A Guide to the Solitude Photographs and Papers, 1960s-1980s Solitude Photographs and Papers Ms1993-024

Solitude Photographs and Papers, 1960s-1980s

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1993-024


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1993-024
Title
Solitude Photographs and Papers, 1960s-1980s
Physical Characteristics
0.3 cu. ft. 1 box
Language
English

Please note: The current finding aid includes only minimal description of the collection. If you have questions, please contact Special Collections (specref@vt.edu) for more information.



Scope and Content

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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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