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F. H. Smith Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1964-002
Abstract

This collection contains a carbon copy of a letter written to Captain M. F. Maury from Francis Henney Smith at Virginia Military Institute.

Dates: 1867

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

Robert Creede Taylor Family Reference Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-2006-024
Scope and Contents Robert Creede Taylor (1866-1915) lived in Montgomery County, Virginia most of his life. He attended Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (later Virginia Tech) in the 1880s, and thereafter worked in Roanoke before returning to Christiansburg, Virginia in 1893. He married Helen May Pelton, and they had three children. He died in 1915 after a long illness. The Taylors are related to many other Montgomery County and Roanoke families, and these families and their involvement in area...
Dates: 2003 - 2006

Harry Downing Temple Jr., Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-039
Abstract

The Harry Downing Temple, Jr., Papers contains materials related to Temple's personal life, interest in heraldry and insignia, and his research and publications on the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets. Materials date from about 1872 to 2004.

Dates: 1872 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1930 - 2001

William Townes Letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-2002-009
Scope and Contents

Thirteen letters with their envelopes from VAMC student William Townes to family members L. W. Wimbish and Mrs. L. W. Wimbish in Boydton, Mecklenburg County, Virginia over the period March 15, 1875 to November 2, 1875. Letters concern his expenses and need for funds and his wish for news of home. Also mentioned are boarding in town, opinions of Blacksburg, a masque ball, constant drilling, fellow cadets, and farm matters.

Dates: 1875

VAMC Diploma Printing Plate,

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: Artifact-002

V.A.M.C. Graduates

 Collection
Identifier: Art-148
Scope and Contents

photographs

Dates: 1882

Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College Cadet Jacket

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: Textile-2021-006
Abstract

This jacket beloged to Cadet (later Commandant of Cadets and professor), Adam T. Finch, and likely dates to about 1892/1893.

Dates: c.1893?

Virginia Tech and Local History Mounted Clippings

 Collection
Identifier: VerticalFile-006
Abstract

In general, the Virginia Tech and Local History Mounted Clippings include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephermera, unpublished and/or informal publications, and other papers relating to a specific subject area. Files in this collection relate to Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, and the activities of members of the community or university. The collection was primarily collected by library staff through the 1960s.

Dates: c. 1870s-c. 1960s

John Edward Williams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1956-005
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of John Edward Williams (1867-1943), professor of mathematics (1903-1924) and Dean of the College (1924-1943) at Virginia Tech. Materials include class notes taken by Williams as a graduate student at the University of Virginia; notes and solutions for various mathematical problems; texts of Williams' speeches; printed articles by Williams and others; and diplomas and membership certificates.

Dates: 1892 - 1940

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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