McBryde House Specification Records McBryde House Specification Records, ca. 1900 Ms.1999.010

McBryde House Specification Records, ca. 1900 Ms.1999.010


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LM Rozema, Archivist, and Special Collections and University Archives Staff

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1999.010
Title
McBryde House Specification Recordsca. 1900
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet, 1 folder
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
John McLauren McBryde (1841-1923) was the fifth president of Virginia Tech from 1891 thru 1907. This collection contains Specification No. 1755 of the labor and materials required in the erection and completion of a two-story, brick dwelling house to be erected for Dr. J. M. McBryde in Blacksburg Virginia.

Administrative Information

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The collection is open to research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], McBryde House Specification Records, Ms1999-010, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The collection was acquired by Special Collections and University Archives prior to 2001.

Processing Information

The collection is unprocessed. Minimal description was completed prior to 2001 and in September 2021.


Biographical Note

John McLauren McBryde (1841-1923) was the fifth president of Virginia Tech from 1891 thru 1907. He attended South Carolina College (later University of South Carolina) before the Unviersity of Virginia. In 1861, during the Civil War, he left the unviersity and joined the Confederate volunteer company. McBrdye later became a professor of Agriculture at the Unviersity of Tennesse, was the president of South Carolina College, and eventually became the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (later Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University) president in 1891. He retired in Blacksburg in 1907.

John McLaren McBryde married Cora Bolton on November 18, 1863, and they had eight children: Janet McLaren; James Bolton; Anna Marie; John McLaren, Jr.; Charles Neil; Susan McLaren; Meade Bolton; and Waid. John Bolton McBryde is the grandfather of Polly Ashelman.

Scope and Content

This collection contains Specification No. 1755 of the labor and materials required in the erection and completion of a two-story, brick dwelling house to be erected for Dr. J. M. McBryde in Blacksburg Virginia. It is 20 leaves and dates from about 1900.

Related Material

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Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Blacksburg (Va.)
  • Faculty
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • McBryde, John McLaren, 1841-1923
  • Montgomery County (Va.)
  • University History

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the McBryde House Specification Records by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Container List

folder 1
Records
ca. 1900