A Guide to the Records of the Virginia Tech Chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS), 1992-2014 Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS), Virginia Tech Chapter, Records RG 31/2/23

A Guide to the Records of the Virginia Tech Chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS), 1992-2014

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Special Collections
Collection Number RG 31/2/23


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2019 ( CC0 1.0 )

Processed by: Clare Carter, Student Worker, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
RG 31/2/23
Title
Records of the Virginia Tech Chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS), 1992-2014
Physical Characteristics
0.9 Cubic Feet; 2 boxes
Creator
Grayson, Randolph, Dr.
Creator
Minorities in Agriculture Natural Resources and Related Sciences. Virginia Tech Chapter
Language
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

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Records of the Virginia Tech Chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS) must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

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

Acquisition Information

The collection was transferred to Special Collections 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

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Diversity in higher education
  • Photographs
  • University Archives
  • University History
  • Organizations:

  • Minorities in Agriculture Natural Resources and Related Sciences. Virginia Tech Chapter
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Contents 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