Guide to the B. Harvie Branscomb Papers, 1922-1952


Branscomb became a member of the Library Council in 1928 and served as Director of the Duke University Library from 1934 to 1941.

Collection contains library reports, collection information, and correspondence to and from B. Harvie Branscomb.

Descriptive Summary

University Archives, Duke University
Branscomb, Bennett Harvie, 1894-.
B. Harvie Branscomb papers 1922-1952
Language of Material
0.5 Linear Feet, 300 Items
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Collection is open for research.

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Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Contents of the Collection

Library reports and gift information, 1916-1935
Box 1
Library reports and correspondence, 1933-1938
Box 1
Correspondence, 1935-1940
Box 1

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Library Council records. (University Archives. Duke University.)
  • Joseph Penn Breedlove papers. (University Archives. Duke University.)

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], B. Harvie Branscomb Papers, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.


The Branscomb papers were acquired prior to the founding of the Archives in 1972.

Processing Information

Processed by Tim Pyatt, July 2006

Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, October 2006

Accession 76-19 is described in this finding aid.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and our local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.