A Guide to the J. C. Porter Photograph Album, c.1880 Porter, J. C. Photograph Album Ms1990-079

A Guide to the J. C. Porter Photograph Album, c.1880

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1990-079


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Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
J. C. Porter Photograph Album, c.1880
Physical Characteristics
0.2 cu. ft. 1 box
Porter, J. C.

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.

Administrative Information

Alternate Form Available

Reproductions of the images in this album are available in the Historical Photograph Collection at Special Collections. Digital images are available on Virginia Tech's Imagebase in the Porter Photograph Album folio.

Scope and Content

Scrapbook of approximately 240 (all ca. 1880) photographs of structures and scenes in several southwestern Virginia counties, including Bland, Craig, Giles, and Smyth. Includes photographs of a Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad station in New Castle and Mountain Lake resort hotel, both in Giles County. Photographs believed to have been taken and compiled by Porter. Images available online .

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Bland County (Va.)
  • Craig County (Va.)
  • Giles County (Va.)
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Photographs
  • Railroad
  • Smyth County (Va.)

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Bland County (Va.)
  • Craig County (Va.)
  • Smyth County (Va.)