Additional Resources about Solitude
Aside from digitized materials in this exhibit, there are additional materials online and available through Special Collections and University Archives about the history of Solitude.
Special Collections and University Archives Resources
- LibGuide on the Preston Family (including manuscript collections and published materials on the Prestons, Smithfield, and Solitude)
- LibGuide on Blacksburg History Resources
- Record Group Vertical Files, 1960s-present (Verticalfile.005) (particularly RG 6/3/2b - buildings)
- Early Board of Visitors minutes
Theses by Virginia Tech Students
- Ballard, Aleta Sue. "Documentation and analysis of millwork: a method for mapping the evolution of Solitude." 1992. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10919/44570.
- Pulice, Michael J. "The Log Outbuilding at Solitude: An Architectural and Archaeological Investigation of Virginia Tech's Second Oldest Building." 2000. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10919/33657.
- Yagow, Carol C. "Solitude: identification of its furnishings from 1830 to 1880." 1985. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10919/43576.
- Zhu, Jun. "A study for preserving and renovating the main building of Solitude at Virginia Tech." 1995. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10919/41216.