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Edith Bolling Galt Wilson Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0184

Scope and Contents

These autographed and signed letters are from Mrs. Wilson to Washington and Lee President Francis P. Gaines and his wife, Sadie duVergne Gaines. Included is an invitation and seating arrangement for a luncheon given by Mrs. Wilson for First Lady Jackie Kennedy. The letters show the close friendship between Mrs. Wilson and the Gaines family. The collection also includes a photograph of Edith Wilson.

Dates

  • Inclusive 1951-1961

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

Edith Wilson was the second wife of President Woodrow Wilson.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (27 items)

Physical Location

This collection is housed in a box containing WLU collections 0183-0187.

Ownership and Custodial History

Purchased from Barry Jones.

Creator

Source

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