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Silverwood, 1942

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 81

Scope and Contents

This folder contains a bound report (written in 1942) on Silverwood, a home built by General E. Frank Paxton in 1857 and later sold to Judge John White Brockenbrough and wife Mary Caldwell. The report discusses other owners, including Judge James Kerr Edmondson and wife Emily, and Mary K. Monroe Robinson and husband Edward (descended from the Lyles and Grahams); a physical description of the house and its renovations; and historical information about the owners and their children.


  • Creation: 1942

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.


From the Collection: 1 Linear Feet (Two boxes each measuring 7inches. )

Language of Materials

From the Series: English

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA