Price, Emmett Russell Scrapbooks

Emmett Russell Price Scrapbooks, 1910-1943 Ms.1987.011


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Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech

Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
specref@vt.edu
URL: http://spec.lib.vt.edu

Adrienne Glenney, Student Assistant, and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1987.011
Title
Emmett Russell Price Scrapbooks,1910-1943
URL:
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=vt/viblbv01172.xml
Quantity
1.6 Cubic Feet 4 boxes
Creator
Price, Emmett Russell, 1874-1944
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
This collection contains the scrapbooks of Emmett Russell Price, professor of Agricultural Journalism at VPI, from 1910-1944. The scrapbooks consist of newspaper clippings about Blacksburg and VPI.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Emmett Russell Price Scrapbooks, Ms1987-011, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated to Newman Library sometime before 1969. The scrapbooks were eventually moved to Special Collections.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Emmett Russell Scrapbooks was completed in July 2013.


Biographical Note

Emmett Russell Price was born in 1874. He was an instructor and professor of Agricultural Journalism at VPI from 1920 until his death in 1944.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the scrapbooks of Emmett Russell Price, professor of Agricultural Journalism at VPI, from 1910-1943. The scrapbooks consist of newspaper clippings about Blacksburg and VPI.

Arrangement

Clippings within scrapbooks are arranged chronologically. The scrapbooks are boxed in chronological order.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Blacksburg (Va.)
  • Faculty
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Montgomery County (Va.)
  • University History
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944)

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Emmett Russell Price Scrapbooks by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Container List

box-folder 1 folder: 1
Scrapbook,
1919-1922
box-folder 1 folder: 2
VPI Clippings Book,
1918-1921, 1923-1926
box-folder 1 folder: 3
Mounted Clippings
  • 1910
  • 1911
  • 1912
  • 1913
  • 1914
  • 1915
box-folder 2 folder: 2
Scrapbook,
1919-1928
box-folder 2 folder: 1
Scrapbook,
January 1923- June 1923
box-folder 3 folder: 1
Scrapbook,
1926-1943
box-folder 3 folder: 2
Scrapbook, Extensions,
1926-1943
box-folder 4 folder: 1
Scrapbook,
1938-1939
box-folder 4 folder: 2
Scrapbook,
1939-1943