Science and Technology
Found in 158 Collections and/or Records:
The Aldo Leopold Charts contain two charts on the Cumulative History of Game Cycles and Other Fluctuations in Abundance of Game in North America and Wisconsin, and a summary of the game cycle data.
The collection contains the papers of George W. Litton, professor of Animal Husbandry at V.P.I. from 1940 to 1970. These papers date from 1927 to 1983 and include poetry, essays, V.P.I.'s agricultural extension station reports, notes, lecture material, publications, personal and professional correspondence, photographs from Litton's portrait hanging, and bound compilations like "Foolishness, Poems, and Philosophy" that function similarly to commonplace books.
Walter E. Lobo (1905-1995) was a chemical engineer, mostly for M. W. Kellogg Company catering to petroleum and chemical industries which performed contract research and development. The collection mainly consists of Lobo's microfilmed files (99 reels) dealing with chemical-, petroleum-, and energy-related topics (including laboratory and field reports). In addition, there are several documents, including a typescripts of reports and indexes of the microfilm.
This collection contains the lecture and laboratory notes of James Burleigh Lucas, a professor of chemistry at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, mostly taken while Lucas attended graduate courses at the University of Illinois.
Frank J. Maher (1915-1995) was an engineer specializing in aerodynamic research and taught Engineering Science and Mechanics at Virginia Tech from 1937 to 1978. The collection consists of consulting files for wind tunnel research on a number of projects and extensive correspondence with David B. Steinman, engineer and bridge designer. Other papers include publications, reports, photographs, and blueprints.
The Gerhard Mansbach Collection of Technology Manuals primarily consists of technology reference and technical manuals. This colleciton also contains software disks, books, and materials relating to two projects that Mansbach worked on.
The collection contains field notes; essays and studies; laboratory course outlines; printed materials; and photographs of trees on the Virginia Tech Campus from Arthur Ballard Massey, plant pathologist, assistant professor of botany at Alabama Polytechnic Institute, professor of biology at Virginia Tech, and member of the Virginia Academy of Science.
The collection consists of copies of correspondence to W. F. Massey from farmers, horticultural societies, and others regarding articles in The Practical Farmer.
This collection contains NASA and NACA related materials and papers.