Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 10 of 12

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

Adam Finch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1974-015
Abstract Adam Tyree Finch graduated with the Class of 1893. Finch returned to VPI in 1898 to teach Military Science and Tactics. Finch also served as Commandant of Cadets and Assistant Professor of Physiology and Materia Medica before leaving VPI in Spring of 1900. This collection includes scrapbook pages containing photos and materials from Adam Finch's time as a cadet and VPI. Also included is a letter of recommendation from President Barringer and a letter written by Finch about an alumni...
Dates: 1891 - 1933

William Gitt Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1964-006
Abstract

This collection contains a journal kept from September through November 1912 by William Uncle Bill Gitt. Gitt was born in Newport, Virginia, and attended the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College from 1877 to 1878. Gitt later lived in the Number 1 Barracks on campus and worked at the college doing various tasks for the cadets.

Dates: 1912

John R. Hutcheson Family Collection

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

James Burleigh Lucas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1968-005
Abstract

This collection contains the lecture and laboratory notes of James Burleigh Lucas, a professor of chemistry at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, mostly taken while Lucas attended graduate courses at the University of Illinois.

Dates: 1926 - 1930

Clarence Paul Miles Papers

 Collection
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

J. Preston Newman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1982-016
Abstract

The J. Preston Newman Papers includes four poems (1935-1938, n.d.), as well as papers relating to Ralph Minthorne Brown, university librarian at Virginia Tech.

Dates: 1910-1975, n.d.

Frank L. Robeson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-014
Abstract

The collection includes papers from Frank L. Robeson's tenure as a student at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute, Columbia University, and Johns Hopkins University, as well as subject and research files from his nearly 50 years as an instructor and professor at VPI, dating from 1899 to 1954.

Dates: 1899-1954, undated

Farrar Shelton Paper

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1962-006
Abstract

This paper describes the early meetings which lead to the creation of the farm demonstration work program. Farrar Shelton attended one of these early meetings as an eighth grader. Shelton later attended VPI and graduated with the class of 1915 with a degree in agriculture, he went on to become a county demonstration agent.

Dates: 1960

Filtered By

  • Subject: Students and alumni X
  • Subject: Faculty X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
University Archives 4
Physics 2
Science and Technology 2
Agricultural extension work 1
Blacksburg (Va.) 1