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In general, vertical files at Special Collections and University Archives include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephemera, unpublished and/or…

This collection contains the papers of Hermann C. Niemeyer, a student at Virginia Agricultural & Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech) during the…

In general, vertical files at Special Collections include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephemera, unpublished and/or informal publications, and…

This collection includes materials included in the 2022 physical and digital exhibits created for the 150th anniversary of the university by Special…

This collection includes excerpts from oral histories about the events of April 16, 2007, when 32 Hokies were tragically killed on Virginia Tech's…

This collection includes excerpts from oral histories about the Graduate Life Center on Virginia's Tech Blacksburg campus.

This digital collection includes selected digitized drawings and plans from the Harold S. Hill Collection, located throughout Southwest Virginia.

This collection contains two letters to and from Nancy (Nannie) G. Figgat and her husband, Charles Figgat, written while he was serving in the Civil…

This collection contains three letters to and from Nancy (Nannie) G. Figgat and her husband, Charles Figgat, written while he was serving in the Civil…

The A. J. Davis Family Collection includes journals; scrapbooks; professional and biographical information; photographs, sketches, and ephemera; and a…

This collection includes oral history accounts of the COVID-19 pandemic from the Spanish speaking community in Southwest Virginia.

The Black Appalachians Oral History Project consists of a series of interviews conducted by Dr. Michael Cooke of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute…

Annual undergraduate and graduate course catalogs of Virginia Polytechnic University: including campus maps; facility descriptions; lists of courses,…

2020-2021 Student Government Association Legislation

Materials include 2020-2021 meeting minutes of the Student Government Association General Assembly. This collection only includes minutes from the…

2019-2020 Student Government Association Legislation

2018-2019 Student Government Association Legislation

2013-2014 Student Government Association Legislation

This collection includes Student Government Association (SGA) legislation from 2103-2014, 2018-2021, and General Assembly meeting minutes from 2021.

Minutes of the Board of Visitors from 1898-1936.

Note: Minutes are mostly typed and the pdfs are text searchable. All but about two years of the…

This part of the 125th Anniversary Collection relates to the Board of Visitors (BoV) and includes photographs of Boards and individual rectors, pdfs…

Early women students at Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI) were not allowed to be in The Bugle yearbook. For several years after they were first…

The Smithfield Preston Foundation collection consists of 200 letters written almost exclusively by two generations of members of the Preston family of…

The Beverly Willis Architectural Collection spans the years 1954 to 1999 and is comprised primarily of records documenting Willis’s work as an…

The Harry Downing Temple, Jr., Papers contains materials related to Temple's personal life, interest in heraldry and insignia, and his research and…

This part of the online collection includes images of past presidents of the university, as well as a photograph of Dr. Duncan Lyle Kinnear, author of…

This part of the online collection includes documents and images related to the history of the Corps of Cadets.

This collection includes materials…

The Anti-Asian Panic and the Pandemic: A Virtual Teach-InCollection includes video recorded by Zoom for the teach-in event held on April 2, 2020. It…

Members of the Fletcher family lived at Solitude from 1908-1914. This collection of materials includes scanned photographs, scrapbook pages, a short…

This collection consists primarily of thirty-four mounted photographs from Eleanor Stover McEver's collection of various views and details of…

This collection includes materials included in an early 2000s online exhibit on the history of Solitude. The original exhibit was a series of webpages…

This collection includes materials included in an 1997 online exhibit created for the 125th anniversary of the university. The original exhibit was a…

The collection consists predominantly of correspondence by between salesmen in the field and the management of the Keystone View Company from…

This collection contains Doug Burton's papers and memorabilia from a Pratt-funded Virginia Tech engineering trip to the USSR and Finland taken in…

This collection is a selection of materials from The Fries Textile Plant Records, which includes correspondence, production data, personnel ledgers,…

Confederate general in the Civil War; after the war he was head of an insurance company and held a series of Federal appointments. Author of From…

The J. W. Ryland Diary consists of a single Civil War diary kept by J. W. Ryland between September 1863-1865. In his diary, Ryland records activities…

The collection consists of items from the early 1800s pertaining to the business dealings of Samuel Huff of Montgomery (now Floyd) County. Materials…

This collection includes oral history accounts from people of various backgrounds with experience at Virginia Tech and/or in the Blacksburg area.

The collection consists of fourteen letters, dating from September 8, 1861, to February 15, 1863, from Candler to his uncle Charles [probably maternal…

The collection consists of six letters. Two of the letters (1812, 1814) were written by Landon Duncan to his uncle Alamander Duncan in Stokes County,…

The papers consist of letters from Carpenter to his sister Elizabeth, written between February 1862 and June 1864 while encamped in the Kanawha Valley…

The collection consists of audio-tapes of an interview conducted on July 16, 1997, in which Pandapas talks about his life and career as a businessman…