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Records of the Choices and Challenges Forum

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-15-27-01
Abstract The Records of the Choices and Challenges Forum contain correspondence, meeting notes, articles, plays, advertisements, grant applications and reports, videos, audio tapes, and more from the development of the first 22 Choices and Challenges fora, from 1985 to 2003. The Choices and Challenges Forum at Virginia Tech was founded in 1985 by Doris Zallen, who served as its director until 2003. Each forum addresses the ethical and social issues created by advances in science, technology, and...
Dates: 1985 - 2003

George Collins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2003-012
Abstract

These papers are comprised mostly of correspondence from George B. Collins' time as Chairman of the Brookhavens Cosmotron Department. The collection also contains travel vouchers, research proposals, travel reports, and materials relating to Collins' work as a professor at University of Notre Dame and at Virginia Tech.

Dates: 1952 - 1993

Byron Nelson Cooper Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1973-004
Abstract

the collection contains correspondence; writings; research records; administrative, instructional, and consulting files; and photographs of Byron Nelson Cooper, professor of geology and head of Virginia Polytechnic Institute's Department of Geological Sciences from 1946 to 1971.

Dates: 1925 - 1971

Curtis W. Roane History of Plant Pathology in Virginia and Biographies of Plant Pathologists Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-1999-008
Scope and Contents Collection consists of "A History of Plant Pathology in Virginia" and biographies of individual plant pathologists written by Professor Emeritus Curtis W. Roane from the Department of Plant Pathology at Virginia Tech. The history covers the period from 1888-1974 and is divided into eras: "The Pre-Alwood Era," "The Alwood Era (1888-1904)," "The Reed Era (1908-1915)," "The Fromme Era (1915-28)," "The Wingard Era (1928-1964)," "The Couch Era (1965-74)," "The Foy Era, (July 1, 1974 to August 30,...
Dates: 1993 - 1999

Irving J. Good Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1982-018
Abstract

The Irving J. Good Papers, 1925-2004, consist of thirty-six bound volumes of photocopied articles reviews, interviews, correspondence, and lectures, created and complied by Good, a British mathematician and codebreaker during WWII, and Emeritus University Distinguished Professor at Virginia Tech. The collection also includes research notes, bibliographies of works, and correspondence.

Dates: 1925 - 2004

Frank Horsfall, Jr. Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1992-040
Abstract

This collection includes the papers of Virginia Tech professor of horticulture Frank Horsfall, Jr., including his thesis and dissertation, awards and honors, writings, and materials on his interests in barbed wire and primitive tools.

Dates: 1917 - 1973

Henry J. Kelley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-021
Abstract

The Henry J. Kelley Papers include correspondence, notes, drafts and offprints of publications, teaching materials, and research reports from 1948-1988.

Dates: 1948 - 1988

Kendall W. King Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2002-002
Abstract

The Kendall W. King (1926-1990) Papers span the years 1959 to 2000 (bulk 1960-1979) The collection includes materials on cellulase, Mothercraft Centers,nutrition in Haiti, nutrition an meeting world food needs, and miscellaneous professional and personal papers.

Dates: 1959 - 2000

Christopher C. Kraft Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-001
Abstract

The collection consists of approximately 28 cu. ft. of manuscripts, particularly NACA and NASA reports and documents, meeting notes and agendas, and research materials. A later donation contains the manuscript for 2001 Kraft's autobiography.

Dates: 1941 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1982

John A. N. Lee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1973-005
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, computer programs, publications, and meeting notes all relating to Lee's work for the National Bureau of Standards to develop a standard for the BASIC programming language. Included in the papers are a survey of twenty-seven descriptions of BASIC and a collection of published works relating to the language up to 1973. Also contains records (1977-1990) from the editorial staff of the Annals of the History of...
Dates: 1973 - 1990

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Baldwin, Robert E. 1
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Collins, George 1
Cooper, Byron Nelson, 1912-1971 1
Drake, Charles Roy, 1918- 1
Elliot, Alma P. 1
Fenne, Sanford Bernell, 1903-1978 1
Fox, Joseph A., 1934- 1
Foy, Chester L., 1928- 1
Good, Irving John, 1924-2009 1
Gruenhagen, Richard H. 1
Hatzios, Kriton K., 1949-2003 1
Henderson, Robert Gordon, 1903-1989 1
Hickey, Kenneth D. 1
Horsfall, Frank, Jr., 1903-1988 1
International Conference on High Energy Physics 1
Jenkins, Wilbert Armande, 1905-1956 1
Kelley, Henry J., b.1926 1
King, Kendall W., 1926-1990 1
Komm, Dean A. 1
Kraft, Christopher C. 1
LaParde, John Lovelace, 1906-1991 1
Lambe, Robert C., 1927- 1
Langley Aeronautical Laboratory 1
Lee, John A. N. 1
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (1973-) 1
Maher, Frank J. (Francis Joseph), 1915- 1
Manned Spacecraft Center (1961-1973) (U.S.) 1
Marshak, Robert E. (Robert Eugene), 1916-1992 1
Massey, A. B. (Arthur Ballard) 1
McClintock, James Albertine 1
McWhorter, Frank Paden, 1896- 1
Miller, Lawrence Ingram, 1914-1996 1
Moore, Laurence D., 1937- 1
Mullins, Nicholas C. 1
Mullins, Robert Spencer, 1912- 1
Parris, G. Keith 1
Pinckard, Joseph Alexander, 1906- 1
Pletta, Dan H. 1
Priode, Carl Neel, 1898-1985 1
Pristou, Robert 1
Project Apollo (U.S.) 1
Project Gemini (U.S.) 1
Project Mercury (U.S.) 1
Reilly, John J. 1
Roane, Curtis W., 1921- 1
Roane, Martha Ann Kotila, 1921-1996 1
Rochester Conference on High Energy Nuclear Physics 1
Schneiderhan, John Felix, 1891-1974 1
Sebba, Felix, 1912-1989 1
Sipes, Roland Jay, 1936- 1
Skelly, John M., 1940- 1
Smart, Grover Cleveland, Jr., 1929- 1
Squires, Arthur M., 1916- 1
Talbot, Richard B. (Richard Burritt), d. 1994 1
Thomas, Harvey E., 1890-1974 1
Threlkeld, William Logan, 1893-1988 1
Tillman, Ronald W. 1
Trent, Clarence E. (Clarence Elmore), 1904-1991 1
Troutman, Joseph L. 1
United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics 1
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1
Vaughan, Edward Kemp, 1908-1990 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Liberal Arts & Human Sciences 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Science (2003-) 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Physics Department 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Science and Technology Studies Department 1
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine (1980-present) 1
Will, Erwin Hoge, b.1900 1
Williams, Albert Simpson 1
Willis, Wirt Henry, b.1924 1
Zallen, Richard, b.1937 1
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