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Ollinger Crenshaw Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0320

Scope and Contents

These papers include correspondence, articles, and selected notes for Crenshaw's General Lee's College and manuscripts given to him in the process of his research for the book.


  • Creation: Inclusive 1946-1968


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Biographical / Historical

Crenshaw was an alumnus of Washington and Lee University class of 1925 and a faculty member in history department at Washington and Lee University, 1926-1969. He also authored 'General Lee's College: the rise and growth of Washington and Lee University'.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Albert B. Crenshaw.

Related Materials

Ollinger Crenshaw Correspondence, WLU Coll. 0262

Separated Materials

WLU Coll. 0450 William D. Lewis account book was removed from this collection and is housed and described separately.

Processing Information

Blue sheet prepared by Betty Kondayan (12/18/2001)

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Repository Details

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

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