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Records of the Learning Resources Center

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-05-07

Scope and Content

This collection includes materials from the Learning Resources Center (1971 to at least 1990) at Virginia Tech. It contains 4 boxes of materials and guides for educational films produced in 1951 to 1988. It also has helpful audio and slides transcripts, advertising, and pamphlets about consumer finance, health, and historical events, as well as more slide scripts on gardening, horse and other animal care, consumer and crisis management, the environment and environmental safety, and other topics.

Dates

  • 1951 - 1988
  • Majority of material found within 1968 - 1984

Creator

Language of Materials

The materials in this 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.

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Administrative History

The Learning Resources Center was established 1971 to promote and support the ressearch programs at Virginia Tech and its faculty. The Center was dedicated to learning more about the technological advances that were happening in the media industry, how to better relay that information to the wider public.

Extent

5.6 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)

Abstract

This collection contains the records from the Learning Resources Center (1971 to at least 1990) at Virginia Tech. The materials in this collection date from 1951 to 1988 and includes film advertisments, guides, magazines, newspaper articles, photo slides, slides scripts, and worksheets. It mainly contains film guides for older educational films that bring awareness to such topics as animal behaviors, environmental safety, relationships, sexual health, scientific concepts/methods, and other more heavier topics.

Arrangement

This collection remains in original order, arranged alphabetically.

Source of Acquisition

The Records of Learning Resource Center were acquired by Special Collections and University Archives prior to January 2019.

Separated Materials

Cut Your Grocery Bills in Half! Supermarket Survival by Barbara Salsbury and Operating Instructions and Service Manual for Pulsar-IC Automatic Film Inspection Machine was separated to the Rare Book Collection.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Records of the Learning Resources Center 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 Records of the Learning Resource Center was completed in October 2021.

Title
Records of the Learning Resources Center, 1951-1988 (bulk 1968-1984)
Status
Completed
Author
Kiana Wilkerson, Graduate Assistant
Date
2021 (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