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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 695 Collections and/or Records:

Records of the Dean of the College, Theodorick Pryor Campbell

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-11-01

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

Identifier: Ms-1988-066

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

Identifier: Ms-2001-008

The Carneal and Johnston Architectural Drawings contains detail drawings, sketches, and tracings of several campus buildings at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Dates: 1939-1968, n.d.

Carneal and Johnston Glass Negatives,

Identifier: Ms-2014-016

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

Carneal and Johnston Rendering of VPI,

Identifier: Art-204
Scope and Contents

On wall in Special Collections, across from main entrance

Dates: n.d.

C. Hunter Carpenter Collection

Identifier: Ms-1970-006

This collection contains a packet of material assembled to nominate C. Hunter Carpenter, a Virginia Tech graduate, for the National Football Hall of Fame (today known as the College Football Hall of Fame). It includes photostatic copies of biographical information, photographs and letters from teammates and opposing players, including Charles D. Daly, J. Ambler Johnston, John R. Hutcheson, and George C. Marshall.

Dates: 1956

Dean Carter Papers

Identifier: Ms-2021-046

This collection contains administrative and teaching records, such as art course materials, departmental correspondence, photographs, and art exhibition materials from Dean Carter (1922-2013), professor and former head of the Art Department at Virginia Tech from 1950-1992.

Dates: 1955 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1964 - 1982

Records of the Office of the Vice President for Administration, Stuart K. Cassell

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-06-01-01
Abstract This collection consists primarily of correspondence with Stuart K. Cassell, first Vice President for Administration (1966-1975). There is a large amount of material concerning budget and other financial matters, as well as construction, buildings and grounds maintenance, and other physical plant matters. The collection also contains Cassell's records as Business Manager, 1945-1966. Because the bulk of the material concerns Cassell’s position as Vice President for Administration, but the...
Dates: 1945 - 1975

Centennial Reproduction Cadet Uniform,

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Textile-1993-004
Scope and Content Item: cadet uniform Desc: Centennial Reproduction coatee and trousers Date: 1972 Color: blue gray Material: wool with satin (?) lining Manufacturer: Blacksburg: VPI, Uniforms Department Donor: Condition: good; white stitching coming out in jacket lining Special Markings: VPI gold buttons; black metal buttons on trouser waist. Wide black strip on trouser leg. Black belt loop on each side. Trouser label: Harmata 29-38; coatee label: Harmata 37-29-18-14 1/2 (probably Dan Damian...
Dates: 1972