Virginia Room Digital Collection


The Virginia Room Digital Collection includes photographs, oral histories, books, pamphlets and finding aids to items in the Virginia Room. Continue to check back for new additions.

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The cornerstone on the Administration Building was laid on July 4, 1901, becoming occupied in 1902. It’s red-brick castle-like structure was an imposing piece of architecture on the campus. The Administration Building was razed in 1965.

Davis 17.12a Roanoke College Faculty.jpg
The faculty of Roanoke College pose for a group portrait in front of the Administration Building.

Davis 17.121b H. Sherman Oberly.jpg
Sixth President of Roanoke College, Dr. H. Sherman Oberly, is pictured on the right next to an unidentitifed faculty member.

Davis 17.121a RC Class of 1950.jpg
Members of the Roanoke College Class of 1950 pose for a portrait with faculty members in front of the Administration Building.

Davis 11.953 Administration Building.jpg
Central to the campus of Roanoke College, the Administration Building was the first structure on campus, completed in 1848. Over the years, East and West wings were added.
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