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Harry Baker Cawley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-062
Abstract This collection contains letters, cards, and envelopes, dated 1918-1926, to Harry B. Cawley from his parents Mary and Robert Cawley, his brothers Marvin and Raymond, and friends, including Eugenia Rea and Kathleen A. Turner. The collection also includes school notes, two writings by Cawley, and two undated photographs - one each of Paul Guthrie Jones and of Lyn Bunting, possibly schoolmates in the 1920s. Cawley (1900-1946) served in the U.S. Navy in the 1910s and attended Virginia...
Dates: 1918-1922, 1926, undated

Christian Case Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1996-026
Abstract

This collection of materials about accusations in student hazing incident at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, subsequent disciplinary actions by the university's faculty, actions taken by the Board of Visitors, appeal by Judge George L. Christian (father of one of the accused), and proceedings of a joint legislative committee investigating the incident and the college's faculty and administrative practices and policies.

Dates: 1905 - 1906

W. Graham Claytor Papers

 Collection
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

John K. Copenhaver Collection

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Identifier: Ms-1969-006
Abstract

John Kelly Copenhaver graduated from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute with a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1920. Collection includes leather bound commencement invitations and programs from 1919 and 1921, as well as a photograph from the reunion of the class of 1920. Pins and buttons from a VPI cadet uniform are also included.

Dates: 1919 - 1921

Benjamin Cottrell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1994-035
Abstract

This collection contains the papers, photographs, diplomas, certificates, correspondence, and scrapbooks of Benjamin Cottrell from 1910-1983. Cottrell, a 1916 VPI graduate with a degree in Civil Engineering, spent part of his career working on railroads and highways in Central and South America.

Dates: 1910 - 1983

John A. Coulter Collection on Richard T. Shea, Jr.

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Identifier: Ms-2000-090
Abstract

The collection contains information gathered by Lieutenant Colonel John A. Coulter II while he was researching the life and military service of Richard T. Shea, Jr. The materials include biographical information about Shea from the 1940's and 1950's and writings from the second half of the 20th century about him and the Battle of Pork Chop Hill.

Dates: 1944 - 2001; Majority of material found within ( 1944-1955)

Benjamin F. Cousins Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1989-017
Abstract

Papers of Benjamin F. Cousins, a student at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech) in 1888/1889, including personal correspondence, grade reports, and student fee account statements and receipts.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1888 - 1889

Kathleen Cruise Architectural Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-1999-001
Abstract

The Kathleen Cruise Architectural Papers concentrate on her work for Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) in San Francisco, 1964-1995.

Dates: 1964 - 1995

Thomas E. Dashiell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1964-007
Abstract This collection includes materials relating to Thomas Edward Dashiell's time as a student at the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College. Included are invitations and programs from Lee Literary Society events, Dashiell's grade reports from 1894 and 1895, and the Honor List from the 1894-1895 academic year. The collection also contains two letters sent to Dashiell's parents, one from Ellison A. Smyth and the other from President McBryde. While attending the college Dashiell played on the...
Dates: 1893 - 1895

Joseph Baker Dent, Sr., Memorabilia

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Identifier: Ms-1987-022
Abstract

The Joseph Baker Dent, Sr., Memorabilia contains Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (VPI) memorabilia from the 1920s.

Dates: ca. 1920s

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Aaron family 1
Adams, T. Tunstall, Jr. 1
American Brake Shoe Company 1
Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 1
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Army Specialized Training Program (U.S.) 1
Avery, Howard S. (Howard Shaeffer), 1906-1996 1
Ayre, Clayton E., 1880-1967 1
Ayre, Henry D., 1856-1939 1
Bailey, Ilena M. 1
Bair, Adolph Samuel, 1902-1988 1
Bakhshi, Narendra Nath, ca. 1928- 1
Beal, Walter H., Sr. 1
Beattie, Claibourne Walton, Jr., 1923-1978 1
Beattie, Claibourne Walton, Sr., 1896-1971 1
Begg, R. B. H. (Robert Burns Haldane), 1880-1965 1
Belz, Robert Armstrong 1
Blackwell, Jacquelyn Butler 1
Blokker, Mildred Payne, 1919-1993 1
Bowmaster, Patrick A. 1
Boynton, Henry B., 1899-1991 1
Brauer, Rudolph C. 1
Brown, Albert M. 1
Burke, J. A., Jr. (Jerry Allen) 1
Burnette, Phyllis 1
Cahill, Edward 1
Cahill, Edward H. 1
Caldwell, William Addison 1
Carnahan, Samuel Edwin, 1884-1970 1
Carpenter, C. Hunter (Caius Hunter), 1883-1953 1
Carter, Elaine D. 1
Cawley, Harry Baker, 1900-1946 1
Christian, George L. 1
Claytor, W. Graham (William Graham), 1886-1971 1
Cochran, Edward 1
Copenhaver, John K., b. abt.1898 1
Cottrell, Benjamin, d.1972 1
Coulter, John A., 1953- 1
Crewdson, Robert H., Rev. Dr. (Robert Henry), 1933-2022 1
Cruise, Kathleen 1
Dashiell, Thomas E., 1876-1970 1
Davis, Marva Lajeune Felder Carter 1
Dean, James W., 1920- 1
Dent, Joseph B. 1
Dillon, Edward, Sr., 1871-? 1
Dixon, James 1
Drumeller, William F., Jr., 1923-2006 1
Drumheller, Warren D. 1
Dudley, James Frederick 1
Fabian, G. Craig 1
Feldenheimer, Melvin 1
Finch, Adam T., 1872-1933 1
Forbes, Charles M. 1
Franklin, William E. 1
Frazer, George Preston 1
French, Chapman J. (Chapman Johnston) 1
Fugate, Thyrza 1
Fulcher, Victoria 1
Gaskins, Ray 1
German Club (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University). Alumni Foundation 1
Gibboney, Lucie Ligon, 1917-2007 1
Giles, Anne H. 1
Gills, Joseph Allen 1
Gitt, W. W. (William "Uncle Bill" W.), c.1860-? 1
Godsey, John D. 1
Gordon, Charles O. 1
Gowens, Cynthia 1
Gregory, Earle D., 1897-1972 1
Gustin, Harry 1
Hahn, T. Marshall, Jr. (Thomas Marshall), 1926-2016 1
Hamilton, Percy Clayton 1
Hardin, Walter Reade, Jr. 1
Hardwick family (VPI Students) 1
Harris, William Gideon 1
Hawkins, Herman Bruce, 1889-1981 1
Hawse, Jasper, 1835-1905 1
Heard, Jesse Thomas 1
Higgins, LaVerna (Fredi) Hairston 1
Hill, Henry Harris, 1880-1954 1
Hill, Patti Bramlet 1
Hite, William R., Jr. 1
Hobbs, Edmund Welch, 1910-1993 1
Holden, Roy Jay, 1921-1989 1
Holmes, Michele 1
Holtzworth, Bertram Arthur, 1904-1971 1
Hord family (Richmond, Va) 1
Hord, Robert E., Jr., 1920-2010 1
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