A Guide to the Historical Photograph Collection (List of Subjects)1890s-present Historical Photograph Collection (List of Subjects) Photographs.001

Historical Photograph Collection (List of Subjects), 1890s-present

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Collection Number Photographs.001


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Photographs.001
Title
Historical Photograph Collection (List of Subjects), 1890s-present
Physical Characteristics
55.5 cu. ft. 61 boxes; 12 oversize boxes
Language
English
Abstract
The photograph collection at Special Collections consists primarily of historical photographs of Virginia Tech, dating back to the 1890s. The collection is also home to historic images of Blacksburg, Montgomery County, the New River Valley, and Southwest Virginia in general. A photograph collection of faculty and staff from the university is maintained separately.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish images from the Historical Photograph Collection must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [image], Historical Photograph Collection, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Historical Photograph Collection consists primarily of images donated or transferred to the University Libraries and/or the University Archives over time.


Scope and Content

The photograph collection at Special Collections consists primarily of historical photographs of Virginia Tech, dating back to the 1890s. Subjects include, but are not limited to: athletics, the Corps of Cadets, campus views and buildings, events and celebrations, Agricultural Extension sites/work, and candid images of students and campus groups. A alphabetically organized photograph collection of faculty and staff from the university is maintained separately.

The collection is also home to historic images of Blacksburg, Montgomery County, the New River Valley, and Southwest Virginia in general. Subjects include, but are not limited to: historic sites and buildings, Blacksburg views and buildings, scenes from surrounding towns/cities/counties, agriculture activities, and candid images of people.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject. Each subject listed has at least one photograph; some subjects have multiple folders.

Related Material

Faculty/Staff Photograph Collection
Individual Photograph Collections (usually named for the subject matter or collector)

Separated Material


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Agricultural extension work
  • Blacksburg (Va.)
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Montgomery County (Va.)
  • University History
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Corps of Cadets

Historical Photograph Collection (List of Subjects)

ACADEMIC BUILDINGS, FIRST AND SECOND
ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
ADMINISTRATION BUILDING (OLD) (Housed administration offices from 1904 to 1936; also known as Rock House and Alwood House).
AFRICAN-AMERICAN INDIVIDUALS
AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDENTS
AGNEW HALL
AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION BUILDING
Agricultural Hall -- see PRICE HALL
AGRICULTURE
AIR FORCE - RANDOLPH FIELD
AIRPLANES (see also AIRPORT, AVIATION)
AIRPORT (see also AIRPLANES, AVIATION)
ALUMNI (individuals; arranged alphabetically)
ALUMNI GATES
ALUMNI - GROUPS
ALUMNI HALL
Alumni Mall -- see MALL
ALUMNI, NOTED
ALUMNI - PRESS PRINTS (Small prints of unidentified individual alumni)
AMBLER JOHNSTON HALL
Amphitheatre -- see GARDEN AMPHITHEATRE
ANAEROBE LAB
ANGLE FLIGHT
ANIMALS
Apollo Club -- see GLEE CLUB
APPLE PACKING HOUSE
ARCHITECTURE DEPT. - College of Architecture and Urban Studies
ARCHWAYS
ARMISTICE DAY
ARMY SPECIALIZED TRAINING PROGRAM (ASTP)
ART
ART INVENTORY
ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
ATHLETIC COUNCIL
Athletics -- see SPORTS and/or specific name of sport
AUDIO VISUAL EQUIPMENT
AVIATION (see also AIRPORT, AIRPLANES)
AWARDS AND CITATIONS
BABCOCK AND WILCOX
BAND (see also HIGHTY TIGHTIES, MARCHING VIRGINIANS, MUSIC)
BARBER SHOP
BARNS
BARRACKS
BARRINGER HALL
BASEBALL - PRE-1900
BASEBALL - 1900-20
BASEBALL - 1920-40
BASEBALL - 1940-50
BASEBALL - 1950-60
BASEBALL - 1960-70
BASEBALL - 1970-80
BASEBALL - 1980-present
BASKETBALL - 1908-20
BASKETBALL - 1920-40
BASKETBALL - 1940-50
BASKETBALL - 1950-60
BASKETBALL - 1960-70
BASKETBALL - 1970-80
BASKETBALL - 1980-present
BASKETBALL - 1973 NIT FINALS
BASKETBALL - 1994-95 NIT
BASKETBALL - WOMEN'S
BATTALION
BICYCLISTS
BIOCHEMISTRY BUILDING
BLACK, EDWARD, FARM
Black Students -- see AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENTS
BLACKSBURG - BUSINESSES AND INDUSTRY - PRE-1900
BLACKSBURG - BUSINESSES AND INDUSTRY - 1900-19
BLACKSBURG - BUSINESSES AND INDUSTRY - 1920-39
BLACKSBURG - BUSINESSES AND INDUSTRY - 1940-59
BLACKSBURG - BUSINESSES AND INDUSTRY - 1960-present
BLACKSBURG - CHURCHES - pre-1900
BLACKSBURG - CHURCHES - 1900-19
BLACKSBURG - CHURCHES - 1920-39
BLACKSBURG - CHURCHES - 1940-59
BLACKSBURG - CHURCHES - 1960-present
BLACKSBURG - DOWNTOWN - pre-1900
BLACKSBURG - DOWNTOWN - 1900-19
BLACKSBURG - DOWNTOWN - 1920-39
BLACKSBURG - DOWNTOWN - 1940-59
BLACKSBURG - DOWNTOWN - 1960-
BLACKSBURG - HOUSES - PRE-1900
BLACKSBURG - HOUSES - 1900-19
BLACKSBURG - HOUSES - 1920-39
BLACKSBURG - HOUSES - 1940-59
BLACKSBURG - HOUSES - 1960-present
BLACKSBURG - PEOPLE - pre-1900
BLACKSBURG - PEOPLE - 1900-19
BLACKSBURG - PEOPLE - 1920-39
BLACKSBURG - SCHOOLS - 1920-39
BLACKSBURG - SCHOOLS - 1940-59
BLACKSBURG - VIEWS - PRE-1900
BLACKSBURG - VIEWS - 1900-19
Note

Poster-sized photographs of Blacksburg from this time period are available for viewing in Special Collections (Special Collections staff look in ART/Drawer 1 and Drawer 2).

BLACKSBURG - VIEWS - 1920-39
BLACKSBURG - VIEWS - 1940-59
BLACKSBURG - PICTORIAL BROCHURES
BLANKET TOSSES
BLOODMOBILE
BOARD OF VISITORS
BOOKSTORE (Old; in Barracks No. 1)
BOXING
BRODIE HALL
BROOKS FOREST PRODUCTS CENTER
BUGLE - 1922 COLLECTION (Some of the photographs used in 1922 Bugle (the Virginia Tech student yearbook))
BUGLE - 1937 COLLECTION (Some of the photographs used in the 1937 Bugle (the Virginia Tech student yearbook))
BUGLE - 1959 COLLECTION (Some of the photographs used in the 1959 Bugle (the Virginia Tech student yearbook))
BUGLE - 1960 COLLECTION (Some of the photographs used in the 1960 Bugle (the Virginia Tech student yearbook))
BUILDING CONSTRUCTION
BUILDING DEDICATIONS
BUILDING DETAILS (see also ARCHWAYS)
BUILDINGS (see also names of specific building)
BUILDINGS, CAMPUS (UNIDENTIFIED)
BUILDINGS - 1931 INSURANCE SURVEY PHOTOGRAPHS (Photographs taken of buildings in 1931 for insurance purposes. A list of the buildings can be found in the front of the folder.)
BUILDINGS, UNIDENTIFIED
BURRUSS HALL
BUSINESS CLASSES
CAMPBELL HALL
CAMPUS AERIALS - (subdivided by decade: 1950-59, 1960-69, 1970-79
CAMPUS ENTRANCE
Campus life -- see STUDENTS
CAMPUS MAPS - 1908-39
CAMPUS MAPS - 1940-49
CAMPUS MAPS - 1950-69
CAMPUS MAPS - 1960-69
CAMPUS MAPS - 1970-79
CAMPUS MAPS - 1980-
CAMPUS PICTORIAL BROCHURES
CAMPUS SCENES (includes people and activities; see also STUDENTS, CAMPUS WINTER SCENES)
CAMPUS VIEWS - NO DATES (includes buildings and physical environs)
CAMPUS VIEWS - 1870-1880s
CAMPUS VIEWS - 1880-89
CAMPUS VIEWS - 1890-99
CAMPUS VIEWS - 1900-09
CAMPUS VIEWS - 1910-19
CAMPUS VIEWS - 1920-29
CAMPUS VIEWS - 1930-39
CAMPUS VIEWS - 1940-49
CAMPUS VIEWS - 1950-59
CAMPUS VIEWS - 1960-69
CAMPUS VIEWS - 1970-79
CAMPUS VIEWS - 1980-89
CAMPUS WINTER SCENES
CANNON
CASCADES
CASSELL COLISEUM
CEC -- see CONTINUING EDUCATION CENTER
CENTENNIAL--VIRGINIA TECH (1972)
CENTENNIAL ISSUE (MONTGOMERY NEWS MESSENGER) (Eleven photographs of other colleges used for a special edition of the Montgomery News Messenger.)
Chapel (Old) -- see LIBRARY (OLD)
CHAPEL (WAR MEMORIAL)
CHEATHAM HALL
CHEERLEADERS
CHILDREN
CHRISTIANSBURG
CLASSES AND CLASS REUNIONS (chronological by graduation year)
CLASSROOMS
CLUBS
COACHES
COAL MINES
COCHRANE HALL
Coliseum -- see CASSELL COLISEUM
College of Education -- see EDUCATION, COLLEGE OF
COLLEGIANS (see also MUSIC)
COLORS
COMMANDANTS
COMMANDANT'S HOUSE
COMMENCEMENT
COMMENCEMENT HALL
COMMERCE HALL
Commissioning Ceremonies -- see CORPS - COMMISSIONING
CONCERTS
CONTINUING EDUCATION CENTER (CEC)
CORPS
CORPS - BATTERY E
CORPS - COMPANY A
CORPS - COMPANY B
CORPS - COMPANY C
CORPS - COMPANY D
CORPS - COMPANY E
CORPS - COMPANY F
CORPS - COMPANY G
CORPS - COMPANY H
CORPS - COMMISSIONING
CORPS - INDIVIDUALS
CORPS - OFFICERS
CORPS - WOMEN
COTILLION CLUB
COWGILL HALL
CRAIG HEALING SPRINGS
CREAMERY
CROSS COUNTRY
DAIRY HUSBANDRY BUILDING
DANCES
DAVIDSON HALL
DERRING HALL
DIETRICK DINING HALL
DINING HALL - INTERIOR SHOTS
DIPLOMAS
DIVERSITY
Donaldson Brown CED -- see CONTINUING EDUCATION CENTER (CEC)
DORMITORIES
DORMITORY ROOMS
DRAPER CABIN / DRAPER'S MEADOW
DRILL FIELD
DRILL HALL
DUCK POND
EDUCATION, COLLEGE OF
EGGLESTON HALL
EGGLESTON SPRINGS
ELECTRICAL LABORATORY
ENGEL HALL
ENGINEERING
EQUESTRIAN
Equine Medical Center -- see MARION DUPONT SCOTT EQUINE MEDICAL CENTER
EXTENDED CAMPUS
EXTENSION
EXTENSION BUILDING
FACULTY (filed separately, alphabetical by name)
FACULTY APARTMENTS
FACULTY CENTER
FACULTY AND STAFF HOUSES
FACULTY, MILITARY
FACULTY ROW
FACULTY SENATE
FARM BUILDINGS (see also BARNS)
FEMOYER HALL
FENCING
FIELD HOCKEY
FIELD HOUSE (OLD)
FIELD HOUSE (RECTOR)
FINALS
FIRE DRILLS
FIRES
FLOOD (1943)
FOOD SCIENCE BUILDINGS
FOOD SCIENCE DEPT.
FOOTBALL - 1890s
FOOTBALL - 1900-10
FOOTBALL - 1910-20
FOOTBALL - 1920-30
FOOTBALL - 1930-40
FOOTBALL - 1940-50
FOOTBALL - 1950-60
FOOTBALL - 1960-70
FOOTBALL - 1970-80
FOOTBALL - 1980-90
FOOTBALL - INDIVIDUALS (arranged alphabetically by name)
FORESTRY AND WILDLIFE
FORT BELVOIR
FORT HUMPHRIES
FORT MONROE ROTC CAMP
FOUNDER'S DAY
FOUR-H
FRATERNITIES -- see SORORITIES AND FRATERNITIES
FRIENDS OF THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
GARDEN AMPHITHEATRE
GEOLOGY
GERMAN CLUB
GIBBONEY FIELD
GLEE CLUB (see also MUSIC)
GOLDEN JUBILEE (1922)
GOLF
GOVERNOR'S DAY
GRADUATION
GRAY JACKET
GREENHOUSES
GROUPS SHOTS (MISCELLANEOUS)
GUBERNATORIAL VISITS TO CAMPUS
Gymnasium -- see WAR MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM
GYMNASTICS
HANCOCK HALL
HENDERSON HALL (see also INFIRMARY, HOSPITAL)
HIGHTY-TIGHTIES (see also BAND, MUSIC)
HILLCREST
HOLDEN HALL
HOLLINS INSTITUTE
HOME ECONOMICS
HOME ECONOMICS LAB
HOMECOMING
HORSE SHOW
HORTICULTURAL HALL
HORTICULTURE
Hospital -- see HENDERSON HALL
HUCKLEBERRY
HUTCHESON HALL
INDIVIDUALS (see also FACULTY and names of specific individuals and groups)
INDUSTRIAL ARTS PROGRAMS
INFIRMARY (see also Henderson Hall)
INGLES CABIN
JAMESTOWN EXPOSITION
JOHNSON HALL
Johnston Hall -- see AMBLER JOHNSTON HALL
KENTLAND
LABORATORIES (Bio, Cardiac, Soils, Vet Med)
LACROSSE
LANE HALL (see also BARRACKS)
LANE STADIUM
LAUNDRY
LAVERY, WILLIAM
LEARNING RESOURCES CENTER (LRC) TV - early 1980s
LEE HALL
LEE, ROBERT E.
Library (New) -- see NEWMAN LIBRARY
LIBRARY (OLD) (see also LIBRARY STAFF)
LIBRARY STAFF
LOVERS' LANE
LOVERS' LEAP
LYRIC THEATRE
McBRYDE BUILDING (1914-66) (see also MECHANIC ARTS BUILDING)
McBRYDE FAMILY
McBRYDE HALL
McCOMAS HALL
McCORMICK DAY
McCORMICK FARM
Note

Oversize McCormick Farm photographs (on wood boards) and in boxes are available in Special Collections (Special Collections staff look on MR/3/A5 and in ART/Drawer 1).

MABRY MILL
MACHINE SHOPS
MAIN WALK
Major Williams Hall -- see WILLIAMS HALL
MALL
MARCHING VIRGINIANS
MARION DUPONT SCOTT EQUINE MEDICAL CENTER
MAROON MASK
MASCOTS
MAURY LITERARY SOCIETY
MAY DAY
MECHANIC ARTS BUILDING (see also McBRYDE BUILDING)
MECHANICAL LAB
MEDAL OF HONOR WINNERS
Memorial Chapel -- see CHAPEL (WAR MEMORIAL)
MERRIMAC MINES
MESS HALL
MILES HALL
MILES STADIUM
MILITARY DEMONSTRATIONS
MILITARY LABORATORY
MILITARY SPRING MANEUVERS (1942)
MILITARY STAFF
MINERAL BUILDING
MINING HALL
MINSTRELS
MISCELLANEOUS
MONOGRAM CLUB
MONTGOMERY COUNTY
MOUNTAIN LAKE
MUSIC (see also BAND, COLLEGIANS, GLEE CLUB, HIGHTY TIGHTIES, MARCHING VIRGINIANS)
NASA
NAVY V-12 STUDENTS
NEW RIVER
NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE
NEW RIVER VALLEY
NEW VIRGINIANS
NEWMAN HALL
NEWMAN LIBRARY (see also FRIENDS OF THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES, LIBRARY STAFF)
NEWMAN LIBRARY ADDITION
NEWMAN LIBRARY ADDITION - CONSTRUCTION
NORRIS HALL
NORFOLK AND WESTERN RAILWAY (For more railroad photographs, see the Norfolk and Western Historical Photograph Collection.)
OFFICERS TRAINING CAMP (1918)
OLD GUARD
ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY
O'SHAUGHNESSY HALL
OWENS HALL
PAMPLIN HALL
PAN-AMERICAN EXPOSITION (1901)
PARADES (see also RAT PARADES)
PATTON HALL
PAVILION
PAYNE, CHARLES K.
PEP RALLY
PEPPER'S FERRY
PERFORMING ARTS BUILDING (see also YMCA)
PETERSBURG CLUB
PILLOW FIGHTS
POLITICIANS (Includes Jim Turn, John Dalton, Bob Bradford, Governor Godwin, Fred Pollard, Linwood Holten, and Richard M. Nixon.)
POST OFFICE
POULTRY BUILDING
POWER MAGAZINE
POWER PLANT
PRESIDENT'S HOUSE HOMES
PRESTON AND OLIN BUILDING
PRICE HALL (formerly Agricultural Hall)
PRITCHARD HALL
PURGATORY PUPS
QUADRANGLE
QUARRY
RACQUETBALL
RADFORD
RADIO (STUDENT)
RANDOLPH HALL
RASCHE DORMITORY
RAT CLASSES
RAT FUNERALS
RAT PARADES
Rector Field House -- see FIELD HOUSE (RECTOR)
Rectors, Board of Visitors -- see BOARD OF VISITORS
REGISTRATION
RESTON CLASSROOM
RIFLE TEAM
RING DANCE
ROANOKE, VIRGINIA
ROBESON HALL
"ROCK, THE" (MEMORIAL) (see also WORLD WAR I MEMORIAL)
ROCKBRIDGE CLUB
ROTC
RUGBY
ST. LOUIS [MISSOURI] WORLD'S FAIR (1904)
SANDY HALL
SATELLITE TRACKING STATION
SAUNDERS HALL
SCIENCE HALL
SCRUBBING NUMERALS
SEALS (UNIVERSITY)
SEITZ HALL
SHAM BATTLES
SHANKS HALL
SHIELDS
SHOPS
SHORT COURSES
SHULTZ DINING HALL
SLUSHER SIGNS/DISPLAYS/EXHIBITS
SMITHFIELD PLANTATION
SMYTH HALL
SMYTH, J. ADGER
SNOW BATTLES
SOCCER
SOLAR ENGINEERING
SOLITUDE
SOPHOMORE BANQUET
SORORITIES AND FRATERNITIES
SOUTHERN SEMINARY
SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA
SPECIAL EFFECTS
SPECIAL EQUIPMENT
SPORTS - INTERCOLLEGIATE, 1972-82
SPORTS - INTRAMURAL
SPORTS - MISC.
SPORTS - OPPONENTS
SQUIRES, ARTHUR
SQUIRES STUDENT CENTER
STEAM LAUNDRY (see also LAUNDRY)
STONE DORMITORY
Stone Quarry -- see QUARRY
STORAGE LOTS
STROUBLE'S CREEK
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS
STUDENT PUBLICATIONS
STUDENT UNREST
STUDENTS - 1872-99
STUDENTS - 1900-30
STUDENTS - 1930-50
STUDENTS - 1950-60
STUDENTS - 1960-70
STUDENTS - 1968
STUDENTS - 1970-80
STUDENTS - 1980-present
STUDENTS - MEN
STUDENTS - WOMEN
SURFACE, JOHN C.
SWIMMING
SWINE CENTER
Tech Buccaneers -- see MUSIC
TENNIS
THEATRE
THOMAS HALL
TRACK - 1896-1910
TRACK - 1911-30
TRACK - 1930-60
TRACK - 1960-
TRAILERS
UNIFORMS
UNIVERSITY CLUB
UPPER QUAD
VAWTER HALL
VETERINARY SCIENCE BUILDING
VIP'S
VIRGINIA POULTRY CLUBS
VIRGINIA SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS
Virginia Water Resources Research Center -- see WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH CENTER
VISITING SCHOLAR PROGRAM
VOLLEYBALL
WALKING OFF DEMERITS
WALLACE HALL
War Memorial Chapel -- see CHAPEL (WAR MEMORIAL)
WAR MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM
WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH CENTER
WATER TOWER
WEIGHT LIFTING
WESLEY FOUNDATION
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (Virginia)
WHITETHORNE
WHITTEMORE HALL
WILLIAM PRESTON SOCIETY
WILLIAMS HALL
WILSON, JOHN D.
WIND TUNNEL
WINE AWARD
WINTER SCENES
Women Students -- see STUDENTS - WOMEN
WORKING - WORKERS AND WORK SITES - AT VIRGINIA TECH
WORLD WAR I MONUMENT (see also "ROCK, THE")
WRESTLING
YMCA
YELLOW SULPHUR SPRINGS