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University History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 711 Collections and/or Records:

Henry H. Bauer Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1999-005
Abstract

The Henry H. Bauer Papers contains correspondence, grant reports, newspaper clippings, memoirs, class notes, chemistry files, evaluations, appointment books, lectures, talks, and conference materials - particularly those pertaining to the Society for Scientific Exploration (SSE). Much of the material relates to Bauer's work as academic professor and administrator, as well as his interest in the study of anomalies, especially the Loch Ness Monster.

Dates: 1950 - 2010

Walter H. Beal, Sr., Speeches

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-074
Abstract

The collection contains two speeches by Walter H. Beal, Sr., in 1886, a valedictory address to the class of 1886 and a farewell address to the Lee Literary Society.

Dates: 1886

Beattie Family University Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-025
Abstract This collection contains Virginia Polytechnic Institute memorabilia from Claibourne Walton Beattie, Sr. (1896-1971), class of 1919, and his son Claibourne Walton Beattie, Jr. (1923-1978), class of 1951. The collection contains a 1924 graduation invitation and a 1951 commencent program. The collection also includes several programs and bulletins related to events on campus. There are several pieces of a cadet uniform, such as a hat, rat belt, and cords. Attached inside the hat is an event...
Dates: 1915 - 1951

W. R. Beazley Notebooks

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Ms-2005-023

Records of the Office of the Virginia Tech Recycling Coordinator, Larry Bechtel

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-06-03-11a
Abstract

The Records of the Office of the Virginia Tech Recycling Coordinator, Larry Bechtel include correspondence and reports, photographs and slides, four VHS tapes, three floppy disks, recycling logs, and publications and newspaper articles concerning Virginia Tech Recycling (VTR) and Larry Bechtel's position as its Coordinator from 1991-2007.

Dates: 1991 - 2012

Robert Burns Haldane Begg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1963-005
Abstract

The collection contains a VPI honor list for 1897-1898, a 1948 Chi Epsilon dinner program, a 1962 list of living alumni who attended VAMC prior to 1900, a 1926 silver tray, and a 1933 trophy.

Dates: 1898, 1926, 1933, 1948, 1962

Karl Jacob Belser Illustrations

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1956-003
Abstract

The collection contains art pieces by VPI professor Karl Jacob Belser (1902-1972), including 19 intaglio prints and one page with a pencil signature.

Dates: 1931-1932, 1938, n.d.

Robert A. Belz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-105
Abstract The collection contains the personal and academic papers of Robert A. Belz, a 1939 Virginia Tech alumni who graduated with a bachelors degree in industrial engineering. Materials range from 1869-1962, however, a majority of the works are from the 1930s-1940s or undated. Several oversized folders accompany the collection and hold technical drawings, newspapers, coupon bonds, posters, and his diploma. In addition to school work for math, business, humanities, and science courses, the...
Dates: 1869, 1911-1962, n.d.

Black History Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2003-011
Scope and Contents

This collection includes oral history accounts from various African Americans with experience at Virginia Tech and/or in the Blacksburg area between the 1950s and the early 2000s.

Dates: n.d.

Black Women at Virginia Tech Oral History Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1995-026
Abstract The Black Women at Virginia Tech Oral History Project was a multi-phase research and educational collaborative program of the Virginia Tech University Libraries and the Women's Center at Virginia Tech. The collection includes audiocassette tapes, DAT tapes, floppy disks, background and biographical information, and transcripts of interviews with some of the first Black female students and employees at Virginia Tech. The interviews focus on the entry experience of the individual into the...
Dates: ca. 1967-2000; Majority of material found within ( 1994-2000)