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F. E. Garnett Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-056
Abstract

The collection contains one letter by F. E. Garnett to General Gabriel Wharton dated August 30, 1878, regarding conditions at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College.

Dates: 1878

Jesse Heard VPI Buttons,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1973-010
Abstract

This collection consists of six uniform buttons belonging to Jesse T. Heard.

Dates: 1887

Historical Photograph Collection (List of Subjects)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Photographs-001
Abstract

The photograph collection at Special Collections and University Archives consists primarily of historical photographs of Virginia Tech, dating back to the 1890s. The collection is also home to historic images of Blacksburg, Montgomery County, the New River Valley, and Southwest Virginia in general. A photograph collection of faculty and staff from the university is maintained separately.

Dates: c. 1890s-present

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 Lee Literary Society

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-31-14-11
Abstract

This collection includes the written minutes and various papers of the Lee Literary Society from 1873 to 1926, and the minutes of the united Lee and Maury Literary Society during the 1928-29 session. The Lee Literary Society was formed from the split of the Virginia Literary Society in 1873 along with its counterpart the Maury Literary Society. LLS helped create the first student publication, the Gray Jacket, in 1875. The LLS folded in 1928.

Dates: 1873 - 1929

Records of the Maury Literary Society

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-31-14-12
Abstract

This collection includes the written minutes and papers of the Maury Literary Society from 1873 to 1928 and documents related to the personal awards of the society's namesake, Matthew F. Maury. The Maury Literary Society was formed from the split of the Virginia Literary Society in 1873 along with its counterpart the Lee Literary Society. MLS helped create the first student publication, the Gray Jacket, in 1875. The MLS folded in 1928.

Dates: 1873 - 1928

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

Named/Individual Photograph Collections

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: Photographs-002
Abstract

The Named/Individual Photograph Collections include images from alumni and former faculty and staff, or individuals with ties to campus and the New River Valley. Collections (c.1890-present) depict campus life and events, railroad history, agricultural extension research, Blacksburg and surrounding areas, and some local families.

Dates: 1890s-present

Hermann C. Niemeyer Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1987-062
Abstract

This collection includes the papers of Hermann C. Niemeyer, a student at Virginia Agricultural & Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech) during the 1870s. It includes a list of Niemeyer's expenses while at school in 1876 and 1877, a certificate of accomplishment, well-wishes of classmates, and a photo portrait of Niemeyer in uniform.

Dates: 1876 - 1877

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Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 24
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 8
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 5
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 3
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College. Corps of Cadets (1872-1896) 3