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Found in 158 Collections and/or Records:

Robert A. Harper Collection

Identifier: Ms-2003-010

This collection consists of approximately 200 photographs of orchid specimens, together with a small number of various botanical notes and other materials belonging to Robert Almer Harper, head of Columbia University's botany department from 1911 to 1930.

Dates: c.1910-c.1930

Samuel Herrick Papers

Identifier: Ms-1978-002

Samuel Herrick is an astronomer who specialized in celestial mechanics, generally recognized as the founder of the field of astrodynamics. His papers consist of correspondence, notes, drafts of publications, files relating to students and courses, and reprints of the works of others in astronomy and space sciences. Other highlights include Herrick's consulting files for NASA's Project Mercury, the film ""The Day the Earth Stood Still" (1951), and private industry.

Dates: 1930 - 1974

Paul R. Hill Collection

Identifier: Ms-2010-068

The Paul R. Hill Collection contains material relating to the NASA career of Paul R. Hill. Materials include books, papers, newspapers, lantern slides, NASA publications and memos, overhead sheets, and notes from presentations and talks.

Dates: 1936 - 1996

Roy Jay Holden Papers,

Identifier: Ms-1982-014

This collection contains papers include field notes, charts and maps, and geological surveys and research results, covering the history of mineralogy and geology, especially in Virginia.

Dates: 1904 - 1945

Frank Horsfall, Jr., Papers

Identifier: Ms-1992-040

This collection includes the papers of Virginia Tech professor of horticulture Frank Horsfall, Jr., including his thesis and dissertation, awards and honors, writings, and materials on his interests in barbed wire and primitive tools.

Dates: 1917 - 1973

Alice Langley Hsieh Papers,

Identifier: Ms-1979-004
Abstract The Alice Langley Hsieh collection consists of three parts: (1) the personal papers and publications of Alice Langley Hsieh (1922-1979), a U.S. State Department, RAND corporation, and Institute for the Defense Analyses specialist on the military of the People's Republic of China; (2) the manuscripts of books written by her spouse, C. Kien Hsieh, himself an authority on Communist China; and (3) collateral publications from A. L. Hsieh's library on the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA),...
Dates: 1943 - 1978

Robert E. Hussey Notebooks

Identifier: Ms-1955-004

The Robert E. Hussey Notebooks, 1928-1937, n.d., contain three research report notebooks, which includes chemistry notes with papers and samples interleafed between the pages. The notebooks primarily date to Hussey's tenure as a professor in chemistry at Virginia Polytechnic Institute from 1925 to his retirement in 1960.

Dates: 1928-1937, n.d.

Ivory-Billed Woodpecker

Identifier: Art-353
Scope and Content

Printed and hand-colored. Plate 256.

This item is located (loose) in QL 674 .A9 1861, v.3-4, Spec Large.

Dates: n.d.

Henry Morgan Jacocks Papers

Identifier: Ms-1992-008

This collection contains the papers of Henry Morgan Jacocks, graduate of Virginia Tech (class of 1900), assistant superintendent at Mathieson Alkali Works (Saltville, Virginia), independent businessman, and Virginia State Highway Department employee. Correspondence, trade catalogs, instructional booklets, blueprints, and drawings from Jacocks' years at Mathieson Alkali Works. Also includes a set of drafting standards for the Virginia Bridge and Iron Company and several photographs.

Dates: 1898 - 1919

William Martin Johnson Papers,

Identifier: Ms-1982-017

The papers in this collection include both personal and professional correspondence, ranging from November 1931 to March 1977. Johnson wrote to representatives at Public Works, American Society of Civil Engineers, the Department of Architectural Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and the War Assets Administration, among others.

Dates: 1937 - 1968