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Black History Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2003-011
Scope and Contents

This collection includes oral history accounts from various African Americans with experience at Virginia Tech and/or in the Blacksburg area between the 1950s and the early 2000s.

Dates: n.d.

Black Women at Virginia Tech Oral History Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1995-026
Abstract The Black Women at Virginia Tech Oral History Project was a multi-phase research and educational collaborative program of the Virginia Tech University Libraries and the Women's Center at Virginia Tech. The collection includes audiocassette tapes, DAT tapes, floppy disks, background and biographical information, and transcripts of interviews with some of the first Black female students and employees at Virginia Tech. The interviews focus on the entry experience of the individual into the...
Dates: ca. 1967-2000; Majority of material found within ( 1994-2000)

Marvin Blecher Oral History Interview

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1998-017
Abstract

Oral history interview conducted by Virginia Tech student Christina Roemer with Marvin and Freda Blecher of Blacksburg, Virginia, regarding Blacksburg's Jewish community, the Hillel student organization at Virginia Tech, and other Jewish communities in the region.

Dates: 1998

Milka T. Bliznakov Papers and Architectural Drawings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-1991-025
Abstract

Milka Bliznakov was a Bulgarian architect, architectural historian, and professor who practiced in Bulgaria, France, and the United States. The collection consists of her publications, research, correspondence, professional documentation of her practice, conference participation materials, teaching materials, and documents related to her involvement as the founder of the International Archive of Women in Architecture.

Dates: 1946 - 2010

Blue Blouse and Trousers,

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-011
Scope and Content Item: blue blouse and trousers Date: ? Color: navy blue blouse and blue gray trousers Material: wool blend/ black satin (?) lining blouse/ trousers have off white cotton (?) lining around waist and for pockets Manufacturer: Virginia Polytechnic Institute Uniform Department, Blacksburg VA Donor: Condition: fair, stitching in blouse liner is undone in a few places, three buttons on inside of collar missing (center one replaced with a white plastic button), looks as if a metal was ripped off...
Dates: n.d.

Board of Visitors Protest T-Shirt

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Textile-2014-001
Scope and Contents Blue short sleeve t-shirt with black silk screened letters: "Virginia Tech Welcome to the 1950s" T-shirt was created by Laury Ward. In March 2003, the Board of Visitors eliminated Virginia Tech's affirmative action hiring practices for hiring and admissions, removed sexual orientation from Virginia Tech's non-discrimination policy, and passed a resolution barring anyone who had "participated in illegal acts of domestic violence and/or terrorism" from holding a meeting on campus unless he or...
Dates: 2003

Books That Made the Difference Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-003
Abstract The Books That Made the Difference Project Collection consists of subject files, clippings, correspondence, manuscript drafts, and audio-visual materials. The project was conceived in l980 by Ann Heidbreder Eastman, formerly of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and executed by Gordon A. Sabine, formerly a professor at this university, and his wife Patricia, who interviewed people across the country, asking what book made the greatest difference in their lives, and what was...
Dates: 1980 - 1986

Patrick A. Bowmaster Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1994-037
Abstract Three papers written by Patrick A. Bowmaster while a graduate student in history at Virginia Tech: "A Confederate Cavalryman at War: the Diary of Sergeant Jasper Hawse of the 14th Regiment Virginia Militia, the 17th Virginia Cavalry Battalion, and the 11th Virginia Cavalry;" "Occupation - 'Soldier:' the Life of 1st Sgt. Emanuel Stance of the 9th U. S. Cavalry 'Buffalo Soldiers,' the First African-American to Win the Congressional Medal of Honor for Action in the Post-Civil War Period;" "A...
Dates: 1994 - 1995

Broad Channel: The Vorticella Polyptych Working Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1992-016
Scope and Contents

Mural created by Ray Kass, professor of Art and Art History at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and the Mountain Lake Workshop in April 1991. Mural located in Newman Library on the Virginia Tech campus. Working papers consist of drawings and sketches of the mural. 

Dates: 1991

Charles Burchard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-048
Abstract The Charles Burchard Collection includes personal and professional correspondence, architectural drawings from private practice work, publications, subject files, administrative papers relating to Burchard's teaching at Harvard's Graduate School of Design (1946-1953), as a senior partner at A.M. Kinney and Associates in Cincinnati, Ohio (1953-1963), and from his tenure as dean of the College of Architecture at Virginia Polytechnic Institute (later Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State...
Dates: 1935-1989, n.d.

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