Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Postal Card Collection Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Postal Card Collection, 1906-1995, undated Ms.2002.025

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Postal Card Collection, 1906-1995, undated Ms.2002.025


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2002.025
Title
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Postal Card Collection,1906-1995, undated
Quantity
0.5 Cubic Feet, 1 box
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
This collection includes eighty postcards. Dated cards range from 1906 through 1995, but many cards are not dated. Cards depict various subjects including campus views, campus buildings, football, Corps of Cadets, and Blacksburg views. Some of the postcards are postmarked and addressed to recipients, while some are blank.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

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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], Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Postal Card Collection, Ms2002-025, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Postal Card Collection acquired by Special Collections over many years.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Postal Card Collection was completed in January 2016.


Scope and Contents

Collection includes eighty postcards. Dated cards range from 1906 through 1995, but many cards are not dated. Cards depict various subjects including campus views, campus buildings, football, Corps of Cadets, and Blacksburg views. Some of the postcards are postmarked and addressed to recipients, while some are blank.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically by decade.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Blacksburg (Va.)
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Montgomery County (Va.)
  • University Archives
  • 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 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Postal Card Collection 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 1Undated
box 11900s
box 11910s
box 11920s
box 11930s
box 11940s
box 11950s
box 11960s
box 11970s
box 11990s