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John P. Sawyer Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-047
Abstract

The collection consists of letters to Ralph M. Brown, librarian at Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI), from John P. Sawyer, who graduated from VPI in 1940.

Dates: 1943 - 1945

Wilson E. Schmidt Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1982-010
Abstract

Professional correspondence, subject files, and writings of Wilson E. Schmidt, professor of economics at Virginia Tech (1966-1981), together with articles and reports, both published and unpublished, by other economists.

Dates: 1934 - 1981

Charles Sears Oral History Interview

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-027
Abstract

Audiocassette tape contains an oral history interview with Virginia Tech Professor Charles Sears, conducted by John Straw, University Archivist. Sears discusses the history of the Virginia Tech Geology Department (today the Department of Geosciences), where he served as a professor and founded the Virginia Tech Seismological Observatory.

Dates: 1988

George Green Shackelford Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1983-008
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, research files, project files, and manuscripts of George Green Shackelford, professor of history at Virginia Tech from 1954-1986.

Dates: 1899 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1989

George Myron Shear Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1988-006
Abstract

This collection consists of the papers--including correspondence and published writings--of Virginia Tech plant pathologist and physiologist George Myron Shear. It includes correspondence with the laboratory of Thomas A. Edison.

Dates: 1927 - 1986

Billy G. Shelton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1961-004
Abstract

The collection includes two photographs from 1962 of Shelton receiving an "Outstanding Trainee" certificate for his basic training company at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. It also includes a letter from the Fort Jackson Commanding General to VPI President Walter S. Newman about Shelton's award.

Dates: 1962

Farrar Shelton Paper

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Identifier: Ms-1962-006
Abstract

This paper describes the early meetings which lead to the creation of the farm demonstration work program. Farrar Shelton attended one of these early meetings as an eighth grader. Shelton later attended VPI and graduated with the class of 1915 with a degree in agriculture, he went on to become a county demonstration agent.

Dates: 1960

Carrie T. Sibold Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-043
Abstract

The collection consists of scrapbooks, journals, V.P.I. reunion materials, photograph albums, family diplomas, and the diary of Nannie V. Sibold. As a whole, the collection dates from 1912 to 1990. However, Carrie T. Sibold's scrapbook journals, which run from 1974 to 1990, constitute the the bulk of the collection material.

Dates: 1912 - 1990; Majority of material found within ( 1974-1990)

Leon Dalmain Simmons Memorabilia

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ms-1998-030
Scope and Contents

Member of the Engineering Class of 1934. Collection includes plaques and certificates awarded to Simmons, including a plaque from the Century Club and the Alumni Association.

Dates: 1933 - 1987

Solitude Photographs and Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1993-024
Abstract

This collection contains photographs, newspaper clippings, and several other papers containing information about Solitude, the oldest building on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Dates: ca. 1960s-1980s

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