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Special Collections

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Special Collections is located in Carol M. Newman Library at Virginia Tech. Special Collections includes manuscript collections, rare books, and the University Archives. The collection also contains state, local and historical maps and photographs. Our mission is to collect and preserve unique, historical materials and provide access to them in their original form. When possible, Special Collections also offers materials in digital format.

Collection Highlights

Manuscript Collections
Rare Books
University Archives


Spotlight on Social Media

Little by little, Special Collections is working to create a social media presence and you can find us on a number of sites!


Aaron Purcell, Director, Special Collections
Tamara Kennelly, University Archivist
Marc Brodsky, Public Services and Reference Archivist
Kira Dietz, Processing and Acquisitions Archivist
John Jackson, Archives Assistant
Adrienne Serra, Technical Archivist
Sam Winn, Collections Archivist

Send questions or comments to:
specref@vt.edu
University Libraries
Virginia Tech, P.O. Box 90001,
Blacksburg, VA 24062-9001


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