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Black Women at Virginia Tech Oral History Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1995-026
Abstract The Black Women at Virginia Tech Oral History Project was a multi-phase research and educational collaborative program of the Virginia Tech University Libraries and the Women's Center at Virginia Tech. The collection includes audiocassette tapes, DAT tapes, floppy disks, background and biographical information, and transcripts of interviews with some of the first Black female students and employees at Virginia Tech. The interviews focus on the entry experience of the individual into the...
Dates: ca. 1967-2000; Majority of material found within ( 1994-2000)

Milka T. Bliznakov Papers and Architectural Drawings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-1991-025
Abstract

Milka Bliznakov was a Bulgarian architect, architectural historian, and professor who practiced in Bulgaria, France, and the United States. The collection consists of her publications, research, correspondence, professional documentation of her practice, conference participation materials, teaching materials, and documents related to her involvement as the founder of the International Archive of Women in Architecture.

Dates: 1946 - 2010

Records of the Office of the President, Julian A. Burruss

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-02-08
Abstract

The bulk of the collection contains correspondence concerning Julian Ashby Burruss' tenure as president of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, as well as lecture notes, reports to the Board of Trustees of the State Normal School, and Experiment Station reports.

Dates: 1906 - 1946

College of Home Economics Metabolism Study Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2005-003
Abstract

The collection of 30 images documenting a metabolism study conducted by the College of Home Economics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Directed by Laura Jane Harper, the study was concerned with determining nitrogen requirements and utilization for young girls.

Dates: 1956 - 1960

Faculty/Staff Photograph Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Photographs-003
Abstract

The Faculty/Staff Photograph Collection at Special Collections consists of the photographs, portrait reproductions, and negatives of Virginia Tech employees, dating back to the 1890s.

Dates: c. 1890s-present

Anne H. Giles Paper

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1983-010
Abstract

The collection consists of a paper by Anne H. Giles titled, "Interviews with Women Graduates of Virginia Tech."

Dates: 1983

Records of the Office of the President, T. Marshall Hahn, Jr.

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-02-11
Abstract This collection contains primarily correspondence concerning University matters, including letters to and from alumni, faculty, parents, and students. Correspondence with the Board of Visitors and government officials is also included in the collection. There is material concerning the Alumni Association, budget information, Higher Education Study Commission (1965), University Council, National and Southern Associations of State Universities and Land-grant Colleges, State Council of Higher...
Dates: 1962 - 1974

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

Record Group Vertical Files

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: VerticalFile-005
Abstract

In general, vertical files at Special Collections include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephemera, unpublished and/or informal publications, and other papers relating to a specific subject area. Files in this collection relate to Virginia Tech and its history. Topics may include, but are not limited to, colleges and departments, student organizations, administrative offices, centers and other campus units, and athletics.

Dates: ca. 1870s-present; Majority of material found in ( 1960s-present)

Mildred Tate Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1952-002
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter from Mildred Tate to Mrs. Gillette inviting her to a dinner at the Hillcrest Dormitory on the campus of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Dates: 1940

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