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Virginia Tech Buildings Architectural Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-06-03-02e

Scope and Content

The collection consists of architectural drawings, blueprints, and floorplans of selected campus buildings located on the campus of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, VA. Dated drawings are from 1907 to 2011, though many are undated. A list of buildings is available in the "Contents List" below.

Dates

  • 1907 - 2011
  • Majority of material found within ( 1953-1996)

Creator

Language of Materials

The materials in the collection are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The 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.

Extent

19.3 Cubic Feet (19 boxes and 13 oversize folders)

Abstract

Collection consists of architectural drawings, blueprints, and floorplans of selected campus buildings located on the campus of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, VA.

Arrangement

Collection is arranged in alphabetical order by building name.

Source of Acquisition

The collection was transferred to Special Collections and University Archives over numerous accruals from the 1960s thru 2016.

Related Archival Materials

See also Carneal and Johnston Architectural Drawings, Ms2001-008, and Carneal and Johnston Glass Plate Negatives, Ms2014-016, at Virginia Tech Special Collections and University Archives.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Virginia Tech Buildings Architectural Collection 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 Virginia Tech Buildings Architectural Collection was completed in June 2011. Additional drawings were transferred from the Art & Architecture Library in December 2011 and added in January 2012. In November 2016, the contents of another existing collection of drawings, primarily of Carol M. Newman Library, were added.

Creator

Title
Virginia Tech Buildings Architectural Collection, 1907-2011 (bulk 1953-1996)
Status
Completed
Author
Jennifer Mitchell, Archives Assistant
Date
2016 (CC0 1.0)
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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