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 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

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.

Cadet Uniform Blouse,

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-009
Scope and Content Item: cadet uniform blouse Desc: original uniform blouse Date: post 1918 (1920’s) Color: navy blue with black lining; sleeves lined with off white Material: wool; (?) lining; sleeve lining: cotton (?) Manufacturer: Virginia Polytechnic Institute Uniform Dept. V.E. Kelsey, Supt. Donor: Condition: top hook torn off; some stains; worn on back Special Markings: label: Mr. John E. McDonald {John Early McDonald, class of 1927, Private Company E?}, Date 34-{31?}-{39}. Numbers 27 1/2...
Dates: c.1920s

Centennial Reproduction Cadet Uniform,

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-004
Scope and Content Item: cadet uniform Desc: Centennial Reproduction coatee and trousers Date: 1972 Color: blue gray Material: wool with satin (?) lining Manufacturer: Blacksburg: VPI, Uniforms Department Donor: Condition: good; white stitching coming out in jacket lining Special Markings: VPI gold buttons; black metal buttons on trouser waist. Wide black strip on trouser leg. Black belt loop on each side. Trouser label: Harmata 29-38; coatee label: Harmata 37-29-18-14 1/2 (probably Dan Damian...
Dates: 1972

Centennial Reproduction Cadet Uniform,

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-005
Scope and Content

Item: cadet uniform Desc: centennial reproduction coatee and trousers Date: 1972 Color: blue gray Material: wool with satin (?) lining Manufacturer: Blacksburg: VPI Uniform Department Donor: Condition: good; grass stain right leg Special Markings: VPI gold buttons; wide black stripe on trousers; black belt loops. Cioletti (32-40) on trousers label; Cioletti (39-32-19 (2) - 15 1/4) on coatee

Dates: 1972

Centennial Reproduction Cadet Uniform,

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-006
Scope and Content Item: cadet uniform Desc: Centennial reproduction cadet coatee and trousers Date: 1972 Color: blue gray Material: wool with satin (?) lining Manufacturer: Blacksburg: Virginia Polytechnic Institute Uniform Department Donor: Condition: white stitching coming out in jacket lining, stitching out in trousers; stain on back of trousers Special Markings: VPI gold buttons on coatee. Wide black stripe on trousers. Black metal buttons on trouser waist. Black belt loops. Trouser label: Welch...
Dates: 1972

Centennial Reproduction Cadet Uniform,

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-008
Scope and Content

Item: cadet uniform Desc: Centennial reproduction coatee and trousers Date: 1972 Color: blue gray Material: wool with satin (?) lining Manufacturer: Blacksburg: Virginia Polytechnic Uniform Department Donor: Condition: good; back of trousers unsewn at v in the waist Special Markings: VPI gold buttons; wide black stripe on trousers; black belt loops; black metal trouser label: FIX (29-37) {Rene Fix, 1972 sophomore?}

Dates: 1972

Historical Photograph Collection (List of Subjects)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Photographs-001
Abstract

The photograph collection at Special Collections and University Archives consists primarily of historical photographs of Virginia Tech, dating back to the 1890s. The collection is also home to historic images of Blacksburg, Montgomery County, the New River Valley, and Southwest Virginia in general. A photograph collection of faculty and staff from the university is maintained separately.

Dates: c. 1890s-present

Named/Individual Photograph Collections

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: Photographs-002
Abstract

The Named/Individual Photograph Collections include images from alumni and former faculty and staff, or individuals with ties to campus and the New River Valley. Collections (c.1890-present) depict campus life and events, railroad history, agricultural extension research, Blacksburg and surrounding areas, and some local families.

Dates: 1890s-present

Harry Downing Temple Jr., Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-039
Abstract

The Harry Downing Temple, Jr., Papers contains materials related to Temple's personal life, interest in heraldry and insignia, and his research and publications on the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets. Materials date from about 1872 to 2004.

Dates: 1872 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1930 - 2001