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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 — Multiple Containers
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
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

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. The collection also contains 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...
Dates: 1893 - 1926

H.L. Phlegar Report of Scholarship

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-050
Abstract

The H.L. Phlegar Report of Scholarship serves as a report card for Mr. Phlegar in October 1882. The report is signed by V.E. Shephard.

Dates: 1882

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

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Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 25
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Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 3
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Corps of Cadets 3
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1944-1970) 3
Finch, Adam T., 1872-1933 2
Nowlin, Greenwood H., Jr. 2
Shepherd, V. E. 2
Adams, T. Tunstall, Jr. 1
Alwood, William Bradford, 1859-1946 1
Anderson, A. Moore 1
Ayre, Clayton E., 1880-1967 1
Ayre, Henry D., 1856-1939 1
Beal, Walter H., Sr. 1
Begg, R. B. H. (Robert Burns Haldane), 1880-1965 1
Caldwell, William Addison 1
Charles E. Vawter family 1
Clark, Edward Travis 1
Conrad, Thomas Nelson 1
Cowan, John T. 1
Dashiell, Thomas E., 1876-1970 1
Dillon, Edward, Sr., 1871-? 1
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 1
Flood, Kate 1
Franklin, W. C. 1
Franklin, William E. 1
Garnett, F. E. 1
Heard, Jesse Thomas 1
Kline, Leslie D. (Leslie Duncan), 1871-1953 1
Lane, James H., 1833-1907 1
Lee Literary Society (1873-1928) 1
Lee, Claudius, 1872-1962 1
Lomax, Lunsford Lindsay, 1835-1913 1
Maury Literary Society (1873-1928) 1
McBryde, Cora Bolton, 1839-1920 1
McBryde, John McLaren, 1841-1923 1
Niemeyer, Hermann C. 1
O'Shaughnessy, Louis 1
O'Shaughnessy, Mary Elizabeth, 1917- 1
Perkins, Carter, Jr., 1862-1935 1
Phlegar, H. L. 1
Preston and Olin Institute (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Price, A. E. F., d.1893 1
Priddy, Lawrence, Sr., 1874-1944 1
Radford College 1
Ruffner, William Henry, 1824-1908 1
Runyan, William 1
Showacre, Charles, d.1864 1
Showacre, George D. 1
Smith, Francis H. (Francis Henney), 1812-1890 1
Smyth, Ellison A. (Ellison Adger), 1863-1941 1
Surface family 1
Taylor, Robert Creede, 1866-1915 1
Temple, Harry Downing 1
Thomas, Giles D. 1
Townes, William 1
University of Virginia 1
Vawter, C. E. (Charles Erastus), 1841-1905 1
Wharton, Gabriel C. (Gabriel Colvin), 1824-1906 1
Williams, John Edward, 1867-1943 1
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