Brumby Family Papers
Scope and Contents
The Brumby Family Papers consist of newspaper clippings, biographies, and a diary related to the Brumby Family as well as information on the Brumby Rocker, a rocking chair produced by the Brumby Chair Company. The diary entitled, "Diary of Our Florida Trip From Marietta, GA" covers a camping trip of the Family by mule drawn wagon through Florida in the Winter of 1884-85.
There are four newspaper clippings about James R. Brumby, Jr. dated 1917-1921 and a copy of an editorial about him dated 1929. A biography of "My Brother Jim," about James R. Brumby, Jr., which was written by his sister Isabel Brumby Patton. Also included in the papers is an information file on the Brumby Rocker.
- created: 1882-1949
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to all researchers.
Conditions Governing Use
All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Biographical or Historical Information
James Remley Brumby was a co-founder and the first president of the Brumby Chair Company in 1875. He married Laura M. Smith in 1866 and they had six children together before her death in 1912. James R. Brumby, Jr., one of three sons, was a long-time resident of Florida. [Source: Brumby Chair Co., Marietta, Georgia]
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Source of Acquisition
Gift of James R. Brumby
Existence and Location of Originals
Portions of collection available online?: No
Processed August 8, 1976.
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