Jamestown Exposition Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of 22 photographs, 14 mounted for exhibit purposes, that depict the Jamestown Exposition of 1907, the tercentennial of the settlement at Jamestown, Virginia in 1607. The tercentennial took place in Norfolk, Virginia on land that is now part of Naval Station Norfolk. The collection includes photographs of a painting of Sir Walter Raleigh, a statue of Pocahontas, and depict such scenes as the Arch of Government Pier, the Grand Basin, the Auditorium, Willoughby Boulevard West, the Pennsylvania Building, Machinery and Transportation Building, Pocahontas Street, the Virginia Building, and Raleigh Square. Also, includes photographs of various exhibits, including the Formosa Tea Garden, the Japanese Exhibit, and the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch of Fort Bliss, Oklahoma. The latter was a wild west show featuring cowboys, cowgirls, Indians, Mexicans, and buffaloes and was one of the most popular attractions.
0.80 Linear Feet
Conditions Governing Access
Open to researchers without restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from Special Collections and University Archives, and the holder of the copyright, if not Old Dominion University Libraries.
Language of Materials
Source of Acquisition
Method of Acquisition
The collection was given to Special Collections and University Archives sometime prior to 1999.
Processed by Jay Gaidmore in June 1999.
- A Guide to the Jamestown Exposition Collection
- Jay Gaidmore
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.