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William "Burris" Bryan Photograph Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0103

Content Description

A collection of photo copied images (total 30 pages - 90 images) of Word War Two veteran WIlliam 'Burris' Bryan, Sr. (W&L class of 1944) at the World War Two Memorial dedication in Washington D.C. in May 2004. The photographs were taken by Mr. Bryan's son, William B. Bryan, Jr. (W&L Class of 1982) The collection includes a copy of a letter written by Dr. Harlan R. Beckley of W&L, who thanked Bryan for his service in the war and his donation of these photo copies to Washington and Lee. Also includes a printed copy of Bryan's obituary as well as a brief overview of his military history recorded in the Washington and Lee records.


  • Creation: 2004-05



30 Photographic Prints

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Condition Description

Good. These photographs were digitized, and printed - they are not of actual photo stock. There is also no binding of the photographs, they are just loose pages with a cover letter.

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Repository Details

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

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA