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University History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 95 Collections and/or Records:

Beulah O. Allen Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2014-002
Abstract The Beulah O. Allen Collection contains a variety of materials from Allen's life. Her papers contain correspondence with a variety of friends and associates, primarily Lucy Lee Lancaster, the first female graduate from Virginia Tech. In addition, the collection also contains Virginia Tech Commencement programs, Cotillion Club Dance programs, resources related to the Virginia Tech Library, newspaper clippings about the construction of the new Newman Library, and a large collection of...
Dates: 1905 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1970

Records of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Virginia Tech Chapter

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-30-05a
Abstract

This collection consists of official records and periodicals from the AAUW, Virginia Tech Chapter and the National AAUW including minutes, administrative records, state and national convention programs, awards and scholarships, publications, and other materials concerning community outreach from 1926-2008.

Dates: 1926 - 2008

Beattie Family University Memorabilia

 Collection
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

W. R. Beazley Notebooks

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Ms-2005-023

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, 1926, 1933, 1948, 1962

Blue Blouse and Trousers,

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-011
Scope and Content Item: blue blouse and trousers Date: ? Color: navy blue blouse and blue gray trousers Material: wool blend/ black satin (?) lining blouse/ trousers have off white cotton (?) lining around waist and for pockets Manufacturer: Virginia Polytechnic Institute Uniform Department, Blacksburg VA Donor: Condition: fair, stitching in blouse liner is undone in a few places, three buttons on inside of collar missing (center one replaced with a white plastic button), looks as if a metal was ripped off...
Dates: n.d.

Ralph Minthorne Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1970-002
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Ralph Minthorne Brown, Virginia Tech head librarian (1926-1947), amateur historian and naturalist. It includes materials on Virginia Tech and local history, including typed transcripts of sources gathered for an intended history of Virginia Tech. Also included are Brown's Blacksburg ornithological and weather observations, a bibliography of Matthew Fontaine Maury, and other writings.

Dates: 1925 - 1944

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

Cadet Hats,

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Textile-2000-003

Cadet Uniform,

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-010
Scope and Content Item: cadet uniform Desc: cadet blouse and trousers Date: ? Color: navy blue blouse and blue gray trousers Material: blouse: wool blend with black satin (?), trousers: white cotton waist band and pockets Manufacturer: Blacksburg: Virginia Polytechnic Uniform Department Donor: Condition: good, three buttons missing from inside of collar, small mend on back of blouse; back left pocket stained inside and worn Special Markings: Black stripe trim. Two stripes up back. Black plastic...
Dates: n.d.