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Historical Photograph Collection (List of Subjects)
The photograph collection at Special Collections and University Archives consists primarily of historical photographs of Virginia Tech, dating back to the 1890s. The collection is also home to historic images of Blacksburg, Montgomery County, the New River Valley, and Southwest Virginia in general. A photograph collection of faculty and staff from the university is maintained separately.
Insurance Survey of Virginia Polytechnic Institute Records
Lucy Lee Lancaster Papers
Stockton Mosby McMurran Scrapbook
Stockton Mosby McMurran Scrapbook contains photographs from the Missouri Botanical Garden and photographs from Virginia Tech, formally known as VPI. Stockton Mosby McMurran graduated VPI in 1909 before attending Washinton University in St. Louis, Missouri.
Robert Edward Minshall Papers
The Robert Edward Minshall Papers, 1909-1913, contains photographs, postcards, and programs from Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Minshall graduated from VPI in 1913 and taught civil engineering at Penn State.
Robert G. Moore Photo Album
The collection contains a student handbook, newspaper articles, and a photo album of scenes on the Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI) campus from 1918-1919, many of which are clearly identified. The collection was compiled by Robert G. Moore, a VPI graduate of 1922.
Named/Individual Photograph Collections
The Named/Individual Photograph Collections include images from alumni and former faculty and staff, or individuals with ties to campus and the New River Valley. Collections (c.1890-present) depict campus life and events, railroad history, agricultural extension research, Blacksburg and surrounding areas, and some local families.
Solitude Photographs and Papers
Historic home of Blacksburg, Virginia, built by the Preston family in the early 1800s. Purchased by the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech) in 1872, and remains the oldest building on campus. Photographs consist of thirty-four mounted photographs from Eleanor Stover McEver's collection of various views and details of Solitude, with identifying labels. Also includes other papers, such as newspaper clippings and postcards, with information about Solitude.
Harry Downing Temple Jr., Papers
The Harry Downing Temple, Jr., Papers contains materials related to Temple's personal life, interest in heraldry and insignia, and his research and publications on the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets. Materials date from about 1872 to 2004.
Daniel E. Wright Papers
This collection contains materials dealing with the Panama Canal, the public health activities of the Rockefeller Foundation, the United Nations Public Health Service, and the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration. Also includes correspondence to and from Daniel E. Wright while a colonel on the staff of Gen. Joseph W. Stilwell and at the U.S. Middle Eastern Command Headquarters in Cairo, as well as photographs from his travels.
- University History 7
- Local/Regional History and Appalachian South 4
- Blacksburg (Va.) 3
- Montgomery County (Va.) 3
- Women -- History 3
- Agricultural extension work 2
- Students and alumni 2
- University Archives 2
- Botany 1
- Civil War 1
- Diseases 1
- Faculty 1
- Folk, historical, and patent medicine 1
- Football 1
- Heraldry 1
- Medicine 1
- Postcards 1
- Programs (documents) 1
- Railroad 1
- Science and Technology 1
- Scrapbooks 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1 + ∧ less
- Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 5
- Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 5
- Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 3
- Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 3
- Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Corps of Cadets 3