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Carter Newman Bealer Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0094

Scope and Contents

Includes family and business correspondence and a variety of private collections, such as diaries, playbills, ship menus, as well as a significant collection of autographed photographs and letters of late 19th and early 20th century theatrical and musical performers.


  • Creation: 1905 - 1962
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1930 - 1950


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

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

Bealer was a student at Washington and Lee University from 1918-1922.


28.3 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Bealer estate, 1965.

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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