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Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities records

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0025

Scope and Contents

This collection contains records of the association, such as meeting minutes, budget information, membership records, constitution and bylaws, as well as information about preservation easements and county mills, the organization's promotional materials, newsletter, publications, photographs, and a survey, by questionaire, of the portraits painted before 1914 that are owned and located in Rockbridge County and Lexington, Virginia. The survey was conducted under the auspices of the APVA. Eighteen questionaires have photographs attached. Survey includes the following artists; Ellen Graham Anderson and Charles Willson Peale.


  • Creation: 1971-2003


Language of Materials

These materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research. Permission to publish from the collection must be sought with the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.

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.


18.5 Linear Feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The preservation surveys were a gift of Mrs. Maurice D. Leach.

Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities records
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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