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Wood, Alexander Barbour


Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of research materials about William R. Clark

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0432
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a donor letter and accompanying materials about William R. Clark, specifically a photograph and a copy of his Curriculum Vitae. The letter includes memories of interactions with Clark. There is also a photograph of male members of the Randolph Street Methodist Church, Lexington, Virginia (ca. 1955).

Dates: Inclusive 1950-2008

Letter to C. M. Wood from Governor Price, 1940-07-02

 File — Box 5: [Barcode: 0000005509], Folder: 122
Scope and Contents

This file consists of letter from Governor Price to Clarence Wood. Wood had found a ring belonging to Price's son. Returning the favor, Price interceded for Wood to get the administration's position at the New Green Pastures National Park. Included in the file is a note by Alexander Wood explaining the incident.

Dates: 1940-07-02

Miscellaneous, 1944

 File — Box 5: [Barcode: 0000005509], Folder: 123
Scope and Contents

This file consists of a photograph of the 7th Grade First Aid Class at Lylburn Downing School, April 1944, a photograph of Mrs. Jesse M. Woodley, Alex's 1st and 2nd grade teacher at Lylburn Downing School, and a program from Marie Wood Hayes's funeral

Dates: 1944

Photo/Article of the Wood Family and Their Connection to North Carolina Mutual Insurance Company, 1954

 File — Box 5: [Barcode: 0000005509], Folder: 110
Scope and Contents

This file contains two pages of the Third Quarter, 1954 edition of "The Whetstone," a publication made by the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company. Two pages are the cover of the magazine, as well as an article on the Wood family and the Blandome home entitled "A 'Mutual' Family." Clarence M. Wood worked twenty-two years for North Carolina Mutual Insutrance Company.

Dates: 1954

Photograph of the C. M. Wood Family, 1943-08-01

 File — Box 5: [Barcode: 0000005509], Folder: 108
Scope and Contents

This file contains a photograph of C.M. Wood's family (7x5). From left to right, the photograph depicts Edward, Clarence M., Nannie W., Harry Walker, Clarence Jr., and Alex B.

Dates: 1943-08-01

Photograph of the First Baptist Church Minister and Wife

 File — Box 3: [Barcode: 0000005541], Folder: 65
Scope and Contents

Alex Wood thinks the minister in the photograph is Reverend Lucas.

Dates: Inclusive 1910-1975; Majority of material found within Bulk 1910-1940

Photograph of the Walker-Wood Family, 1920 - 1930

 File — Box 5: [Barcode: 0000005509], Folder: 107
Scope and Contents

This file contains a photo of the Walker-Wood family. Depicted in the front row from left to right are Harry Walker Wood, Marrie, Clarence Jr., Bettie Jo, Alex, and Nannie. Harry Walker is behind Nannie. DePriest is in the back row with white hair. Clarence M. is in the back row on the left. CMamie Jones is behind Harry Walker Wood.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1920 - 1930

Photographs of Nightingales

 File — Box 3: [Barcode: 0000005541], Folder: 64
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1975; Majority of material found within Bulk 1910-1940

The Charity Nightingales, 1915 - 1931

 File — Box 2: [Barcode: 0000005442], Folder: 49
Scope and Contents

This file consists of photographs, newspaper clippings, and programs of The Charity Nightingales. It is mostly copies of items from Box 1 that were used for Alex's lecture at VMI. The folder also includes materials on the McCormick Celebration in 1931, Oscar dePreist Lecture by Alex Wood in 1931, band booking for a Washington and Lee University dance, and a "New Glory Song" by Revered Holt - including music and vocal contest description for the event in 1915.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1915 - 1931

Walker-Wood Family Papers

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...
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1975; Majority of material found within Bulk 1910-1940

Additional filters:

Archival Object 8
Collection 2
Virginia -- Lexington 2
African Americans -- Economic conditions 1
African Americans -- Education 1
African Americans -- Religion 1
African Americans -- Segregation 1