A Guide to the Rural Retreat High School Educational Exhibit Book, c.1914 Rural Retreat High School Educational Exhibit Book Ms2013-004

A Guide to the Rural Retreat High School Educational Exhibit Book, c.1914

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2013-004


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Processed by: Adrienne Glenney, Student Assistant, and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2013-004
Title
Rural Retreat High School Educational Exhibit Book, c.1914
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Rural Retreat High School.
Language
English
Abstract
This collection contains a ledger book, circa 1914, containing academic work of students (math, history, and english). Each page includes the name and grade of the student, as well as the teacher.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Rural Retreat High School Education Exhibit Book must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Rural Retreat High School Educational Exhibit Book, Ms2013-004, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

This collection was purchased by Special Collections in 2012.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Rural Retreat High School Educational Exhibit Book was completed in February 2013.


Historical Note

Rural Retreat High School is located in the town of Rural Retreat in Wythe county. The town was first settled in 1743. In 1887, Rural Retreat High School was founded and began as a two story building with three classrooms. Rural Retreat High School graduated its first two students in 1905. In 1961, a new high school building was completed, and additions were made in 1983.

Scope and Content

This exhibit book contains the work of multiple students and the corrections and grading of multiple teachers from Rural Retreat High School. The student's ages span from age 13-20, and the academic work covers math, history, and english. The majority of the coursework is for ninth and tenth grade classes.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Wythe County (Va.)

Contents List

Folder 1
Exhibit Book, c.1914