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Walter Curtis Ayers Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0263

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of registers, indices, folios, plates, wills, charts and data related to the Benjamin Borden Grant of 92,100 acres of land.


  • Creation: Inclusive 1940-1963


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

Walter Curtis Ayers, an accountant for Norfolk and Western Railway, was interested in the Benjamin Borden Grant and mapped the grants from the deeds of the grantees.


.33 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Processing Information

Blue sheet prepared by Betty Kondayan (1/8/2002)

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