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University History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 701 Collections and/or Records:

Blacksburg Sewage Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-012
Abstract This collection contains documents and letters relating to the sewage system in Blacksburg, Virginia. The letters in this collection are all about the sewage system in Blacksburg and most were sent to Dr. Walter Newman, President of Virginia Tech, and John Barringer, Mayor of Blacksburg. The other documents in this collection include committee reports, information on sewage projects, a water ordinance, and other documents relating to the sewage system in Blacksburg. Also, a petition made to...
Dates: 1946-1948, n.d.

Marvin Blecher Oral History Interview

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1998-017
Abstract

Oral history interview conducted by Virginia Tech student Christina Roemer with Marvin and Freda Blecher of Blacksburg, Virginia, regarding Blacksburg's Jewish community, the Hillel student organization at Virginia Tech, and other Jewish communities in the region.

Dates: 1998

Milka T. Bliznakov Papers and Architectural Drawings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-1991-025
Abstract

Milka Bliznakov was a Bulgarian architect, architectural historian, and professor who practiced in Bulgaria, France, and the United States. The collection consists of her publications, research, correspondence, professional documentation of her practice, conference participation materials, teaching materials, and documents related to her involvement as the founder of the International Archive of Women in Architecture.

Dates: 1946 - 2010

Blue Blouse and Trousers,

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-011
Scope and Content Item: blue blouse and trousers Date: ? Color: navy blue blouse and blue gray trousers Material: wool blend/ black satin (?) lining blouse/ trousers have off white cotton (?) lining around waist and for pockets Manufacturer: Virginia Polytechnic Institute Uniform Department, Blacksburg VA Donor: Condition: fair, stitching in blouse liner is undone in a few places, three buttons on inside of collar missing (center one replaced with a white plastic button), looks as if a metal was ripped off...
Dates: n.d.

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
Abstract Three papers written by Patrick A. Bowmaster while a graduate student in history at Virginia Tech: "A Confederate Cavalryman at War: the Diary of Sergeant Jasper Hawse of the 14th Regiment Virginia Militia, the 17th Virginia Cavalry Battalion, and the 11th Virginia Cavalry;" "Occupation - 'Soldier:' the Life of 1st Sgt. Emanuel Stance of the 9th U. S. Cavalry 'Buffalo Soldiers,' the First African-American to Win the Congressional Medal of Honor for Action in the Post-Civil War Period;" "A...
Dates: 1994 - 1995