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Robert A. Harper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2003-010
Abstract

This collection consists of approximately 200 photographs of orchid specimens, together with a small number of various botanical notes and other materials belonging to Robert Almer Harper, head of Columbia University's botany department from 1911 to 1930.

Dates: c.1910-c.1930

Samuel Herrick Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1978-002
Abstract Samuel Herrick was an astronomer who specialized in celestial mechanics, generally recognized as the founder of the field of astrodynamics. His papers consist of correspondence, notes, drafts of publications, files relating to students and courses, and reprints of the works of others in astronomy and space sciences. Other highlights include Herrick's consulting files for projects such as NASA's Project Mercury, the film ""The Day the Earth Stood Still" (1951), and private industry. This...
Dates: 1930 - 1974

Paul R. Hill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-068
Abstract

The Paul R. Hill Collection contains material relating to the NASA career of Paul R. Hill. Materials include books, papers, newspapers, lantern slides, NASA publications and memos, overhead sheets, and notes from presentations and talks.

Dates: 1936 - 1996

Roy Jay Holden Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1982-014
Abstract

The Roy Jay Holden Papers contain field notes, charts and maps, and geological surveys and research results, covering the history of mineralogy and geology, especially in Virginia.

Dates: 1904 - 1945

Frank Horsfall, Jr., Papers

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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

Alice Langley Hsieh Papers,

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Identifier: Ms-1979-004
Abstract The Alice Langley Hsieh collection consists of three parts: (1) the personal papers and publications of Alice Langley Hsieh (1922-1979), a U.S. State Department, RAND corporation, and Institute for the Defense Analyses specialist on the military of the People's Republic of China; (2) the manuscripts of books written by her spouse, C. Kien Hsieh, himself an authority on Communist China; and (3) collateral publications from A. L. Hsieh's library on the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA),...
Dates: 1943 - 1978

Huron, Ohio, Railroad Construction Photographs

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Identifier: Ms-2023-056
Abstract

This collection contains photographs of the construction of the railroad in Huron, Ohio, and images of the finished product. The photographs also include images of electrical substations. Some of the photos say W. & L. E. R. R., presumably the Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad (also Railway).

Dates: 1912 - 1937

Robert E. Hussey Notebooks

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Identifier: Ms-1955-004
Abstract

The Robert E. Hussey Notebooks, 1928-1937, n.d., contain three research report notebooks, which includes chemistry notes with papers and samples interleafed between the pages. The notebooks primarily date to Hussey's tenure as a professor in chemistry at Virginia Polytechnic Institute from 1925 to his retirement in 1960.

Dates: 1928-1937, n.d.

Ivory-Billed Woodpecker

 Collection
Identifier: Art-353
Scope and Content

Printed and hand-colored. Plate 256.

This item is located (loose) in QL 674 .A9 1861, v.3-4, Spec Large.

Dates: n.d.

Henry Morgan Jacocks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1992-008
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Henry Morgan Jacocks, graduate of Virginia Tech (class of 1900), assistant superintendent at Mathieson Alkali Works (Saltville, Virginia), independent businessman, and Virginia State Highway Department employee. Correspondence, trade catalogs, instructional booklets, blueprints, and drawings from Jacocks' years at Mathieson Alkali Works. Also includes a set of drafting standards for the Virginia Bridge and Iron Company and several photographs.

Dates: 1898 - 1919

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Avery, Howard S. (Howard Shaeffer), 1906-1996 2
Becker, John Vernon, 1913- 2
Collins, Michael, 1930-2021 2
Gilruth, Robert R. (Robert Rowe), 1913- 2
Kraft, Christopher C. (Christopher Columbus), 1924-2019 2
Lee, John A. N. 2
Massey, A. B. (Arthur Ballard) 2
Polhamus, Edward C. (Edward Charles), 1923-2001 2
Soule, Hartley A. (Hartley Aiken), 1904-1988 2
Virginia Junior Academy of Sciences 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Arts and Sciences (1970-2003) 2
Albert, John Joseph, 1935-1978 1
Alexander, Samuel Adam, 1941- 1
Alford, William J., Jr., 1924-2010 1
Alwood, William Bradford, 1859-1946 1
Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 1
Appalachian Power Company 1
Atlantic Telegraph Company (Limited) 1
Avitabile, James J. 1
Babcock & Wilcox Company 1
Babineau, David E. 1
Bailey, Harold H. (Harold Harris), 1878-1962 1
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Baldwin, Robert E. 1
Barnett, John W. 1
Battle, John Stewart, 1890-1972 1
Bertha Mineral Company 1
Bierman, David 1
Blacksburg Electronic Village 1
Blasingame, B. P. (Benjamin Paul), 1919- 1
Bluefield College (Bluefield, Va.) 1
Bozovaisky, Luben Spasoff, 1912-1990 1
Brooke, Henry 1
Brown, Ralph Minthorne, 1878-1958 1
Burke, J. A., Jr. (Jerry Allen) 1
Butterworth, J. M. (Joseph Millard), 1893-1942 1
Cahill, Edward H. 1
Christopher, George William, 1908-2002 1
Cincinnati & Eastern Railroad Company 1
Clark, Evert, 1925-1988 1
Clark, Jeanette (Drury) 1
Clark, John A. 1
Clark, John D., 1907-1988 1
Claytor, Robert B. (Robert Buckner), 1922-1993 1
Claytor, W. Graham (William Graham), 1886-1971 1
Collins, George 1
Cooper, Byron Nelson, 1912-1971 1
Corson, Blake W. 1
Cresson, John H. 1
D'Invilliers, Edward 1
Dean, James D. 1
Drake, Charles Roy, 1918- 1
Draper, C. S. (Charles Stark), 1901-1987 1
Drinkard, Alfred Washington, Jr. 1
Duberg, John E. (John Edward), 1917-2002 1
Duce, G. Grahame 1
Elliot, Alma P. 1
Faraday, Richard 1
Fenne, Sanford Bernell, 1903-1978 1
Field, Cyrus W. (Cyrus West), 1819-1892 1
Fishburn, Junius Blair 1
Food and Agricultural Education Information System (Texas A & M University) 1
Fox, Joseph A., 1934- 1
Foy, Chester L., 1928- 1
Franklin, Willis E. 1
French, Chapman J. (Chapman Johnston) 1
Fricke, Hermann, 1876-1949 1
Geological Survey. Water Resources Division (U.S.) 1
Good, Irving John, 1924-2009 1
Gough, Melvin N. (Melvin Neilson), 1906-1994 1
Gross, Al, d.2000 1
Gruenhagen, Richard H. 1
Hagans, Harrison, 1796-1867 1
Harper, Robert Almer, 1862-1946 1
Hatzios, Kriton K., 1949-2003 1
Henderson, Robert Gordon, 1903-1989 1
Herrick, Samuel, 1911-1974 1
Hickey, Kenneth D. 1
Hill, Paul R., 1909-1990 1
Holden, Roy Jay, 1870-1945 1
Horsfall, Frank, Jr., 1903-1988 1
Hsieh, Alice Langley, 1922-1979 1
Hussey, Robert E. (Robert Elliot), 1888-1985 1
International Business Machines Corporation 1
International Conference on High Energy Physics 1
Jacocks, Henry Morgan, 1878-1950 1
Jenkins, Wilbert Armande, 1905-1956 1
Johnson, William Martin, 1904-1991 1
Kelley, H. J. (Henry Joseph), 1926-1988 1
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