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Bernard J. Henley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-024
Abstract

The collection contains a handwritten index compiled by Bernard J. Henley for articles about Virginia Polytechnic Institute, gleaned from Virginia newspapers, the bulk of the entries covering the years 1906 to 1959.

Dates: n.d.

James Morris Hicks Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-065
Abstract

Letter from James Morris Hicks, a student at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (now Virginia Tech) to his father, discussing cadet drilling, his recent election to the position of vice president of the freshman class, and replies to news from home.

Dates: 1897

Henry H. Hill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1980-003
Scope and Contents The Henry H. Hill collection consists of historical and genealogical research compiled by Hill during his lifetime in southwest Virginia. Research includes Hill biographical information (1941-50), Blacksburg history and Montgomery County (1798-1951, n.d.), VPI (1891, n.d.), Civil War history (1863-1963, n.d.), and genealogical information and biographical sketches (1821-1950, n.d.). The collection is comprised almost exclusively of photocopies and typescripts, so the dates...
Dates: 1908-1963, n.d.

Historical Photograph Collection (List of Subjects)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Photographs-001
Abstract

The photograph collection at Special Collections and University Archives consists primarily of historical photographs of Virginia Tech, dating back to the 1890s. The collection is also home to historic images of Blacksburg, Montgomery County, the New River Valley, and Southwest Virginia in general. A photograph collection of faculty and staff from the university is maintained separately.

Dates: c. 1890s-present

William R. Hite, Jr., Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-123
Abstract

This collection contains the scrapbook of William R. "Billy" Hite, Jr., when he was a senior at Varina High School in Richmond, Virginia. Hite played football at Varina and Virginia Tech, from which he earned a bachelor's and PhD in education in 1985 and 1998, respectively. He later became a principal and superintedent throughout the Mid-Atlantic United States.

Dates: 1977 - 1979

Roy Jay Holden Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1982-014
Abstract

This collection contains papers include field notes, charts and maps, and geological surveys and research results, covering the history of mineralogy and geology, especially in Virginia.

Dates: 1904 - 1945

Bertram A. Holtzworth Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-095
Abstract

This scrapbook contains photographs and memorabilia dating 1918-1926 from United States Military Academy (West Point) and Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI) by Bertram A. Holtzworth, who attended VPI before graduating from West Point in 1927. He served in the U.S. Army from his time as a cadet at West Point until his retirement as Major General in 1963.

Dates: 1918 - 1926

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)

Henry Morgan Jacocks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1992-008
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Henry Morgan Jacocks, graduate of Virginia Tech (class of 1900), assistant superintendent at Mathieson Alkali Works (Saltville, Virginia), independent businessman, and Virginia State Highway Department employee. Correspondence, trade catalogs, instructional booklets, blueprints, and drawings from Jacocks' years at Mathieson Alkali Works. Also includes a set of drafting standards for the Virginia Bridge and Iron Company and several photographs.

Dates: 1898 - 1919

William Martin Johnson Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1982-017
Abstract

The papers in this collection include both personal and professional correspondence, ranging from November 1931 to March 1977. Johnson wrote to representatives at Public Works, American Society of Civil Engineers, the Department of Architectural Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and the War Assets Administration, among others.

Dates: 1937 - 1968

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Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station 3
Carneal and Johnston (Richmond, Va.) 2
Drinkard, Alfred Washington, Jr. 2
Hutcheson, John Redd, 1886-1962 2
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 2
Shackelford, George Green, 1921-2010 2
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 2
Solitude (Blacksburg, Va. : Historic building) 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Corps of Cadets 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. University Libraries 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1944-1970) 2
Aaron family 1
Allen, Beulah O. (Beulah Oyama), 1905-1992 1
American Association of University Women. Blacksburg Branch (Va.) 1
American Library Association 1
Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 1
Appalachian Power Company 1
Appalachian Student Organizing Committee. Virginia Tech Chapter 1
Bailey, Ilena M. 1
Blacksburg (Va.). Town Council 1
Blecher, Freda 1
Blecher, Marvin 1
Bliznakov, Milka T., 1927-2010 1
Boynton, Henry B., 1899-1991 1
Brown, Ralph Minthorne, 1878-1958 1
Burnette, Phyllis 1
Caldwell, William Addison 1
Charles E. Vawter family 1
Claytor, W. Graham (William Graham), 1886-1971 1
Conrad, Thomas Nelson 1
Cooper, Byron Nelson, 1912-1971 1
Cowan, John T. 1
Cowgill, Clinton Harriman, 1890-1975 1
Currie, Leonard J. (Leonard James), 1913-1996 1
Doggett, David S., 1895-1972 1
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 1
Eastman, Ann Heidbreder 1
Edgemont Farm 1
Eggleston, J. D. (Joseph Dupuy), 1867-1953 1
Fine, Elizabeth 1
Frazer, George Preston 1
Garnett, William E. (William Edward), 1885-1970 1
Guthrie, John Dennett 1
Haskell-Speer, Jean 1
Henley, Bernard J. 1
Hicks, James Morris, abt.1878-? 1
Hill, Henry H. (Henry Harris Bunker) 1
Hite, William R., Jr. 1
Holden, Roy Jay, 1870-1945 1
Holtzworth, Bertram Arthur, 1904-1971 1
Hutcheson, Eleanor Parrott 1
Hutcheson, T. B. (Thomas Barksdale), 1882-1950 1
Jacocks, Henry Morgan, 1878-1950 1
John R. Hutcheson family 1
Johnson, William Martin 1
Kinzey, Bertram Y., Jr. (Bertram York) 1
Knick, S. H., b.1887 1
Kroontje, Wybe 1
Lancaster, Lucy Lee, 1905-1989 1
Lash, Percy Hotspur, II 1
Library of Virginia 1
Lomax, Lunsford Lindsay, 1835-1913 1
Magill, Orrin R. (Orrin Rankin), 1887-1976 1
McBryde, James Bolton, 1866-1925 1
McBryde, John McLaren, 1841-1923 1
McCombs, Dorothy F., 1923-1990 1
Michael, Rudolph Dixon, 1904-1994 1
O'Shaughnessy, Ida L. Surface 1
O'Shaughnessy, Louis 1
Oakes, Jane Elizabeth 1
Oral History of the Principalship (Project) 1
Perry, Thomas David 1
Preston and Olin Institute (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Price family 1
Price, Emmett Russell, 1874-1944 1
Price, Harvey Lee, 1874-1951 1
Radford Army Ammunition Plant (U.S.) 1
Randolph, Lingan S., Sr., 1859-1922 1
Roemer, Christina 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
Smithey & Boynton, Architects and Engineers (1935-1992) (Roanoke, Va.) 1
Smyth, Ellison A. (Ellison Adger), 1863-1941 1
Stuart, Jeb, 1833-1864 1
Tate, Leland B., 1905-1999 1
Taylor, Robert Creede, 1866-1915 1
Thornton, Vaiden A. 1
Townes, William 1
Trent, Clarence E. (Clarence Elmore), 1904-1991 1
Underhill, Grover W. (Grover William), 1888-1970 1
Vawter, C. E. (Charles Erastus), 1841-1905 1
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