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McDowell, White, and Wade Family Papers [manuscript] 1814-1910.

McDowell, W G
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Summary
The collection contains family and business correspondence, 1814-1850, 1866-1910; an inventory of the estate of Robert L. McDowell, together with a list of purchasers and prices at the estate sale, 1838; and a few miscellaneous legal documents.
Of interest are W. G. McDowell's specifications for the erection of the Rockbridge County court house in Lexington, Va., 1896; a play spoofing Episcopal High School, n.d.; an essay "How Marse Archie became Cudjo's best man"; and an anecdote concerning a rifle in the possession of the family of Benjamin Harrison.
Description
ca. 65 items.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Tunstall-Virginiana Fund, 2004/2005.
Biographical Note
Rockbridge County, Va., families.
Technical Details
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    a| McDowell, White, and Wade family papers h| [manuscript], f| 1814-1910.
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    a| ca. 65 f| items.
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    a| The collection contains family and business correspondence, 1814-1850, 1866-1910; an inventory of the estate of Robert L. McDowell, together with a list of purchasers and prices at the estate sale, 1838; and a few miscellaneous legal documents.
    520
      
      
    a| Of interest are W. G. McDowell's specifications for the erection of the Rockbridge County court house in Lexington, Va., 1896; a play spoofing Episcopal High School, n.d.; an essay "How Marse Archie became Cudjo's best man"; and an anecdote concerning a rifle in the possession of the family of Benjamin Harrison.
    545
      
      
    a| Rockbridge County, Va., families.
    590
      
      
    a| SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Tunstall-Virginiana Fund, 2004/2005.
    596
      
      
    a| 10
    600
    1
    0
    a| Harrison, Benjamin, d| 1833-1901.
    600
    1
    0
    a| McDowell, Robert L. x| Estate.
    600
    3
    0
    a| McDowell family.
    600
    3
    0
    a| Wade family.
    600
    3
    0
    a| White family.
    610
    2
    0
    a| Episcopal High School (Alexandria, Va.)
    650
      
    0
    a| African Americans z| Virginia z| Rockbridge County.
    651
      
    0
    a| Rockbridge County (Va.) x| History.
    655
      
    7
    a| Deeds z| Virginia z| Rockbridge County.
    655
      
    7
    a| Letters (Correspondence) 2| aat
    655
      
    7
    a| Manuscripts. 2| aat
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    7
    a| Specifications. 2| aat
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    a| McDowell, W. G.
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    a| MSS 13117 w| ALPHANUM i| 4072756-1001 l| STACKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT
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