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Willson-Walker House (Lexington, Va.)

 Organization

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Paper by Wayne Kille for American Vernacular Architecture class for professor Dell Upton on Willson-Walker House

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 98
Scope and Contents This file consists of a paper written by Wayne Kille for the WLU course American Vernacular Architecture 557 for professor Dell Upton in February of 1957, entitled "The Willson-Walker House: A Provincial Neoclassical Revival Building." The paper provides an architectural and stylistic analysis and evaluation of the building, as well as numerous photos depicting the interior and exterior of the building.
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1975; Majority of material found within Bulk 1910-1940

Paper on Willson-Walker House by Anthony Murray for Pam Simpson at Washington and Lee University, 1974

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 97
Scope and Contents This file consists of a paper by Anthony M. Murray for Pam Simpson's architecture 107 class in Spring of 1974 entitled "Architecture Project: The Appalachia Pickin' Parlor." The paper details the history and provenance of the "Pickin' Parlor," formerly the Lexington Meat Market and later the Wilson-Walker house, both in ownership and in astylistic exterior and interior architectural features.
Dates: 1974

Walker-Wood Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0294
Scope and Contents These papers include many photographs and items concerning the Walker and Wood families, their homes, their activities; and material about the economic, social, educational, and religious life of the African-American community in Lexington, Virginia. Extensive notes have been provided by Alex Wood, identifying his family members in photos, marking records to indicate relevance or functional purpose, and occasionally providing his perspective on the contents of records. Numerous records concern...
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1975; Majority of material found within Bulk 1910-1940