A Guide to the Greenwood H. Nowlin, Jr., Collection, 1896-1898 Nowlin, Greenwood H., Jr., Collection Ms1962-008

A Guide to the Greenwood H. Nowlin, Jr., Collection, 1896-1898

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1962-008


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1962-008
Title
Greenwood H. Nowlin, Jr. Collection, 1896-1898
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Nowlin, Greenwood H., Jr
Language
English
Abstract
This collection contains five photographs, thirteen stereo views, a leather bound pocket note pad, and twenty receipts covering Greenwood H. Nowlin Jr.'s time at Virginia Agriculture and Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech).

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Greenwood H. Nowlin, Jr. Collection must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Greenwood H. Nowlin, Jr. Collection, Ms1962-008, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by G. H. Nowlin Jr. to Virginia Polytechnic Institute Alumni Association November 21, 1952 and transferred to Newman Library prior to 1962.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Greenwood H. Nowlin, Jr. Collection was completed in February 2011.


Biographical

Greenwood H. Nowlin Jr. attended Virginia Agriculture and Mechanical College (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University) during the years of 1896-1899. Nowlin also played the mandolin and violin with a group of other young men that would perform at school dances for free. Nowlin was from Campbell County, Virginia.

Scope and Content

The collection contains photographs, stereo views, and papers created or collected by Greenwood H. Nowlin, Jr. The photos are of Greenwood Nowlin Jr., Professor Robert G. Price, Nowlin's room, and two of the band that Nowlin was a part of that played at the dances from 1896-1898. The stereo views are of the Grand Colonade, Italy, Milan's Cathedral, Italy, St. Peter's, Rome, a ceremony of Washing the Saints' Feet in Jerusalem, Roosevelt's "Rough Riders" on the Yucatan, and numerous battle ships, from 1896-1989. The leather bound pad of paper contains some numbers and the names of two women. The receipts are from transactions with the school or materials need while at school.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by material type.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute
  • Local Subjects:

  • University Archives

Contents List

Folder 1
Papers and photographs, 1896-1898