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McCown Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0181

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).

Dates

  • Inclusive 1811-1917

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington and Lee University Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source.

Biographical / Historical

The McCown family has lived in Rockbridge County, Virginia from ca. 1740 to the present.

Extent

188 Item

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Pollard Woodward.

Processing Information

Blue sheet prepared by Susan L. Gates (2/8/89)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA