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Cockrell Family Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0185

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one original letter to Alexander Cockrell, a student at Washington and Lee University, from Miss Sallie Bullington, a family friend; one photocopy of a letter dated Oct. 24, 1874, from Frank Cockrell, a student at Washington and Lee, to his brother Alexander, a graduate of Washington and Lee; and a photocopy of a letter dated Dec. 25, 1875, from Frank Cockrell to his mother.


  • Creation: Inclusive 1872-1875


Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington and Lee University Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source. Permission for publication of this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the Head of Special Collections.

Biographical / Historical

Frank Cockrell and Alexander Cockrell were both students at Washington and Lee University.


3 Item

Language of Materials


Physical Location

This collection is housed in a box containing WLU collections 0183-0187.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Maurice F. Cockrell.

Existence and Location of Originals

Some of the letters in the collection are photocopies. Maurice F. Cockrell owns the orginals.

Processing Information

Blue sheet prepared by Susan L. Gates (12/12/88)



Description rules
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Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA