A Guide to the Scrapbook, c.1870-1916 Scrapbook Ms1993-019

A Guide to the Scrapbook, c.1870-1916

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1993-019


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Collection Number
Scrapbook, c.1870-1916
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder

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.

Scope and Content

Scrapbook of newspaper clippings from unidentified newspapers, collected between 1870 and 1916 (concentrating mostly in the 1870s and 1880s). Topics include the Confederacy, Southern culture, the Confederate view of the Civil War, Confederate soldiers and officers (particularly Robert E. Lee), the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Civil War battles fought in Virginia, and the 1916 silent film The Birth of a Nation .

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • Confederate States of America
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865