A Guide to the Louis A. Swiger Papers, 1986-2003 Swiger, Louis A., Papers Ms2004-013

A Guide to the Louis A. Swiger Papers, 1986-2003

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2004-013


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Processed by: Sam Walters, Special Collections Staff

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2004-013
Title
Louis A. Swiger Papers 1986-2003
Size
1 Box, 0.5 cu. ft.
Creator
Louis A. Swiger
Language
English
Abstract
Collection contains correspondence, newspaper articles, speeches, and awards relating to Louis A. Swiger's career at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Louis A. Swiger Papers must be obtained from the Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA.

Preferred Citation

Louis A. Swiger Papers Ms2004-013, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Louis A. Swiger Papers were donated to the University Archives in 2004.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Louis A. Swiger Papers began in October 2004 and was completed in December 2004


Biographical Information

Born on September 16,1932 in Waverly, Ohio, Louis A. Swiger received a B.S. in Animal Husbandry from Ohio State University in 1954, an M.S. from Iowa State University, and a PhD in 1960 also from Iowa State University. He taught and conducted research at the University of Nebraska from 1962-1965. He then transferred to Ohio State University where he remained until 1980. In 1980, Swiger accepted the position of head of the Department of Animal Sciences at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University where he was later promoted to Associate Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), Assistant Director of the VIrginia Agricultural Experiment Station, Director of the Experiment Station, Acting Dean of CALS, and Dean of CALS from 1993 until his retirement in 2003.

Scope and Content

The Louis A. Swiger Papers consist of correspondence, newspaper articles, speeches and awards relating to Swiger's work with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Arrangement

The Louis A. Swiger Papers are arranged alphabetically by subject matter.

Contents List

Box-folder 1:1
Appointment to Associate Dean and Acting Dean of College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS)
Box-folder 1:2
Appointment to Dean of CALS
Box-folder 1:3
Awards
Box-folder 1:4
CALS, General
Box-folder 1:5
CALS Budget Cuts
Box-folder 1:6
CALS College Farm
Box-folder 1:7
CALS Departmental Restructuring and Expansion
Box-folder 1:8
CALS Faculty
Box-folder 1:9
CALS Funding
Box-folder 1:10
CALS Programs, Temporary and Annual
Box-folder 1:11
CALS Projections for Future
Box-folder 1:12
Committee Review of Dean Swiger
Box-folder 1:13
Correspondence, General
Box-folder 1:14
Images
Box-folder 1:15
Retirement
Box-folder 1:16
Speeches