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University History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 667 Collections and/or Records:

R. H. Crewdson Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Ms-2002-010
Scope and Contents

VPI class of 1955. Collection includes four group project reports of experiments completed in August to September 1954 as part of the curriculum for Chemical Engineering 401. R. H. Crewdson was foreman of the group which included R. S. Luttrell and N. H. Bakshi.

Dates: 1954

Kenneth S. Culnan Papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: Ms-1992-001
Scope and Contents

Graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute (B.S. Arch., 1971). Papers consist of a typescript book, Space Structure Building Systems Applied to a Housing Complex and an Airport Terminal Facility, presented to the VPI College of Architecture in August 1970.

Dates: 1970

Leonard J. Currie Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2007-028
Abstract Please note: this collection is currently being processed. Portions of the collection which are fully processed are listed in this finding aid. This includes photographs and negatives, flat files and oversize drawings from personal and professional projects, and a few artifacts. As more materials are processed, additional series and subseries will be published. Other portions of the collection may be available for research--contact Special Collections...
Dates: 1920 - 2001

Curtis W. Roane History of Plant Pathology in Virginia and Biographies of Plant Pathologists Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-1999-008
Scope and Contents Collection consists of "A History of Plant Pathology in Virginia" and biographies of individual plant pathologists written by Professor Emeritus Curtis W. Roane from the Department of Plant Pathology at Virginia Tech. The history covers the period from 1888-1974 and is divided into eras: "The Pre-Alwood Era," "The Alwood Era (1888-1904)," "The Reed Era (1908-1915)," "The Fromme Era (1915-28)," "The Wingard Era (1928-1964)," "The Couch Era (1965-74)," "The Foy Era, (July 1, 1974 to August 30,...
Dates: 1993 - 1999

Walter W. Damenwood Papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: Ms-2000-088
Scope and Contents

"Rhymes & Poems" by Eddy and Damewood, unpublished collection of poetry written by cadets in the Corps. Handwritten versions of poems (one on the back of the Sophomore Engineering Schedule), and the poem "The Old Dead Soldier" with a pen and ink drawing.

Dates: 1928 - 1930

Thomas E. Dashiell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1964-007
Abstract This collection includes materials relating to Thomas Edward Dashiell's time as a student at the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College. Included are invitations and programs from Lee Literary Society events, Dashiell's grade reports from 1894 and 1895, and the Honor List from the 1894-1895 academic year. The collection also contains two letters sent to Dashiell's parents, one from Ellison A. Smyth and the other from President McBryde. While attending the college Dashiell played on the...
Dates: 1893 - 1895

Henry J. Dekker Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-055
Abstract

The collection consists of papers relating to Henry Dekker's tenure as rector of Board of Visitors, service on Pamplin Advisory Council, interest in Pamplin College of Business, and the history of Virginia Tech.

Dates: 1949 - 2009

Joseph Baker Dent Sr., Memorabilia,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-022
Abstract

The collection contains Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (VPI) memorabilia from the 1920s.

Dates: ca. 1920s

Department of Biochemistry Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2003-009
Abstract The oral history interviews in the Department of Biochemistry Oral History Collection were conducted by current and retired faculty as part of the department's 50th anniversary celebration. Interviews were conducted in the period from October 2001 to June 2002 with department heads, faculty, and staff who played an important role in the founding and development of the Department of Biochemistry at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Oral history interviews were done with the...
Dates: 2001 - 2005