Swiger, Louis A., Papers

A Guide to the Louis A. Swiger Papers, 1986-2003 Ms.2004.013


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Sam Walters

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2004.013
Title
Louis A. Swiger Papers1986-2003
Quantity
0.5 Cubic Feet 1 box
Creator
Swiger, Louis A.
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
This collection contains correspondence, newspaper articles, speeches, and awards relating to Louis A. Swiger's career at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

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], Louis A. Swiger Papers Ms2004-013, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The Louis A. Swiger Papers were donated to the University Archives in 2004.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Louis A. Swiger Papers began in October 2004 and was completed in December 2004


Biographical Note

Born on September 16,1932 in Waverly, Ohio, Louis A. Swiger received a B.S. in Animal Husbandry from Ohio State University in 1954, an M.S. from Iowa State University, and a PhD in 1960 also from Iowa State University. He taught and conducted research at the University of Nebraska from 1962-1965. He then transferred to Ohio State University where he remained until 1980. In 1980, Swiger accepted the position of head of the Department of Animal Sciences at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University where he was later promoted to Associate Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), Assistant Director of the VIrginia Agricultural Experiment Station, Director of the Experiment Station, Acting Dean of CALS, and Dean of CALS from 1993 until his retirement in 2003.

Scope and Contents

The Louis A. Swiger Papers consist of correspondence, newspaper articles, speeches and awards relating to Swiger's work with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Arrangement

The Louis A. Swiger Papers are arranged alphabetically by subject matter.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Faculty
  • Swiger, Louis A.
  • University History
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Louis A. Swiger 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

box-folder 1 folder: 1
Appointment to Associate Dean and Acting Dean of College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS)
box-folder 1 folder: 2
Appointment to Dean of CALS
box-folder 1 folder: 3
Awards
box-folder 1 folder: 4
CALS, General
box-folder 1 folder: 5
CALS Budget Cuts
box-folder 1 folder: 6
CALS College Farm
box-folder 1 folder: 7
CALS Departmental Restructuring and Expansion
box-folder 1 folder: 8
CALS Faculty
box-folder 1 folder: 9
CALS Funding
box-folder 1 folder: 10
CALS Programs, Temporary and Annual
box-folder 1 folder: 11
CALS Projections for Future
box-folder 1 folder: 12
Committee Review of Dean Swiger
box-folder 1 folder: 13
Correspondence, General
box-folder 1 folder: 14
Images
box-folder 1 folder: 15
Retirement
box-folder 1 folder: 16
Speeches