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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 694 Collections and/or Records:

VPI Cape,

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Textile-1994-003
Scope and Content Item: cape (VPI) Date: ? Color: navy blue with dull red lining Material: [wool felt]/[wool] lining Manufacturer: ? Donor: Condition: [frog] discolored, hem coming unsewn where it had been doubled up, right button missing under collar, label missing, stains on lining Special Markings: single hook clasp at the collar, just below hook is a black cord loop, above hook and under collar is a separate piece of material which can fasten to buttons on the underside of the right and or left...
Dates: n.d.

VPI Class of 1917 Reunion Letters

Identifier: Ms-2019-023

The VPI Class of 1917 Reunion Letters contains two letters enclosed in an envelope dated February 20, 1931 announcing the dates of the 1917 class reunion. It also contains a questionnaire for the alumnus to fill out and return to the school.

Dates: 1931-02-20

VPI Coat with Attached Cape,

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-013
Scope and Content Item: coat with attached cape (VPI) Date: 1938 (?) Color: Navy blue with black lining in coat and red lining under the cape Material: wool felt (?) for exterior of coat and lining under cape, the lining in the coat is cotton (?) except in sleeves. (?) Manufacturer: Label located inside of interior pocket has a picture of an eagle on a shield and reads: Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, VA, Uniform Department Donor: Condition: fair, no hem on the bottom (may never have been one)...
Dates: 1938?

VPI Dog Doll

Identifier: Artifact-006

The VPI Dog Doll is a maroon doll with the letters "VPI" on its side in orange.

Dates: ca. 1940s

VPI hat

 Item — Box 1
Identifier: Textile-2021-004

VPI Poster

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: Art-351

VT Alumni Bag

Identifier: Textile-2021-002

The VT Alumni Bag is a white tote bag printed with the university logo of the pylons and "1872" and the words "Virginia Tech Alumni."

Dates: ca. 1990s

Walter S. Newman, Sr.

 Collection — Frame 1
Identifier: Art-163