Virginia Tech University Archive
of the Papers of John McLaren McBryde, Fifth President of Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical
(Oversized material extracted from previous boxes)
- 187: From Folder 1: McBryde, John, President
- a: Review of the University. History, makeup and letters commending the
university for its turn out of good workers.
- 188: From Folder 2: Untitled
- a: Overview of the Department of Agriculture and Immigration.
- b: Copy of the V.P.I. statistics of attendance, Etc..
- c: Copy of four documents with the requirements for B.S. degrees in General
Science, Agriculture, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering.
- d: Manufacturers record, January 23, 1902.
- e: Schedule of final examinations session 1903-04.
- f: Article written about the University for an article in Scientific American
- g: Memorandum of Working Agreement Between the State Board of Control of
Virginia and the Bureau of Animal Industry for the Control of Southern
Cattle and the Eradication of Ticks Which Transmit Southern Cattle Fever.
- h: Article on the "Programme" for the farmers' institute.
- i: Petition signed by the school trustees of the public school on Albemarle County, their statement on the boundary changes proposal.
- j: Paper on the establishment and the history of the veterinary department.
- k: A bill to apply a portion of public money to the betterment of college programs.
- 189: From Folder 4: Correspondence (t. McBryde) 1902-007
- a: Synopsis of the experiment work outlined for a three year span at the
- 190: From Folder 6: Correspondence 1902-07 (box1)
- a: Statements with regard to the investigation of the dining hall and the heating of the barracks.
- b: Letter from W.E. Barlow, head of the Metallurgy and Industrial Chemistry
department, to the Board of Visitors asking for full professor status, ability
to make additions to his equipment, and request for a laboratory assistant.
- c: Annual report of the department of Metallurgy and Metallography, May 1907.
- 191: From Folder 7: Junior Class Resignation Dec. 1904-Jan. 1905
- a: Original Petition signed by the Junior class resigning from the institution.
- 192: From Folder 8: Faculty-Student matters
- a: An answer to the petition of the Senior class asking for certain privileges.
- 193: From Folder 11: Reports on School - addressed to BOV 1902-08
- a: Individual reports from various departments of the Scientific Department and summation.
- b: Three reports of the Treasurer: July, 1898, July, 1902 and July, 1904.
- c: Letter of statements of the financial transactions of the Institute from June 10,
1901 to June 10, 1902.
- d: Specifications for the experimental barn for the Virginia Polytechnic Institute.
- e: Two reports of the Treasurer: July, 1901, and July, 1903.
- f: Report of the Associate Professor of Metallurgy, Metallography and Industrial
Chemistry, for the academic year 1905-06.
- 194: From Folder 13: Reports
- a: Miscellaneous correspondence.
- 195:From Folder 14: Annual Reports
- a: Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance.
- b: Report to the Board of Visitors of the work in Theoretic Kinematics, Valve and Mechanical Laboratory through Professor Randolph.
- 196: From Folder 15: Fire Losses / Barringer letter 1905-07
- a: Department of Physics, list of items and prices lost in the fire.
- b: Department of Metallurgy, estimated loss from the fire.
- 197: From Folder 16: Boiler 1905-06- Ag Hall (Plans for)
- a: Hartford Steam Boiler Insurance and Inspection July and December of 1906.
- 198: From Folder 17: Chimney Company 1905-06 Ag Hall
- a: Weber Steel-Concrete Chimney Company Specifications and Proposal.
- b: Blue Print of chimney.
- c: Weber Chimneys partial list of customers.
- 199: From Folder 20: Plumbing Specs.- Ag Hall
- a: Proposal for an automatic ice and refrigerating machinery. Ice Machine Supply Co.
- b: Specifications for refrigerating and ice making plant. The Carbondale Machine Company.
- c: Information sheet to the Ruemmeli-Dawley Mfg. Co.
- 200: From Folder 22: Government Correspondence
- a: Petition from Hatton Ferry and depot asking for special privilege of crossing the James River with ox teams to haul produce to the depot.
- b: An Act approved by the State Assembly of Virginia to regulate the sale of
"Spirituous of intoxicating or malt liquors to minors and students."
- 201: From Folder 23: Miscellaneous- McBryde's Interest
- a: Baltimore paper review of Scottish song and story of Miss Amy Murray.
- b: Copy of fold out brochure on Miss Amy Murray, with photo on the front.
- 202: From Folder 28: Ambrose-N.W. Ayer & Son Advertising 1900-1904
- a: One letter from parent of a student.
- 203: From Folder 36: Coken- Coutuery 1901-1904
- a: Letter form the Republic of Argentina.
- 204: From Folder 49: Gray-Gualthaney
- a: Sample membership cards from the Globe-Wernicke Co.
- b: Brochure on Globe-Wernicke Co.
- 205: From Folder 59: Lachlan-Lilley 1901-1904
- a: Letter from Troy Laundry Machinery Co. Ltd. quoting prices for various
- 206: From Folder 60: Lilley-Lyon 1901-1904
- a: Miscellaneous correspondence.
- 207: From Folder 66: Miller-Moore 1901-1904
- a: Report submitted to The Inspector General following an inspection of the
government property at V.P.I.
- 208: From Folder 70: Patton-Payne
- 209: From Folder 80: Sheldon-Smidon
- 210: From Folder 92: Ware-White
- 211: From Folder 100: Applications for employment by students 1900-1901
- 212: From Folder 101: Problems, A-K, 1902-1903
- a: A review written by Drinkard about the lawlessness and disorder that was
breaking out 1902.
- 213: From Folder 104: Bason-Butt 1905, McBryde
- a: Newspaper article titled: " Crush Rowdyism Say Educators".
- 214: From Folder 105: Calvert-Cunnigham 1905-McBryde
- 215: From Folder 108: Hall-Huffard 1905-McBryde
- a: Pamphlet on Property for sale or lease, possibility of a College, Sanitarium, Asylum or School, located in Washington D.C.
- 216: From Folder 134: Palmer-Tuok 1905-1906 Campbell
- 217: From Folder 140: 1907-1908 Reports on delinquent or unsatisfactory students
- a: Petition from the class of 1909 to be permitted to wear the present senior
uniform instead of changing to the new uniform as planned.
- b: Requests to leave campus.
- c: Reports on delinquent students.
- d: Explanations for absences (official form.)
- e: Copies of the official letter sent to parents when their son had too many
- f: Professors reports.
- g: Reports sent to the Commandant's office.
- 218: From Folder 162: McBryde Misc.
- a: Report of appropriations and Expenditures since 1891.
- 219: From Folder 144: 1906-1907 Clothier-Cuthorell
- a: Letter referring to the trip to Charleston exhibition with the Corps, 1901-1902.
- 220: From Folder 157: Kaatz-Kyle 1906-1907
- 221: From Folder 159: Lochicotte-Lueckel 1906-07 McBryde-Barringer
- a: Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance August 1907.
- 222: From Folder 160: Mabey-McCoy McBryde-Barringer 1906-07
- 223: From Folder 182: Hazing 1899-1902
- a: resolution of the Freshman Class December 6, 1899 stating that no single
member of the class has been injured or inconvenienced in any way by
hazing. Letter written as a result of the a newspaper article written about a
boy from Portsmouth who sustained injuries at V.P.I. as a result of hazing
and couldn't return.
- b: Petition drawn up by the senior class and signed by the representatives from the class of 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, to do everything in their power to uphold
the trustees and faculty in their legislation on hazing.
- c: Letter from the committee appointed by the class of 1903 submit the findings of
their investigation of the Brandenburg Case.
- d: Letter in response to a paragraph written in the Richmond Dispatch about
hazing at V.P.I.
- e: Copies of letters from a son to his father in reference to hazing.
- f: A letter from the freshman class titled "A Move in the Right Direction."
- g: Petition to the president referring to the "hair cutting incident" and hazing.
- h: Each class evaluation and decision on the "hair cutting incident."
- 224: Hazing 1904-05 Dr McBryde
- a: Letter from a parent about the condition of her son after returning from V.P.I.
- b: Letter from a son to his parents with accounts of hazing and abuse.
- c: Letter from The News Leader about a former students story of hazing and food problems at V.P.I.
- d: Letter from Governor Montague about the hazing problem at V.P.I.
- e: Resolutions to be adopted by the senior class.
- f: Petitions from the sophomore and junior class to stop hazing.
- 225: Newspaper articles on the Pace hazing incident 1899
- 226: Bids and Contracts 1900-1907
- 227: Bids and Contracts 1900-1907
- a: Contract with coal producers.
- b: Orders and prices for J.P. Bell Company, Publisher, Stationers, Painters and
- c: Notable letterhead for The Stone Printing & Mfg. Co., 1903.
- d: Comparison of bids from various companies for catalogue for 1899-1900.
- e: Notable letterhead from Hammonds Printing Works, 1900.
- f: Notable letterhead for The Stone Printing & Manufacturing Co.
- g: Notable letterhead for The Moose Bros Company, 1902.
- h: Notable letterhead from J.A. Wilkins Printing Company.
- i: Contract stating that V.P.I. authorizes the construction of a dwelling house on
the campus, for the use of Professor John R. Fair.
- j: A blank contract for V.P.I.
- k: Synopses of illustrated lectures by Roberts Harper, F.R.G.S., a choice of seven lectures.
- l: Notable letterhead from Bernstein Manufacturing Co.
- m: Subscription contract for Men of Mark in Virginia. (Notable letterhead.)
- n: Notable letterhead for U.S. Mail Bag Manufacturer, 1902.
- o: Specifications submitted by Art Metal Construction Co. for steel shelving and
files at V.P.I., submitted May, 1904.
- p: Contracts for the uniforms.
- q: Pamphlet/ price list of cotton duck at John Boyle & Co.
- r: Notable letterhead for Miller, Bain, Beyer & Co., 1901.
- s: Jobbers price list of Belding Bros. & Co. Silk manufacturers, 1899.
- 228: Original Documents from folder 102: Ligon-Wade McBryde Problems 1902-1903
- 229: Original Documents from folder 120: Eastman-Frost 1905 McBryde
Box 8 (All the ledgers from the McBryde administration, 1900-1906 in consecutive order.)
Box 9Oversized materials from the McBryde
- From Box 1
- Folder 2: Untitled
- a: Statistics of Attendance for V.P.I.
- b: Four Check off lists for a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Agriculture, Electrical Engineering and General Science.
- c: Advertisement with sample work from Sanders Engraving Co., 1900.
- Folder 20: Plumbing Specs. Ag. Hall
- a: Pamphlet on The Martin Anti-Friction Rocking Grates. Stockham Pipe & Fittings Company.
- Folder 23: Miscellaneous-McBryde's Interests
- a: Fold out advertisement and review with photograph of Miss Amy Murray's lecture recitals of old Scottish songs and Ballads.
- From Box 2
- Folder 51: Harrison-Henderson
- a: Questionnaire from the United States Department of Agriculture office of Experiment Stations. Report of the Director of Farmers' Institutes.
- b: Letter from a sister to McBryde.
- Folder 60: Lilley-Lyon 1901-1904
- a: Letter from J.H. Little Missionary, American S.S. Union concerning funding his son's education.
- From Box 3
- Folder 82: Soule-Stevens
- a: Grass Garden record for annual legumes, Blank form.
- From Box 4
- Folder 110: Mabee-Murrill 1905-McBryde
- a: Newspaper articles advertising a detective who wishes to investigate the
fires at V.P.I., piece titled " Some of the Most Important Criminal Cases Worked
Successfully by the Maryland Detective Service that Have Appeared in the papers in the Past Two Years.
- Folder 136: Albarez-Keeler 1906 Campbell Incoming-Outgoing
- a: Memorandum concerning the sending of an Educational Commission to China, by Edmund J. James, President of the University of Illinois.
- Folder 137: Larsen-Wood 1906 Campbell Incoming-outgoing
- a: Letter to Campbell from parent.
- Folder 144: Clothier-Cuthorell 1906-07
- a: Advertisement with pictures for Miss Nellie Amber Crossen Entertainer,
Reader, Lecturer in Lecture- recitals, Popular Entertainments and Fictional Readings.
- From Box 6
- Folder 226: Bids & Contracts 1900-1907
- a: Advertisement for Printing company and the use of Roman letters.
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