A Guide to the Herbert J. Thomas Papers, 1937-1943 Thomas, Herbert J. PapersMs2000-089

A Guide to the Herbert J. Thomas Papers, 1937-1943

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Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2000-089


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2000-089
Title
Herbert J. Thomas Papers, 1937-1943
Physical Characteristics
0.3 cu. ft. 1 box
Creator
Thomas, Herbert J.
Language
English

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Scope and Content

Born in Columbus, Ohio, moved to South Charleston, West Virginia in 1925. Attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute from 1937-1941. Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor and Purple Heart during World War II. Collection includes photographs, clippings, citations, and papers collected by Lt. Col. John Coulter for his book on the six Medal of Honor winners who were students from Virginia Tech. 


Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Medal of Honor
  • University Archives
  • University History
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute
  • World War II