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 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 665 Collections and/or Records:

Blue Blouse and Trousers,

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-018
Scope and Content Item: blue blouse and trousers Date: 1960’s Uniform left in the military department. Received 25 September 1975, note attached says Trapp 1960.BLUE BLOUSE Color: navy blue/black lining Material: [wool blend] [satin] lining Manufacturer: Blacksburg VA: Virginia Polytechnic Institute Uniform Department Condition: Holes in collar where gold pins had been, stitching left in the inside back of the collar where button had been. Holes in the back of lower sleeve underneath black...
Dates: 1960s

Blue Blouse and Trousers,

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-019
Scope and Content Item: blue blouse/trousers Date: 1960’s Uniform left in military department, received in spec 25 September 1975BLOUSE Color: navy blue/ black lining Material: [wool blend] [satin] black lining Manufacturer: Blacksburg VA: Virginia Polytechnic Institute Uniform Department Condition: Snags on the collar where pins had been. Seams and stitching slightly unraveling around collar. Holes under the black strip on both sleeves where [bottom] [chord holder] had been. Special...
Dates: 1960s

Blue Blouse and Trousers (2 pair),

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-015
Scope and Content Item: blue blouse, trousers (2 pair) Date: 1920BLUE BLOUSE Color: navy blue with black lining Material: wool blend, satin lining (?) Manufacturer: Blacksburg: Virginia Polytechnic Institute Uniform Department Condition: stitching and lining worn in collar, worn patch on the front right side as well as a small spot on right sleeve (could be a moth hole) Special Markings: black outline down the center, around the collar, along the bottom, around the sleeve at the bottom and...
Dates: 1920 - 1920

Board of Visitors Protest T-Shirt

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Textile-2014-001
Scope and Contents Blue short sleeve t-shirt with black silk screened letters: "Virginia Tech Welcome to the 1950s" T-shirt was created by Laury Ward. In March 2003, the Board of Visitors eliminated Virginia Tech's affirmative action hiring practices for hiring and admissions, removed sexual orientation from Virginia Tech's non-discrimination policy, and passed a resolution barring anyone who had "participated in illegal acts of domestic violence and/or terrorism" from holding a meeting on campus unless he or...
Dates: 2003

Books That Made the Difference Project Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-003
Abstract The Books That Made the Difference Project Collection consists of subject files, clippings, correspondence, manuscript drafts, and audio-visual materials. The project was conceived in l980 by Ann Heidbreder Eastman, formerly of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and executed by Gordon A. Sabine, formerly a professor at this university, and his wife Patricia, who interviewed people across the country, asking what book made the greatest difference in their lives, and what was...
Dates: 1980 - 1986

Patrick A. Bowmaster Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1994-037
Scope and Contents Among those papers included in the collection is an edited transcript of the diary of Jasper Hawse (1835-1905), a Civil War soldier born in Hardy County, Virginia. At the beginning of the Civil War Hawse enlisted in the 14th Regiment, Virginia Militia, which became the 7th Virginia Cavalry Regiment in March 1862. In June 1862 the cavalry regiment was reorganized as the 17th Virginia Cavalry Battalion. Hawse also served intermittently as a commissary sergeant in the Confederate...
Dates: 1994 - 1995

Records of the Office of Vice-President and the Office of Executive Vice-President, Warren W. Brandt

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-03-04
Abstract This collection consists primarily of the correspondence of Warren W. Brandt in his capacity as Vice-President of Academic Affairs (1966-1968). However, it also includes many of his files from his period as Executive Vice-President (1968-1969) as well as material from his term as Vice-President and Dean of the Graduate School (1963-1965). There is material and correspondence concerning budget matters, Center for Research in College Instruction of Science and Math, Corps of Cadets, the Dean...
Dates: 1958 - 1969

Rudolph Carl Brauer Memorabilia,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1982-011
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, campus pictures, bulletins, and programs collected by Rudolph Brauer, graduate of the VPI class of 1915.

Dates: 1915 - 1916

Broad Channel: The Vorticella Polyptych Working Papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: Ms-1992-016
Scope and Contents

Mural created by Ray Kass, professor of Art and Art History at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and the Mountain Lake Workshop in April 1991. Mural located in Newman Library on the Virginia Tech campus. Working papers consist of drawings and sketches of the mural. 

Dates: 1991

Henry Brooke Letter and Flyer,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1949-001
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter written March 1893 from Brooke to Editor Colliery Engineer about an article written by Otto C. Burkhart.

Dates: 1893, c.1909