A Guide to the Virginia Tech Scrapbook, 1912-1916 Virginia Tech Scrapbook Ms2009-079

A Guide to the Virginia Tech Scrapbook, 1912-1916

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2009-079


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Processed by: Lora Settle Special Collections Staff

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2009-079
Title
Virginia Tech Scrapbook, 1912-1916
Physical Characteristics
1 box; 0.75 cu. ft.
Language
English
Abstract
The collection contains a single scrapbook of photographs of VPI and the area surrounding Blacksburg, Virginia, from about 1912 to 1916.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Virginia Tech Scrapbook must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Virginia Tech Scrapbook, 1912-1916, Ms2009-079 - Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Virginia Tech Scrapbook was donated to Special Collections in 2009.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Virginia Tech Scrapbook commenced and was completed in May 2009.


Biographical Information

The scrapbook may have been compiled by Mary Katherine Cook Derring, but no biographical information is available.

Scope and Content

The collection contains a scrapbook with more than 100 photographs of Blacksburg, Virginia, and VPI activities. Photographs are dated between 1912 and 1916. Most are captioned. Many depict the Corps of Cadets and their campus activities, as well as the growth of the campus in the period.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically. The photographs in the scrapbook were, for the most part, arranged chronologically by the creator, and the scrapbook has been left in its original order.

Related Material

Additional photographs of Virginia Tech and its history, as well as those of Blacksburg, Virginia, and the surrounding areas are available on Imagebase and in the University Archives Photograph Collections.

Separated Material


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Blacksburg (Va.)
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Montgomery County (Va.)
  • University Archives
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute

Contents List

Box 1
Scrapbook, 1912-1916