Jay Johns Papers, 1918-1974.

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Johns, Jay Winston, 1888-1974. Jay Johns Papers, 1918-1974.

Jay Johns Papers, 1918-1974.

Mostly personal and business correspondence of Jay Winston Johns, Jr. Includes papers of the Atlas Fuel Corporation of New York, N.Y. and Pittsburgh, Pa., Lee-Jackson Memorial, Inc., the Virginia Trust for Historic Preservation, and "Ash Lawn" now owned by the College of William and Mary. The correspondence of Johns includes correspondence with Virginia Democratic Party figures such as Albertis S. Harrison, William M. Tuck, Mills Godwin, Harry F. Byrd, Sr. and Carter Glass. Other prominent correspondents are Morton G. Thalhimer, Harry de Butts, James J. Kilpatrick, and George C. Marshall. There are records of social occasions given by Mr. and Mrs. Johns, correspondence relating to her illness and death, and papers relating to his death. The collection includes a manuscript collection by Johns including original items by Phillip Brooks, George Washington Parke Custis, Albert Gallatin and D.H. Hill as well as typescripts and photocopies of letters written by Thomas Jonathan Jackson, Francis Lightfoot Lee, Mary Custis Lee, Richard Henry Lee, and Robert E. Lee; and materials concerning James Monroe and Ezekial Moses.

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