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.

Collection Details

Record Group
B. Harvie Branscomb papers
Branscomb, Bennett Harvie, 1894 -
0.5 Linear Feet, 300 Items
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Material in English

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How to Cite

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

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

Related Material

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

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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.