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Caroline P. Campbell, Detroit, to Lawrence Washington, Washington, D.C., 1917 March 16

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 8

Scope and Contents

Campbell writes about the authenticity of Washington’s Frederick the Great sword, which Professor Van Tyne of the University of Michigan has “absolutely no confidence in.” She also discusses conflicting opinions about a portrait of Mary Ball Washington by Robert Edge Pine.


  • Creation: 1917 March 16


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This collection is open for research during scheduled appointments. Researchers must complete the Washington Library’s Special Collections and Archives Registration Form before access is provided. The library reserves the right to restrict access to certain items for preservation purposes.


From the Collection: 4.25 Linear Feet (6 boxes)

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121