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University History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 711 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Goodsell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2004-012
Abstract

This collection includes photographs and negatives of public buildings--mostly within the United States--produced by Charles Goodsell for use in two of his books, The Social Meaning of Civic Space: Studying Political Authority through Architecture and The American Statehouse. Also includes published copies of the books.

Dates: 1982 - 2001

Graduation Gown/Hat with Tassel and Hood,

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-020
Scope and Content Item: Graduation gown/hat with tassel/ and [hood] Date: ? Desc: PHDHAT Color: black with yellow tassel Condition: good, some discoloring on inside Special Markings: inside reads: Oak Hall Cap and Gown Co. Roanoke, Virginia, 7 5/8 in front of capGOWN Color: black Material: [cotton] Condition: good Special Markings: black [velvet] strip on either side of opening, three black velvet strips on each sleeve, velvet strips come to a point in the back. Material...
Dates: n.d.

Robert F. Graeff Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-012
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Robert F. Graeff a professor of architecture at Virginia Tech. The papers include photographs, handbooks, and design plans/instructions for design primarily relating the bathroom facilities.

Dates: ca. 1970s-1980s

Records of the Department of Graphics

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-18-12
Abstract This collection contains records from the Department of Graphics in the Virginia Tech College of Engineering, primarily from former heads William Henry Rasche and John Rolfe Castleman. Most of the records in this collection are correspondence between people in the department and others within the university. The Department of Graphics was created in 1872 under the name, Department of Technical Mechanics. The Department of Graphics merged into the Department of Industial Engineering in...
Dates: 1913 - 1959

Earle D. Gregory Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1972-004
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Congressional Medal of Honor winner and VPI alum Earle D. Gregory (1897-1972), documenting his time a member of the 1st Virginia, 29th Regiment of the U.S. Army during World War I. The majority of the materials relate specifically Gregory's impact during his first day of combat at Bois-de-Consenvoye, France for which Gregory was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his heroic actions. In his lifetime, Earle Gregory received several awards and...
Dates: 1915 - 1997

George Grigg and John Carnochan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-006
Abstract

This collection includes documents related to the production and dissemination of George Grigg's and John Carnochan's computer-animated film, produced while students at Virginia Tech from 1969 through 1970 using FORTRAN.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1960s-2015

Walter Gropius/G. Preston Frazer Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1992-052
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence (from Mrs. Walter Gropius to G. Preston Frazer), as well as photographs, newsclippings, and publications about Gropius.

Dates: 1969 - 1992

Norman L. Grover Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-037
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Norman L. Grover a former professor in the Philosophy and Religion Department(s) at Virginia Tech from 1957-1991.

Dates: 1960 - 1992

Grover W. Underhill Papers, 1935 (Ms1987-014)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms1987-014

Elizabeth D. Guthrie Papers on the VPI Glee Club

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-012
Abstract

The Elizabeth D. Guthrie Papers on the VPI Glee Club consists of material relating to the Virginia Polytechnic Institute Glee Club from the years 1940-1946. The collection contains administrative files, the "Blackout" program script, sheet music, including the original version of "Moonlight and VPI," and group photographs.

Dates: 1940-1946, 1988