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Lucy Lee Lancaster Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-069
Abstract Lucy Lee Lancaster was born in Blacksburg, Virginia in 1905 and lived there until she died in 1989. She was one of the first women admitted to Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (popularly known as VPI), and after graduating in 1925, she went on to earn her MLS from Columbia University Library School. She worked at the VPI library for the rest of her career. The Lancaster papers contain biographical materials, family papers, genealogy research,...
Dates: 1915 - 1989

Henry H. Wiss Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1996-013
Scope and Contents

Professor of Architecture at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University from 1947 to 1983. Collection consists of twelve architectural drawings and four photographs of Wiss's private residence in Blacksburg, Virginia, designed by him in 1960. 

Dates: 1960, n.d.

Charles S. Worley, Jr., Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1996-017
Abstract

The Charles S. Worley, Jr., Collection consist of architectural drawings of designs by Worley, done from the mid-1950s to the early 1960s, with several designs undated. The collection also includes a small group of photographs and negatives of Worley and his own residence in Blacksburg, as well as an extensive collection of slides documenting Worley's student and professional work, work of his students, his travels, nature, and images that were likely used as part of lectures.

Dates: 1950-1982, undated

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 2
Lancaster, Lucy Lee, 1905-1989 1
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 1
Wiss, Henry H. 1
Worley, Charles S., Jr. 1