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Special Collections

University Libraries, Virginia Tech


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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


Online Resources

Special Collections is always working on new tools and resources. Here's where you can find more about about us and our collections:

Subject Guides:
These guides identify resources about specific research topics in Special Collections and beyond.


Aaron Purcell, Director, Special Collections
Marc Brodsky, Public Services and Reference Archivist
Kira Dietz, Acquisitions and Processing Archivist
Rebecca Fitzsimmons, Women of Design Grant, Project Manager
John Jackson, Archives Assistant
Tamara Kennelly, University Archivist
Laurel Rozema, Processing and Special Projects Archivist
Adrienne Serra, Technical Archivist
Jade Snelling, Women of Design Grant, Digitization Specialist
Sam Winn, Collections Archivist
Anthony Wright de Hernandez, Community Collections Archivist

Send questions or comments to:
specref@vt.edu

Special Collections,
University Libraries (0434)
Virginia Tech
560 Drillfield Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061


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