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University History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 667 Collections and/or Records:

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

Edmund Welch Hobbs Scrapbook,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1974-013
Abstract

This collection contains a scrapbook of Edmund Welch Hobbs (member of Virginia Polytechnic Institute's Class of 1932), focusing largely on events at Virginia Tech during Hobbs' years at the university and including programs, dance cards, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Dates: 1928 - 1966

HokieBird Bobblehead

 Collection
Identifier: Artifact-007
Abstract

The collection contains a HokieBird Bobblehead with its hand raised to represent the number one. Presumably made by the company PPi Sports, the bobblehead likely dates from the 2000s or 2010s.

Dates: undated

Records of HokiePRIDE

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-31-14-15
Abstract

The records of HokiePRIDE records include materials from the HokiePRIDE student group including items from all of its named iterations: Lambda Horizions; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Alliance; and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Alliance, including officer papers, office records, event planning information, resource pamphlets and directories, and copies of budgetary requests and accounting records.

Dates: 1971 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1995 - 2013

Roy Jay Holden, Jr., Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-023
Abstract

Roy Jay Holden, Jr. (1921-1989) was an authority on the handling of hazardous materials, working for the American Car and Foundry Industries (1947-1970) and the Bureau of Explosives of the Association of American Railroads (1980-1989). The collection documents his career in railroad tank car design and the handling of hazardous materials.

Dates: 1947 - 1989

Roy Jay Holden Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1982-014
Abstract

This collection contains papers include field notes, charts and maps, and geological surveys and research results, covering the history of mineralogy and geology, especially in Virginia.

Dates: 1904 - 1945

Records of the Virginia Tech Dean of Students, Henry J. Holtzclaw

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-08-02a
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence belonging to Henry F. Holtzclaw, Dean of Students at Virginia Tech from 1923-1924. The subjects of the letters include, athletic schedules, exam scheduling, absences, and student activities and organizations. There are also sworn statements related to building vandalism.

Dates: 1923 - 1924

Warren Holtzman Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-1990-049
Scope and Contents

Former Director of the Small Business Institute (SBI) at Virginia Tech. Collection consists of his records while Director of the SBI, including case studies, reports, class projects, videotapes and audiotapes of lectures, lecture notes and plans, operators manuals, and correspondence.

Dates: 1979 - 1984

Robert E. Hord, Jr., Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-058
Abstract This collection consists primarily of correspondence written by Robert Hord, Jr., of Richmond, Virginia, to his parents, Gladys and Robert Hord, Sr. It also includes a scrapbook and photographs of the Hord family.Robert Hord, Jr., was born in 1920; he attended the Virginia Polytechnic Institute's Engineering Extension school in Richmond from 1937 to 1939. In April 1942, Hord enlisted in the Army where he served in the 302nd Ordinance Regiment before being transferred to the...
Dates: 1942-1945, n.d.

Earl H. Hornbarger Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-003
Abstract

This collection contains photographs, publications, journals, writings and artifacts pertaining to Earl H. Hornbarger's time as a student at VPI, his later career as an engineer with Westinghouse Electric Company, and his involvement as a VPI alumnus.

Dates: 1912 - 1963