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SR162 Bittle Library

FILES

sr162.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

SR162 Bittle Library

Description

Bittle Memorial Library was named for Roanoke College’s early president, Dr. David Bittle. Bittle led the college through its move to Salem and during the Civil War. Bittle was one of three Salem leaders who officially surrendered Salem to the Union forces under Gen. William Averell during his invasion of the Roanoke Valley in 1863.

Creator

unknown

Publisher

Roanoke Public Libraries

Date

1939

Contributor

Nelson Harris, George Wade

Rights

Please contact the Virginia Room at 540.853.2073 for permission to use.

Format

Digital Postcard

Type

Still Image

Identifier

sr162

Is Version Of

Salem and Roanoke County in Vintage Postcards by Nelson Harris (2005)

Citation

unknown, “SR162 Bittle Library,” Virginia Room Digital Collection, accessed June 25, 2022, http://www.virginiaroom.org/digital/document/sr162.