Solitude Photographs and PapersMs.1993.024

Solitude Photographs and PapersMs.1993.024


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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
Business Number: 540-231-6308
specref@vt.edu
URL: http://spec.lib.vt.edu

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1993.024
Title
Solitude Photographs and Papers1960s-1980s
Quantity
0.3 Cubic Feet, 1 box
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

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Conditions Governing Access

The materials in the collection are in English.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Solitude Photographs and Papers, Ms1993-024, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.


Scope and Contents

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 History
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-)

Rights Statement for Archival Description

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