Virginia Canals and Navigations Society Collection WLU Coll. 0172

Virginia Canals and Navigations Society Collection WLU Coll. 0172


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Repository
Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library, Special Collections and Archives
Identification
WLU.Coll.0172
Title
Virginia Canals and Navigations Society collection 1978-1983
Quantity
.8 Linear Feet
creator
Virginia Canals & Navigations Society, Inc.
creator
Fletcher, Richard R.
Language
English
Language
These materials are in English.

Administrative Information

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Conditions Governing Access

The materials in this collection are available for research use.

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Virginia Canals and Navigations Society Collection, WLU Coll. 0172, Special Collections and Archives, James G. Leyburn Library, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA

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Scope and Contents

Records of the Society's research and meetings on river canals and boat traffic of nineteenth century Virginia from the collection of Richard R. Fletcher, Society Trustee. The collection includes the Society's publication, The Tiller, The Sweep, research material, and correspondence.

Arrangement

Files in Box 1 arranged alphabetically by subject.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Canals
  • Correspondence
  • Research
  • Transportation
  • Virginia

Container List

Miscellaneous
  • box: 1 folder: 1
    Control
  • box: 1 folder: 2
    Constitution and By-Laws
  • box: 1 folder: 3
    Correspondence from Richard Fletcher
    1979-1981
  • box: 1 folder: 4
    Correspondence from Richard Fletcher
    1982-1985
  • box: 1 folder: 5
    Correspondence from Richard Fletcher
    undated
  • box: 1 folder: 6
    Correspondence to Richard Fletcher
    1973-1983
  • box: 1 folder: 7
    Correspondence to Richard Fletcher
    1983-1987, undated
  • box: 1 folder: 8
    Financial records
  • box: 1 folder: 9
    Meetings and projects
  • box: 1 folder: 10
    Membership applications
  • box: 1 folder: 11
    Membership lists
  • box: 1 folder: 12
    Newspaper clippings
  • box: 1 folder: 13
    Photographs
The Sweep
1995-
  • box: 2 folder: 14
    Poster and facsimile debt notes
  • box: 2 folder: 15
    Publications of related
  • box: 2 folder: 16
    Research materials
box: 3
The Tiller
1980-2007
box: 4
The Tiller
2008