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William Paxton Houston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0068

Scope and Contents

Includes letters written to Houston (1900-1902) when he was a member of the Board of Trustees of Washington and Lee University; papers, notebook, clippings concerning the issue of sectarianism at Washington and Lee. Correspondents include David Carlisle Humphreys, William Caruthers Preston, Henry St. George.

Dates

  • Inclusive 1898-1903

Creator

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

William Paxton Houston was the judge of the Rockbridge County Court House in Lexington, Va., 1837.

Extent

50 Item (9 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Louise Houston Alexander in 1947.

Creator

Source

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Repository Details

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

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