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Edward Dillon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1970-008
Abstract

The collection contains a letter from Edward Dillon to his mother, February 22, 1889, and a VAMC cadet coat and trousers (removed to Textile Collection).

Dates: 1889

Diploma Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-039
Abstract This collection contains university diplomas for various people related to Virginia Tech, both alumni and faculty. This collection includes 16 Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate degrees awarded between 1877 and 1964, with 15 from Virginia Tech. Diplomas are for William S. Adkisson, Katherine Sue Arrington, R.E.L. Aylor, John Poindexter Billingsley, William Mayo Brodie, J.M. Carrington, Calvert Lewis Estill, Howard Rucker Keister Jr., Howard Rucker Keister Sr., Harvey B. McDonald, Charles...
Dates: 1877 - 1964

William F. Drumeller, Jr., Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-007
Abstract

The William F. Drumeller, Jr., Collection, 1942-1953, includes Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI) publications, school papers (including notes and notebooks), ephemera, and photographs of Drumeller, a student and cadet at VPI from 1942-1943 and 1946-1949.

Dates: 1942 - 1953

Warren D. Drumheller Paper

 Collection
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

James Frederick Dudley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1949-002
Abstract

The collection contains programs, clippings, and fliers from organizations in which James Frederick Dudley participated while a student at VPI, including the Dramatic Club, the Bugle, the Tech Minstrels, the Southwestern Virginia Chemical Club, and the YMCA.

Dates: 1927 - 1929

Melvin Feldenheimer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-083
Abstract

Melvin Feldenheimer graduated from the Virginia Tech in 1944. Collection consists of materials from Feldenheimer's time as a cadet at Virginia Tech. Also included is a recording from a 1946 performance of Mel Felton and the Southern Colonels, a dance band lead by Feldenheimer during his time as a student and following World War II the band reunited and toured the south.

Dates: 1940 - 1997

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

Ruth White Fisher Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-058
Abstract

This collection includes a scrapbook compiled by Blacksburg, Virginia artist Ruth White Fisher, relating to her series of paintings titled "The Evolution of Creativity," donated to Virginia Tech. It includes photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and ephemera about the paintings and the donation ceremony.

Dates: 1966 - 1978

William E. Franklin Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-019
Abstract

The collection includes memorabilia from William E. Franklin's student years (1872-1875) at Virginia Agriculture and Mechanical College: a program from the 1875 commencement exercises, an undated photo of the Cadet Corps, and an 1879 letter from Charles Martin, a professor of English.

Dates: 1873 - 1879

Chapman J. French Papers

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Identifier: Ms-2009-034
Abstract

The collection contains papers of Chapman J. French, civil engineer employed by Norfolk & Western Railway from 1903 to 1950. It includes correspondence, memoranda, working notes, and specifications for projects as well as company and engineering department procedures. Also includes personal papers, largely relating to purchases for household and farm.

Dates: 1903 - 1957

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Moore, Robert Garrett, 1897-1925 2
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Virginia Cooperative Extension Service 2
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Aaron family 1
Adams, T. Tunstall, Jr. 1
American Brake Shoe Company 1
Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 1
Appalachian Power Company 1
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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