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University History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 710 Collections and/or Records:

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"Rhymes & Poems" by Eddy and Damewood, unpublished collection of poetry written by cadets in the Corps.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 Joseph Baker Dent, Sr., Memorabilia 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 Virginia Tech 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...
Dates: 2001 - 2005

Records of Karen DePauw, Vice President and Dean of Graduate Education

 Collection
Identifier: RG-22-01-01
Abstract

Dr. Karen DePauw has served as Virginia Tech Vice President and Dean of Graduate Education since 2002. The collection includes artifacts given to DePauw on international trips while at Virginia Tech. Items are from Asia, the Middle East, Europe, South America, and Africa.

Dates: ca. 2000s-2010s

Edward Dillon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1970-008
Abstract

The collection contains a letter from Edward Dillon to his mother, February 22, 1889, and a VAMC cadet coat and trousers (removed to Textile Collection).

Dates: 1889

Diploma Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-039
Abstract This collection contains university diplomas for various people related to Virginia Tech, both alumni and faculty. This collection includes 16 Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate degrees awarded between 1877 and 1964, with 15 from Virginia Tech. Diplomas are for William S. Adkisson, Katherine Sue Arrington, R.E.L. Aylor, John Poindexter Billingsley, William Mayo Brodie, J.M. Carrington, Calvert Lewis Estill, Howard Rucker Keister Jr., Howard Rucker Keister Sr., Harvey B. McDonald, Charles...
Dates: 1877 - 1964