Harris Mountain Schools Collection
Scope and Content
Collection includes the act of incorporation for the Schools (1913); correspondence (1937-61) to Rev. R.G. See, President of the Board of Advisors, and Rev. G.A. Wilson; histories of the school; brochures about John Kellogg Harris, after whom the mission was named; and a copy of the "Montgomery Mountain Missionary" (1925) containing articles on the schools and the Presbyterian home mission program.
- 1913 - 1961
- Harris Mountain Schools (Va.) (Organization)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open to research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
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The Harris Mountain Schools, Presbyterian mission schools in Southwest Virginia, were founded in 1913 and located in Floyd, Montgomery, and Franklin Counties. Schools included Shooting Creek, Ferrum, Cannaday, Christiansburg, Buffalo Mountain, Sylyatus, Pippen Hill, Boone's Mill, Taylor's Mountain, Thaxton, Cave Mountain, Greenlee, Algoma, and Franklin.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
This collection consists of materials regarding the Harris Mountain Schools, Presbyterian mission schools located throughout Southwest Virginia.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Harris Mountain Schools Collection by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Harris Mountain Schools Collection commenced and was completed in March 2007.
- Harris Mountain Schools Collection, 1913-1961
- Sam Walters
- 2007 (CC0 1.0)
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