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University History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 665 Collections and/or Records:

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

Edward H. Cahill Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-002
Abstract

The collection contains a copy of a map of part of the VPI campus drawn by Cahill in 1909, materials from his professional life, and an article in which he is cited. It also includes obituaries.

Dates: 1909 - 1976

William Addison Caldwell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-048
Abstract

Papers associated with William Addison "Add" Caldwell (1856-1910) of Craig County, Virginia, first student enrolled at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (VAMC, later Virginia Tech). Includes a letter written by Caldwell in 1910; his 1875 VAMC report card; a Caldwell family photo portrait; Caldwell's obituary; and a Bible given to Caldwell by Mrs. William C. McKemey.

Dates: 1872 - 1910

Records of the Dean of the College, Theodorick Pryor Campbell

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-11-01
Abstract

This collection contains records of Theodorick Pryor Campbell, the dean of the college at Virginia Tech from 1920-1924. This collection consists primarily of correspondence with faculty, educational organizations, parents, presidents Julian A. Burruss and J. D. Eggleston, students, and government entities. Subjects include advertising, budget, disciplinary matters, hazing, and land purchases. Some correspondence dates to 1917-1919 when Campbell was Dean of the Faculty.

Dates: 1917 - 1924

Samuel Edwin Carnahan Diploma

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-066
Abstract

Samuel Edwin Carnahan (1884-1970) graduated from Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (VPI) in 1907 with a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. The collection contains his 1907 VPI diploma, signed by VPI president John McBryde and the Board of Visitors.

Dates: 1907

Carneal and Johnston Architectural Drawings,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2001-008
Scope and Contents

The collection contains detail drawings, sketches, and tracings of several campus buildings. Items include 1934 drawings of 1934 Faculty Dormitory and Campus Soical Center, 1939 drawings of Agricultural Hall, 1952 and 1959 drawings of the Academic Science building, 1959 and 1961 drawings of the Engineering building, and 1961 and 1968 sketches of dorm buildings. The collection also contains original detail drawings and tracings of the Biology, Geology, and Education building.

Dates: 1939-1968, n.d.

Carneal and Johnston Glass Negatives,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2014-016
Abstract

The collection consists of 23 glass dry plate negatives of architectural drawings made by the architectural firm Carneal and Johnston for various VPI campus buildings, including some that were never built, c.1910s.

Dates: c.1910s