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Collection Development Policy

Special Collections holds the University Archives in addition to the University Libraries' collections of rare and special books, manuscripts, and historical maps and photographs. Through these collections the department supports the research, teaching, and service mission of this land grant university.

The premiere areas that Special Collections focuses on developing include:

The types of materials collected include primarily original correspondence, diaries, and manuscripts, logbooks, ledgers, photographs, drawings, and other records of historical importance to support the mission of the university and to enrich the department's existing collections. Special Collections also collects publications that augment the various manuscript and archival collections as well as the University Archives.

Send questions or comments to:

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

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URL: http://spec .lib.vt.edu/CollDev.html
Last Modified on: Friday, 17-Feb-2017 14:03:15 EST