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James Robbins Randolph Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1971-001
Abstract

This collection consists of the papers of engineer, mathematician and physicist James Robbins Randolph, including notes, calculations, correspondence and writings.

Dates: 1922 - 1969

Lingan S. Randolph Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1979-007
Abstract

The Lingan S. Randolph Papers includes papers with specifications for the details of labor and materials for the installation of a steam heating system at Sweet Briar Institute, Amherst, Virginia.

Dates: undated

Rockwell International, Collins General Aviation Division Publications

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Identifier: Ms-1994-012
Abstract

This collection includes twenty-one booklets from the Collins General Aviation Division of Rockwell International contain information regarding products of the division, such as Electronic Flight Instrument system and Weather Radar systems. One booklet is from Dorne & Margolin, Inc., about their antennas and accessories.

Dates: 1979 - 1984

Harry W. Sanders Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1975-002
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Harry W. Sanders, graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute (BS, 1916); professor of agricultural education and vocational education (1925-1963) and professor emeritus of vocational education (1963-1985) at Virginia Tech; vocational teacher-trainer in Puerto Rico (1932-1933); co-founder of Future Farmers of Virginia (basis of Future Farmers of America). It includes correspondence, articles, printed materials, awards, scrapbooks, and photographs...
Dates: 1913 - 1981

Felix Sebba Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1990-008
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of materials concerning Felix Sebba's research into the uses of aphrons and other foams from 1979 to 1989. Materials include correspondence, notes on research, and both published and unpublished papers.

Dates: 1979 - 1989

H. H. Skinner Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1988-061
Abstract

Papers of Herbert Harold Skinner, an engineer/salesman employed by the Narragansett Electric Lighting Company of Providence, Rhode Island in the early 20th century, including notes, reports, photographs, and printed materials, largely relating to electric vehicles and the marketing thereof.

Dates: 1907 - 1917

Donald K. "Deke" Slayton Collection

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Identifier: Ms-2023-058
Abstract This collection contains materials belonging to American astronaut, Donald K. "Deke" Slayton (1924-1993). This collection contains materials about the Apollo-Soyuz Program, programs and invitations to events, photographs, a map of Moscow, and newspaper clippings. Slayton was one of the first seven American astronauts, selected by NASA as part of the Mercury 7. He flew on the Apollo-Soyuz Progam mission, where American astronauts and Soviet cosmonauts docked together and completed several...
Dates: 1974-1979, 1995

Ellison A. Smyth, Sr. Papers,

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Identifier: Ms-1981-098
Abstract

The Ellison A. Smyth, Sr. collection contains papers including his correspondence with professional and amateur scientists, collectors, dealers and suppliers around the world concerning entomology and zoology, his publications, and field journals from his entomological work.

Dates: 1859 - 1927

Hartley A. Soule Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1987-004
Abstract

The collection includes research files, personal notes, film scripts, and publications collected by Soule, an aerospace engineer, on the fields of aviation, aeronautics, and aerospace, particularly on the NACA and NASA programs, including the X-1 and X-15 jets, and the Mercury and Gemini space programs.

Dates: 1950 - 1967

Sprague Electric Railway and Motor Company Records

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Identifier: Ms-1987-041
Abstract

The Sprague Electric Railway and Motors collection includes two diagrams for setting up Sprague Electric Motors, and two completed motor cards for automatic motors.

Dates: n.d.

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