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Edward L. Moreland and Robert W. Dickey Correspondence with accompanying photograph of an early X-Ray
Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Content Description This collection includes one letter written by Dean Edward L. Moreland of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to Dr. Robert W. Dickey of the Physics Dept. at Washington and Lee University dated October 28, 1946. The letter describes an accompanying albumen cabinet photograph of a foot X-Ray. The image, taken by photographer Michael Miley of Lexington, Virginia, shows the foot bones of Elizabeth "Lily" Carter Coles and a needle that had lodged within it. The X-Ray was performed by...
Dates: Correspondences; Photograph
Scope and Contents The collection consists of research material compiled by Dr. Marshall W. Fishwick on Michael Miley and his developments in color photography. Items of interest include Fishwick's article on Miley published in American Quarterly, a 1904 cabinet card of Michael Miley by his son, Henry, three cabinet cards of the early interior of Lee Chapel, the Colonnade, and VMI's front gates, correspondences between Henry Miley and Fishwick, and copies of several original Miley photographs.
Dates: 1879 - 1951