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Special Collections

Civil War

The Civil War is a major collecting focus for the University Libraries. The backbone of the printed collection is the Elden E. Josh Billings Collection, which consists of approximately 6,000 monographs.

   

Civil War

Civil War

The Civil War is a major collecting focus for the University Libraries. The backbone of the printed collection is the Elden E. Josh Billings Collection, which consists of approximately 6,000 monographs.

   

Civil War

Science and technology

Virginia Tech’s Special Collections contains nearly six centuries of material concerning the fields of science and technology. Collections include the personal papers of individuals and families, as well as the records of businesses and organizations.

    Science and technology

Women's history

The Women's History collection contains materials for women's history research in Special Collections, University Libraries at Virginia Tech.

    Women's history

Located in Carol M. Newman Library at Virginia Tech, Special Collections includes a wide range of materials, including manuscript collections, rare books, and University Archives. The collection also features state, local, and historical maps and photographs, among other materials. Our mission is to collect and preserve these unique, historical materials and provide access to them in their original form. We are also engaged in an ongoing project to provide digital access to many of our collections.