Smithfield Library


​On-Site Catalogue

The ability to check out books from the Historic Smithfield library is one of the privileges available to members only. Please consider joining the Smithfield-Preston Foundation if you are not already a member. Non-members may view the material on-site by appointment only.


  • NON-FICTION: HISTORY
  • NON-FICTION: ART & LITURATURE
  • NON-FICTION: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
  • NON-FICTION: SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • BIOGRAPHIES
  • FICTION
  • CHILDREN​
  • MEDIA


 
Historical Source Material

Smithfield and the Preston Family


The Filson Historical Society, Louisville, Kentucky
Includes the Davie Collection, the Gray Collection, and the Joyes Collection with Preston Family Papers relevant to Smithfield.

Wisconsin State Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin
Manuscripts in the Draper Collection pertaining to the Preston family.

Special Collections at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia
Includes the Preston Papers, some of which are available electronically, and Preservation Virginia Papers, as well as other documents pertaining to Smithfield and the Prestons.

​Smithfield and The African American Experience
Bibliography from the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities

Grant researching the African American experience at Smithfield. The bibliography was compiled by Dr. Phillip D. Troutman of Duke University and Leni Sorenson of Virginia Tech.

​Local History
A Special Place for 200 Years - A History of Blacksburg, Virginia, Clara B. Cox, editor.

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