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George Washington collection

 Collection — Shelf: E:1 - F:5
Identifier: SC-GWC

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.

Dates

  • 1654 September 6 - 1799 December 12

Creator

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.

Extent

approx. 25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

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.

Title
George Washington collection
Status
In Progress
Author
Michele Lee, Special Collections Librarian
Date
August 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
  • Preservation assessment

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington Repository

Contact:
PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121
703-799-3600