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Raymond J. Kirby Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0009

Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks contains approximately 150 photographs and newspaper clippings (all annotated by Kirby) on the Camille Flood of August 1969 (photographs include Nelson County and Buena Vista, Virginia) and approximately 170 photographs of the construction of the Route 11 corridor bypass around the City of Lexington, Virginia.

Dates

  • 1969

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is not yet processed. Use of the collection is granted on a case by case basis. Please contact the Head of Special Collections at 540-458-8649 for more information.

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

Raymond J. Kirby was a government employee working for the Virginia Department of Transportation during the time of Hurricane Camille.

Extent

1 Item

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Danny Hall.

General

Camille: A Night Not Forgotten, supplement for The News-Gazette, August 14, 2019.

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