A Guide to the Jack Welford Moss Papers, 1925-1968 Moss, Jack Welford Papers Ms1991-055

A Guide to the Jack Welford Moss Papers, 1925-1968

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1991-055


Special Collections, Virginia Tech

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Processed by: Betsy Reed, Graduate Assistant, and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist, Special Collections

Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Jack Welford Moss Papers, 1925-1968
Physical Characteristics
2.0 cu. ft. 2 boxes
Moss, Jack Welford
This collection contains materials related to and collected by Jack Welford Moss, a Virginia Polytechnic Institute alum.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Jack Welford Moss Papers must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Jack Welford Moss Papers, Ms1991-055, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

This collection was acquired by Special Collections in 1991.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Jack Welford Moss Papers was completed in November 2013.

Biographical Note

Jack Welford Moss was a student at Virginia Polytechnic Institute in the mid to late 1920s. He was a civil engineering major and by his senior year was a Captain in Company A. He also played varsity football and was an active member in the Virginia Tech Minstrels club.

Scope and Content

The collections contains materials connected to Jack Welford Moss. The collection consists of photographs (some of which are identified), graduation programs, a Varsity Football certificate, copies of the V.P.I Skipper, editions of The Bugle, and textbooks from the civil engineering program. Materials date from 1925 to 1968, covering both his time as a student and an alum.


The collection remains in its original order, apart from materials removed for cataloging (see Separated Materials note).

Separated Material

The following publications were removed from the collection and cataloged for the Rare Book Collection:

Editions of the Bugle included in the donation were added to the collection of yearbooks kept in the University Archives.

Index Terms


  • Moss, Jack Welford
  • Subjects:

  • University Archives
  • University History
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Contents List

Box-folder 1-1
Editions of the V.P.I. Skipper
Box-folder 1-2
Jack Moss' Varsity Football Certificate, November 27, 1925
Box-folder 1-3
V.P.I. Graduation Program, 1926
Box-folder 1-4
V.P.I. Graduation Program, 1927
Box-folder 1-5
Albert E. Blomquist Documents
Box-folder 1-6
Box-folder 1-7 to 1-9
Football Photographs 1-3
Box-folder 1-10 to 1-12
Football Team Photograph 1-3