Edith Bolling Galt Wilson Correspondence
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.
- Inclusive 1951-1961
- Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt (Correspondent, Person)
- Gaines, Francis Pendleton (Correspondent, Person)
- Gaines, Sadie duVergne (Correspondent, Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Edith Wilson was the second wife of President Woodrow Wilson.
1 Linear Feet (27 items)
Language of Materials
This collection is housed in a box containing WLU collections 0183-0187.
Ownership and Custodial History
Purchased from Barry Jones.
- Jones, Barry (Person)
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