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  • Collection: Doug Burton Papers (Ms2020-001)

This letter from W. A. Blackwell informs Doug Burton that because of his good academic standing at Virginia Tech, he had been chosen to go on the…

This letter from W. A. Blackwell informs Doug Burton that he had been officially selected to go on the USSR Engineering trip and that he would be…

This is a mailing list for the engineering students going on the USSR trip.

William Saric's report addressed to Dean Paul Torgesen of the College of Engineering about the student trip to the USSR details a summery of what the…

This letter from William Saric of the College of Engineering includes the final schedule of the USSR trip, travel information, and suggestions for…

This is the itinerary of the College of Engineering USSR trip, detailing the activities the students would do each day.

This is a PDF of Doug Burton's personal diary, in which he wrote about the trip engineering students took to the USSR in the spring of 1979.

The Pratt Report outlines the use of Pratt funds for the year 1978-1979 in the Virginia Tech College of Engineering. Most of the report details the…

"Peter the Great's Palace in Tallinn, built for Catherine I. " - Doug Burton

"built by the Russians for the Latvians -- they don't like it." - Doug Burton

Sign at entrance to the Salaspils Concentration Camp, which says "Beyond this gate, moans the earth."

"Markings represent the length of time the camp was in existence (long = weeks, short = days)" - Doug Burton

"Riga Cathedral or The Cathedral of Saint Mary" - Doug Burton

"The mask set in the wall commemorates two monks buried alive in the wall to bring good luck to the church." - Doug Burton

"St. Peter's Cathedral was built in 1209." - Doug Burton

"St. Peter's Cathedral was built in 1209." - Doug Burton
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