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Greenwood H. Nowlin, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1962-008
Abstract

This collection contains five photographs, thirteen stereo views, a leather bound pocket notepad, and twenty receipts covering Greenwood H. Nowlin Jr.'s time at Virginia Agriculture and Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech).

Dates: 1896 - 1898

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

Carter Perkins, Jr. Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1960-004
Abstract THe collection contains the papers of Carter Perkins, Jr., a student at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech) in the 1890s and resident of Newport News, Virginia. Includes university catalog of 1894-1895, school annuals (The Bugle) of 1895 and 1898, photographs, and fundraising literature for the construction of War Memorial Hall. The collection also includes two business account books, probably used by Perkins for bookkeeping...
Dates: 1893 - 1926

Preston and Olin Institute Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1964-001
Abstract

This collection contains an agent’s book for Olin and Preston Institute, five copies of reports from the Committee on Seminaries, and programs from the Alpha Literary Society and Preston Literary Society.

Dates: 1852-1871, n.d.

A. E. F. Price Certificates,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-031
Abstract

The collection includes three certificates awarded to A. F. Price for "distinguished" work in his examinations at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College.

Dates: 1883 - 1885

Lawrence Priddy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1972-009
Abstract Lawrence Priddy graduated with the Class of 1897. This collection includes photographs from Priddy's time as a student at the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (VPI). The majority of the collection is composed of newspaper clippings and speeches relating to Priddy's activities as an alumnus. Priddy campaigned heavily for the construction of the YMCA building on campus as well as raising funds for the construction of War Memorial Hall. The speech Priddy...
Dates: 1894 - 1936

Record Group Vertical Files

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: VerticalFile-005
Abstract

In general, vertical files at Special Collections include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephemera, unpublished and/or informal publications, and other papers relating to a specific subject area. Files in this collection relate to Virginia Tech and its history. Topics may include, but are not limited to, colleges and departments, student organizations, administrative offices, centers and other campus units, and athletics.

Dates: 1960s-present

William H. Ruffner Letters,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1977-003
Abstract

This collection includes photocopies of eleven letters from Ruffner to his wife and children, and to him from his daughter Anne.

Dates: 1855-1888, n.d.

Showacre Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-030
Abstract

The Showacre Family Papers consists of a handwritten copy of a eulogy for Charles Showacre by Reverend William Runyan and given on May 22, 1864, and an acceptance letter dated September 23, 1873, admitting George D. Showarce to the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College.

Dates: 1864, 1873

G. S. Sivley Postcard

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1991-035
Scope and Contents

Postcard with a printed message about VAMC 1877 tuition, signed by Charles L. C. Minor. Addressed to G. S. Lively of Mountain Grove.

Dates: 1877

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