University Archives Finding Aids

This chart reflects the organization of the Radford University Archives. Finding aids are being added as University collections are processed. Click on a link to view the finding aid.

Group 1: RU Board of Visitors Records

1.2 - Radford College - VPI Merger Documents

 

Group 2: President’s Office Records 

2.1 - John Preston McConnell

2.1.1 - John Preston McConnell - Official Papers

2.1.2 - John Preston McConnell - Personal Papers

2.2 - David Wilbur Peters - Official Papers

2.3 - Charles Knox Martin - Official Papers

2.4 - Donald Newton Dedmon - Official Papers

2.5 - Douglas Covington - Official Papers

2.6 - Penelope W. Kyle - Official Papers

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Group 3: Academic Affairs Records

3.1 - Academic Affairs - Curricula Materials

3.1.1 - Academic Affairs - School of Social Work Records

3.1.2 - Academic Affairs - Curricula Materials- Extension Division Correspondence Study Department, Circa 1940

3.1.3 - Academic Affairs - Vice President for Academic Affairs Office Records

3.2 - Academic Affairs - Accreditation Materials

3.2.1 - Academic Affairs - SCHEV - RU Internal Data (1976-1992)

3.2.1-1 - Academic Affairs - Vice President for Academic Affairs Office (1972-1990)

3.2.1-2 - Academic Affairs - Vice President for Academic Affairs Office Records (1970s-1980s)

3.2.2 - Academic Affairs - SCHEV - Correspondence and Reports (1968-1988)

3.2.3 - Academic Affairs - SCHEV - Instructional Programs Advisory Committee (IPAC) Records (1966-1982)

3.3 - Academic Affairs - McConnell Library Records

3.3.1 - Academic Affairs - McConnell Library - J.P. McConnell Distinguished Citizens of Virginia Collection

3.3.2 - Academic Affairs - McConnell Library - Historical Virginia Documents

3.4 - Academic Affairs - Center for Gender Studies Collection

3.5 - Academic Affairs - Visiting Scholars - Jehan el Sadat Collection

3.6 - Academic Affairs - Curricula Materials - Anthropology Degree and Major Collection -- A degree and major in Anthropology was approved by the Board of Visitors of Radford University August 20, 1992. This collection contains the full proposal for this degree and major, program reviews and responses, and miscellaneous information.

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Group 4: Student Affairs Records 

4.1 - M'Ledge Moffett Collection

4.1.1 - M’Ledge Moffett Collection - Home Management House Diaries

4.1.2 - M’Ledge Moffett Collection - Dean’s Office Records

4.1.3 - M’Ledge Moffett Collection - Newspaper Clippings Scrapbooks

4.1.4 - M’Ledge Moffett Collection - Student and Faculty Records

4.1.5 - M’Ledge Moffett Collection - World War II Era Community and College Documents

4.1.6 - M’Ledge Moffett Collection - Home Economics Papers and Virginia Home Economics Association Documents

4.1.7 - M’Ledge Moffett Collection - Personal Scrapbooks

4.2 - Student Affairs Committee Records (1976-1980)

4.2.1 - Ingles and Pocahontas Literary Societies Records

4.3 - Student Organizations

4.3.1 - Kappa Delta Pi Collection (1930-1968)

4.3.2 - Pi Gamma Mu Records (1928-1935)

4.4 - Alumni 

4.4.1 - Alumni Records and Materials (1913-63)

4.5 - Radford Student Handbooks (1928-2007)

4.6 - Center for Diversity and Inclusion Collection

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Group 5: Business Affairs Papers 

5.1 - Business Affairs - Accounting Ledger Books (1911-1936)

5.2 - Facilities

5.2.1 - Business Affairs - New Deal Buildings Documents

5.2.2 - Business Affairs - Building and Facilities Planning Records (1979-1990)

5.2.3 - Business Affairs - Campus Buildings Collection - This collection contain correspondence, building dedication speeches, dedication essays, pictures, projected building plans, Radford campus planning documents, maps, history and information on Radford campus buildings.

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Group 6: University Advancement Records 

6.1 - Advancement

6.2 - RU Public Relations Collection

6.2.1 - RU Public Relations News and Press Releases (1965-2019)

6.3 - RU Public Relations Photo Collections

6.3.2-1 - RU Public Relations Photo Collection (1980-2006)

6.3.2-2 - RU Public Relations Photo Collection (1965-1985)

6.3.2-3 - RU Public Relations Photo Collection (1990-2007)

6.3.2-4 - RU Public Relations Photo Collection, Assorted Photos (1980s)

6.3.4 - RU Public Relations Video Collection (1997-2009)

 

Group 7: University Government Records 

7.1 - RU Faculty Senate Records (1949-1956, 1968-1973, 1994-2007)

 

Group 8: Miscellaneous Collections

8.1 - Radford University Historical Clippings Collection

8.2 - Public Health Materials Collection (1945-55)

8.3 - Historic Garments and Memorabilia Collection

8.4 - Historic Radford College Publications

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Group 9: Intercollegiate Athletics

9.1 - RU Athletics Media Guides - (Various guides from 1980-2007)

 

RU Heritage Collections - Alumni materials; student life; scrapbooks; photographs; and Radford memorabilia. 

Dorothy Van Vleek Oliver Collection (1944-48)

Frances Hilt Graham Trent Collection (1941-45)

Hazel Grove Winesett Collection - Contains scrapbooks and materials that document the life and travels of Hazel Grove Winesett, who graduated from Radford College in 1938. In 2002 she made a large endowment to McConnell Library that funds the Winesett Library Research Awards, the Winesett Book Collecting Contest, and various other programs and materials.

Lucy Gay Johnston Collection (1934-36) (Also includes memorabilia from Giles County)

Miriam Louise Foutz Collection

Myrtle Lawrence Shelor Photograph Collection (c.1918-25)  - Digital access to photos

Nancy Sowers Dickerson Scrapbook Collection (1925-27)Digital access to scrapbook

Vinnie Alice Underwood Collection (1931-32)

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archives@radford.edu or 540-831-5692, 540-831-5694