Stockton Mosby McMurran Scrapbook
Scope and Content
The Stockton Mosby McMurran Scrapbook, c. 1909, is a photograph album with pictures of the Missouri Botanical Garden and pictures from VPI. The first half of the scrapbook includes the following pictures from the botanical garden: the Missouri Botanical Garden Shelter (Pagoda), greenhouses, gardens, famous botanists, and related field scientists. The second half of the album includes the following picture from VPI: Price Hall, Lane Hall, campus views, country side, barns, the Grove, and track meets. Joe Luttrell, Hughes, and McCown are individuals identified in the track meet pictures.
- c. 1909
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
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Stockton Mosby McMurran (1887-1920) was from Campbell County, Virginia, and he was a member of the German Club when he attended VPI. After graduating from VPI in 1909, he attended Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, where he recieved his Master of Arts in Botany in 1911. McMurran worked as Assistant Pathologist for the U.S Department of Agriculture until his death in 1920.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Stockton Mosby McMurran Scrapbook contains photographs from the Missouri Botanical Garden and photographs from Virginia Tech, formally known as VPI. Stockton Mosby McMurran graduated VPI in 1909 before attending Washinton University in St. Louis, Missouri.
Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated to Special Collections and University Archives in 1964.
The 1909 Bugle and 1909 Tin Horn were separated to the Rare Book Collection.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Stockton Mosby McMurran Scrapbook by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your- work/public-domain/cc0/).
The procesing, arrangement, and description of the Stockton Mosby McMurran Scrapbook commenced and was completed in December 2019.
- Stockton Mosby McMurran Scrapbook, c. 1909
- Caroline Harvey, Student Worker, and LM Rozema, Archivist
- 2020 (CC0 1.0)
- Language of description
- Script of description
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