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McDowell family


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander, Fultz, and Willson Families Collection

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1-45
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0539
Dates: Majority of material found within 1770 - 1970

Davidson Family Papers

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1-19
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0113
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers of Lexington, Virginia lawyer James D. Davidson and his daughter Mary Davidson and includes some correspondence, manuscript and printed poems of James D.Davidson, clippings, and some miscellaneaous papers from the family. James Davidson's printed and handwritten writings in the collection were compiled for his book "A Curiosity in the Chancery and Rhyme and Prose," (N.D., but likely 1876-81). The collection contains detailed genealogy of the Davidson,...
Dates: 1830 - 1915

General, 1946-04-04

 File — Box 1, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

This file consists of a newspaper article entitled "Preservation of Old Buildings Is Commended" by Ellen G. Anderson. The contents of the article are related to various Lexington and Rockbridge County Sites that had historic preservation efforts.

Dates: 1946-04-04

Johnson Family

 File — Box 5, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

File includes photocopies of obituaries and photographs concerning the Johnson and McDowell families.

Dates: 1700 - 2018

McDowell Family

 File — Box 9, Folder: 209
Scope and Contents From the Series:

George Marshall, Bonnie Martin, John Mathews, Mathew F. Maury, Donald McCraig, Ghost McChesney, Thomas Edward McCorkle, McCormick, Cyrus McCormick, Hugh White McCrum, Charles McCulloch Jr., Hunter McDonald, Catherine Feland McDowell, Charles R. McDowell, Ephraim McDowell, McDowell Family, McElroy, William McElwee, Henry McLaughlen, Alexander G. McNutt, MacMillon.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Red House, 1956 - 1958

 File — Box 2, Folder: 75
Scope and Contents

This folder contains a report on Red House, a home near Fairfield on the west side of Route 11. The report covers the history of the house and its inhabitants, including the McDowells, the Treavys, the Laymans and the Alexanders; information about the physical house, landscaping, and the McDowell Burying Ground, farm, and orchard; and photographs of the house and surrounding land. Also contained is a newspaper (Lexington Gazette) article about Red House and the McDowells.

Dates: 1956 - 1958

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Archival Object 4
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American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865) 1
Cookbooks 1
Correspondence 1
Country lawyers 1
Genealogy 1