Radford College, the Women's Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Records Records of Radford College, the Women's Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1953-1959 RG.24

Records of Radford College, the Women's Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1953-1959 RG.24


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Madi Bolander, Student Worker, and LM Rozema, Archivist

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
RG.24
Title
Records of Radford College, the Women's Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute1953-1959
Quantity
0.4 Cubic Feet, 1 box
Creator
Radford College
Creator
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970)
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
This collection consists of reports by the Radford College faculty for the Intervisitation Committee of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, 1953; blank forms, instructions, and form letters by M'Ledge Moffett, 1953; undated items about the honor system; and a 1959 report to the Board of Visitors.

Administrative Information

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The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Records of Radford College, the Women's Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, RG 24, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The Records of Radford College, the Women's Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute were transferred to Special Collections in 1964, and additional materials were transferred prior to 1978.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Records of Radford College, the Women's Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute commenced and completed in September 2019.


Administrative History

Established in 1910, the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Radford was renamed the State Teachers College at Radford in 1924. The college merged with Virginia Tech on June 23, 1944, to become Radford College, the Women's Division of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute. VPI's president became chancellor and chief administrator of Radford College. In 1963, the Board of Visitors made an official request to the Governor to dissolve the VPI- Radford College merger. The separation became effective July 1, 1964. In 1979, the Radford College became Radford University.

Scope and Content

This collection consists primarily of the 1953 reports relative to the standards of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, prepared by the Radford College faculty for the Intervisitation Committee of the Association. The collection also contains personnel records with blank forms, instructions, and form letters by M'Ledge Moffett, Dean of Women, 1953; undated items about the honor system; and a 1959 report to the Board of Visitors.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by subject.

Related Material

Items concerning the Radford-VPI merger, 1943-1944, can be found in the Records of the Office of the President, Julian A. Burruss (RG 2/8), and additional Radford College reports can be found in the Records of the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors (RG 1).

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Radford College
  • University Archives
  • University History
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970)
  • Women -- History

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Records of Radford College, the Women's Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your- work/public-domain/cc0/).

Container List

Personnel Records, 1953-03-1953-08. 1, box-folder folder: 1,
Report to the Board of Visitors for the Quarter ending December 31, 1959, 1960-02-01. 1, box-folder folder: 2,
Honor System Rules and Procedures, nd. 1, box-folder folder: 3,
Reports of the Intervisitation Committee of American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, 1953.
  • Procedures Followed by Radford Faculty for Preparation for Intervisitation Committee of AACTE, Committee Summaries and Recommendations by Standards, Faculty Evaluation Graph, Student Evaluation, 1953. 1, box-folder folder: 4,
  • Standard I - Definition, Objectives, and Organization of a College for Teacher Education, 1953. 1, box-folder folder: 5,
  • Standard II - Student Personnel Services, [1953]. 1, box-folder folder: 6,
  • Standard III - Preparation of Faculty, 1953. 1, box-folder folder: 7,
  • Standard V - Curriculum Instructional Patterns, 1953. 1, box-folder folder: 8,
  • Standard V - Advanced Professional Programs, 1953. 1, box-folder folder: 9,
  • Standard VI - Secondary Education, 1953. 1, box-folder folder: 10,
  • Standard VI - Professional Laboratory Experiences, 1953. 1, box-folder folder: 11,
  • Standard VII - The Library, 1953. 1, box-folder folder: 12,