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Jane Isabella Watt White Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0265

Scope and Contents

Scrapbook, diary, and correspondence of Jane Isabella White, including records of births and deaths, comments about the Civil War, and religious meditations.


  • Creation: Inclusive 1848-1878
  • Creation: Majority of material found within Bulk 1855-1865


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

Jane Isabella Watt White was the wife of Lexington Presbyterian minister, William S. White (1800-1873), minister of the Lexington Presbyterian Church from 1848-1867.


5 Files

1 Volumes

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Paul Quin.

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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