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Stuart Sanders Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0241

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Sanders' correspondence to his parents regarding life at Washington and Lee University, including his participation in the Arcades Club fraternity (now Delta Upsilon), sports, classes, jobs, and the Lexington Presbyterian Church as well as comments on campus drinking and mention of his brother Irwin Sanders and friend Richard Gooch. Includes his correspondence during his job with his uncle, Stuart Sanders, in Richmond at Sanders Brothers from 1931-1934 with significant comments about the Depression years. Includes 16 photographs of family and friends.


  • Creation: Inclusive 1918-1965
  • Creation: Majority of material found within Bulk 1926-1934


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

Sanders is a Class of 1931 alumnus of Washington and Lee University and was a businessman in Richmond from 1931-1934.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Irwin Taylor Sanders II

Processing Information

Blue sheet prepared by Betty Kondayan (4/20/99)

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Repository Details

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

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Lexington VA 24450 USA