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April 16, 2007 Community Photograph Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-022
Abstract

A collection of 41 framed photographs having to do with the aftermath of the April 16, 2007 shootings. Photographers were community members who submitted images to be considered for an exhibition at Squires' Perspective Gallery in April 2008. Collection also includes additional digital images not framed for the show.

Dates: 2007 - 2008

Adolph Samuel Bair Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-137
Abstract

The Adolph Samuel Bair Photographs were taken on the campus of the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (VPI) during the 1920s. The photographs depict Bair, the campus, and the VPI Corps of Cadets. Bair (1902-1988) graduated from VPI in 1924.

Dates: ca. 1920s

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

Insurance Survey of Virginia Polytechnic Institute Records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ms-1995-029
Scope and Contents Insurance Survey of the buildings of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, Virginia, prepared in 1931 by Charles Lunsford & Sons, Roanoke, Va.; Insurance Company of North America, Philadelphia, Pa.; and F. Wharton Baker, engineer. Collection consists of 88 photographs and of buildings, faculty dwellings, barns, and storage lots at Virginia Polytechnic Institute covered by the policy; recommendations for coverage and for fire protection of these buildings; estimated insurable value...
Dates: 1931

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

Stockton Mosby McMurran Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-042
Abstract

Stockton Mosby McMurran Scrapbook contains photographs from the Missouri Botanical Garden and photographs from Virginia Tech, formally known as VPI. Stockton Mosby McMurran graduated VPI in 1909 before attending Washinton University in St. Louis, Missouri.

Dates: c. 1909

Records of the Virginia Tech Chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS)

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-31-02-23
Abstract

This collection contains the records of Randolph Grayson on the Virginia Tech student chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS), dating from 1992 through 2014. Materials include scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, and general information about the organization, divided into five series.

Dates: 1992 - 2014

Robert Edward Minshall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-043
Abstract

The Robert Edward Minshall Papers, 1909-1943, contains photographs, postcards, and programs from Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Minshall graduated from VPI in 1913 and taught civil engineering at Penn State.

Dates: 1909 - 1943

Robert G. Moore Photo Album

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1992-051
Abstract

The collection contains a student handbook, newspaper articles, and a photo album of scenes on the Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI) campus from 1918-1919, many of which are clearly identified. The collection was compiled by Robert G. Moore, a VPI graduate of 1922.

Dates: 1918 - 1922

Named/Individual Photograph Collections

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Photographs-002
Abstract

The Named/Individual Photograph Collections include images from alumni and former faculty and staff, or individuals with ties to campus and the New River Valley. Collections (c.1890-present) depict campus life and events, railroad history, agricultural extension research, Blacksburg and surrounding areas, and some local families.

Dates: 1890s-present

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Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 10
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 10
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 10
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 4
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 4