Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS), Virginia Tech Chapter, Records

Records of the Virginia Tech Chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS), 1992-2014 RG.31.02.23


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Clare Carter, Student Worker, and LM Rozema, Archivist

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
RG.31.02.23
Title
Records of the Virginia Tech Chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS)1992-2014
Quantity
0.9 Cubic Feet 2 boxes
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
This collection contains the records of Randolph Grayson on the Virginia Tech student chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS), dating from 1992 through 2014. Materials include scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, and general information about the organization, divided into five series.

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Records of the Virginia Tech Chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS), RG 31/2/23, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The collection was transferred to Special Collections and University Archives in 2019.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Records of the Virginia Tech Chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS) was completed in September 2019.


Administrative History

Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS) is a national, non-profit organization that promotes and empowers diverse students in agriculture, natural resources, and related sciences. They provide opportunities for different jobs, internships, and research. The organization was founded at Michigan State University in 1984.

Scope and Content

This collection contains the records of Randolph Grayson on the Virginia Tech student chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS), dating from 1992 through 2014. Materials include scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, and general information about the organization, divided into five series.

Series I: Scrapbooks comprises two scrapbooks from 1995 to 2001 with photographs of students participating in various talks and MANRRS meetings.

Series II: General MANRRS Information consists of information packets that students might have received, chapter rosters, and meeting minutes.

Series III: Correspondence includes emails to MANRRS, articles about the organization, and a letter to MANRRS from the Women Resource Center.

In Series IV: MANRRS Leadership, there is a packet about the student budget board and tips for how the chapter should be run, as well as a "chapter advisor's handbook" for MANRRS from 2009.

The last series, Series V: Photographs, contains various photographs of students involved in MANRRS from 1996 to 2000, including photos of students participating in various activities, photos of a National MANRRS meeting in 1997, old photo labels, and a photo collage.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into five series by type.

Series I: Scrapbooks, 1995-2001
Series II: General MANRRS Information, 1992-2014, undated
Series III: Correspondence, 2000, 2011-2013, undated
Series IV: MANRRS Leadership, 2007-2009, undated
Series V: MANRRS Photographs, 1996-2000, undated

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Inclusion and diversity in higher education
  • Photographs
  • University Archives
  • University History
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-)

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Records of the Virginia Tech Chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS) by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your- work/public-domain/cc0/).

Container List

Series I: Scrapbooks
1995-2001
  • box 1
    MANRRS Scrapbook
    1995-1998
  • box 1
    MANRRS Scrapbook
    1998-2001
Series II: General MANRRS Information
1992-2014, undated
  • box-folder 2 folder: 1
    MANRRS Overview
    1992, 2001, 2007, 2008, undated
  • box-folder 2 folder: 2
    MANRRS
    2010-2012, 2014
Series III: Correspondence
2000, 2011-2013, undated
  • box-folder 2 folder: 3
    MANRRS Articles/Correspondence
    2011-2013, undated
  • box-folder 2 folder: 4
    Letter from the Women's Resource Center
    2000-01-26
Series IV: MANRRS Leadership
2007-2009, undated
  • box-folder 2 folder: 5
    MANRRS Leadership Information
    2007-2009, undated
  • box-folder 2 folder: 6
    Chapter Advisor's Handbook
    2009
Series V: MANRRS Photographs
1996-2000, undated
  • box-folder 2 folder: 7
    Various MANRRS Photos
    1996-2000, undated
  • box-folder 2 folder: 8
    Photos of National MANRRS Meeting
    1997
  • box-folder 2 folder: 9
    MANRRS Photos
    1998-1999, undated
  • box-folder 2 folder: 10
    MANRRS Photo Labels
    1997, 1999, undated
  • box-folder 2 folder: 11
    MANRRS Photo Collage
    undated