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Robert E. Hord, Jr., Papers

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Identifier: Ms-2011-058
Abstract This collection consists primarily of correspondence written by Robert Hord, Jr., of Richmond, Virginia, to his parents, Gladys and Robert Hord, Sr. It also includes a scrapbook and photographs of the Hord family.Robert Hord, Jr., was born in 1920; he attended the Virginia Polytechnic Institute's Engineering Extension school in Richmond from 1937 to 1939. In April 1942, Hord enlisted in the Army where he served in the 302nd Ordinance Regiment before being transferred to the...
Dates: 1942-1945, n.d.

Howard Family Collection

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Identifier: Ms-2023-067
Abstract

This collection contains a diploma and certificates acquired by the Howard family while Warren Howard was in the United States Army.

Dates: 1912 - 1946

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)

John Paul Jackson Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-2005-015
Scope and Contents

Student at Virginia Polytechnic Institute in the class of 1924. Papers consist of materials from John Paul Jackson's student days, including a Solar Ephemeris for 1922, a notebook for a course in Structures, Physical Laboratory Reports, and a color postal card of Shirley Mason.

Dates: c.1922

Henry Morgan Jacocks Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1992-008
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Henry Morgan Jacocks, graduate of Virginia Tech (class of 1900), assistant superintendent at Mathieson Alkali Works (Saltville, Virginia), independent businessman, and Virginia State Highway Department employee. Correspondence, trade catalogs, instructional booklets, blueprints, and drawings from Jacocks' years at Mathieson Alkali Works. Also includes a set of drafting standards for the Virginia Bridge and Iron Company and several photographs.

Dates: 1898 - 1919

Sidney B. Jeffreys Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1986-007
Abstract

This collection contains the Virgina Tech-related papers of Sidney B. Jeffreys (1909-1986), a 1931 graduate who, as an alumnus, played an active role in promoting and developing the university. The collection contains coursework, extracurricular ephemera, correspondence, reports, and printed materials. Some of the letters are from a number of university and alumni association officials, including H. B. "Puss" Redd, Paul Deering, Paul Torgersen, T. Marshall Hahn, and William E. Lavery.

Dates: 1927 - 1985

Leslie Wallace Jerrell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1972-005
Abstract

The collection contains the papers (including correspondence, grade reports, receipts, photographs, and textbooks) of Leslie Wallace Jerrell, a student and instructor at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University).

Dates: 1881, 1890-1898

William Martin Johnson Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1982-017
Abstract

The papers in this collection include both personal and professional correspondence, ranging from November 1932 to March 1977. Johnson wrote to representatives at Public Works, American Society of Civil Engineers, the Department of Architectural Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and the War Assets Administration, among others.

Dates: 1932 - 1977

J. Ambler Johnston Papers

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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

Olin P. Keyes Coal Mining Prints

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Identifier: Ms-2010-035
Abstract

The collection contains eight different black and white prints depicting common coal mining scenes in Bluefield, West Virginia, created by native artist Olin P. Keyes in 1970.

Dates: c.1970

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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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