Elsie Ball Wright Bowley Papers
Scope and Contents
Includes correspondence (4 folders) by and about Elsie Bowley's sister, Jessie Ball du Pont, and her brother-in-law, A. I. du Pont, as well as letters and correspondence from Elsie's son, Thomas Ball Wright, Ball family members of the Northern Neck of Virginia and other members of the du Pont family. Also contains papers of General Albert J. Bowley, along with Elsie Bowley's business papers regarding her benefactions. Includes ca. 175 photographs (mainly family photos), most of which are not identified.
- Creation: 1929-1972
- Bowley, Elsie Ball Wright, 1886-1972 (Correspondent, Person)
- Du Pont, Jessie Ball, 1884-1970 (Correspondent, Person)
- Du Pont, Alfred I. (Alfred Irénée), 1864-1935 (Correspondent, Person)
- Bowley, Albert J. (Albert Jesse) (Correspondent, Person)
- Wright, Thomas Ball (Correspondent, Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Elsie Ball Wright Bowley was the wife of General Albert J. Bowley, and the sister of Jessie Ball du Pont, a benefactor and Trustee of Washington and Lee.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Tad Thompson in 1998
Blue sheet prepared by Betty Kondayan (7/20/99)
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