Tate, Mildred Letter A Guide to the Mildred Tate Letter, 1940 Ms.1952.002

A Guide to the Mildred Tate Letter, 1940 Ms.1952.002


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Jennifer Mitchell

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1952.002
Title
Mildred Tate Letter1940
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet, 1 folder
Creator
Tate, Mildred Thurow, 1905-1996
Language
The materials in this collection are in English.
Abstract
The collection consists of a letter from Mildred Tate to Mrs. Gillette inviting her to a dinner at the Hillcrest Dormitory on the campus of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Mildred Tate Letter, Ms1952-002, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The Mildred Tate Letter was donated to Special Collections in 1952.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement and description of the Mildred Tate Letter was completed in June 2009.


Biographical Note

Mildred Tate served as a professor of Home Economics at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute from 1937 through 1960.

Historical Note

The Hillcrest dormitory was the first dormitory for women built on the Virginia Tech campus.

Scope and Contents

The letter is from Mildred Tate to Mrs. Gillette inviting her to a dinner at Hillcrest, the women's dormitory at Virginia Tech, held by Mrs. White on September 11, 1940.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by material type.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Gillette, Mrs.
  • University History
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944)
  • Women -- History

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Mildred Tate Letter by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Gillette, Mrs.
  • Tate, Mildred Thurow, 1905-1996

Container List

Letter,, September 7, 1940. 1, folder