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University History

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 673 Collections and/or Records:

Records of the Choices and Challenges Forum

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-15-27-01
Abstract The Records of the Choices and Challenges Forum contain correspondence, meeting notes, articles, plays, advertisements, grant applications and reports, videos, audio tapes, and more from the development of the first 22 Choices and Challenges fora, from 1985 to 2003. The Choices and Challenges Forum at Virginia Tech was founded in 1985 by Doris Zallen, who served as its director until 2003. Each forum addresses the ethical and social issues created by advances in science, technology, and...
Dates: 1985 - 2003

Christian Case Papers

Identifier: Ms-1996-026

This collection of materials about accusations in student hazing incident at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, subsequent disciplinary actions by the university's faculty, actions taken by the Board of Visitors, appeal by Judge George L. Christian (father of one of the accused), and proceedings of a joint legislative committee investigating the incident and the college's faculty and administrative practices and policies.

Dates: 1905 - 1906

Clarence Paul Miles, Portrait

 Collection — Frame 1
Identifier: Art-110
Scope and Contents

Black and white photographic portrait; Clarence Paul Miles, B.S., M.S., LITT.D., Dean of the College, V.P.I. (1943-1950)

Dates: n.d.

Edward Travis Clark Letter

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: Ms-1995-002
Scope and Contents

Student at the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech) from 1874 to 1875. Letter written in June 1875 from Blacksburg to a friend in Alexandria, Virginia. Wrote that he was ill for the previous two months and was not able to study, and that he was advised to spend the summer in the mountains to recuperate.

Dates: 1875

Class of 1944 Ring Committee

Identifier: Art-164
Scope and Contents

class ring advertisement; Henry J. Dekker, Class President; John E. Hatch, Jr.; Fred L. Showalter

Dates: 1944

Class of 1944 Ring Dance

 Collection — Frame 1
Identifier: Art-166
Scope and Contents

The Famous Composer Maestro Van Alexander and His Orchestra

Dates: 1944

Claudius Lee Papers, 1887-1954 (Ms1961-002)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms1961-002

W. Graham Claytor Papers

Identifier: Ms-1981-095

This collection includes business and personal papers of W. Graham Claytor, a 1906 graduate of Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (later Virginia Polytechnic Institute) and an executive overseeing the operations of a number of American Gas and Electric Company subsidiaries during the 20th century. It includes correspondence, reports, and printed materials relating to personal financial matters, business operations, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and ham radio.

Dates: 1912 - 1964