A Guide to the Records of Radford College, the Women's Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1953-1959 Radford College, the Women's Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Records RG 24

A Guide to the Records of Radford College, the Women's Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1953-1959

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number RG 24


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2019 (CC0 1.0)

Processed by: Madi Bolander, Student Worker, and Laurel Rozema, Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
RG 24
Title
Records of Radford College, the Women's Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1953-1959
Physical Characteristics
0.4 Cubic Feet; 1 box
Creator
Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Creator
Radford College
Language
English
Abstract
This collection consists of reports by the Radford College faculty for the Intervisitation Committee of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, 1953; blank forms, instructions, and form letters by M'Ledge Moffett, 1953; undated items about the honor system; and a 1959 report to the Board of Visitors.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Records of Radford College, the Women's Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Records of Radford College, the Women's Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, RG 24, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Records of Radford College, the Women's Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute were transferred to Special Collections prior to 1978.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Records of Radford College, the Women's Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute commenced and completed in September 2019.


Administrative History

Established in 1910, the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Radford was renamed the State Teachers College at Radford in 1924. The college merged with Virginia Tech on June 23, 1944, to become Radford College, the Women's Division of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute. VPI's president became chancellor and chief administrator of Radford College. In 1963, the Board of Visitors made an official request to the Governor to dissolve the VPI- Radford College merger. The separation became effective July 1, 1964. In 1979, the Radford College became Radford University.

Scope and Content

This collection consists primarily of the 1953 reports relative to the standards of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, prepared by the Radford College faculty for the Intervisitation Committee of the Association. The collection also contains personnel records with blank forms, instructions, and form letters by M'Ledge Moffett, Dean of Women, 1953; undated items about the honor system; and a 1959 report to the Board of Visitors.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by subject.

Related Material

Items concerning the Radford-VPI merger, 1943-44, can be found in the Records of the Office of the President, Julian A. Burruss (RG 2/8), and additional Radford College reports can be found in the Records of the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors (RG 1).


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Adjunct Descriptive Data

Contents List

box-folder 1
1
Personnel Records, 1953-03-1953-08
box-folder 1
2
Report to the Board of Visitors for the Quarter ending December 31, 1959, 1960-02-01
box-folder 1
3
Honor System Rules and Procedures, nd
Reports of the Intervisitation Committee of American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, 1953: