Historical Photograph Collection

Title

Historical Photograph Collection

Subject

Agricultural extension work
Blacksburg (Va.)
Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
Montgomery County (Va.)
University History
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute
Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Corps of Cadets

Description

The photograph collection at Special Collections consists primarily of historical photographs of Virginia Tech, dating back to the 1890s. Subjects include, but are not limited to: athletics, the Corps of Cadets, campus views and buildings, events and celebrations, Agricultural Extension sites/work, and candid images of students and campus groups. A alphabetically organized photograph collection of faculty and staff from the university is maintained separately.

The collection is also home to historic images of Blacksburg, Montgomery County, the New River Valley, and Southwest Virginia in general. Subjects include, but are not limited to: historic sites and buildings, Blacksburg views and buildings, scenes from surrounding towns/cities/counties, agriculture activities, and candid images of people.

Date

1890s-present

Type

Photographs

Identifier

Photographs_001

Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [image], Historical Photograph Collection, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Rights Holder

Special Collections

Collection Tree

  • Historical Photograph Collection
SOLITUDE0033.jpg

Color image. This item is not part of known Special Collections and University Archives holdings. It is believed to have been on display at Solitude…
SOLITUDE0001.jpg

Color images.
SOL0036.jpg

B&W image, see also 03SOL0101.

Please note: The original scan is corrupt and has been removed until the image can be re-scanned and uploaded. Color image.
SOL0033.jpg

B&W image, see also 03SOL0086.
SOL0032.jpg

B&W image, see also 0SOL0092.
SOL0029.jpg

B&W image, see also 03SOL0094.
SOL0028.jpg

B&W image, see also 03SOL0107.
SOL0026.jpg

Color image.Note: This outbuilding was restored in 2019 and named the Fraction Family House, for the enslaved families that once lived on the…
SOL0015.jpg

B&W image, see also 03SOL0106.
SOL0013.jpg

Color image. Note: This outbuilding was restored in 2019 and named the Fraction Family House, for the enslaved families that once lived on the…
SOL0012.jpg

Color image. Note: This outbuilding was restored in 2019 and named the Fraction Family House, for the enslaved families that once lived on the…
SOL0006.jpg

B&W image, see also 03SOL0099.
SOL0005.jpg

B&W image, see also 08UASOL040 and 03SOL0089.
SOL0001.jpg

B&W image, scanned photograph.
08UASOL040.jpg

Color image, see also SOL0005.
08UASOL036.jpg

Color image.

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