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Harvey Broome Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0259

Scope and Contents

Harvey Broome (1902-1968) was a lawyer, conservationist, writer of natural history. He was a graduate of the University of Tennessee (1923), received a law degree from Harvard (1926), and was licensed to practice law in Tennessee and before the Sixth U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals and the U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee, Harvey Broome was one of the organizers of the Wilderness Society in 1935. Harvey and his wife Anne were avid hikers and members of the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club. He was a director of the Great Smoky Mountains Conservation Society (1932-1935). Three books were published posthumously: “Harvey Broome, Earth Man,” “Faces of the Wilderness,” and “Out under the Sky of the Great Smokies.” .


  • 1929-1968

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at


112 boxes + 8 boxes of photograph & negatives and 7 boxes of slides

Harvey Broome Papers.
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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

601 S Gay Street
3rd floor
Knoxville Tennessee 37902 United States