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Norfolk & Western Railway Company Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-019
Abstract

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

Dates: [1925?]

Earl Palmer Appalachian Photograph and Artifact Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-025
Abstract

This collection contains the photographs of Earl Palmer, an award-winning photographer from Cambria, Virginia, whose work depicted the landscape and traditional culture of rural Appalachia in Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Materials date frome 1880 to 1989, but are primarily from the 1940s to the 1970s. The collection is divided among the following series: photographs, duplicate photographs, written materials, oversize photographs, and artifacts.

Dates: 1880 - 1989

J. C. Porter Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-079
Abstract

Photographic album containing approximately 240 photographs (all c. 1890) of structures and scenes in several southwestern Virginia counties, including Bland, Craig, Giles, and Smyth.

Dates: c. 1890

Shaver and Schaeffer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-097
Abstract The Shaver and Schaeffer Family Collection consists of a variety of materials, which range in dates from 1872 to 1977. The collection includes photographs, Virginia Polytechnic Institute memorabilia, printed materials, such as coupons, advertisements, and pamphlets, ledgers, scrapbooks, correspondences, diplomas, certificates, family papers, ephemera, publications, newspaper pages, newspaper clippings, calling cards, pay stubs, church offering stubs, and additional materials collected by the...
Dates: 1872-1977

Solitude Photographs and Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1993-024
Abstract

This collection contains photographs, newspaper clippings, and several other papers containing information about Solitude, the oldest building on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Dates: ca. 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.

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

Otis Waldrop Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-029
Abstract

The collection contains photographs of Post Offices and other Government buildings collected by Otis Waldrop (1901-1990), who graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI) and served as chief of design and construction for the U. S. General Services Administration region 3.

Dates: ca. 1930s-1950s

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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Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 6
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