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Anderson, William Alexander

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1842-1930

Lexington lawyer and Attorney General of Va., 1902-1910

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Anderson Family

 File — Container: Box 1, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents From the Series: This box includes folders on Lucy P. Ackerly, the Alexander family, the Anderson family, the Baker family, the Beard family, James Beatty, the Bell family, the Bogan family, the Borden family, the Bowyer family, the Brooke family, and the Brown family.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1700 - 1960

Anderson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0001
Scope and Contents This collection contains items of the Anderson and Alexander families including correspondence dealing with legal business, family matters, and Lexington, Virginia affairs. Consists largely of the family correspondence of William Alexander Anderson, Francis T. Anderson, and Mary Anne Alexander Anderson; includes letters to and from Virginia Governor John Letcher, and two letters from Mildred Lee, daughter of Robert E. Lee. Other correspondents include William A. Glasgow, George Hutcheson...
Dates: 1755 - 1958

Anderson, William A.

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents From the Series: Includes folders on Jean Cameron Agnew, Jeannie O. Abbott, John Agnor, Andrew Alexander, Archibald Alexander, John Alexander, Louise Houston Alexander, William Alexander, Archer Anderson, Ellen Anderson, Joseph Anderson, William A. Anderson, Armentrout, and Jacob Arnold.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Anderson, William A., 1821-07-14

 File — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This file contains a land grant for William A. Anderson for fifty five and a half acres of land in Rockbridge County along the South River. The file also includes a typescript document verifying the original land grant's validity, certified by the Commonwealth of Virginia's Land Office in Richmond, as well as a handrawn map of the area.
Dates: 1821-07-14

Collection relating to proposal to hang photos of McCormick family portraits in Rockbridge County Courthouse

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0108
Scope and Contents This collection includes 35 items relating to a proposal to hang portraits of Cyrus, Leander, and Robert McCormick in the Rockbridge County Courthouse, including a memorandum from Cyrus Bentley II dated January 6, 1912 and copies of memoranda and correspondence from William A. Anderson, William G. McDowell, and other parties.
Dates: Inclusive 1911-1912

Copy of Photograph of William Alexander Anderson, Wife, and Daughter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0082
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a contemporary copy of a photograph of William Alexander Anderson, his wife, and his daughter, Ellen, taken c. 1887.
Dates: Creation of original photograph

Glasgow Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0057
Scope and Contents This collection contains items of the Glasgow family of Virginia, including correspondence and business papers of William Anderson Glasgow (1825-1910), of Fincastle, and his son, Francis Thomas Glasgow (1854-1927), both lawyers; and of Francis T. Glasgow (1829-1916), brother of William A. and his uncle, Joseph Reid Anderson (1813-1892), both of Richmond; legal briefs, contingent claims contracts, and vouchers, 1880-1885, of the firm of Glasgow and Glasgow, Fincastle, Va.; legal papers, bills,...
Dates: Inclusive 1858-1926

Kathleen E. Bruce to William A. Anderson Letter

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0663
Content Description A Christmas card from historian Kathleen E. Bruce to her uncle William A. Anderson of Lexington, Virginia, postmarked December 25, 1928, announcing a forthcoming publication,"Rise of the Iron Industry in Virginia." The title of the book became "Virginia Iron Manufacture in the Slave Era," and was published in 1930. Kathleen Bruce was teaching history at the College of William and Mary in 1928. She was the granddaughter of Joseph Reid Anderson, former Confederate general and owner of the...
Dates: 1928-12-25

Lackey, 1815-12-23

 File — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This file includes a land survey for James Lackey of 569 acres of land in Botetourt county, surveyed by William Anderson.
Dates: 1815-12-23

"Liberty Hall Volunteers" Orderly Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0625
Content Description This collection consists of a pocket sized leather bound notebook used initially by William A. Anderson, Orderly or First Sergeant of the 'Liberty Hall Volunteers,' Washington College's military company organized in April 1861 for service in the Confederate army. The notebook was used to keep the daily rolls of the company and documents such things as absences, sick lists, accoutrement details, and police lists of its original members. Anderson carried the notebook from the formation of the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1861-04 - 1861-09