A Guide to the Nelson Liddle Collection, c.1941-1945 Liddle, Nelson Collection Ms2012-048

A Guide to the Nelson Liddle Collection, c.1941-1945

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2012-048


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Processed by: Alison Hight, Graduate Assistant, and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2012-048
Title
Nelson Liddle Collection, c.1941-1945
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Liddle, Nelson
Language
English
Abstract
The Nelson Liddle Collection consists of photographs of the VPI Airport and aircraft during WWII as well as a photocopy of "The Beacon" newsletter from November 1942.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Nelson Liddle Collection must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Nelson Liddle Collection, Ms1012-048, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated to Special Collections in 2012.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Nelson Liddle Collection was completed in September 2012.


Historical Note

The Virginia Tech Airport, initially planned in 1929, and construction of a runway strip quickly followed. The land was provided by VPI, but the state funded 50% of the costs. The airport opened operations in 1931, and over the next 50 years, it grew and expanded its capabilities. The airport at Virginia Tech underwent substantial updates and modernization in the early 1990s.

Scope and Content

The Nelson Liddle Collection consists of photographs of the VPI Airport and aircraft during WWII as well as a photocopy of "The Beacon" newsletter from November 1942.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by material type.


Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Liddle, Nelson
  • Subjects:

  • Aircraft
  • Airplanes
  • Airports
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Contents List

Folder 1
Photographs and newsletter, c.1941-1945