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William D. Lewis account book

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0450

Scope and Contents

This account book covers Lewis' expenses over a seventeen year period, including expenditures on room, board, clothing and other items. During the first three years he was a student at Washington and Lee University.


  • Creation: Inclusive 1870-1887


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Biographical / Historical

From 1870-1873 Lewis was a student at Washington and Lee University. He became a banker in Charleston, West Virginia.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Julia L. Craddock gave her father's account book to Ollinger Crenshaw while he was conducting research for his book General Lee's College: rise and growth of Washington and Lee.

Related Materials

This account book was separated from WLU Coll. 0262 Ollinger Crenshaw Papers.

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Repository Details

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

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