Midhurst, J. M. McBryde Estate, Blacksburg, Va.
Scope and Content
This map shows the Midhurst estate of J. M. McBryde, near Blacksburg, Virginia, in 1932.
- January 28, 1932
- Wall, W. F. (Person)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
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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.
0.1 Cubic Feet (2 items ) ; 30 x 18 in. (original), 29 x 17 in. (blueprint)
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.
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/).
The collection is unprocessed. Minimal description was completed prior to 2001.
- Midhurst, J. M. McBryde Estate, Blacksburg, Va., January 28, 1932
- LM Rozema, Archivist, and Special Collections and University Archives Staff
- 2021 (CC0 1.0)
- Language of description
- Script of description
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