O. Gaines Whitley, Sr., Photograph AlbumsMs.1995.021

O. Gaines Whitley, Sr., Photograph AlbumsMs.1995.021


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Betsy Reed

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1995.021
Title
O. Gaines Whitley, Sr., Photograph Albumsc.1912
Quantity
0.4 Cubic Feet 1 box
Creator
Whitley, O. Gaines, Sr.
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
The O. Gaines Whitley, Sr. Photograph Album collection contains photographic materials from the

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Alternate Form Available

Images from the O. Gaines Whitley, Sr., Photograph Album are available on Virginia Tech's Imagebase .

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], O. Gaines Whitley, Sr. Photograph Albums, Ms1995-021, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The O. Gaines Whitley, Sr. Photograph Album collection was donated to Special Collections in December 1995.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the O. Gaines Whitley, Sr. Photograph Album collection was completed in May 2015.


Biographical Note

O. Gaines Whitley, Sr., a native of Albemarle, North Carolina, was a surveyor for the Norfolk & Western Railway Company in 1912.

Scope and Contents

O. Gaines Whitley, Sr., a native of Albemarle, North Carolina, was a surveyor for the Norfolk & Western Railway Company in 1912, and he compiled two albums of photographs taken while surveying property for the railroad in North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Most images are unidentified.

Arrangement

The files in this collection are arranged alphabetically.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Photographs
  • Railroad

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the O. Gaines Whitley, Sr. Photograph Albums 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-folder 1 folder: 1
Album 1
box-folder 1 folder: 2
Album 2
box-folder 1 folder: 3
History of Winston Salem Southbound Railway, 1995
box-folder 1 folder: 4
Picture of sunflower instrument for surveying in tunnels
box-folder 1 folder: 5
Negatives
box-folder 1 folder: 6
Slides of Album 1
box-folder 1 folder: 7
Slides of Album 2