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Aaron Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1968-004
Abstract

This collection contains college memorabilia, including photographs, printed material, and banners collected by John H., Jacob C., and Harry B. Aaron, three Bristol, Virginia brothers who attended Virginia Tech during the early 20th century.

Dates: 1908 - 1927

T. Tunstall Adams, Jr., Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1959-003
Abstract

THe collection contains a letter from Tunstall to Mrs. H.O. Lyne, dated June 26, 1959, regarding his father's attendance at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (VAMC).

Dates: 1959

Howard S. Avery Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1997-026
Abstract Howard S. Avery graduated from Virginia Tech in 1927 with a B.S. in Mining and Engineering. He worked for the American Brake Shoe Company, later known as the Abex Corporation, as a research metallurgist from 1935 to 1971. The collection consists of Avery's personal papers and photographs related to his student days at Virginia Tech, including photos taken mainly in 1927 while Avery was the photographic editor of the Bugle yearbook. This collection also includes personal papers,...
Dates: 1913 - 1996

Walter H. Beal, Sr., Speeches

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Identifier: Ms-1988-074
Abstract

The collection contains two speeches by Walter H. Beal, Sr., in 1886, a valedictory address to the class of 1886 and a farewell address to the Lee Literary Society.

Dates: 1886

Beattie Family University Memorabilia

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Identifier: Ms-2021-025
Abstract This collection contains Virginia Polytechnic Institute memorabilia from Claibourne Walton Beattie, Sr. (1896-1971), class of 1919, and his son Claibourne Walton Beattie, Jr. (1923-1978), class of 1951. The collection contains a 1924 graduation invitation and a 1951 commencent program. The collection also includes several programs and bulletins related to events on campus. There are several pieces of a cadet uniform, such as a hat, rat belt, and cords. Attached inside the hat is an event...
Dates: 1915 - 1951

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, a 1962 list of living alumni who attended VAMC prior to 1900, a 1926 silver tray, and a 1933 trophy.

Dates: 1898, 1926, 1933, 1948, 1962

Patrick A. Bowmaster Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1994-037
Abstract

This collection consists of papers that Patrick A. Bowmaster wrote for his graduate classes at Virginia Tech. Among these papers is an edited transcript of the diary of Jasper Hawse (1835-1905), an American Civil War soldier born in Hardy County, Virginia. The collection also includes a paper about Emanuel Stance, the first African American to win the Congressional Medal of Honor for action in the post-Civil War period.

Dates: 1994 - 1995

Rudolph Carl Brauer Memorabilia

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Identifier: Ms-1982-011
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, campus pictures, bulletins, and programs collected by Rudolph Brauer, graduate of the VPI class of 1915.

Dates: 1915 - 1916

J. A. Burke, Jr., Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-076
Abstract

This collection contains materials dated from 1936-1938 and 1942-1947 relating to Jerry Allen Burke, Jr.: class notes and reports from his time spent as a student at Virginia Tech as well as papers, correspondence, and technical drawings from his work in private business and in the U.S. Navy.

Dates: 1936-1938, 1942-1947

Edward H. Cahill Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1988-002
Abstract

The Edward H. Cahill Papers contains a copy of a map of part of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute campus drawn by Cahill in 1909, materials from his professional life, and an article in which he is cited. It also includes obituaries.

Dates: 1909 - 1976

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Aaron family 1
Adams, T. Tunstall, Jr. 1
American Brake Shoe Company 1
Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 1
Appalachian Power Company 1
Avery, Howard S. (Howard Shaeffer), 1906-1996 1
Beal, Walter H., Sr. 1
Beattie, Claibourne Walton, Jr., 1923-1978 1
Beattie, Claibourne Walton, Sr., 1896-1971 1
Begg, R. B. H. (Robert Burns Haldane), 1880-1965 1
Bowmaster, Patrick A. 1
Brauer, Rudolph C. 1
Burke, J. A., Jr. (Jerry Allen) 1
Burnette, Phyllis 1
Cahill, Edward H. 1
Carpenter, C. Hunter (Caius Hunter), 1883-1953 1
Christian, George L. 1
Claytor, W. Graham (William Graham), 1886-1971 1
Copenhaver, John K., b. abt.1898 1
Cottrell, Benjamin, d.1972 1
Dent, Joseph B. 1
Dillon, Edward, Sr., 1871-? 1
Drumheller, Warren D. 1
Finch, Adam T., 1872-1933 1
Franklin, William E. 1
Fugate, Thyrza 1
Giles, Anne H. 1
Gills, Joseph Allen 1
Gitt, W. W. (William "Uncle Bill" W.), c.1860-? 1
Hardwick family (VPI Students) 1
Hawkins, Herman Bruce, 1889-1981 1
Hawse, Jasper, 1835-1905 1
Heard, Jesse Thomas 1
Hill, Patti Bramlet 1
Hobbs, Edmund Welch, 1910-1993 1
Holden, Roy Jay, 1921-1989 1
Hutcheson, Eleanor Parrott 1
Hutcheson, John Redd, 1886-1962 1
Jacocks, Henry Morgan, 1878-1950 1
Jeffreys, Sidney B. (Sidney Bryan), 1909-1986 1
John R. Hutcheson family 1
Johnston, J. Ambler (James Ambler), 1885-1974 1
Kite, Garland D. 1
Knobler, Alfred E. 1
Lash, Percy Hotspur, II 1
Leven, Merwin 1
Lucas, James Burleigh, 1888-1955 1
Magee, Nelson M. 1
McBroom, J. Harry 1
Miles, Clarence Paul, 1879-1966 1
Moore, Robert G., 1898-1927 1
Moss, Jack Wellford, 1904-1987 1
Musgrave, Joseph S., Sr. (Joseph Simmons), 1865-1949 1
Neale, Richard Whitmore, 1912-1993 1
Newman, J. Preston (James Preston), 1913-1982 1
Newman, Walter S. (Walter Stephenson), 1895-1978 1
Niemeyer, Hermann C. 1
O'Shaughnessy, Ida L. Surface 1
O'Shaughnessy, Louis 1
Oakes, Jane Elizabeth 1
Payne, Charles K. 1
Pollard, Herbert Reed, Jr., 1913-2002 1
Preston, Samuel Davis, 1892-1975 1
Priddy, Lawrence, Sr., 1874-1944 1
Pritchard, Herman Lemuel 1
Randolph, James Robbins, 1891-1969 1
Roberts, Lou Anne 1
Robeson, Frank Leigh, 1884-1974 1
Sawyer, John P. 1
Scholtz, Werner J., 1894-1915 1
Sears, Charles, d. 1998 1
Shelton, Billy G. 1
Shelton, Farrar (Farrar Vilas) 1
Sibold, Arthur (Arthur Pleasant) 1
Snavely, Robert 1
Squires, John H., d.1934 1
Stahl, Horatio Seymour 1
Stewart, Henry 1
Straw, John B. 1
Taylor, W. L., Jr. 1
Tennessee Valley Authority 1
Triplett, Louise 1
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 1
Virginia Cooperative Extension Service 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Arts and Sciences (1970-2003) 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Engineering (1964-) 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Science (2003-) 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Physics Department 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Board of Visitors 1
Virginia Tech Gobblers (Football team) 1
Weisiger, Kendall, 1880-1960 1
Werth, James, 1903-1959 (Richmond, Va.) 1
Wiley, E. C. 1
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