Virginia Tech Buildings Architectural Collection

Virginia Tech Buildings Architectural Collection, 1907-2011 (bulk 1953-1996) RG.06.03.02e


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Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech

Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
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Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
specref@vt.edu
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Jennifer Mitchell, Archives Assistant

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
RG.06.03.02e
Title
Virginia Tech Buildings Architectural Collection1907-2011 (bulk 1953-1996)
URL:
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=vt/viblbv00989.xml
Quantity
19.3 Cubic Feet, 19 boxes and 13 oversize folders
Creator
Carneal and Johnston (Richmond, Va.)
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
Collection consists of architectural drawings, blueprints, and floorplans of selected campus buildings located on the campus of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, VA.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

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Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Virginia Tech Buildings Architectural Collection, RG 6/3/2e, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The collection was transferred to Special Collections and University Archives over numerous accruals from the 1960s thru 2016.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Virginia Tech Buildings Architectural Collection was completed in June 2011. Additional drawings were transferred from the Art & Architecture Library in December 2011 and added in January 2012. In November 2016, the contents of another existing collection of drawings, primarily of Carol M. Newman Library, were added.


Scope and Content

The collection consists of architectural drawings, blueprints, and floorplans of selected campus buildings located on the campus of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, VA. Dated drawings are from 1907 to 2011, though many are undated. A list of buildings is available in the "Contents List" below.

Arrangement

Collection is arranged in alphabetical order by building name.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Architectural drawings (visual works)
  • 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 Tech Buildings Architectural 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 1
Agnew Hall
box 18
Anaerobic Laboratory
1965
box 1
Architecture Annex
box 1
Airport Terminal Facility
box 1
Architecture/Engineering Infill (proposed)
1986
box 1
Art and Design Learning Center
1994, 1996
  • 1994
  • 1996
box 1
Airport Area Topography
box 2
Burchard Hall
1995
box 3
Cassell Coliseum
1960
box 2box 4
Cheatham Hall
1970
box 5
Cochrane Hall
1980-1981
Cowgill Hall
1988, 2002-c.2004
  • box 2
    Renovation
    1988, 2002
  • box-folder 1 folder: 8
    Renovations
    c.2004?
  • box-folder 19 folder: 8folder 13
    Renovations
    c.2004?
Derring Hall
1966, n.d.
  • box 6
    Plans
    1966
  • box 2
    Alterations
  • folder 7
    Plans
box 7folder 7
Dietrick Hall
1967-1969
box 2
Duck Pond/Golf Course Topography
folder 7
Field Geology Station Plans
box 18
First Academic Building
1953
box 2
Food Processing and Storage Facility
1985
box 2
Graduate Housing (proposed)
1979
Hancock Hall
1986-1987
  • box 10
    1986
  • box 8
    Volume 1
    1987
  • box 2
    Volume 1a
    1987
  • box 9
    Volume 2
    1987
box 2
Hillcrest Hall
box 2
Hutcheson Hall
box 11
Johnston Student Center
1988
box 12
Lane Hall - renovations
1980
box 12
Lane Stadium - addition
1977
box 12box 13
McBryde Hall
1969
box 12
Miles Stadium
1925
box 18
Off-Campus Student Housing (proposed)
1971
box 12
Pamplin Hall
1988
box 12
Power House, Laundry, Print Shop
1971-1977
box 12
Price's Fork Research Station (topography)
1975
box 12
Price Hall
1972
box 14
Payne Hall
1991
box 14
Rasche Hall
1907
box 14
Randolph Hall
1972
box 14
Research and Demonstration Facility
1989-1992
  • 1989
  • Roof Detail
    1991
  • Phase II
    1992
box 15
Sandy Hall
1981
box 15
Saunders Hall
1972
box 15
Seitz Hall
box 15
Shanks Hall
1998
General

Please note: The first two pages of this set of drawings is missing.

box 15
Slusher Hall
1971, 1974
  • 1971
  • 1974
box 15
Smyth Hall
1973
box 15
Squires Hall
1960
box 15
Squires Student Center-McBryde Hall Walk (proposed)
box 18
Storage Building
1934
box 15
Undergraduate Housing (proposed)
1979
University Libraries
1951-2011, n.d.
  • Carol M. Newman Library
    1951-2011
    • folder 5
      Additions and Renovations
      1951-1994
    • box 12
      September 1953
    • folder 11
      Plans
      June 7, 1971
    • folder 12
      Plans
      January 2, 1973 & Revised June 15, 1973
    • folder 9
      Plans
      January 2, 1973 & Revised March 15, 1978
    • folder 6
      Furniture Plans, Additions and Renovations
      1973
    • folder 8
      Laminated Plans, Renovation and Addition
      1973
    • box 12
      Proposed renovations
      1985
    • box 12
      Proposed renovation
      June 1986
    • box 12
      Floor plans and proposed renovations
    • box folder: 3
      Group Study Lounge, Fourth Floor
    • folder 4
      Lighting Changes
    • box-folder 19 folder: 7box-folder 19 folder: 9folder 2
      Special Collections Renovations
    • box-folder 19 folder: 1box-folder 19 folder: 2box-folder 19 folder: 3box-folder 19 folder: 4box-folder 19 folder: 5box-folder 19 folder: 6folder 1
      Study Cafe/ Coffee Lounge for First Floor Newman Library
  • folder 10
    Library Storage Facility
  • box 12
    Newman Library Plaza
box 15
Utility Building
1934
box 15
Veterinary Medicine Clinic
box 16
Virginia Tech Bookstore
1973
folder 7
Virginia Tech History Musuem
box 18
Virginia Associated Research Center (VARC)
1964
Historical Note

VARC was an off-campus graduate facility, located in Newport News, Virginia, sponsored by Virginia Tech, the College of William and Mary, and the University of Virginia, in cooperation with the Langley Research Center of NASA. It specialized in applied aerospace research and other basic research in related areas.

box 17
War Memorial Hall - addition
1972