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Named/Individual Photograph Collections

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: Photographs-002
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1890s-present

Norfolk & Western Railway Company Construction Site Photographs,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1997-027
Abstract

The collection includes approximately 360 photographs (and in some cases, photocopies of photographs) of railroad construction in Southwest Virginia. The majority of images date from 1967-1981. There is also a folder of undated images.

Dates: 1967-1981, n.d.

Norfolk & Western Railway Company Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-019
Abstract

The colletion contains a photograph of group believed to be Roanoke, Virginia employees of Norfolk & Western Railway Company.

Dates: [1925?]

J. C. Porter Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-079
Abstract

The J. C. Porter Photograph Album contains a scrapbook of approximately 240 photographs (all c. 1880) of structures and scenes in several southwestern Virginia counties, including Bland, Craig, Giles, and Smyth. It includes photographs of a Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad station in New Castle and Mountain Lake resort hotel. Photographs are believed to have been taken and compiled by Porter.

Dates: c. 1880

Solitude Photographs and Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ms-1993-024
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1960s-1980s

Southwest Virginia Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-014
Abstract

This collection contains over one hundred photographs from a family that lived in southwest Virginia during the period of 1913 through 1917. Several pictures depict Virginia Tech (VPI) during this period. Other images show the family's travels throughout the American South.

Dates: ca. 1913-1917

Welford D. Taylor Collection on Sherwood Anderson

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-020
Abstract

This collection contains several series of materials: correspondence to and from Sherwood Anderson, correspondence and research files about Sherwood Anderson, and a small group of photographs, audio, video, and graphic art materials. Materials generated by Anderson date from 1918-1940. Other materials date from about 1929-2006.

Dates: 1918-2006, n.d.

Town of Buchanan, Virginia, Photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1996-024
Scope and Contents

Town located in Botetourt County, Virginia. Collection consists of photographs of Main Street, the Baptist Church, and businesses located in Buchanan, around the 1890s.

Dates: c.1890s

U. S. Army Air Corps Photographs,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-058
Abstract

The collection includes 7 photographs showing U. S. Army Air Corps bombers and group bombing exercises. The photographs were taken during inspection and training exercises based out of Langely Field, near Hampton, Virginia, during March and April 1928.

Dates: 1928 - 1928

Henry H. Wiss Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1996-013
Scope and Contents

Professor of Architecture at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University from 1947 to 1983. Collection consists of twelve architectural drawings and four photographs of Wiss's private residence in Blacksburg, Virginia, designed by him in 1960. 

Dates: 1960, n.d.

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