McCown Family Papers
Scope and Contents
This collection consists primarily of business papers of the family including sale lists, indentures, land surveys, deeds, wills, promissory notes, and numerous receipts. It also includes 71 photographs from the collection of Samuel W. McCown, Jr. (WLU 1919).
Also incuded is a verse in remembrance of visit to Black Wall Cave, January 30, 1914, by H. M. Vest, which makes reference to several Rockbridge County, Virginia boys.
- Creation: Inclusive 1811-1917
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Biographical / Historical
The McCown family has lived in Rockbridge County, Virginia from ca. 1740 to the present.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mrs. Pollard Woodward.
Blue sheet prepared by Susan L. Gates (2/8/89)
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