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Collection of Photographs of Lexington, Va.

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0074

Scope and Contents

Photographs and negatives relating to Lexington, Va., compiled over 30 years by Washington and Lee University Special Collection Staff. Contents of collection include originals and copies and vary in size and format. Highlights include a c. 1900 stereoview of Washington Street looking west, and a mid-twentieth century print of Michael Miley's image of Robert E. Lee's funeral procession. There are also copies of an early interior view of the Lexington Presbyterian Church. Other copies include the Lexington Courthouse Square, other Miley street views, and a contemporary photographic copy of the rare lithograph print of Lexington, Va. looking west published by Casimir Bohn in 1857. There is also an early hand colored postcard of Main Street looking south by the McCrum's Drug Company. Aerial views include 33 contemporary 4 x 6' images of sections of 1968 and 1969 era oversize photograph of Lexington, Va.

Dates

  • 1857 - 1969

Creator

Extent

57 Item (4 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Creator

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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