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Beattie Family University Memorabilia

 Collection
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

Robert Burns Haldane Begg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1963-005
Abstract

The collection contains a VPI honor list for 1897-1898, a 1948 Chi Epsilon dinner program, a 1962 list of living alumni who attended VAMC prior to 1900, a 1926 silver tray, and a 1933 trophy.

Dates: 1898, 1926, 1933, 1948, 1962

C. Hunter Carpenter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1970-006
Abstract

This collection contains a packet of material assembled to nominate C. Hunter Carpenter, a Virginia Tech graduate, for the National Football Hall of Fame (today known as the College Football Hall of Fame). It includes photostatic copies of biographical information, photographs and letters from teammates and opposing players, including Charles D. Daly, J. Ambler Johnston, John R. Hutcheson, and George C. Marshall.

Dates: 1956

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

Warren D. Drumheller Paper

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Identifier: Ms-1963-004
Abstract

The collection consists of a paper, "A Storage Analog Computer to Solve Polynormal Equations," which won "Best Student Paper" for the Region 3 competition of the Institute of Electrical Engineers, Inc., in 1963.

Dates: 1963

Herman Bruce Hawkins Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1974-014
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Herman Bruce Hawkins, graduate of Virginia Tech (BS, electrical engineering, 1910), consisting largely of correspondence exchanged with classmate Charles Taylor Adams on topics such as communism, race relations, and nuclear disarmament. Also includes a file regarding Adams' attempt to organize a protest march in response to the appearance of General William Westmoreland on the Virginia Tech campus in 1969, and material relating to the Virginia Tech...
Dates: 1958 - 1970

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

Nelson M. Magee Collection

 Collection
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

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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