Copenhaver, John K., Collection

A Guide to the John K. Copenhaver Collection, 1919-1921 Ms.1969.006


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Jennifer Mitchell

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1969.006
Title
John K. Copenhaver Collection,1919-1921
Quantity
0.2 Cubic Feet, 1 folder
Creator
Copenhaver, John K., b. abt.1898
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
John Kelly Copenhaver graduated from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute with a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1920. Collection includes leather bound commencement invitations and programs from 1919 and 1921, as well as a photograph from the reunion of the class of 1920. Pins and buttons from a VPI cadet uniform are also included.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], John K. Copenhaver Collection, Ms1969-006, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The John Kelly Copenhaver Collection was donated to Special Collections in 1969.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement and description of the John Kelly Copenhaver Collection was completed in July 2009.


Biographical Note

John Kelly Copenhaver was born c.1898 in Seven Mile Ford, Virginia. Copenhaver graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1920. While attending VPI Copenhaver played on the football team and was injured in a game against Norfolk in November 1919.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two leather bound commencement invitation and programs, one dating from 1919 and the other from 1921. Also included is a photograph of the reunion of the Class of 1920. Cadet uniform pins and buttons were also donated.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by material type.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • University History
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944)

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the John K. Copenhaver Collection by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Container List

folder 1
Commencement Invitations and Programs,
1919 and 1921
folder 1
Photograph, Class of 1920 Reunion
folder 1
VPI Cadet Uniform pins and buttons