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Mary Paxton Barclay Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0250

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Barclay's papers describing her wood carvings, including the Washington and Lee Mace, as well as chests for Eleanor Roosevelt and Queen Mother Elizabeth.


  • Creation: Inclusive 1938-1951


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. Permission for publication of this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the Head of Special Collections.

Biographical / Historical

Barclay retired from Washington and Lee University in 1956 after 40 years of service, mostly in the Alumni Office.


5 Files

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Alex Taylor, 1999.

Processing Information

Blue sheet prepared by Betty Kondayan (3/14/00)

Description rules
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Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA