Papers, 1893-1933.


McBryde, John McLaren, 1841-1923. Papers, 1893-1933.

Papers, 1893-1933.

These letters, two newspaper clippings, and one reminiscence concern McBryde's nomination for, and refusal of, the position of Assistant Secretary of Agriculture (1893), and the presidency of the University of Virginia (1903-1904). Also included is a list of the letters (with abstracts) by Dr. John M. McBryde, the subject's son. A letter from Charles William Dabney to the son thanks him for the use of these letters. Correspondents to McBryde include: Henry E. Alvord, Edward Atkinson, John Thompson Brown, Daniel C. Gilman, Carter Glass, J.C. Hemphill, R.T. Irvine, J. Sterling Morton, C.I. Wade, and Edwin Willits.

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