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Science and Technology

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 161 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Morgan Jacocks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1992-008
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1982-017
Abstract

The papers in this collection include both personal and professional correspondence, ranging from November 1932 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: 1932 - 1977

Henry J. Kelley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-021
Abstract The Henry J. Kelley Papers include correspondence, notes, drafts and offprints of publications, teaching materials, and research reports from 1948-1988 documenting the career of Kelley (1926-1988), an aerospace engineer and authority on flight optimization. The majority of the collection consists topic based subject/research files, files on individuals (correspondence, resumes, and papers), teaching/course materials, and conference/professional organizational files. There are drafts and...
Dates: 1948 - 1988

Hugh P. and Ethel C. Kelly Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2024-060
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to Hugh P. and Ethel C. Kelly, including a scrapbook, portrait, Telstar artifact, and a medal. Hugh P. Kelly earned a bachelor's and master's degree in engineering from Virginia Tech in 1937 and 1938. He worked on the Telstar project in the 1960s, and Mrs. Kelly later established the Hugh P. and Ethel C. Kelly Professorship in the VT College of Engineering.

Dates: c. 1930s-2000

Clyde Kessler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-009
Abstract

The Clyde Kessler Papers include a 1990 list of birds, "Philpott Reservoir Christmas Bird Count," and a list "Butterflies Observed Along the Little River during Summer 1991."

Dates: 1990 - 1991

Kendall W. King Papers

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Identifier: Ms-2002-002
Abstract

The Kendall W. King Papers span the years 1959 to 2000 (bulk 1960-1979). The collection includes materials on cellulase, Mothercraft Centers, nutrition in Haiti, nutrition an meeting world food needs, and miscellaneous professional and personal papers.

Dates: 1959 - 2000

Christopher C. Kraft Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1985-001
Abstract

The Christopher C. Kraft Papers consists of approximately 28 cu. ft. of manuscripts, particularly NACA and NASA reports and documents, meeting notes and agendas, and research materials. A later donation contains the manuscript for 2001 Kraft's autobiography. Kraft (1924-2019) graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute (Virginia Tech) in 1944 and went on to become NASA's first flight director and the director of the Johnson Space Center.

Dates: 1941 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1982

Carl George Krieger Papers

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Identifier: Ms-1982-013
Abstract

The Carl George Krieger Papers contain correspondence, speeches, notebooks, photographs, recordings, and clippings relating to the areas of agriculture, gas, oil, tractors, air and water pollution, waste treatment, and public relations.

Dates: 1930 - 1968

Kron Botanical Cards

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Identifier: Ms-1995-022
Abstract

Reproductions of eight botanical illustrations of wildflower specimens found near the Yadkin River in North Carolina, painted in the 19th century by Adelaide and Elizabeth Kron and reprinted as stationery cards by the Albemarle [North Carolina] Council of Garden Clubs and the Kron Trust.

Dates: 1985

John W. Landis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1969-001
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, memos, proposals, reports, and other papers relating to Landis' work with nuclear reactor projects and memberships on various committees, including the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors, the Virginia State Chamber of Commerce, and the Virginia Advisory Board on Industrial Development.

Dates: 1949 - 1969