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Robert Eldred Taylor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1994-033
Scope and Contents

Selective service records of Taylor of Larned, Kansas, during World War II. Taylor was disqualified from Aviation Cadet Training due to color blindness, and entered the enlisted reserve corps and was assigned inactive status to Pan American World Airways in Miami, Florida. In 1945 Taylor had to go in front of the selective service board again for possible duty.

Dates: 1942 - 1945

Earl A. Thornton Papers

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Identifier: Ms-2010-026
Abstract

The collection includes research files, personal notes, audio recordings, videocassettes, photographs, and publications collected by engineer and professor Earl A. Thornton on the fields of aviation, aeronautics, and aerospace.

Dates: 1885 - 2000

William Logan Threlkeld Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1975-005
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of William Logan Threlkeld, professor of zoology and biology at Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1929-1958), including biographical materials, personal and professional correspondence, research files, and printed materials.

Dates: 1919 - 1972

John W. Townsend, Jr., Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-068
Scope and Contents This collection contains six boxes of John W. Townsend, Jr.'s personal and professional papers from 1949 until his retirement from corporate and government aerospace work in 1990. In addition to profressional correspondence, memos, and subject files, there are extensive travel files from 1949-1968 and 1985-1990, congressional testimony on NASA projects from 1982-1986, and files on the history of the Upper Air Rocket Research Program at the Naval Research Laboratory from about 1956-1958....
Dates: 1949 - 1990

Marjorie Rhodes Townsend Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1986-003
Abstract Marjorie Rhodes Townsend (1930-2015) was the first women to earn an engineering degree at George Washington University, receiving her Bachelor of Electrical Engineering in 1951. After eight years at the Naval Research Laboratory, she moved to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)'s Goddard Space Flight Center in 1959, where she worked until 1980. Townsend was project manager for three Small Astronomy Satellites (SAS, 1966-1975) and for Applications Explorer Missions...
Dates: 1960-1994, n.d.

Clarence Trent Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-010
Scope and Contents

The Trent papers contain materials dealing with his activities in the ASME, the Lutheran Campus Ministry at VPI, and engineering education. Further biographical information on Trent may be found in Folder 1 and 27, the latter of which deals with the Distinguished Alumnus Certificate which Bluefield College awarded him in 1986.

Dates: 1958 - 1991

"Twenty-Five Years of FORTRAN" (Exhibit, 1957-1982) International Business Machines Corporation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1983-003
Abstract

Pioneer Day was celebrated on June 9, 1982, at the National Computer Conference in honor of the 25th anniversary of the delivery of the first FORTRAN compiler. As part of the celebration IBM created and displayed this exhibit. Materials include photographs of FORTRAN pioneers, facsimiles of documents, textual analysis, flow charts, memorabilia, FORTRAN manuals and other publications, and a twelve-minute videotape on the history of FORTRAN.

Dates: 1982

Grover W. Underhill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-014
Abstract

The collection consists of a text from radio talk titled "The Insect Menace to Log Cabins and Rustic Woodwork," given by entomologist Grover W. Underhill in 1935.

Dates: 1935

Union Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft Company Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-037
Abstract

Photograph album contains 202 images from the Union Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft Company factory in Berlin, Germany, showing factory interior and exterior views, a cable car, and various company products, including meters and generators.

Dates: n.d.

Ventilating Rocking Churn Patent,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-044
Abstract

The collection contains a handwritten copy of 1848 patent for a ventilating rocking butter churn.

Dates: 1848

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