A Guide to the Horatio Seymour Stahl Papers, 1881-1937, undated Stahl, Horatio Seymour, Papers Ms1969-003

A Guide to the Horatio Seymour Stahl Papers, 1881-1937, undated

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1969-003


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2019 (CC0 1.0)

Processed by: Ashley Wellens, Student Volunteer, and Laurel Rozema, Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1969-003
Title
Horatio Seymour Stahl Papers, 1881-1937, undated
Physical Characteristics
0.2 Cubic Feet; 1 box and 1 oversize folder
Creator
Stahl, Horatio Seymour
Language
English
Abstract
The Horatio Seymour Stahl Papers, 1881-1937, undated, consist of Stahl's radio talks and diplomas, VPI commencement programs and student lists, a piece written by Annie Stahl, a business ledger for W. S. Stahl, and a tribute for Chester L. Stahl.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Horatio Seymour Stahl Papers must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Horatio Seymour Stahl Papers, Ms1969-003, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The collection was acquired prior to 1969. Additional materials were donated prior to 1987.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Horatio Seymour Stahl Papers was completed in 1969. Additional information was added in April 2011, and additional processing was completed in July 2019.


Biographical/Historical Note

Born in Newport, Pennsylvania, Horatio Seymour Stahl (1868-1935) was the son of William Stahl and Julia Harton and brother of Chester, Anna, and Wilhelmena. He married Brownie Chancellor Arundel (1878-1956) on August 24, 1909, and they had two children, William and Julia. Stahl earned a B.S. in Applied Chemistry and General Science in 1907 and an M.S. in Chemistry, Botany, and Geology in 1910, both from Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. He taught Botany and Biology at VPI from 1908 until his death in 1935.

Scope and Content

The Horatio Seymour Stahl Papers, 1881-1937, undated, consist of Stahl's radio talks and diplomas, VPI commencement programs and student lists, a piece written by Annie Stahl, a business ledger for W. S. Stahl, and a tribute for Chester L. Stahl.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Faculty
  • University Archives
  • University History
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute

Contents List

box-folder 1
1
W.C. Stahl ledger, 1881-1890
box-folder 1
2
"Autobiography of a Ring" by Annie Stahl, undated
Horatio Seymour Stahl diplomas, 1907, 1910
  • Folder 1
    Horatio Seymour Stahl, Bachelor of Science in Applied Chemistry and General Science, VPI, 1907-06-12
  • Folder 1
    Horatio Seymour Stahl, Master of Science in Chemistry, Botany, and Geology, VPI, 1910-06-15
box-folder 1
3
Radio talks by H. S. Stahl, 1931, 1934, undated
box-folder 1
4
VPI commencement programs and student list, 1933, undated
box-folder 1
5
"Constructive Service of one Man to the Dairy Industry in Virginia", a tribute to Chester L. Stahl, 1937-10-07