A Guide to the Erwin Hoge Will Papers, 1918-1973 Will, Erwin Hoge, Papers Ms1974-004

A Guide to the Erwin Hoge Will Papers, 1918-1973

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1974-004


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1974-004
Title
Erwin Hoge Will Papers 1918-1973
Physical Characteristics
1 container; 1.0 cu. ft.
Creator
Erwin Hoge Will
Language
English
Abstract
Collection consists of materials regarding the professional, civic, and personal activities of Erwin Hoge Will.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Erwin Hoge Will Papers must be obtained from the Special Collections, Virginia Tech

Preferred Citation

Erwin Hoge Will Papers, Ms1974-004, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated to the Special Collections in 1974.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Erwin Hoge Will Papers commenced in October 2006 and was completed in October 2006

Biographical Information

Born in Richmond, Virginia on January 8, 1900, Erwin Hoge Will graduated with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute (Virginia Tech) in 1922. Will went on to serve a president and chief executive of the El Paso Electric Company as well as president and chairman of the board of directors for the Virginia Electric and Power Company. In addition, Will also held leadership positions with several civic improvement groups such as the Red Cross, the Rotary Club, the Chamber of Commerce, and the Masons.

Scope and Content

Collection contains materials concerning Erwin H. Will's professional achievements while working for the Virginia Electric and Power Company and the El Paso Electric Company; civic activities with groups such as the Red Cross, the Rotary Club, the Chamber of Commerce, and the Masons; as well as Virginia Tech memorabilia including dance cards, sheet music to "Tech Triumph," and 1922 commencement information.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically by subject matter

Contents List

folder 1
Biographical Information n.d.
folder 2
Professional and Civic Activities 1928-32
folder 3
Professional and Civic Activities 1935-42
folder 4
Professional and Civic Activities 1942-47
folder 5
Professional and Civic Activities 1947-55
folder 6
Professional and Civic Activities 1955-60
folder 7
Professional and Civic Activities 1960-65
folder 8
Professional and Civic Activities 1965-70
folder 9
Professional and Civic Activities 1970-73
folder 10
Queen of England, Visit to Virginia 1957
folder 11
Travel 1957-71
folder 12
Virginia Polytechnic Institute 1918-22
folder 13
Virginia's 350th Anniversary Commission 1956