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Aaron Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1968-004
Abstract

This collection contains college memorabilia, including photographs, printed material, and banners collected by John H., Jacob C., and Harry B. Aaron, three Bristol, Virginia brothers who attended Virginia Tech during the early 20th century.

Dates: 1908 - 1927

Beulah O. Allen Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2014-002
Abstract The Beulah O. Allen Collection contains a variety of materials from Allen's life. Her papers contain correspondence with a variety of friends and associates, primarily Lucy Lee Lancaster, the first female graduate from Virginia Tech. In addition, the collection also contains Virginia Tech Commencement programs, Cotillion Club Dance programs, resources related to the Virginia Tech Library, newspaper clippings about the construction of the new Newman Library, and a large collection of...
Dates: 1905 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1970

Records of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Virginia Tech Chapter

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-30-05a
Abstract

This collection consists of official records and periodicals from the AAUW, Virginia Tech Chapter and the National AAUW including minutes, administrative records, state and national convention programs, awards and scholarships, publications, and other materials concerning community outreach from 1926-2008.

Dates: 1926 - 2008

Ralph Minthorne Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1970-002
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Ralph Minthorne Brown, Virginia Tech head librarian (1926-1947), amateur historian and naturalist. It includes materials on Virginia Tech and local history, including typed transcripts of sources gathered for an intended history of Virginia Tech. Also included are Brown's Blacksburg ornithological and weather observations, a bibliography of Matthew Fontaine Maury, and other writings.

Dates: 1925 - 1944

William Addison Caldwell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-048
Abstract

Papers associated with William Addison "Add" Caldwell (1856-1910) of Craig County, Virginia, first student enrolled at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (VAMC, later Virginia Tech). Includes a letter written by Caldwell in 1910; his 1875 VAMC report card; a Caldwell family photo portrait; Caldwell's obituary; and a Bible given to Caldwell by Mrs. William C. McKemey.

Dates: 1872 - 1910

Carneal and Johnston Architectural Drawings,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2001-008
Scope and Contents

The collection contains detail drawings, sketches, and tracings of several campus buildings. Items include 1934 drawings of 1934 Faculty Dormitory and Campus Soical Center, 1939 drawings of Agricultural Hall, 1952 and 1959 drawings of the Academic Science building, 1959 and 1961 drawings of the Engineering building, and 1961 and 1968 sketches of dorm buildings. The collection also contains original detail drawings and tracings of the Biology, Geology, and Education building.

Dates: 1939-1968, n.d.

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

John T. Cowan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1969-005
Abstract

The collection consists of pages from an account book, bills, notes, and correspondence relating to John T. Cowan's personal and business affairs. 

Dates: 1887 - 1917

David S. Doggett Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-004
Abstract

The collection contains David S. Doggett's letters to his father in Richmond, Virginia, from 1912-1915, while he was a student at Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Dates: 1912-1915, n.d.

Alfred Washington Drinkard, Jr., Diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1996-019
Scope and Contents

Director of Agricultural Experiment Station at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1917-1945; assistant director of Agricultural Experiment Station, 1945 until his retirement in 1948. Collection consists of a Daily Desk Diary, which mentions persons and events in Blacksburg and at Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Dates: 1947

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Aaron family 1
Allen, Beulah O. (Beulah Oyama), 1905-1992 1
American Association of University Women. Blacksburg Branch (Va.) 1
Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 1
Appalachian Power Company 1
Brown, Ralph Minthorne, 1878-1958 1
Caldwell, William Addison 1
Carneal and Johnston (Richmond, Va.) 1
Claytor, W. Graham (William Graham), 1886-1971 1
Cowan, John T. 1
Doggett, David S., 1895-1972 1
Edgemont Farm 1
Eggleston, J. D. (Joseph Dupuy), 1867-1953 1
Frazer, George Preston 1
Garnett, William E. (William Edward), 1885-1970 1
Guthrie, John Dennett 1
Henley, Bernard J. 1
Hicks, James Morris, abt.1878-? 1
Hill, Henry H. (Henry Harris Bunker) 1
Holden, Roy Jay, 1870-1945 1
Hutcheson, John Redd, 1886-1962 1
Hutcheson, T. B. (Thomas Barksdale), d.1950 1
Jacocks, Henry Morgan, 1878-1950 1
Johnson, William Martin 1
Lancaster, Lucy Lee, 1905-1989 1
McBryde, James Bolton, 1866-1925 1
Michael, Rudolph Dixon, 1904-1994 1
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Price family 1
Price, Emmett Russell, 1874-1944 1
Price, Harvey Lee, 1874-1951 1
Randolph, Lingan S., Sr., 1859-1922 1
Sanders, Harry W. (Harry Warinner), 1895-1984 1
Sibold, Carrie T. (Carrie Taylor), 1904-1990 1
Sibold, Chloe M., 1899-1976 1
Sibold, Nannie V. (Nannie Virginia), 1897-1957 1
Sibold, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1909-1930 1
Slusser family 1
Smyth, Ellison A. (Ellison Adger), 1863-1941 1
Underhill, Grover W. (Grover William), 1888-1970 1
Virginia Engineering Experiment Station 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Research Division 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. University Libraries 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Board of Visitors 1
Virginia Truck Experiment Station (1907-1967) 1
Ware, Joseph F., 1880-1969 1
Ware, Susana Howe Robinson, b. abt. 1897 1
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