Dillon Family Papers
Scope and Contents
This collection contains the family and personal correspondence (1806-1897), business correspondence, deeds, legal papers, account books (1849-1862) of Dr. Alexander S. Dillon (1813-1870), and family Bible along with ledgers and employee time books of various Dillon limestone companies, especially Edward Dillon and Co. in Botetourt County. Correspondents include Dr. Alexander S. Dillon (1813-1870), Edward Dillon (1835-1897), Edward Davis Dillon (1766-1818), Fanny Polk Dillon, and Patrick Henry Dillon (1804-1862).
- Creation: 1805 - 1944
- Dillon, Alexander S. (Correspondent, Person)
- Dillon, Edward (Correspondent, Person)
- Dillon, Edward Davis (Correspondent, Person)
- Dillon, Fanny Polk (Correspondent, Person)
- Dillon, Patrick Henry (Correspondent, 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.
The Dillon family resided in Prince Edward and Botetourt counties, Virginia.
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Ownership and Custodial History
Gift of Mary Unity Dillon, Susan P. Dillon, and Frank C. Dillon, 1979-1981.
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