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Warren H. Manning Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1962-007

Scope and Contents

This collection includes two of Manning's initial assessments of the Old Black Homestead and the Preston Cemetery on the Virginia Polytechnic Institute campus. Drawings of the Old Black Homestead are also present in this collection. There is also a copied Roanoke Times article, from May 2, 1928, describing the involvement of Warren H. Manning the landscape design of the school's campus. Lastly, there are copies of letters that Manning sent to Virginia Governor E. Lee Trinkle and to Virginia Tech President Julian Burruss, on the project at Virginia Tech.

Dates

  • 1925 - 1928

Creator

Language of Materials

The materials in the collection are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Biographical Note

Warren H. Manning was a well known Massachusetts landscape designer. He was a promoter of National Parks.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection contains papers that document the involvement of Warren H. Manning in the beautification of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute campus and nearby buildings.

Arrangement

Materials in this collection are arranged in chronological order. Undated materials are at the beginning.

Source of Acquisition

This collection was acquired by Newman Library prior to 1962.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Warren H. Manning Papers by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Warren H. Manning was completed completed prior to January 2011. Additional description was completed in January 2011.

Title
A Guide to the Warren H. Manning Papers, 1925-1928
Status
Completed
Author
Stephanie Wenger
Date
2011 (CC0 1.0)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Revision Statements

  • 2020-07-24: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Contact:
Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US
540-231-6308