Collection relating to proposal to hang photos of McCormick family portraits in Rockbridge County Courthouse
Scope and Contents
This collection includes 35 items relating to a proposal to hang portraits of Cyrus, Leander, and Robert McCormick in the Rockbridge County Courthouse, including a memorandum from Cyrus Bentley II dated January 6, 1912 and copies of memoranda and correspondence from William A. Anderson, William G. McDowell, and other parties.
- Creation: Inclusive 1911-1912
- McDowell, William George, 1850-1921 (Person)
- Anderson, William Alexander (Person)
- Bentley, Cyrus, II (Person)
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
The McCormick family is related to Cyrus Hall McCormick, inventor of the reaper and benefactor of Washington and Lee University.
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Existence and Location of Originals
These materials are photocopies from the original documents owned by the Historical Society of Wisconsin.
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