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Catalog Number 2008.320
Object Name Newspaper
Scope & Content A newspaper article in The Nashville Tennessean in 1925 about the fire at MBA that destroyed the Main Building and caused $30,000 worth of damage. The brief article with photos, entitled "Main Building of Montgomery Bell Academy Burns", also describes how MBA is one of the most prominent prep schools in the state, especially because of its famous "point-a-minute" football team. Photos by C.J. Burnell.
Collection MBA Archives
Date November 21, 1925
Accession number 2008.320
Catalog date 2008-09-10
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Classification Building & Grounds
Historic Sites
Schools
Disasters/Fires
Search Terms Building & Grounds
Football
School History
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Subjects Fires
Football
Historic buildings
History
Schools
Schools, Private