Ann Norvell Otey Scott PapersWLU.Coll.0163

Ann Norvell Otey Scott PapersWLU.Coll.0163


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

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Repository
Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives
Identification
WLU.Coll.0163
Title
Ann Norvell Otey Scott PapersInclusive 1920-1948
Quantity
.5 Linear Feet
Creator
Scott, Ann Norvell Otey
Creator
Lee family
Creator
Lee, Mary Randolph Custis
source
Farrar, Anne S.
Language
English .

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Ann Norvell Otey Scott Papers, WLU Coll. 0163, Special Collections and Archives, James G. Leyburn Library, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Anne Farrar in 1984.


Biographical / Historical

Ann Norvell Otey Scott was the Chairman of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Virginia Division and a resident of Lynchburg, Virginia.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains chiefly correspondence with Washington and Lee University and United Daughters of the Confederacy officials, resolutions, and reports relating to her participation in the controversy over W&L President Henry Louis Smith's proposed renovation and expansion of the Lee Chapel. Also includes correspondence and clippings relating to fund-raising for the Stratford Hall restoration. Correspondents include members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Washington and Lee officials, and Lee family members. It also includes a copy of Mary Randolph Custis Lee's will dated 1918.

Arrangement

Materials on the Lee Chapel controversy are housed in Box 1; materials related to Stratford Hall are housed in Box 2.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities
  • Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction
  • College presidents
  • Correspondence
  • Farrar, Anne S.
  • Fund raising
  • Lee Chapel (Washington and Lee University)
  • Lee, George Bolling
  • Lee, Robert E., General (Robert Edward)
  • Smith, Henry Louis
  • United Daughters of the Confederacy
  • Washington and Lee University
  • Washington and Lee University. Stratford Hall
  • Wills

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Scott, Ann Norvell Otey
  • Farrar, Anne S.
  • Lee, George Bolling
  • Lee, Mary Randolph Custis
  • Lee, Robert E., General (Robert Edward)
  • Smith, Henry Louis