A Guide to the Edwin Talley Agricultural Quadrangle Drawings, 2005 Talley, Edwin, Agricultural Quadrangle Drawings Ms2006-021

Edwin Talley Agricultural Quadrangle Drawings, 2005

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2006-021


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2006-021
Title
Edwin Talley Agricultural Quadrangle Drawings, 2005
Physical Characteristics
1.0 cu. ft. 1 box
Creator
Talley, B. Edwin, Jr.
Language
English
Abstract
Edwin Talley’s six original pen and ink drawings depict the buildings of Virginia Tech’s Agriculture Quadrangle: Hutcheson, Price, Sandy, Seitz, Smyth, and Saunders.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Drawings are not available for reproduction.

Use Restrictions

Drawings are not available for publication without explicit permission. Permission to publish material from the Edwin Talley Collection of Agricultural Quadrangle Drawings must be obtained from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Alumni Organization. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Edwin Talley Agricultural Quadrangle Drawings, Ms2006-021, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Edwin Talley Agricultural Quadrange Drawings were donated to Special Collections in 2005.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Edwin Talley Agricultural Quadrangle Drawings was completed in November 2006.


Biographical/Historical Note

The Alumni Association Board of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences commissioned Virginia artist B. Edwin Talley, Jr. to create pen and ink drawings of the six buildings that form the historic Agriculture Quad. The drawings were commissioned as a fund-raising project. Prints of these drawings are available for purchase through the Alumni Association with proceeds to benefit the Ag Alumni Scholarship Fund.

B. Edwin Talley, Jr. has been creating pen and ink drawings for more than thirty years. He started out executing local scenes with which he had a personal connection. Later he began doing more notable landmarks, such as the University of Virginia's Rotunda, University of Maryland's Memorial Chapel, and other commissions.

Scope and Content

B. Edwin Talley, Jr.’s six original pen and ink drawings depict the buildings of Virginia Tech’s Agriculture Quadrangle: Hutcheson, Price, Sandy, Seitz, Smyth, and Saunders. Each drawing is 10 inches x 13 inches.

Arrangement

The drawings ared arranged alphabetically by building title.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • University Archives
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Contents List

Box 1
Drawings, 2005