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Howard S. Avery Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1997-026
Abstract Howard S. Avery graduated from Virginia Tech in 1927 with a B.S. in Mining and Engineering. He worked for the American Brake Shoe Company, later known as the Abex Corporation, as a research metallurgist from 1935 to 1971. The collection consists of Avery's personal papers and photographs related to his student days at Virginia Tech, including photos taken mainly in 1927 while Avery was the photographic editor of the Bugle yearbook. This collection also includes personal papers,...
Dates: 1913 - 1996

Beattie Family University Memorabilia

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Identifier: Ms-2021-025
Abstract This collection contains Virginia Polytechnic Institute memorabilia from Claibourne Walton Beattie, Sr. (1896-1971), class of 1919, and his son Claibourne Walton Beattie, Jr. (1923-1978), class of 1951. The collection contains a 1924 graduation invitation and a 1951 commencent program. The collection also includes several programs and bulletins related to events on campus. There are several pieces of a cadet uniform, such as a hat, rat belt, and cords. Attached inside the hat is an event...
Dates: 1915 - 1951

W. Graham Claytor Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1981-095
Abstract

This collection includes business and personal papers of W. Graham Claytor, a 1906 graduate of Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (later Virginia Polytechnic Institute) and an executive overseeing the operations of a number of American Gas and Electric Company subsidiaries during the 20th century. It includes correspondence, reports, and printed materials relating to personal financial matters, business operations, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and ham radio.

Dates: 1912 - 1964

Roger L. Griffith Papers

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Identifier: Ms-2022-001
Abstract Roger L. Griffith (1934-2018) received his bachelors degree in chemical engineering from Virginia Tech. He worked for several small engineering firms, fifteen years for the Tennessee Valley Authority, and his own engineering firm in Alabama. The collection documents Griffith's career containing blueprints, academic papers, experiment results and data, documents from his work with different engineering firms, governmental reports, and documents relating to his work in foreign countries. The...
Dates: 1952 - 2008

John R. Hutcheson Family Collection

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Identifier: Ms-2015-001
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other items document the career and family of John R. Hutcheson. After earning his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI), John Redd Hutcheson (1886-1962) began working at the Virginia Agricultural Extension Service in 1914, becoming its director in 1919. Hutcheson was elected as president of VPI in 1945, serving until his nomination as VPI's first chancellor in 1947. The next year he became the first president of...
Dates: 1890 - 1969; Majority of material found within ( 1930-1950)

J. Ambler Johnston Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1974-012
Abstract The J. Ambler Johnston Papers pertains to his many activities throughout his professional and personal life, especially his involvement with the Civil War Round Table (CWRT) and Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Materials consist of correspondence, publications and ephemera, organizational and committee reports, and photographs, relating to Johnston's involvement with historical and civic organizations including the Sons of Confederate Veterans, Society of the Sons of the Revolution, Virginia...
Dates: 1901 - 1974

Percy Hotspur Lash II Correspondence

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Identifier: Ms-2022-046
Abstract

This collection contains 45 items, mostly letters from Percy Hotspur Lash II while a student at Virginia Polytechnic Institute in the mid-1920s written to friends in Gladys and Lynchburg, Virginia. Other items include banquet programs, blank postcards, and photographs.

Dates: 1925 - 1938

Nelson M. Magee Collection

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Identifier: Ms-2022-055
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence and personal items belonging to Nelson M. Magee, a 1952 graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Correspondence includes letters and cards sent to Magee while he was a V.P.I. student from 1948 to 1952.

Dates: 1948 - 1952

Merwin Leven Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-2022-053
Abstract

This collection contains papers belonging to Merwin Leven during his time as a student at V.P.I. from 1948-1950, mostly related to the Corps of Cadets and other student organizations.

Dates: 1948 - 1950

Clarence Paul Miles Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1961-003
Abstract

The collection contains the papers of Virginia Tech graduate, professor of modern languages, and director of athletics Clarence Paul "Sally" Miles, including grade books for courses in French and German, together with personal memorabilia and photographs.

Dates: 1902 - 1960

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