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University History

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 666 Collections and/or Records:

Virginia Tech April 16, 2007 Archives of the University Libraries

Identifier: Ms-2008-020

The Virginia Tech April 16, 2007 Archives of the University Libraries consists mainly of condolence items received by the university in the wake of April 16, 2007 in which 32 faculty and students were killed. The subseries organization is by type of item. The bulk of materials were received in the first few months following April 16, 2007. There also is a very small series with items specifically sent to or relating to those killed, which is organized alphabetically by name.

Dates: 2007 - 2010

Virginia Tech bag

 Item — Box 1
Identifier: Artifact-005
Scope and Content

This is a pyramidical maroon and orange bag with "VIRGINIA TECH" (in print or block lettering), "Hokies" (in cursive), and the long-necked Fighting Gobbler emblem on each side.

Dates: c. 1972-1982

Records of the Virginia Tech Black Organizations Council

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-08-02-06e

The Black Organizations Council (BOC) was founded on the Virginia Tech campus in 1985, and is the umbrella and resource body for the Black student organizations. According to the organization, BOC serves to ensure the betterment of the Black community through providing a unified voice for the Black community in a university population where the Black community lacks adequate representation. The collection includes documents, photos, VHS tapes, and posters.

Dates: 1982 - 2017

Records of the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors, Guy L. Furr

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-01-04-03

This collection contains administrative letters, meeting minutes, and reports from the Boards of Vistors of Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI) during Guy L. Furr's (1895-1977) tenure 1954 to 1964. It also contains materials from several organizations that he was a part of, such as VPI Alumni Association, VPI Educational Foundational, and VPI Continuing Education Program. This collection includes miscellaneous pamphlets and booklets about VPI and other universities in Virginia.

Dates: 1949 - 1964

Records of the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-01

The Records of the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors includes unofficial minutes, correspondence, reports, Executive Committee minutes and reports, material from and about individual members of the Board, and reports to the Board of Visitors.

Dates: 1873-1879, 1888-ca. 1990s, 2002, 2009, undated

Virginia Tech Buildings Architectural Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-06-03-02e

Collection consists of architectural drawings, blueprints, and floorplans of selected campus buildings located on the campus of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, VA.

Dates: 1907 - 2011; Majority of material found within ( 1953-1996)

Records of the Virginia Tech Chapter of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-15-13-01

The records of the Virginia Tech Chapter of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia primarily relates to the nominations from the Virginia Tech Department of History to the state organization's American History Prize Essay contest. This collection also contains two of the winning essays, one from 1984 and another from 1985. The department began nominating individuals in 1972.

Dates: 1969 - 1985

Records of the Virginia Tech Dairy Science Complex

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-13-08-01

The Records of the Virginia Tech Dairy Science Complex, RG 13/8/1, contains 23 ledgers about the dairy herds in the Department of Dairy Science farms from 1916 to 1969, with the bulk dating 1948 to 1968. The ledgers include information about breeding records, calfing, feeding records, pedigrees, and general health of the university's dairy cows. Some ledgers contain certificates and awards from the VT Dairy Science Complex.

Dates: 1916 - 1969; Majority of material found within ( 1948-1968)

Virginia Tech Dining Services Records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-08-02-01j

The Records of Virginia Tech Dining Services comprise award submission scrapbooks for events and dinners hosted by the Dining Services department of the Division of Student Affairs that were compiled and submitted for awards from 1994 through 2013. A 2009 schematic design for the food court Turner Place at Lavery Hall is also included.

Dates: 1994 - 2013

Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club Records,

Identifier: Ms-1997-014

The collections consists of records and scrapbooks from the Virginia Tech Faculty Women's Club.

Dates: 1965 - 2008