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University History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 701 Collections and/or Records:

J. A. Burke, Jr., Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2010-076
Abstract

This collection contains materials dated from 1936-1938 and 1942-1947 relating to Jerry Allen Burke, Jr.: class notes and reports from his time spent as a student at Virginia Tech as well as papers, correspondence, and technical drawings from his work in private business and in the U.S. Navy.

Dates: 1936-1938, 1942-1947

Records of the Office of the President, Julian A. Burruss

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-02-08
Abstract

The bulk of the collection contains correspondence concerning Julian Ashby Burruss' tenure as president of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, as well as lecture notes, reports to the Board of Trustees of the State Normal School, and Experiment Station reports.

Dates: 1906 - 1946

Doug Burton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2020-001
Abstract

This collection contains Doug Burton's papers and memorabilia from a Pratt-funded Virginia Tech engineering trip to the USSR and Finland taken in March 1979. It primarily consists of VT trip handouts, maps, a newspaper, Moscow Olympics souvenirs, some books, and a transcript of Doug Burton's diary.

Dates: 1962, 1977-1979; Majority of material found within ( 1978-1979)

Patrick H. Butler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-015
Abstract

The Patrick H. Butler Collection includes materials from 1911-1990. The collection contains personal papers and photographs relating to Butler’s tenure as a Virginia Tech student and his alumni relationship with the university.

Dates: 1911 - 1990

C. P. "Sally" Miles, Portrait

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: Art-138
Scope and Contents

C.P. 'Sally' Miles, Director of Athletics and Graduate Manager - 25 years

Dates: n.d.

Cadet Coatee,

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-001
Scope and Content

Item: cadet coatee Desc: original V.A.M.C. cadet coatee Date: 1886 Color: blue gray Material: wool with cotton lining Manufacturer: Philadelphia: D. Klein and Bro. Donor: Corps of Cadets, Jan. 1975 Condition: stained, dirty; moth holes in back, lining and front; lining shredded; later stitching on front; only one button in center row

Dates: 1886 - 1886

Cadet Coatee

 Collection
Identifier: Textile-1993-002
Abstract

This collection contains an original cadet coatee from Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (VAMC) dated 1886. The coat belonged to Greenwood Hopkins Nowlin, Jr. (1878-1975) of Campbell County, Virginia, who attended Virginia Agriculture and Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech) from 1896 through 1899.

Dates: 1886

Cadet Hats,

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Textile-2000-003

Cadet Uniform,

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-010
Scope and Content Item: cadet uniform Desc: cadet blouse and trousers Date: ? Color: navy blue blouse and blue gray trousers Material: blouse: wool blend with black satin (?), trousers: white cotton waist band and pockets Manufacturer: Blacksburg: Virginia Polytechnic Uniform Department Donor: Condition: good, three buttons missing from inside of collar, small mend on back of blouse; back left pocket stained inside and worn Special Markings: Black stripe trim. Two stripes up back. Black plastic...
Dates: n.d.

Cadet Uniform Blouse,

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-009
Scope and Content Item: cadet uniform blouse Desc: original uniform blouse Date: post 1918 (1920’s) Color: navy blue with black lining; sleeves lined with off white Material: wool; (?) lining; sleeve lining: cotton (?) Manufacturer: Virginia Polytechnic Institute Uniform Dept. V.E. Kelsey, Supt. Donor: Condition: top hook torn off; some stains; worn on back Special Markings: label: Mr. John E. McDonald {John Early McDonald, class of 1927, Private Company E?}, Date 34-{31?}-{39}. Numbers 27 1/2...
Dates: c.1920s