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Rural Retreat High School Educational Exhibit Book,

Identifier: Ms-2013-004

Scope and Content

This exhibit book contains the work of multiple students and the corrections and grading of multiple teachers from Rural Retreat High School. The student's ages span from age 13-20, and the academic work covers math, history, and english. The majority of the coursework is for ninth and tenth grade classes.


  • c.1914


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Rural Retreat High School Education Exhibit Book must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Historical Note

Rural Retreat High School is located in the town of Rural Retreat in Wythe county. The town was first settled in 1743. In 1887, Rural Retreat High School was founded and began as a two story building with three classrooms. Rural Retreat High School graduated its first two students in 1905. In 1961, a new high school building was completed, and additions were made in 1983.


0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection contains a ledger book, circa 1914, containing academic work of students (math, history, and english). Each page includes the name and grade of the student, as well as the teacher.

Acquisition Information

This collection was purchased by Special Collections in 2012.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Rural Retreat High School Educational Exhibit Book was completed in February 2013.

Rural Retreat High School Educational Exhibit Book, c.1914
Adrienne Glenney, Student Assistant, and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
© 2013 Virginia Tech. All rights reserved.
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Repository Details

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

Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US