1910-1997 1
Newman, J. Preston (James Preston), 1913-1982 1
Newman, Walter S. (Walter Stephenson), 1895-1978 1
Norris, Earle B. (Earle Bertram), 1882-1966 1
Paul H. Farrier family 1
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Preston, Samuel Davis, 1892-1975 1
Price family 1
Price, Harvey Lee, 1874-1951 1
Redd, Henry B. "Puss", 1895-1960 1
Robb, Seymour, 1901-1961 1
Robeson, Frank Leigh, 1884-1974 1
Rudolph, Gerald A. 1
Sanders, Harry W. (Harry Warinner), 1895-1984 1
Sawyer, John P. 1
Shear, George Myron 1
Shirk, Frank 1
Sibold, Carrie T. (Carrie Taylor), 1904-1990 1
Sibold, Chloe M., 1899-1976 1
Sibold, Nannie V. (Nannie Virginia), 1897-1957 1
Sibold, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1909-1930 1
Simmons, Jane Farinhold 1
Temple, Harry Downing 1
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