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Midhurst, J. M. McBryde Estate, Blacksburg, Va.

 Collection
Identifier: Map-0276

Scope and Content

This map shows the Midhurst estate of J. M. McBryde, near Blacksburg, Virginia, in 1932.

Dates

  • January 28, 1932

Creator

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

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials.

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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.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (2 items ) ; 30 x 18 in. (original), 29 x 17 in. (blueprint)

Abstract

This map shows the Midhurst estate of J. M. McBryde, near Blacksburg, Virginia, in 1932. John McLauren McBryde (1841-1923) was the fifth president of Virginia Tech from 1891 thru 1907.

Source of Acquisition

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

Existence and Location of Copies

The collection has been digitized and is online: drawing and blueprint.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Midhurst, J. M. McBryde Estate, Blacksburg, Va. by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your- work/public-domain/cc0/).

Processing Information

The collection is unprocessed. Minimal description was completed prior to 2001.

Creator

Title
Midhurst, J. M. McBryde Estate, Blacksburg, Va., January 28, 1932
Status
Unprocessed
Author
LM Rozema, Archivist, and Special Collections and University Archives Staff
Date
2021 (CC0 1.0)
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Contact:
Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US
540-231-6308