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Aaron Family Collection

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Identifier: Ms-1968-004
Abstract

This collection contains college memorabilia, including photographs, printed material, and banners collected by John H., Jacob C., and Harry B. Aaron, three Bristol, Virginia brothers who attended Virginia Tech during the early 20th century.

Dates: 1908 - 1927

T. Tunstall Adams, Jr., Letter

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Identifier: Ms-1959-003
Abstract

THe collection contains a letter from Tunstall to Mrs. H.O. Lyne, dated June 26, 1959, regarding his father's attendance at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (VAMC).

Dates: 1959

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

Ayre Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1963-003
Abstract

This collection contains college memorabilia of father and son Henry D. and Clayton E. Ayre, both of whom attended Virginia Agricultural & Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech) during the late 19th century. It includes cadet caps, lecture notes, a certificate, and photograph.

Dates: 1871-[1899]

Adolph Samuel Bair Photographs

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Identifier: Ms-2023-137
Abstract

The Adolph Samuel Bair Photographs were taken on the campus of the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (VPI) during the 1920s. The photographs depict Bair, the campus, and the VPI Corps of Cadets. Bair (1902-1988) graduated from VPI in 1924.

Dates: ca. 1920s

Walter H. Beal, Sr., Speeches

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Identifier: Ms-1988-074
Abstract

The collection contains two speeches by Walter H. Beal, Sr., in 1886, a valedictory address to the class of 1886 and a farewell address to the Lee Literary Society.

Dates: 1886

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

Robert Burns Haldane Begg Collection

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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

Robert A. Belz Papers

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Identifier: Ms-2011-105
Abstract The collection contains the personal and academic papers of Robert A. Belz, a 1939 Virginia Tech alumni who graduated with a bachelors degree in industrial engineering. Materials range from 1869-1962, however, a majority of the works are from the 1930s-1940s or undated. Several oversized folders accompany the collection and hold technical drawings, newspapers, coupon bonds, posters, and his diploma. In addition to school work for math, business, humanities, and science courses, the...
Dates: 1869, 1911-1962, n.d.

Black Women at Virginia Tech Oral History Project Records

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Identifier: Ms-1995-026
Abstract The Black Women at Virginia Tech Oral History Project was a multi-phase research and educational collaborative program of the Virginia Tech University Libraries and the Women's Center at Virginia Tech. The collection includes audiocassette tapes, DAT tapes, floppy disks, background and biographical information, and transcripts of interviews with some of the first Black female students and employees at Virginia Tech. The interviews focus on the entry experience of the individual into the...
Dates: ca. 1967-2000; Majority of material found within ( 1994-2000)

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Dent, Joseph B. 1
Dillon, Edward, Sr., 1871-? 1
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Drumeller, William F., Jr., 1923-2006 1
Drumheller, Warren D. 1
Duberg, John E. (John Edward), 1917-2002 1
Dudley, James Frederick 1
Fabian, G. Craig 1
Feldenheimer, Melvin 1
Finch, Adam T., 1872-1933 1
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French, Chapman J. (Chapman Johnston) 1
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Fulcher, Victoria 1
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German Club (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University). Alumni Foundation 1
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Gordon, Charles O. 1
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