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Hampden-Sydney College



  • Existence: 1775-present

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

A.J. Morrison Collection

Identifier: SC-000102
Scope/content: The collection contains an unfinished manuscript by A.J. Morrison about Prince Edward County, along with letters, newspaper clippings, and various documents about local history. Dates of materials range from 1754-1975.
Dates: 1754/1975

America's Bicentennial '76 College

 Item — Folder: 2
Identifier: CA-000116
Abstract According to the first page of the pamphlet:

This Address, dealing with the history of Hampden-Sydney College, was delivered at the "1973 Virginia Dinner" of The Newcomen Society in North America, held at Richmond when Mr. Virginius Dabney was the guest of honor and speaker on February 15, 1973.
Dates: 1973-08

Chemistry Department Purchase Ledger

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: CA-000112
Abstract This item is a partially used purchase ledger that details the expenses of the chemistry department from 1946-1962.
Dates: 1946/1962

Christopher Howard Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CA-000119
Abstract The Christopher Howard Papers 2009-2016, contains ephemera, correspondence, and photographs documenting the presidency of Dr. Christopher Howard as the 24th president of Hampden-Sydney College from his inauguration until his resignation. Not included in the collection are details about the hiring process of Dr. Howard, other than his submitted documents, and details about his resignation.
Dates: 2009/2012

Dr. Herbert J. Sipe, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-000114
Scope and Contents The collection contains papers from Dr. Herb Sipe's office, transferred to Hampden-Sydney College Archives & Special Collections in the fall of 2022.
Dates: 1927/2019

Hampden-Sydney College Faculty and Students, Fall 1992

 Unprocessed — Binder: ACC 1992.001.001
Identifier: ACC-1992.001

J. D. Eggleston Papers

Identifier: CA-000102
Scope and Contents The Joseph D. Eggleston II Papers document Eggleston’s tenure as president of Hampden-Sydney College from 1919 to 1939, as well as his retirement, when he continued to conduct genealogical research pertaining to Prince Edward County, Virginia, and to live on the Hampen-Sydney College campus. Primarily dating from 1934 to 1951, the collection includes copies of public addresses and presentations, photos, correspondence, newspaper clippings, historical documents used in genealogical research,...
Dates: 1750/1952

Kaleidoscope Plans

 Collection — Shelf: above multiple collections drawers, Box: 1-2
Identifier: CA-000121
Content Description The Kaleidoscope Plans collection, CA-000121, contains photographs of varying sizes, layout designs and notes, and a complete layout book for the 1949 Kaleidoscope. Not included in the collection are details about the school year that were not published in the 1949 Kaleidoscope.
Dates: 1948 - 1949

Margaret Venable (nee Dickinson) letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-000138
Scope and Contents The Margaret Venable (nee Dickinson) letters contains correspondence relating to familial matters and social information from 1833-1918. Some of the topics discussed include schooling at Hampden-Sydney College, the Civil War, courtships, weddings, new children, and deaths. Not included in the collection are specific details about the Civil War or specifics about classes Hampden-Sydney College.
Dates: 1833 - 1918

Paul L. Grier Vertical Files

 Collection — Collection: Grier
Identifier: CA-000101
Scope/contents: This collection contains miscellaneous correspondence, documents, publications, and newspaper clippings pertaining to Hampden-Sydney College from 1776 through 1988, organized into folders by year. This primary source material was collected and originally organized by Paul L. Grier.
Dates: 1775/1988