Henley, Bernard J., Papers

Bernard J. Henley Papers, n.d. Ms.1988.024


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1988.024
Title
Bernard J. Henley Papersn.d.
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Creator
Henley, Bernard J.
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
Handwritten index to articles about Virginia Polytechnic Institute, gleaned from Virginia newspapers, the bulk of the entries covering the years 1906 to 1959 from 1906 to 1956.

Administrative Information

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The collection is open to research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Bernard J. Henley Papers, Ms1988-024, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The Bernard J. Henley Papers wereas donated to Special Collections and University Archives in 1988.

Processing Information

The processing and description of this collection commenced and was completed in April, 2021.


Biographical / Historical

Bernard John Henley (1909-1989) served as a reference librarian at the Richmond Public Library for more than 37 years. Following his retirement, Henley compiled indexes on various subjects, gleaned from newspapers held on microfilm by the library.

Scope and Content

This collection contains a handwritten index to articles about Virginia Polytechnic Institute, gleaned from Virginia newspapers held on microfilm by the Richmond Public Library. Containing approximately 275 pages, the index is arranged chronologically. Each entry contains the article title or subject matter, the newspaper title, date, page and column numbers. The bulk of the index covers the years 1906 to 1959, but the file also contains three pages of scattered entries covering the years 1875 to 1897.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • University History
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970)

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Bernard J. Henley Papers 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
Index
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