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University History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 667 Collections and/or Records:

Records of the Faculty Senate

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-30-03
Abstract

This collection documents the work of the Faculty Senate from 1966 until 1995, including minutes, correspondence, constitutions and by-laws, and reports from the Senate president, committees, subcommittees, university commissions, and the Student Government Association. The Faculty Senate was founded in 1969 in order to "articulate faculty views on campus policies and procedures."

Dates: 1966 - 1995

Faculty/Staff Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box 1-3
Identifier: Photographs-003
Abstract

The Faculty/Staff Photograph Collection at Special Collections consists of the photographs, portrait reproductions, and negatives of Virginia Tech employees, dating back to the 1890s.

Dates: c. 1890s-present

Paul H. Farrier Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-084
Abstract

This collection contains materials relating to Paul H. Farrier and his daughter Pence Farrier, a former VPI Director of Admissions and a VPI alumnus, respectively, during the years of 1936 to 1970. Included are administrative papers such as business correspondence and admissions reports as well as general VPI memorabilia for campus events and activities, such as newspaper clippings, invitations, programs, and tickets.

Dates: 1936 - 1970

Melvin Feldenheimer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-083
Abstract

Melvin Feldenheimer graduated from the Virginia Tech in 1944. Collection consists of materials from Feldenheimer's time as a cadet at Virginia Tech. Also included is a recording from a 1946 performance of Mel Felton and the Southern Colonels, a dance band lead by Feldenheimer during his time as a student and following World War II the band reunited and toured the south.

Dates: 1940 - 1997

Robert E. Femoyer Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2000-091
Abstract

The collection contains information regarding Robert Femoyer's life, including subject files on his World War II Medal of Honor, citations, photographs, correspondence, and clippings. Materials date from 1936-1998.

Dates: 1938 - 1996

Sanford Bernell Fenne Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-054
Abstract

This collection include the papers of Sanford Bernell "Chuck" Fenne, a graduate of Virginia Tech (BS, 1927; MS, 1930), and a Virginia Agricultural Extension plant pathologist from 1939 to 1967. It includes correspondence, writings, biographical materials, photographs, a Virginia Tech scrapbook, and a photo album compiled during a year (1943-1944) spent working in Brazil for the Food Supply Division, Institute of Inter-American Affairs.

Dates: 1918 - 1970

F.H. Smith Letter

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms1964-002_Smithletter

F.H. Smith Letter, 1867 (Ms1964-002)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms1964-002

Fightin' Gobbler Patch

 Collection
Identifier: Textile-2021-001
Abstract

The Fightin' Gobbler Patch is a colorful patch with the head of a turkey wearing a cap that says "VPI". Underneath are the words "Fightin' Gobblers" in cursive.

Dates: ca. 1940s

Adam Finch Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1974-015
Abstract Adam Tyree Finch graduated with the Class of 1893. Finch returned to VPI in 1898 to teach Military Science and Tactics. Finch also served as Commandant of Cadets and Assistant Professor of Physiology and Materia Medica before leaving VPI in Spring of 1900. This collection includes scrapbook pages containing photos and materials from Adam Finch's time as a cadet and VPI. Also included is a letter of recommendation from President Barringer and a letter written by Finch about an alumni...
Dates: 1891 - 1933