A Guide to the Minnie Lee Ryan Collection, 1922 Ryan, Minnie Lee, Collection Ms2019-021

A Guide to the Minnie Lee Ryan Collection, 1922

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2019-021


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2019 (CC0 1.0)

Processed by: Laurel Rozema, Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2019-021
Title
Minnie Lee Ryan Collection, 1922
Physical Characteristics
0.1 Cubic Feet; 1 folder
Language
English
Abstract
The Minnie Lee Ryan Collection contains a May 28, 1922, letter from "Jack" to Ryan about their relationship as well as a 1922 newspaper clipping entitled "Blacksburg High School Graduates" listing Ryan, amongst others.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Minnie Lee Ryan Collection must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Minnie Lee Ryan Collection, Ms2019-021, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg,

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated to Special Collections in May 2019.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the collection was completed in May 2019.


Biographical Note

Minnie Lee Ryan was born August 14, 1904, in Albemarle County, Virginia, to William Lee and Josephine Adelaide (Cox) Ryan. Minnie graduated from Blacksburg High School in 1922, and she later married Glenn Wilburn Harkins. She died on August 26, 1990, in Staunton, Virginia.

Scope and Content

The Minnie Lee Ryan Collection contains a scrapbook page with a newspaper clipping and a letter and envelope for Minnie Lee Ryan. On Virginia Polytechnic Insitute letterhead, the May 28, 1922, letter is from "Jack" to Minnie Lee Ryan about their relationship. The newspaper clipping entitled "Blacksburg High School Graduates" lists Minnie Ryan, amongst others, and is dated 1922.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Blacksburg (Va.)
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Genre forms:

  • Correspondence
  • Persons:

  • Ryan, Minnie Lee, 1904-1990

Contents List

Folder 1
Letter from "Jack" to Minnie Lee Ryan and transcription, 1922-05-28
Folder 1
Scrapbook page with envelope and newspaper clipping, 1922