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Mid-Twentieth Century Black and White Photo of a Commemorative Plaque Depicting Charles Francis Adams WLU Coll PP#0078

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0078

Scope and Contents

Photograph of plaque possibly by Henry Miley, son of Michael Miley, which was created by Edward Field Sanford in 1916. The plaque reads, 'Charles Francis Adams - Presented by Southern Men in Appreciation of his Friendship for the South and his Noble Tribute to Robert E. Lee.' Adams was the son of John Quincy Adams and gave the keynote address during the Robert E. Lee Centennial Celebration at Washington and Lee University on January 19, 1907.

Dates

  • 1916 - 1950

Creator

Extent

1 Item ; 8" x 10"

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
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Lexington VA 24450 USA