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Ann Norvell Otey Scott Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0163

Scope and Contents

This collection contains chiefly correspondence with Washington and Lee University and United Daughters of the Confederacy officials, resolutions, and reports relating to her participation in the controversy over W&L President Henry Louis Smith's proposed renovation and expansion of the Lee Chapel. Also includes correspondence and clippings relating to fund-raising for the Stratford Hall restoration. Correspondents include members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Washington and Lee officials, and Lee family members. It also includes a copy of Mary Randolph Custis Lee's will dated 1918.


  • Creation: Inclusive 1920-1948


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

Ann Norvell Otey Scott was the Chairman of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Virginia Division and a resident of Lynchburg, Virginia.


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Language of Materials



Materials on the Lee Chapel controversy are housed in Box 1; materials related to Stratford Hall are housed in Box 2.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Anne Farrar in 1984.

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Repository Details

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

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