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Douglas MacLeod Virginia Canal History Research Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0404

Scope and Contents

Secondary sources compiled by historian Doug Macleod on the history of Virginia canals and river navigation with a focus on the James River from Lynchburg, Va. and west. The collection includes three binders compiled of early newspaper article scans mentioning canal development. Also included are eight 20th century magazines related to or including information on canal history.


  • Majority of material found within 1950 - 2012


Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection is open to research use.


1 Box

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

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

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA