A Guide to the J. Harry McBroom Papers, 1899-1908 McBroom, J. Harry Ms1974-016

J. Harry McBroom Papers, 1899-1908

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1974-016


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Processed by: Sarah R. Olney, Student Assistant, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1974-016
Title
J. Harry McBroom Papers, 1899-1908
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
McBroom, J. Harry
Language
English
Abstract
The collection includes 22 letters written by J. Harry McBroom, possibly from Abingdon, Virginia, to Thyrza Fugate detailing campus life in 1904-1905.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from J. Henry McBroom Papers must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: J. Harry McBroom Papers, Ms1974-016, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

J. Harry McBroom Papers were acquired by the Special Collections prior to 1974.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the J. Harry McBroom Papers was completed prior to 2010. Additional description was completed in January 2011.


Biographical Note

J. Harry McBroom attended VPI from 1904-1905. It is unclear if he graduate and he is not listed in the graduating classes of 1906, 1907, 1908, or 1909. He was from Abingdon, Virginia.

Scope and Content

The collection includes 22 letters written by McBroom between October 6,1904-August 14,1905, to Thyrza Fugate detailing campus life. McBroom was a sophomore during 1904-1905. The collection also contains three pieces of sheet music: "Sing Me A Song of the South," "The Blue and The Gray," and "Gen. Robert E. Lee's Quick March."

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by material type. Correspondence is in chronological order.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Fugate, Thyrza
  • Subjects:

  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute
  • Local Subjects:

  • University Archives

Contents List

Folder 1
Correspondence and sheet music, 1899-1908.