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Howard S. Avery Papers

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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

J. A. Burke, Jr., Collection

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Identifier: Ms-2010-076
Abstract

This collection contains materials dated from 1936-1938 and 1942-1947 relating to Jerry Allen Burke, Jr.: class notes and reports from his time spent as a student at Virginia Tech as well as papers, correspondence, and technical drawings from his work in private business and in the U.S. Navy.

Dates: 1936-1938, 1942-1947

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

James Burleigh Lucas Papers

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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

James Robbins Randolph Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1971-001
Abstract

This collection consists of the papers of engineer, mathematician and physicist James Robbins Randolph, including notes, calculations, correspondence and writings.

Dates: 1922 - 1969

Daniel E. Wright Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1968-007
Abstract

This collection contains materials dealing with the Panama Canal, the public health activities of the Rockefeller Foundation, the United Nations Public Health Service, and the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration. Also includes correspondence to and from Daniel E. Wright while a colonel on the staff of Gen. Joseph W. Stilwell and at the U.S. Middle Eastern Command Headquarters in Cairo, as well as photographs from his travels.

Dates: 1903 - 1973

Dr. Richard Zallen Papers

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Identifier: Ms-2008-069
Abstract The Dr. Richard Zallen Papers document the research and professional development of a physics professor at Virginia Tech specializing in condensed matter research. Papers largely cover the second half of the twentieth century and include information on research at Xerox; professional correspondence; Virginia Tech lecture notes; drafts of published work; and documents concerning trips, sabbaticals, and conferences. Materials include hand-written documents, published material, flat plate...
Dates: 1940 - 2007