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Science and Technology

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 158 Collections and/or Records:

Bailey-Law Collection, 1825-1971 (Ms1982-002)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms1982-002

Joseph T. Baily Engineering Lecture Notes

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: Ms-1993-006
Scope and Contents

Lecture notes on mechanics taken by Baily while a student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. The majority of the notes were based on lectures by Prof. Charles McMillan (1841-?). Subjects are construction of earth dams, strength of materials, and railroad engineering. Includes numerous small sketches throughout the text.

Dates: 1870

John W. Barnett Patent,

Identifier: Ms-1998-002
Scope and Contents

Broadside entitled "Instructions for Using John W. Barnett's Patent Process for Curing Leaf Tobacco. Patented January 7th 1879." Barnett is identified as a resident of Big Spring, Montgomery County, Virginia.

Dates: 1879

John V. Becker Papers

Identifier: Ms-1990-052

Papers include correspondence, notes, memoranda and other materials related to NACA and NASA programs with which Becker was associated, including the X-1, X-15, X-20 (or Dyna-Soar) programs; research files for The High-Speed Frontier; transcripts of oral history interviews; and copies of publications and lectures by Becker, created between 1936 and 1980.

Dates: 1936-1980, n.d.

Black Warrior

 Collection — Frame 1
Identifier: Art-352

Blacksburg Electronic Village Collection

Identifier: Ms-2006-018

The collection includes papers, including correspondence, in-house publications, presentations, press clippings, and external reports, relating to Blacksburg Electronic Village, an experimental online community network connecting the town of Blacksburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1992 - 2006

B. P. Blasingame Papers

Identifier: Ms-1987-010

The B. P. Blasingame Papers contains several books, reports, and papers about navigation, inertia, and space flight. Although the majority of the materials are undated, they are likely from the 1960s and 1970s.

Dates: ca. 1962-1978

Botanical Cards

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: Ms-1995-022
Scope and Content

Reproductions of eight different drawings of wildflowers found near the Yadkin River in North Carolina, done by Adelaide and Elizabeth Kron. Cards were printed by the Albemarle [North Carolina] Council of Garden Clubs and the Kron Trust.

Dates: c.1850

Henry Brooke Letter and Flyer

Identifier: Ms-1949-001

The collection consists of a letter written March 1893 from Brooke to Editor Colliery Engineer about an article written by Otto C. Burkhart.

Dates: 1893, c.1909

J. A. Burke, Jr., Collection

Identifier: Ms-2010-076

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