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Harvey Broome, A Bibliography

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1068

This collection consists of a bibliography for Harvey Broome's works.

Dates

  • 1980

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection consists of a bibliography for Harvey Broome's works.

Biographical/Historical Note

Harvey Broome was born on July 15, 1902 in Knoxville, Tennessee and is a University of Tennessee graduate. He earned a law degree from Harvard University and became a clerk before he entered into private practice. Several years later, Broome left the practice to return to being a clerk so he could spend more time outside. He was an active member of The Wilderness Society, and his work helped in getting the National Wilderness Preservation System created. Broome became the director of the Great Smoky Mountains Conservation Association in the mid-1930s. He served as president of the East Tennessee Historical Society for several years and helped establish the Save-Our-Smokies campaign. Broome married Anne W. Pursel (1904-1983) in 1937. He died of a heart attack on March 8, 1968 in his home.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was given to Special Collections in 1980 by Mrs. Harvey (Anne) Broome.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480