McCown Family PapersWLU.Coll.0181

McCown Family PapersWLU.Coll.0181


Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington, VA 24450

Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives
McCown Family PapersInclusive 1811-1917
188 Item
McCown family
Woodward, Pollard, Mrs.
McCown, Samuel W., Jr.
English .

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

Preferred citation: [Identification of item], McCown Family Papers, WLU Coll. 0181, Special Collections, Leyburn Library, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Pollard Woodward.

Processing Information

Blue sheet prepared by Susan L. Gates (2/8/89)

Biographical / Historical

The McCown family has lived in Rockbridge County, Virginia from ca. 1740 to the present.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists primarily of business papers of the family including sale lists, indentures, land surveys, deeds, wills, promissory notes, and numerous receipts. It also includes 71 photographs from the collection of Samuel W. McCown, Jr. (WLU 1919).

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Buildings
  • College Students
  • Deeds
  • Indentures
  • Land use surveys
  • McCown, Samuel W., Jr.
  • Photographs
  • Receipts (Acknowledgments)
  • Virginia -- Rockbridge County
  • Wills
  • Woodward, Pollard, Mrs.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • McCown, Samuel W., Jr.
  • Woodward, Pollard, Mrs.