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Lucy Lee Lancaster Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-069
Abstract Lucy Lee Lancaster was born in Blacksburg, Virginia in 1905 and lived there until she died in 1989. She was one of the first women admitted to Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (popularly known as VPI), and after graduating in 1925, she went on to earn her MLS from Columbia University Library School. She worked at the VPI library for the rest of her career. The Lancaster papers contain biographical materials, family papers, genealogy research,...
Dates: 1915 - 1989

Maroon Corps of Cadet sashes,

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Textile-2015-002
Scope and Content

Notes attached to box items were found in read: "Corps Maroon Sashes" and "Maroon sashes from the Tailor Shop."

Dates: n.d.

Larry McBryde Collection on the John McLaren McBryde Family

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-024
Abstract

The Larry McBryde Collection on the John McLaren McBryde Family, 1859-2013, contains materials concerning John McLaren McBryde, Sr., his brother Robert James McBryde, and their descendants. Primarily, the collection contains photographs, letters, family histories, and biographies about McBryde, Sr., who was president of Virginia Tech from 1891 thru 1907.

Dates: 1859 - 2013

Rudolph Dixon Michael Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1960-005
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Virginia Tech alumnus and agricultural information editor, Rudolph Dixon Michael. It contains correspondence and notes relating to the histories Blacksburg, the Preston family, and Smithfield Plantation (including maps of the grounds and the cemetery). It also contains a few campus photographs and printed materials related to Virginia Tech.

Dates: 1925 - 1984

Jimmie W. Monteith, Jr., Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-062
Abstract Jimmie W. Monteith, Jr. (1919-1944) was a Lieutenant in the U. S. Army during World War II. He served his country bravely and was killed on the beaches of Normandy during the D-Day invasion of 1944. He was posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. Collection consists primarily of his letters home during World War II. Also includes letters of condolence sent to the family following his death, congratulatory letters for being awarded the Medal of Honor, newspaper clippings, and...
Dates: 1933 - 1997

John Murray Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-036
Abstract

The John Murray Papers document the participation of John Murray, a Virginia Tech chemistry professor from 1942 to 1971, in Virginia's ornithological community. Collected materials include manuscript articles, scholarly correspondence, and bird watching logs which focus largely on Montgomery County, Virginia.

Dates: 1883 - 1999

Named/Individual Photograph Collections

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Photographs-002
Abstract

The Named/Individual Photograph Collections include images from alumni and former faculty and staff, or individuals with ties to campus and the New River Valley. Collections (c.1890-present) depict campus life and events, railroad history, agricultural extension research, Blacksburg and surrounding areas, and some local families.

Dates: 1890s-present

Carol M. Newman, Jr., Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1978-004
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Carol Montgomery Newman, Jr., a graduate of Virginia Tech (BS in biology, 1931), writer and editor for The New Yorker (1949-1972), and Virginia Tech Department of English faculty member (1934-1949, 1972-1975). Includes correspondence relating to The New Yorker, including letters and notes from Charles Addams, Louis Auchincloss, S.J. Perelman, J. D. Salinger, and William Shawn; other...
Dates: 1930 - 1987

Samuel Davis Preston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1972-003
Abstract

The collection contains personal memorabilia, consisting largely of honors and awards, of Samuel Davis Preston, a graduate of Virginia Tech (class of 1923) and member of the university's board of visitors (1952-1960).

Dates: 1917 - 1972

Record Group Vertical Files

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: VerticalFile-005
Abstract

In general, vertical files at Special Collections 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 Virginia Tech and its history. Topics may include, but are not limited to, colleges and departments, student organizations, administrative offices, centers and other campus units, and athletics.

Dates: ca. 1870s-present; Majority of material found in ( 1960s-present)

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 50
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American Association of University Women. Blacksburg Branch (Va.) 1
Beazley, W. R. 1
Bechanan, H. Gordon 1
Brown, Ralph Minthorne, 1878-1958 1
Carneal and Johnston (Richmond, Va.) 1
Cox, Harold C. 1
Edgemont Farm 1
Gherman, Paul M. 1
Horsfall, Frank, Jr., 1903-1988 1
Huffman, Stanley A., Jr. 1
Hutcheson, John Redd, 1886-1962 1
Hutcheson, T. B. (Thomas Barksdale), 1882-1950 1
Johnston, G. Burke (George Burke), 1907-1995 1
Johnston, J. Ambler (James Ambler), 1885-1974 1
Kohler, Dayton M., 1906-1972 1
Lancaster, Lucy Lee, 1905-1989 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
Murray, John, 1909-2002 1
New Yorker (New York, N.Y.: 1925) 1
Newman, Carol M., Jr. (Carol Montgomery), 1910-1997 1
Phi Kappa Phi 1
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Preston, Samuel Davis, 1892-1975 1
Radford College 1
Redd, Henry B. "Puss", 1895-1960 1
Robb, Seymour, 1901-1961 1
Rudolph, Gerald A. 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
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Solitude (Blacksburg, Va. : Historic building) 1
Temple, Harry Downing 1
Virginia Cooperative Extension (1995-) 1
Virginia Cooperative Extension Service 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Agriculture 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Agriculture and Life Sciences 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Distance Learning 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Extension Division 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Learning Resources Center 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. University Club (1925-) 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. University Libraries 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. University Libraries. Special Collections Department 1
Virginia Social Science Association 1
Virginia Tech Amateur Radio Association 1
Will, Erwin Hoge, 1900-1989 1
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