Jones, James Bernard Memorabilia

A Guide to the James Bernard Jones Memorabilia, 1913-1922 Ms.1968.006


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Kira A. Dietz

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1968.006
Title
James Bernard Jones Memorabilia1913-1922
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Creator
Jones, James Bernard
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
The James Bernard Jones Memorabilia collection contains several pieces of ephemera related to VPI: a pamphlet on the programs of study available at VPI (c.1913), a Thanksgiving menu (1917), and a commencement program (1922). It also contains a certificate of Jones' Sunday school attendance (1916).

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], James Bernard Jones Memorabilia, Ms1968-006, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The James Bernard Jones Memorabilia was donated to Special Collections in 1968.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the James Bernard Jones Memorabilia commenced and was completed in 1968. Additional description was completed in April 2009.


Biographical Note

James Bernard Jones lived in Gordonsville, Virginia, prior to attending VPI. He was a student from 1917 to 1921, and was one of the youngest of his class. He graduated in 1921 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. While at VPI, he was involved in the Tennis and Racquet clubs, and the Lee Literary Society, among other activities.

Senior photographs of James Bernard Jones are available online on page 92 of the 1921 Bugle (page 98 of the PDF file). Additional group photographs including Jones are scattered throughout this edition of the yearbook, as well in the 1918 , 1919 , and 1920 yearbooks.

Scope and Contents

The James Bernard Jones Memorabilia collection contains several pieces of ephemera related to VPI: a pamphlet on the programs of study available at VPI (c.1913), a Thanksgiving menu (1917), and a commencement program (1922). The VPI pamphlet includes panoramic images of the campus, information on types of courses and student activities, and facts about the school. It also contains a certificate of Jones' Sunday school attendance (1916) from Gordonville, Virginia.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Faculty
  • University History
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944)

Rights Statement for Archival Description

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

Container List

folder 1
VPI pamphlet, c.1913; Sunday school certificate, 1916; Thanksgiving menu, 1917; commencement program, 1922.