A Guide to the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute Financial Ledgers, 1900-1914 Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute Financial Ledgers Ms2005-012

A Guide to the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute Financial Ledgers, 1900-1914

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2005-012


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2005-012
Title
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute Financial Ledgers, 1900-1914
Physical Characteristics
2 Cubic Feet 1 box
Creator
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute
Language
English
Abstract
The collection includes ledgers and pages of ledgers with financial records of the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. It contains a listing of receipts from 1901-1906, a listing of Bond Holders under the Act of March 5, 1900, a listing of expenditures from 1900-1908, and insurance records and valuations for policies commencing 1906-1914.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute Financial Ledgers, 1900-1914, must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute Financial Ledgers, 1900-1914, Ms2005-012, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute Financial Ledgers, 1900-1914 were donated to Special Collections in 2005.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute Financial Ledgers, 1900-1914 was completed in April 2015.


Historical

Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College was under the administration of John M. McBryde from 1891-1907, Paul Brandon Barringer from 1907-1913, and Joseph D. Eggleston from 1913-1919. Many records were lost in a fire in 1905.

Scope and Content

The collection includes three bound ledgers, one with a cover, as well as four loose ledger pages. The ledger numbered 48.663 contains a listing of receipts from July 1, 1901 to July 1, 1906. Categories include Acts 1862, 1890 and special Appropriations; Incidentals; Creamery; Farm; Garden; Electric Lights; Shops; Laundry; Mess; Uniform; Fees; Text Books; and Total. The names listed appear to include both faculty and students.

Two ledgers contain what appears to be an identical listing of Holders of Bonds under the Act of March 5, 1900. These ledgers also contain various campus expenditures from 1900-1908. The Ledger 1900-1903 lists the following categories of expenditures: New Barracks, New Shops, Infirmary, Science Hall, President House, Equipment, Incidentals, Heat and Power, Barm, Furniture, Machinery, Willis House. Ledger 1900-1908 includes expenditures in the following categories: New Barracks, New Shops, Infirmary, Science Hall, Agricultural Hall, Equipment, Incidentals, Steam Heat, Water Works, and Building Fund.

Four loose leaves of ledger pages contain an undated listing of insurance records includes compus building valuations, insurers, and other insurance information. The Poluicies commence 1906-1914.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by size.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • University Archives
  • University History
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Account books
  • Financial records
  • Ledgers (account books)

Contents List

Box-Folder 1
1
Bound ledger July 1, 1901 to July 1, 1906, numbered 48.663
Box-Folder 1
2
Ledger 1900-1903
Box-Folder 1
3
Ledger 1900-1908
Box-Folder 1
4
Insurance Records, n.d.