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Arthur M. Squires Papers,

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Identifier: Ms-1987-006
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of extensive correspondence, unpublished research reports, lectures, trip reports, reprints, trip diaries (1968-82), photographs (1979) from his trip to China, daily work books (1959-81), and subject files spanning entire career. This collection is unprocessed.

Dates: 1888 - 1987; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1986

Richard B. Talbot Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1995-024
Abstract The collection consists primarily of speeches, speech resource and research materials, administrative notes, administrative reports, departmental program planning and budgeting materials. This collection contains several reports from the United States Department of Agriculture. The collection also contains multiple reports about the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine and several about the need for a Veterinary Medicine College in New England and New Jersey. The collection also...
Dates: 1967 - 1994

Robert Eldred Taylor Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1994-033
Abstract

This collection consists of the selective service records of Robert Eldred Taylor of Larned, Kansas, during World War II. This includes materials such as Taylor's Aviation Cadet Training Rejection, an honorable discharge certificate, and a later letter explaining that he may be eligible for army duty. Other materials include a flight chart of Central America and a certificate of recognition for completion of the Gulf Sea Frontier Transport Pilot Course.

Dates: 1942 - 1948

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

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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 - 1974

John W. Townsend, Jr., Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1990-068
Abstract 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 professional 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

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Identifier: Ms-1985-010
Abstract

The collection comprises the papers of Clarence E. Trent, having to do with his involvement in American Society of Mechanical Enginners, the Lutheran Campus Ministry at Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI), and his engineering education.

Dates: 1958 - 1991

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

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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

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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

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