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Scrapbook

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1993-019

Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of newspaper clippings from unidentified newspapers, collected between 1870 and 1916 (concentrating mostly in the 1870s and 1880s). Topics include the Confederacy, Southern culture, the Confederate view of the Civil War, Confederate soldiers and officers (particularly Robert E. Lee), the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Civil War battles fought in Virginia, and the 1916 silent film The Birth of a Nation.

Dates

  • c.1870-1916

Language of Materials

THe materials in the collection are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to 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.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Rights Statement for Archival Description

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

Date
(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

  • 2020-09-21: 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