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Vaiden A. Thornton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-049
Abstract

The collection contains account books, dairy building blueprints designed by Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and various work-related papers created between 1930 and 1953. A few of the items are undated. Thornton ran a dairy and ice operation in Stony Creek, Virginia, in addition to his job as an insurance company medical examiner.

Dates: 1930-1953, n.d.

William Townes Letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-2002-009
Scope and Contents

Thirteen letters with their envelopes from VAMC student William Townes to family members L. W. Wimbish and Mrs. L. W. Wimbish in Boydton, Mecklenburg County, Virginia over the period March 15, 1875 to November 2, 1875. Letters concern his expenses and need for funds and his wish for news of home. Also mentioned are boarding in town, opinions of Blacksburg, a masque ball, constant drilling, fellow cadets, and farm matters.

Dates: 1875

Clarence Trent Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-010
Scope and Contents

The Trent papers contain materials dealing with his activities in the ASME, the Lutheran Campus Ministry at VPI, and engineering education. Further biographical information on Trent may be found in Folder 1 and 27, the latter of which deals with the Distinguished Alumnus Certificate which Bluefield College awarded him in 1986.

Dates: 1958 - 1991

Grover W. Underhill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-014
Abstract

The collection consists of a text from radio talk titled "The Insect Menace to Log Cabins and Rustic Woodwork," given by entomologist Grover W. Underhill in 1935.

Dates: 1935

Charles E. Vawter Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-057
Abstract

The Charles E. Vawter Family Collection contains a ledger from 1882-1883, two Virginia Polytechnic Institute's Bugle yearbooks from 1900 and 1913, a CDV photo album, and two early daguerreotypes.

Dates: 1882 - 1913

Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station Farm Family Study (Grayson County, Virginia)

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1940-023
Abstract

The collection contains data from a cooperative study of Grayson County, Virginia, conducted by the Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station and the U. S. Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Home Economics. The study includes raw and tabulated data on family members, education, health, income and expenditures, employment, housing, food, clothing, and household furnishings and supplies.

Dates: 1931

Virginia Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (VAEOPP) Records,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-003
Abstract

The collections is organized into seven series: Board and Administrative Records, Conference Material, Membership Material, Correspondence, Newsletters and Other Publications, Miscellaneous Material, and Media. The collection includes, but is not limited to: meeting minute and agendas, committee reports, conference planning documents and programs, forms, organizational correspondence, membership lists, publications, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1970 - 2015

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Postal Card Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2002-025
Abstract

This collection includes eighty postcards. Dated cards range from 1906 through 1995, but many cards are not dated. Cards depict various subjects including campus views, campus buildings, football, Corps of Cadets, and Blacksburg views. Some of the postcards are postmarked and addressed to recipients, while some are blank.

Dates: 1906-1995, undated

Virginia Tech and Local History Mounted Clippings

 Collection
Identifier: VerticalFile-006
Abstract

In general, the Virginia Tech and Local History Mounted Clippings include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephermera, unpublished and/or informal publications, and other papers relating to a specific subject area. Files in this collection relate to Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, and the activities of members of the community or university. The collection was primarily collected by library staff through the 1960s.

Dates: c. 1870s-c. 1960s

Virginia Tech April 16, 2007 Archives of the University Libraries

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-020
Abstract

The Virginia Tech April 16, 2007 Archives of the University Libraries consists mainly of condolence items received by the university in the wake of April 16, 2007 in which 32 faculty and students were killed. The subseries organization is by type of item. The bulk of materials were received in the first few months following April 16, 2007. There also is a very small series with items specifically sent to or relating to those killed, which is organized alphabetically by name.

Dates: 2007 - 2010

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Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 47
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 39
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 30
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 12
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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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