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University History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 720 Collections and/or Records:

I. D. Wilson Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1994-020
Abstract

Bound volume containing letters of tribute to I. D. (Irl Donaker) Wilson, a Virginia Polytechnic Institute (today Virginia Tech) professor of biology (1923-1957), written by students, colleagues, and friends, upon Wilson's retirement in 1958.

Dates: 1957

Henry H. Wiss Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1996-013
Scope and Contents

Professor of Architecture at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University from 1947 to 1983. Collection consists of twelve architectural drawings and four photographs of Wiss's private residence in Blacksburg, Virginia, designed by him in 1960. 

Dates: 1960, n.d.

Dewitt Clinton Wolfe, Jr., Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-001
Abstract

This collection contains two scrapbooks of photographs and ephemera compiled by DeWitt Clinton Wolfe, Jr., a 1921 graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and a member of the VPI Corps of Cadets. The materials document Wolfe's experiences as a student in the Cadet Corps from about 1919 to 1921, including sporting events, camping excursions, "rat parades" and as a trumpet player in the Cadet Corps band. The collection also contains a CD with selected scanned photographs from the albums.

Dates: 1919 - 1921

Woman Playing Basketball, V.P.I.

 Collection — Frame 1
Identifier: Art-139
Scope and Contents

artist Alen Roth? A. Enroth?

Dates: n.d.

Charles S. Worley, Jr., Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1996-017
Abstract

The Charles S. Worley, Jr., Collection consist of architectural drawings of designs by Worley, done from the mid-1950s to the early 1960s, with several designs undated. The collection also includes a small group of photographs and negatives of Worley and his own residence in Blacksburg, as well as an extensive collection of slides documenting Worley's student and professional work, work of his students, his travels, nature, and images that were likely used as part of lectures.

Dates: 1950-1982, undated

Records of WUVT

 Collection
Identifier: RG-31-17-04
Abstract

This collection contains the records of WUVT-FM, Virginia Tech's student-run radio station, including administrative records, newspaper clippings, photographs, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1950 - 2008

Rufus J. Wysor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1968-008
Abstract

The collection includes two letters from his father, Henry C., written in 1889 and 1904, as well as two forms from the VPI Military Department, dated 1905 and signed by Rufus J. Wysor.

Dates: 1889, 1904-1905

Harold N. Young Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1970-007
Abstract

The collection includes papers by Harold N. Young relating to education in Virginia, as well as an original poem.

Dates: 1938 - 1966

Doris Zallen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-032
Abstract The Doris Zallen Papers, Ms2018-032, contains meeting notes from the Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee, Doris Zallen's professional papers, book reviews, and background on Zallen's published papers from 1960 to 2016. Doris Zallen attended Brooklyn College and Harvard University before becaming a professor of Science and Technolgy Studies and Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Science at Virginia Tech. This collection follows Zallen's acadamic work from the undergraduate to...
Dates: 1952 - 2016

Dr. Richard Zallen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-069
Abstract The Dr. Richard Zallen Papers document the research and professional development of a physics professor at Virginia Tech specializing in condensed matter research. Papers largely cover the second half of the twentieth century and include information on research at Xerox; professional correspondence; Virginia Tech lecture notes; drafts of published work; and documents concerning trips, sabbaticals, and conferences. Materials include hand-written documents, published material, flat plate...
Dates: 1940 - 2007