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University History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Edgemont Farm Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2003-022
Abstract

The collection consists of Edgemont Farm record books, papers, and correspondence relating to the history, operations, and sale of Edgemont Farm in Halifax County, Virginia, and to the Barksdale and Hutcheson families, former owners of the farm. The collection includes correspondence between John R. Hutcheson and T. B. Hutcheson, Jr., as well as other correspondence of Thomas B. Hutcheson, Jr.; maps, correspondence, and Deed of Trust with David Barksdale regarding the sale of the farm.

Dates: 1925 - 1998

John R. Hutcheson Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-001
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other items document the career and family of John R. Hutcheson. After earning his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI), John Redd Hutcheson (1886-1962) began working at the Virginia Agricultural Extension Service in 1914, becoming its director in 1919. Hutcheson was elected as president of VPI in 1945, serving until his nomination as VPI's first chancellor in 1947. The next year he became the first president of...
Dates: 1890 - 1969; Majority of material found within ( 1930-1950)

Records of the Office of the President, John Redd Hutcheson

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-02-09
Abstract The Records of the Office of the President, John Redd Hutcheson consist of correspondence and records, from 1917 to 1962. This collection contains official records from Hutcheson's tenure as president of VPI as well as his personal papers. John R. Hutcheson graduated from Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (VPI) with a B.S. in Agriculture in 1907 and a M.S. in 1909. He later received a PhD from Clemson College in 1937. Hutcheson was employed as...
Dates: 1917 - 1962

John R. Hutcheson Portrait

 Collection
Identifier: Art-221
Scope and Contents

Signed: Foster 1945

Dates: 1945 - 1945