McBryde House Specification Records
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.
- ca. 1900
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
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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.
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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.
Source of Acquisition
The collection was acquired by Special Collections and University Archives prior to 2001.
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/).
The collection is unprocessed. Minimal description was completed prior to 2001 and in September 2021.
- McBryde House Specification Records, ca. 1900
- LM Rozema, Archivist, and Special Collections and University Archives Staff
- 2021 (CC0 1.0)
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