Hugh A. Moran PapersWLU.Coll.0005

Hugh A. Moran PapersWLU.Coll.0005


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Repository
Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives
Identification
WLU.Coll.0005
Title
Hugh A. Moran PapersInclusive 1865-1879
Quantity
180 Item
Creator
Moran, Hugh A. (Hugh Anderson)
Creator
Boyd, Alston
Creator
Johnston, William Preston
Creator
Moran, Nathan M.
Creator
Desha, Lucius, Jr.
Creator
Boyd, Alston
Creator
Johnston, William Preston
Language
English .

Administrative Information

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Hugh Anderson Moran, 1947.


Scope and Contents

Mainly correspondence, including letters between Hugh A. Moran and his family while he was a student at Washington College; letters from fellow students; college programs; class notebook. Correspondents include Alston Boyd, Lucius Desha, Jr., William Preston Johnston, Mildred Lee, Nathan M. Moran and Mrs. Nathan M. Moran.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Barclay family
  • College Students
  • Correspondence
  • Greek letter societies
  • Lee family
  • Lee, George Washington
  • Lee, Robert E., General (Robert Edward)
  • Literature
  • Louisville and Nashville Railroad
  • Note-taking
  • Printed ephemera
  • Societies
  • Washington College (Lexington, Va.)

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Boyd, Alston
  • Desha, Lucius, Jr.
  • Johnston, William Preston
  • Lee, George Washington
  • Lee, Robert E., General (Robert Edward)
  • Moran, Hugh A. (Hugh Anderson)
  • Moran, Nathan M.

Container List

1
Correspondence
3 Linear Feet
1845-1947English.
Scope and Contents

This series consists primarily of the correspondence of Alfred I. duPont, but it also includes some of the correspondence of his wives Alicia Bradford Maddox duPont and Jessie Ball duPont. Consequently, the series has been arranged alphabetically by these three individuals.Alfred's business affairs are documented in his correspondence with merchants and manufacturers, as well as in his correspondence with duPont managers such as Edward Ball. Family and personal affairs are reflected in Alfred's correspondence with family members such as brother Maurice duPont and sister Marguerite duPont Lee. Alfred's main personal correspondents are his daughter Madeleine Hiebler in Munich, Germany, and his wife Jessie.The series also documents aspects of Alfred I. duPont's charitable giving. Recipients of contributions represented in this series include the American Committee for Devastated France, the welfare home of Smyrna, Delaware, and Reverend H.M. Bartlett of Christ Church in Wilmington.Correspondence of or relating to Alicia Bradford Maddox duPont consist primarily of exchanges with her mother Eleuthera duPont Bradford. In addition, there are several files of condolence letters to Alfred following Alicia's death in 1920. Letters of sympathy after Alfred's death in 1935 constitute the correspondence of Jessie Ball duPont.

  • Alfred I. Du Pont
    English.
    • Text [0000000062] box: 1 folder: 1
      Correspondence with daughter Madeleine Hiebler 1920
      1920English.
    • Text [0000000062] box: 1 folder: 2
      Letter from William Jervey to E.G. Bradford 1837 January 27
      1837-01-27English.
    • Text [0000000062] box: 1 folder: 4
      Christmas Card
      undatedEnglish.
    • Text [0000000062] box: 1 folder: 5
      Correspondence with family members including siblings Maurice duPont and Marguerite Lee, and son Alfred Victor; topics include old age pension 1927-1930
      1927-1930English.
  • Alicia Bradford Maddox Du Pont
    English.
    • Text [0000006700] box: 4 folder: 1
      Eleuthera Paulina Du Pont Bradford
      1885-1904English.
    • Text [0000006700] box: 4 folder: 2
      Eleuthera Bradford
      1890, 1904-1905, undatedEnglish.
    • Text [0000006700] box: 4 folder: 3
      Mainly correspondence with Eleuthera Bradford
      1896-1904, undatedEnglish.
    • Text [0000006700] box: 4 folder: 4
      Eleuthera Bradford
      1901-1905, undatedEnglish.
Financial and Business Records
Photographs
1870-1927