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William Bradford Alwood Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1960-003
Abstract

William Bradford Alwood was a professor of horticulture, entomology, and mycology at Virginia Tech (1891-1904) and fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. His collection includes research papers, theses, brochures, and notebooks on such subjects as cider, wine making, grapes, and pellagra.

Dates: 1854 - 1927

Robert Burns Haldane Begg Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1963-005
Abstract

The collection contains a VPI honor list for 1897-1898, a 1948 Chi Epsilon dinner program, and a 1962 list of living alumni who attended VAMC prior to 1900.

Dates: 1898, 1926, 1933, 1948, 1962

Thomas Nelson Conrad Book Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-095
Abstract

Thomas Nelson Conrad (1837-1905) served in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War and as President of Virginia Tech. The collection consists of the original manuscript of The Rebel Scout: A Thrilling History of Scouting Life in the Southern Army, written by Conrad from 1891 to 1893, and published in 1904.

Dates: 1891 - 1893

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 14 Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate degrees awarded between 1877 and 1964, with 13 from Virginia Tech. Diplomas are for William S. Adkisson, Katherine Sue Arrington, R.E.L. Aylor, William Mayo Brodie, J.M. Carrington, Calvert Lewis Estill, Harvey B. McDonald, Charles Preston Millard, Hugh Chapman Minton, Thomas Jefferson Rowe, Jr., and George Carter...
Dates: 1877 - 1964

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

James H. Lane Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1952-001
Abstract

The collection contains Lane family letters, a copy of James H. Lane's commission as commandant of cadets at the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College, and a list of rules for the cadets at VAMC.

Dates: 1874 - 1880

Claudius Lee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1961-002
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, photographs, and miscellaneous materials relating to the personal life and university and military service of Claudius Lee, a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Dates: 1887 - 1954

Records of the Office of the President, John McLaren McBryde

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-02-05
Abstract

John McClaren McBryde served as the fifth president of Virginia Tech (1891-1907). This collection documents his tenure as president, including correspondence, letter books, reports, bids and contracts, and other records.

Dates: 1900 - 1907

O'Shaughnessy Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-052
Abstract

This collection consists of papers--including correspondence, schoolwork, diplomas, diaries, photographs, and printed materials--of Louis O'Shaughnessy, professor of mathematics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VPI); his wife Ida Surface O'Shaughnessy; their daughter, VPI mathematics instructor Betty O'Shaughnessy Bock; and the Surface family (parents and siblings of Ida Surface O'Shaughnessy).

Dates: 1857 - 1965

Ellison A. Smyth, Sr. Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1981-098
Abstract

The Ellison A. Smyth, Sr. collection contains papers including his correspondence with professional and amateur scientists, collectors, dealers and suppliers around the world concerning entomology and zoology, his publications, and field journals from his entomological work.

Dates: 1859 - 1927