A Guide to the Records of the Virginia Tech Amateur Radio Association, 1913-2000 Virginia Tech Amateur Radio Association Records RG 31/14/9

A Guide to the Records of the Virginia Tech Amateur Radio Association, 1913-2000

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number RG 31/14/9


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2020 (CC0 1.0)

Processed by: Special Collections Staff

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
RG 31/14/9
Title
Records of the Virginia Tech Amateur Radio Association, 1913-2000
Physical Characteristics
0.8 Cubic Feet; 2 boxes
Creator
Virginia Tech Amateur Radio Association
Language
English
Abstract
The collection documents the history of the Virginia Tech Amateur Radio Association since its founding in 1913 to encourage an understanding of and an interest in amateur radio, to provide a station for the uses of club members, and to provide emergency and public service communications. The collection consists of certificates, logs, membership lists, correspondence, publications, violations, registration forms, yearly recollections, and copies of radio licenses. There are also photographs and negatives, including items removed from a scrapbook.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Records of the Virginia Tech Amateur Radio Association must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Records of the Virginia Tech Amateur Radio Association, RG 31/14/9, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Records of the Virginia Tech Amateur Radio Association were donated to Special Collections in 2006.

Appraisal

The scrapbook of photographs was taken apart, and items were labeled on the back with their order number.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement and description of the Records of the Virginia Tech Amateur Radio Association commenced in March 2006 and was completed in April 2006.


Administrative History

The Virginia Tech Amateur Radio Association began in 1913 but has been officially associated with the college since 1922. The club also has a sister club in Russia. The club's purpose is to encourage an understanding of and an interest in amateur radio, to provide a station for the uses of club members, and to provide emergency and public service communications.

Scope and Content

The Records of the Virginia Tech Amateur Radio Association collection consists of certificates, logs, membership lists, correspondence, publications, violations, registration forms, yearly recollections, and copies of radio licenses. There are also photographs and negatives, including items removed from a scrapbook.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject matter. In each folder, the contents are organized chronologically.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • University Archives
  • University History
  • Organizations:

  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Virginia Tech Amateur Radio Association

Contents List

box-folder 1
1
Amateur Radio License Copies
box-folder 1
2
ARAVT Calendars, 1990-09-1990-10
box-folder 1
3
ARRL Was Maps
box-folder 1
4
Proposed VTARA Budget, 1996-1997
box-folder 1
5
Certificates
box-folder 1
6
Club History/Information
box-folder 1
7
Correspondence
box-folder 1
8
Constitutions
box-folder 1
9
'Da 90's Survey Responses, 1990-03
box-folder 1
10
Equipment Logs
box-folder 1
11
Equipment List, 1996-01-19
box-folder 1
12
Facilities Request
box-folder 1
13
Flyers
box-folder 1
14
Barry Goldwater
box-folder 1
15
Key List
box-folder 1
16
Maintenance Log
box-folder 1
17
Membership Lists
box-folder 1
18
Detailed Membership Lists
box-folder 1
19
Dues Paying Membership Lists
box-folder 1
20
Miscellaneous
box-folder 1
21
Net Log, 1990-09-04-1994-09-13
box-folder 2
22
Negatives
box-folder 2
23
Net Log, 1994-09-20-1994-12-13
box-folder 2
24
Net Log, 1995-1997-11-04
box-folder 2
25
Photographs
box-folder 2
26
Publications/Articles
box-folder 2
27
Pulled From Scrapbook, Items 1-72
box-folder 2
28
Pulled From Scrapbook, Items 73-132
box-folder 2
29
Pulled From Scrapbook, Items 133-219
box-folder 2
30
Student Organization Registration
box-folder 2
31
Violations
box-folder 2
32
Yearly Recollections