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O. Gaines Whitley, Sr., Photograph Albums

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1995-021

Scope and Contents

O. Gaines Whitley, Sr., a native of Albemarle, North Carolina, was a surveyor for the Norfolk & Western Railway Company in 1912, and he compiled two albums of photographs taken while surveying property for the railroad in North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Most images are unidentified.

Dates

  • c.1912

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

O. Gaines Whitley, Sr., a native of Albemarle, North Carolina, was a surveyor for the Norfolk & Western Railway Company in 1912.

Extent

0.4 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Abstract

The O. Gaines Whitley, Sr. Photograph Album collection contains photographic materials from the

Arrangement

The files in this collection are arranged alphabetically.

Source of Acquisition

The O. Gaines Whitley, Sr. Photograph Album collection was donated to Special Collections in December 1995.

Alternate Form Available

Images from the O. Gaines Whitley, Sr., Photograph Album are available on Virginia Tech's Imagebase.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the O. Gaines Whitley, Sr. Photograph Albums 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 O. Gaines Whitley, Sr. Photograph Album collection was completed in May 2015.

Author
Betsy Reed
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

  • 2020-09-24: 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