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William Bradford Alwood Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1960-003
Abstract

William Bradford Alwood was a professor of horticulture, entomology, and mycology at Virginia Tech (1891-1904) and fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. His collection includes research papers, theses, brochures, and notebooks on such subjects as cider, wine making, grapes, and pellagra.

Dates: 1854 - 1927

A. Moore Anderson Postcard

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1968-009
Abstract

This collection is a VAMC postcard to A. Moore Anderson announcing the Spring 1878 semester.

Dates: 1877

Ayre Family Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1963-003
Abstract

This collection contains college memorabilia of father and son Henry D. and Clayton E. Ayre, both of whom attended Virginia Agricultural & Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech) during the late 19th century. It includes cadet caps, lecture notes, a certificate, and photograph.

Dates: 1871-[1899]

Janet Barnhill Collection on Cora Bolton McBryde

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2016-019
Abstract This collection consists of a handwritten recipe book belonging to Cora Bolton McBryde, as well as three peraonal artifacts: an anniversary plate, a Tiffany & Co. silver spoon, and a metal mold. Most of the materials are undated, other than the plate (1913), but they likely date from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.Cora Bolton McBryde was the wife of John McLaren McBryde, president of Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College before and during the transition to Virginia...
Dates: c. 1860s-1910s

Robert Burns Haldane Begg Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1963-005
Abstract

The collection contains a VPI honor list for 1897-1898, a 1948 Chi Epsilon dinner program, and a 1962 list of living alumni who attended VAMC prior to 1900.

Dates: 1898, 1948, 1962

Biographical Vertical Files

 Collection
Identifier: VerticalFile-004
Scope and Content

In general, vertical files at Special Collections and University Archives include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephemera, unpublished and/or informal publications, and other papers relating to a specific subject area.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 individuals and families connected to the local area (Blacksburg, Montgomery County, and Southwest Virginia) and/or to Virginia Tech. Each individual/family below has at least one folder and many include cross references.

Dates: 1960s-present

Black, Kent, and Apperson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1974-003
Abstract

This collection contains the papers and artifacts of an interrelated family prominent in Blacksburg's history. It includes the Civil War letters of Confederate surgeon Dr. Harvey Black, the Civil War diary of hospital steward John S. Apperson, cotton books and correspondence of Germanicus Kent, nineteenth-century account books of a Blacksburg general store, 1912 European travel diary, and the political scrapbooks of State Senator and Attorney General Harvey B. Apperson.

Dates: 1779 - 1984

Cadet Coatee,

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-001
Scope and Content

Item: cadet coatee Desc: original V.A.M.C. cadet coatee Date: 1886 Color: blue gray Material: wool with cotton lining Manufacturer: Philadelphia: D. Klein and Bro. Donor: Corps of Cadets, Jan. 1975 Condition: stained, dirty; moth holes in back, lining and front; lining shredded; later stitching on front; only one button in center row

Dates: 1886 - 1886

Cadet Coatee

 Collection
Identifier: Textile-1993-002
Abstract

This collection contains an original cadet coatee from Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (VAMC) dated 1886. The coat belonged to Greenwood Hopkins Nowlin, Jr. (1878-1975) of Campbell County, Virginia, who attended Virginia Agriculture and Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech) from 1896 through 1899.

Dates: 1886

William Addison Caldwell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-048
Abstract

Papers associated with William Addison "Add" Caldwell (1856-1910) of Craig County, Virginia, first student enrolled at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (VAMC, later Virginia Tech). Includes a letter written by Caldwell in 1910; his 1875 VAMC report card; a Caldwell family photo portrait; Caldwell's obituary; and a Bible given to Caldwell by Mrs. William C. McKemey.

Dates: 1872 - 1910

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Names
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 27
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 11
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 8
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 3
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College. Corps of Cadets (1872-1896) 3
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Corps of Cadets 3
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1944-1970) 3
Finch, Adam T., 1872-1933 2
Nowlin, Greenwood H., Jr. 2
Preston and Olin Institute (Blacksburg, Va.) 2
A. W. Luster 1
Alwood, William Bradford, 1859-1946 1
Amiss, Edwin 1
Anderson, A. Moore 1
Apperson family 1
Apperson, Alex 1
Apperson, Elizabeth Black 1
Apperson, Harvey Black, 1890-1948 1
Apperson, John Samuel, 1837-1904 1
Apperson, Mary 1
Ayre, Clayton E., 1880-1967 1
Ayre, Henry D., 1856-1939 1
Begg, R. B. H. (Robert Burns Haldane), 1880-1965 1
Black family 1
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 1
Black, Kent, active 1876-1890 1
Black, Mary Kent, b.1836 1
Blackford, W. W. (William Willis), 1831-1905 1
Caldwell, William Addison 1
Caton, Louise 1
Charles E. Vawter family 1
Clark, Edward Travis 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 1
Conrad, Thomas Nelson 1
Conway, Julia Ellen Thomas, 1848-1916 1
Conway, William Buchanan, 1845-1920 1
Cowan, John T. 1
Dashiell, Thomas E., 1876-1970 1
Dillon, Edward, Sr., 1871-? 1
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 1
Eastern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia 1
Flood, Kate 1
Franklin, W. C. 1
Franklin, William E. 1
Garnett, F. E. 1
Harmon, Edward P., c.1844-1888 1
Heard, Jesse Thomas 1
Kent family 1
Kent, Germanicus, 1791-1862 1
Lane, James H., 1833-1907 1
Lee Literary Society (1873-1928) 1
Lee, Claudius, 1872-1962 1
Lemon, Lewis 1
Marion Foundry and Machine Works (Marion, Va.) 1
Maury Literary Society (1873-1928) 1
McBryde, Cora Bolton, 1839-1920 1
McBryde, John McLaren, 1841-1923 1
Minor, Charles L. C., 1835-1903 1
Murray, John, 1909-2002 1
Niemeyer, Hermann C. 1
O'Shaughnessy, Louis 1
O'Shaughnessy, Mary Elizabeth, 1917- 1
Perkins, Carter, Jr., 1862-1935 1
Price, A. E. F., d.1893 1
Priddy, Lawrence, Sr., 1874-1944 1
Radford, J. Lawrence, 1857-1896? 1
Ruffner, William Henry, 1824-1908 1
Runyan, William 1
Shepherd, V. E. 1
Showacre, Charles, d.1864 1
Showacre, George D. 1
Smith, Francis H. (Francis Henney), 1812-1890 1
Smyth, Ellison A. (Ellison Adger), 1863-1941 1
Southwestern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia (1887-1935) 1
Surface family 1
Temple, Harry Downing 1
Thomas, Giles D. 1
Townes, William 1
Vawter, Charles E. (Charles Erastus), 1841-1905 1
W. Stone & Son 1
Wharton, Gabriel C. (Gabriel Colvin), 1824-1906 1
Williams, John Edward, 1867-1943 1
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