Virginia Tech History Resources: University-Wide Resources

This guide details resources intended to help those doing research on the history of Virginia Tech,.

Researching the University

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University Archives

The following resources are a wonderful starting point for searching the University Archives in Special Collections, which include organizational records and publications, newspapers and printed material about departments and people, and photographs of individuals and places on campus and in Blacksburg and the surrounding area.

Publications about Virginia Tech

To learn an overview about the development of the university, consult the following publications.

University Publications

A number of publications by the university can provide information about the university's operations for your research.


University newsletters and magazines:

Student Publications

Members of the student body have been publishing periodicals throughout the history of the university, both officially (such as the Bugle yearbook) and unofficially (such as the initial Tin Horn yearbooks).