Scholz, Werner J. Collection

A Guide to the Werner J. Scholz Collection, 1911-1915 Ms.1968.003


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Jennifer Mitchell

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1968.003
Title
Werner J. Scholz Collection1911-1915
URL:
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=vt/viblbv00481.xml
Quantity
0.2 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
This collection includes a program from the 1911 commencement ceremonies. Inside the pages, Patti Bramlet Hill describes her relationship with Werner Joseph Scholz. Werner Joseph Scholz attended the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and graduated with a degree in Applied Chemistry in 1913. Scholz died from pneumonia at his parents' home in Roanoke, Virginia in June 1915. Also included is a note from Mrs. Hill discussing the Baccalaureate speaker at the commencement ceremonies and photos of Mrs. Hill and Werner Scholz.

Administrative Information

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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], Werner J. Scholz Collection, Ms1968-003, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The Werner J. Scholz Collection was donated to Special Collections prior to 1968.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement and description of the Werner J. Scholz Collection was completed in July 2009. Some preliminary processing took place in 1968.


Biographical Note

Werner Joseph Scholz was born March 7, 1894 in Roanoke, Virginia. He graduated from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute with a degree in Chemistry in 1913. Following graduation, Scholz traveled to Germany to visit family; he was still in Germany when World War I began. He returned home in November 1914. After returning home, Scholz took a job as a salesman for the Heins Cigar Company. Werner Scholz died of pneumonia at his parents' Roanoke home in June of 1915. Scholz was engaged to marry Patti Bramlet in December 1915.

Scope and Contents

Collection includes a program from the 1911 Commencement ceremonies at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Inside the pages of the program, Mrs. Patti Bramlet Hill describes her relationship with Werner Scholz. Also included is a note written by Mrs. Hill mentioning some of her personal history as well as some details about the baccalaureate speaker from the 1911 ceremonies. The remaining items include a white artificial flower and a portrait of Patti Bramlet from 1915 and a portrait of Werner Scholz from c. 1912.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Hill, Patti Bramlet
  • Scholtz, Werner J., 1894-1915
  • University History
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944)

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Werner J. Scholz Collection 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

  • Hill, Patti Bramlet
  • Scholtz, Werner J., 1894-1915

Container List

folder 1
Leather-bound commencement program,
1911
folder 1
Portrait - Werner Joseph Scholz
c. 1912-1913
folder 1
Portrait - Patti Bramlet
June 1915
folder 1
Letter from Mrs. Patti Hill
folder 1
Artificial Flower