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Avery-Abex Metallurgical Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1995-025
Abstract The American Brake Shoe (later Abex) Company was formed in 1902 from the merger of five smaller foundries that specialized in railroad brake shoes, castings and forging, as well as hydraulic equipment. The research laboratory, known as the Mahwah Research Center, from which the collection is drawn, did applied industrial research, but was closed in 1990. Howard Avery (1906-1996), VPI graduate (B.Sc. MinE 1927, M.Sc. MinE 1928), was one of the center’s leading research metallurgists....
Dates: c. 1920s-1987

Baughman Family Papers

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Identifier: Ms-2018-031
Abstract

The Baughman Family Papers contain correspondence between members of the Baughman family of Richmond, Virginia, as well as with friends, written from 1837 to 1957 (bulk, 1837-1907). The second part of the collection is family papers from about 1859 to the 1940s. This includes military documents, estate papers, legal documents, Confederate society papers, poetry, and photographs.

Dates: 1837-1968, n.d.

Edward H. Cahill Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-002
Abstract

The collection contains a copy of a map of part of the VPI campus drawn by Cahill in 1909, materials from his professional life, and an article in which he is cited. It also includes obituaries.

Dates: 1909 - 1976

Michael Collins Collection: James Dean Resource Material

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Identifier: Ms-2003-061
Scope and Contents The collection consists of reference material NASA artist James Dean used in producing the artwork for Michael Collins' book Liftoff: The Story of America's Adventure in Space. The bulk of the contents include NASA file photos, files from the twelve Gemini missions, the majority of Apollo missions (mostly XI), the Spacelab project, the Hubble telescope, space shuttle missions, the Challenger accident, and many other NASA related subjects. Also included are photos from the Project Mercury...
Dates: 1961 - 1988

Michael Collins Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1989-029
Abstract The collection includes the papers of Michael Collins, pilot, astronaut, assistant secretary of state, director of the National Air and Space Museum and author, dating from 1907-2004. Materials include reports, instruction manuals, personal notes, printed materials, audio recordings, photographs, awards and memorabilia associated with Collins' Air Force, NASA, State Department and NASM careers. There are also papers and research relating to Collins' writings; materials from public speaking...
Dates: 1907 - 2004

G. Grahame Duce Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1987-005
Abstract

This collection includes the papers of president of Duce Aeronautical Research (Baltimore, Maryland). Includes typescript "Alphabetical Index of Approved Aircraft"; manuscript drafts of articles on pilot safety, paratroop devices, air races, Boeing XB-47 Stratojet, the future of jet pilots; and miscellaneous notes.

Dates: 1920 - 1947

T. Marshall Hahn, Jr., Papers

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Identifier: Ms-2019-041
Abstract The T. Marshall Hahn, Jr., Papers, Ms2019-041, document the business career of Hahn after leaving Virginia Tech. Items include a 1994 invirtation and guestbook for his retirement dinner as CEO of George Pacific Corporation (GP), and an undated watercolor portrait of Hahn, several other people, and the activities of GP. There is a 1997 resolution of appreciation for Hahn from Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc., for which he was a board member. The collection also contains a program for his memorial...
Dates: 1994, 1997, 2016, undated

W. Dale Parker Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1989-093
Abstract This collection consists of the papers of William Dale Parker, management specialist on NASA's Project Gemini, General Motors plant engineer; General Dynamics management specialist; writer; businessman; self-described political consultant, expert on human relations, and genius. It contains correspondence, memorabilia, photos, scrapbooks, and ephemera relating to Parker's life, career and interests, as well as the life and career of his youngest daughter, Jacquelyn Parker, the first female...
Dates: 1914 - 2006

John T. Parsons Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-1987-016
Abstract

John T. Parsons (1913-2007) was a manufacturer and inventor of numerical control, which is the application of computer technology to manufacturing processes. The John T. Papers include correspondence, memoranda, financial records, engineering drawings and specifications, files about civic affairs in Traverse City, Michigan, reading files and other materials.

Dates: ca. 1935-1987

Simon Sycle Business Card

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Identifier: Ms-2021-037
Abstract

This collection includes a small pink business card from Simon Sycle, a dealer in clothing, furnishings, hats, and shoes located in Richmond, Virginia. This business was opened from about the 1890s to the 1920s.

Dates: undated

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