George Washington collection
Scope and Contents
This collection contains letters to and from George Washington that have been aquired by the MVLA since 1858. For more information, see content note for individal items. The collection grows organically as new items are acquired.
- 1654 September 6 - 1799 December 12
- Washington, George, 1732-1799 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
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.
approx. 25 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
The collection is divided into four series: From George Washington; To George Washington; Ledgers and Bound Manuscripts; and Oversized. Each series is arranged in chronological order by date.
- George Washington collection
- In Progress
- Michele Lee, Special Collections Librarian
- August 2016
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Preservation assessment