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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In general, vertical files at Special Collections include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephemera, unpublished and/or informal publications, and other papers relating to a specific subject area.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: ca. 1870s-present; Majority of material found in ( 1960s-present)

William H. Ruffner Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1977-003
Abstract

The collection includes photocopies of eleven letters from Virginian educator William H. Ruffner (1824-1908) 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. L. Sively Postcard

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-035
Abstract

Printed postcard from Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech), addressed to G. L. Sively of Bath County, Virginia, announcing the beginning of the second half of the 1876/1877 session, with information on enrollment and expenses.

Dates: [1877]

F. H. Smith Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1964-002
Abstract

This collection contains a carbon copy of a 1867 letter written to Captain M. F. Maury from Francis Henney Smith at Virginia Military Institute, describing his time in Richmond and discussing a state agricultural and mechanical arts school.

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
Identifier: Ms-2006-024
Abstract

The collection consists of a timeline and copies of documentation about Robert Creede Taylor, a former student at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College, and his family during the years 1866 to 1915 gathered by R. C. Taylor's great-grandson.

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

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Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 25
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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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