McDowell, William George, 1850-1921
- Existence: 1850 - 1921
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents A typescript report by leading engineers of the community outlining four unique plans for supplementing the Lexington, Virginia water-supply. At the time, the local resevoir and general supply was suffering from a lack of rain. The report includes data on the local springs (water output and elevations) and historical rain fall data for the vicinity.
Collection relating to proposal to hang photos of McCormick family portraits in Rockbridge County Courthouse
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
Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-35
Identifier: WLU -Coll-0043
Scope and Contents A collection of original land deeds and indentures from the vicinity of Rockbridge County, Virginia collected by the Rockbridge Historical Society.
Dates: 1748 - 1920
Scope and Contents This collection includes manuscript and typecript sketches of 41 Washington and Lee Alumni who served in the American Civil War. The materials were compiled for a proposed memorial volume which was never completed. Included are letters to McDowell from veterans, descendants of veterans, and associates answering his request for information.
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1914