A Guide to the Records of the Dean of the College, Theodorick Pryor Campbell, 1917-1924 Campbell, Theodorick Pryor, Records of the Dean of the College RG 11/1

A Guide to the Records of the Dean of the College, Theodorick Pryor Campbell, 1917-1924

A Collection in
Special Collections and University Archives
Collection Number RG 11/1


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2020 (CC0 1.0)

Processed by: Clare Carter, Student Assistant, and Laurel Rozema, Archivist, Special Collections and University Archives

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
RG 11/1
Title
Records of the Dean of the College, Theodorick Pryor Campbell, 1917-1924
Physical Characteristics
4.2 Cubic Feet; 3 boxes
Creator
Campbell, Theodorick Pryor, 1862-1928
Language
English
Abstract
This collection contains records of Theodorick Pryor Campbell, the dean of the college at Virginia Tech from 1920-1924. This collection consists primarily of correspondence with faculty, educational organizations, parents, presidents Julian A. Burruss and J. D. Eggleston, students, and government entities. Subjects include advertising, budget, disciplinary matters, hazing, and land purchases. Some correspondence dates to 1917-1919 when Campbell was Dean of the Faculty.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Records of the Dean of the College, Theodorick Pryor Campbell, RG 11/1, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The Records of the Dean of the College, Theodorick Pryor Campbell were transferred to Special Collections and University Archives prior to 2002.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of Records of the Dean of the College, Theodorick Pryor Campbell was completed in February 2020.


Biographical Note

Theodorick Pryor Campbell (1862-1928) worked at Virginia Tech from 1889 to 1924 as a professor of modern languages, dean of the Academic Department (1903-1905), dean of the general faculty (1914-1920), and dean of the college (1920-1924). Health issues caused Campbell to resign as dean but he continued to teach until his death in 1928.

Please note: Campbell's first name is spelled various different ways, also shortened to Theo. Theodorick is the most widely accepted spelling.

Source: Cox, Clara B. "In retrospect: Theodoric Pryor Campbell: With a name like Theodoric...", Virginia Tech Magazine, vol. 30, no. 4, Summer 2008. Accessed March 26, 2020. https://www.vtmag.vt.edu/sum08/retrospect.html.

Scope and Content

This collection consists primarily of correspondence, including letters to and from the Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools of the Southern States, Engineering Enlisted Reserve Corps, faculty, Federal Board of Vocational Education, parents, presidents Julian A. Burruss and J. D. Eggleston, students, the U.S. War Department, and the Veterans Bureau. Subjects covered in the correspondence include advertising, budget, demerits, disciplinary matters, hazing, heating plant, land purchases, letters of recommendation, Shops Department, statistics, and VPI's Army Training School. Included within some of the folders are correspondence from 1917-19 when Campbell's title was Dean of the Faculty.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically. If there are several folders of the same subject, they are then arranged by date.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

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

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Records of the Dean of the College, Theodorick Pryor Campbell by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your- work/public-domain/cc0/).

Contents List

box-folder 1
1
Absences, Unexcused, 1921-1924
box-folder 1
2
Absentees for Jan. 3rd, 1923
box-folder 1
3
Admissions, 1923-1924
box-folder 1
4
Advertising, 1922-1924
box-folder 1
5
Applications and Appointments, 1921-1924
box-folder 1
6
Association of Colleges of Secondary Schools of the Southern States, 1917, 1919-1920
box-folder 1
7
Board of Visitors, 1917-1919
box-folder 1
8
Burruss, Julian A., Pres, 1919-07-01-1920-07-01
box-folder 1
9
Burruss, J.A., Pres., 1920-07-01-1921-07-01
box-folder 1
10
Burruss, Pres. Julian A., 1921-07-1923-01
box-folder 1
11
Burruss, J.A., 1923-01-01-1923-07-01
box-folder 1
12
Burruss, J.A. Statistical, 1920-1922
box-folder 1
13
Burruss, J.A. - Statistical Papers, 1921-1922
box-folder 1
14
Burruss, J.A. Pres - Statistical Papers, 1923-01-01-1923-07-01
box-folder 1
15
Campbell, Dean T.P. - Training Detachments; Auto Mechanics 1st and 2nd, 1918-1919
box-folder 1
16
Committee on Education and Special Training, 1st and 2nd Detachment, 1918
box-folder 1
17
Contract, Estimates, and Vouchers - 1st and 2nd Detachment, 1918
box-folder 1
18
Concrete Work 1st and 2nd Detachment, 1918
box-folder 1
19
Dean Campbell - Papers, Hazing, 1919
box-folder 1
20
Demerits - Students with Excessive Number, 1921-1922
box-folder 1
21
Demerits, 1922-1923
box-folder 1
22
Demerits, Excessive, 1923-1924
box-folder 1
23
Disciplinary Matters, 1921-1923
box-folder 2
1
Eggleston, J.D., 1918
box-folder 2
2
Eggleston, J.D., Pres, 1918-1919
box-folder 2
3
Engineering Enlisted Reserve Corps, 1918
box-folder 2
4
Faculty and Faculty Committees, 1917-1920
box-folder 2
5
Federal Board Contracts and Vouchers, 1919-1920
box-folder 2
6
Federal Board for Vocational Education, 1919
box-folder 2
7
Federal Board - M.C. Kibler Co-Ordinator, 1921-1922
box-folder 2
8
Federal Board, 1921
box-folder 2
9
Heating Plant - Dining Hall, 1915
box-folder 2
10
Karr, J.E., 1916
box-folder 2
11
Miscellaneous, 1918
box-folder 2
12
Misc. Correspondence 1st and 2nd Detachments, 1918
box-folder 2
13
Miscellaneous, 1922-1924
box-folder 2
14
Probation, 1922-1923
box-folder 2
15
Recommendation, Letters of, 1921-1923
box-folder 2
16
Recommendation, Letters of, 1923-1924
box-folder 2
17
Requests for Outside Work, 1921-1924
box-folder 2
18
Requisitions, 1923-1924
box-folder 2
19
Rhodes Scholarships, 1922-1924
box-folder 2
20
Rolls and Grades - 1st Detachment, 1918
box-folder 2
21
Rolls and Grades, etc. - 2nd Detachment, 1918
box-folder 3
1
Science Group - Comments on Reports, 1923-1925
box-folder 3
2
Shops Dept., 1918
box-folder 3
3
Skuse, Capt. John C. - Misc. Papers, 1918
box-folder 3
4
State Students' Loan Fund, 1921-1924
box-folder 3
5
Students' Naval Training Corps, 1918-10-1918-12
box-folder 3
6
Summer School Papers and Credits, 1924-1925
box-folder 3
7
Summer School Pupils (State Teachers), 1923-1924
box-folder 3
8
Student Army Training Corps, 1918-1919
box-folder 3
9
Veterans' Bureau, 1922-1923
box-folder 3
10
Veterans' Bureau, 1923-1924
box-folder 3
11
Waiterships, 1923
box-folder 3
12
Waitership Applications and Appointments, 1924
box-folder 3
13
War Department, 1919
box-folder 3
14
Wireless Construction Instructor, 1918-1919
box-folder 3
15
YMCA, 1918

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Campbell, Theodorick Pryor, 1862-1928