Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 10 of 26

Beattie Family University Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-025
Abstract This collection contains Virginia Polytechnic Institute memorabilia from Claibourne Walton Beattie, Sr. (1896-1971), class of 1919, and his son Claibourne Walton Beattie, Jr. (1923-1978), class of 1951. The collection contains a 1924 graduation invitation and a 1951 commencent program. The collection also includes several programs and bulletins related to events on campus. There are several pieces of a cadet uniform, such as a hat, rat belt, and cords. Attached inside the hat is an event...
Dates: 1915 - 1951

Robert Burns Haldane Begg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1963-005
Abstract

The collection contains a VPI honor list for 1897-1898, a 1948 Chi Epsilon dinner program, a 1962 list of living alumni who attended VAMC prior to 1900, a 1926 silver tray, and a 1933 trophy.

Dates: 1898, 1926, 1933, 1948, 1962

C. Hunter Carpenter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1970-006
Abstract

This collection contains a packet of material assembled to nominate C. Hunter Carpenter, a Virginia Tech graduate, for the National Football Hall of Fame (today known as the College Football Hall of Fame). It includes photostatic copies of biographical information, photographs and letters from teammates and opposing players, including Charles D. Daly, J. Ambler Johnston, John R. Hutcheson, and George C. Marshall.

Dates: 1956

W. Graham Claytor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1981-095
Abstract

This collection includes business and personal papers of W. Graham Claytor, a 1906 graduate of Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (later Virginia Polytechnic Institute) and an executive overseeing the operations of a number of American Gas and Electric Company subsidiaries during the 20th century. It includes correspondence, reports, and printed materials relating to personal financial matters, business operations, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and ham radio.

Dates: 1912 - 1964

Benjamin Cottrell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1994-035
Abstract

This collection contains the papers, photographs, diplomas, certificates, correspondence, and scrapbooks of Benjamin Cottrell from 1910-1983. Cottrell, a 1916 VPI graduate with a degree in Civil Engineering, spent part of his career working on railroads and highways in Central and South America.

Dates: 1910 - 1983

Warren D. Drumheller Paper

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1963-004
Abstract

The collection consists of a paper, "A Storage Analog Computer to Solve Polynormal Equations," which won "Best Student Paper" for the Region 3 competition of the Institute of Electrical Engineers, Inc., in 1963.

Dates: 1963

Ruth White Fisher Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-058
Abstract

This collection includes a scrapbook compiled by Blacksburg, Virginia artist Ruth White Fisher, relating to her series of paintings titled "The Evolution of Creativity," donated to Virginia Tech. It includes photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and ephemera about the paintings and the donation ceremony.

Dates: 1966 - 1978

Lewis A. Hall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1983-009
Abstract

This collection includes the papers of Lewis A. Hall, a 1924 graduate of Virginia Tech, consisting largely of memorabilia from his time at the university and as an active alumnus. Includes programs, certificates, textiles, and photographs, as well as drawings for engineering class assignments.

Dates: 1921 - 1977

Herman Bruce Hawkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1974-014
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Herman Bruce Hawkins, graduate of Virginia Tech (BS, electrical engineering, 1910), consisting largely of correspondence exchanged with classmate Charles Taylor Adams on topics such as communism, race relations, and nuclear disarmament. Also includes a file regarding Adams' attempt to organize a protest march in response to the appearance of General William Westmoreland on the Virginia Tech campus in 1969, and material relating to the Virginia Tech...
Dates: 1958 - 1970

John R. Hutcheson Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-001
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other items document the career and family of John R. Hutcheson. After earning his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI), John Redd Hutcheson (1886-1962) began working at the Virginia Agricultural Extension Service in 1914, becoming its director in 1919. Hutcheson was elected as president of VPI in 1945, serving until his nomination as VPI's first chancellor in 1947. The next year he became the first president of...
Dates: 1890 - 1969; Majority of material found within ( 1930-1950)

Filtered By

  • Subject: University History X
  • Subject: Students and alumni X
  • Names: Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Faculty 9
University Archives 6
Blacksburg (Va.) 3
Local/Regional History and Appalachian South 3
Montgomery County (Va.) 3
∨ more  
Names
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 12
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 10
Brown, Ralph Minthorne, 1878-1958 3
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Alumni Association 2
Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 1