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
fa1878.jpg

Photograph of the faculty of VAMC in 1878
rockbrideclub_nd.jpg

This photograph features J.N. Smith, Rogere, McClung, Wilson, Paxton, Anderson, Deacon, Locker. Gift of Mr. L. Goeller.
barracks4_Dec1932.jpg

This photograph features "Pip" Cox (standing), Class of 1934, and "Dud" Shelhorse (reclining).
fisherbunk_1905.jpg

This photograph is of what was then Room 115. The photograph was a gift of Lon Savage.
1918_Train.jpg

Photograph of students waiting for the train, 1918.
1918_Studen.jpg

Photograph of a "Rat Parade" (Freshman cadets in costume), 1918.
1918_ratpar.jpg

Photograph of a "Rat Parade" (Freshman cadets in costume), 1918.
1918_rathay.jpg

Photograph of cadet matresses on the ground, 1918.
1918_mail.jpg

Photograph of a cadet with the mail cart, 1918.
1918_horsecar.jpg

Photograph of students' belonging on a horse cart, 1918.
1918_firetruc.jpg

Photograph of cadets with the fire truck, 1918.
VAMC1896Cadets_no14.jpg

Photograph of a cadet at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute in 1896.
VAMC1896Cadets_no13.jpg

Photograph of a cadet at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute in 1896.
VAMC1896Cadets_no12.jpg

Photograph of a cadet at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute in 1896.
VAMC1896Cadets_no11.jpg

Photograph of a cadet at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute in 1896.
VAMC1896Cadets_no10.jpg

Photograph of a cadet at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute in 1896.
VAMC1896Cadets_no9.jpg

Photograph of a cadet at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute in 1896.
VAMC1896Cadets_no8.jpg

Photograph of a cadet at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute in 1896.
VAMC1896Cadets_no7.jpg

Photograph of a cadet at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute in 1896.
VAMC1896Cadets_no6.jpg

Photograph of a cadet at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute in 1896.
VAMC1896Cadets_no5.jpg

Photograph of a cadet at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute in 1896.
VAMC1896Cadets_no4.jpg

Photograph of a cadet at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute in 1896.
VAMC1896Cadets_no3.jpg

Photograph of a cadet at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute in 1896.
VAMC1896Cadets_no2.jpg

Photograph of a cadet at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute in 1896.
VAMC1896Cadets_no1.jpg

Photograph of a cadet at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute in 1896.
cl1896.jpg

Photograph of the VPI Class of 1896. Top row, left to right, Samuel Henry Sheib, James Ringold Guy, Bevard Davidson Miller, Meade Ferguson. Second…
anat.jpg

Photograph of the Anatomy Class, spring 1892. From left, Newman, Gregory, Christian, Robert Cowardin, C. W. Courtland, Professor Smyth.
stu1972.jpg

Photograph of students at the cenotaph, 1972.
off1893.jpg

Photograph of the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College Officers in 1893. Front row, left to right, Col. J. A. Harmon, Commandant (Lieut. 7th…
cl1888.jpg

Photograph of the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College Class of 1888.

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