Papers, 1852-1901.

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Wilson, William Lyne, 1843-1900. Papers, 1852-1901.

Papers, 1852-1901.

Includes letters from the Civil War period; correspondence of Wilson while he was Congressman from West Virginia, Postmaster General under Cleveland, and President of Washington and Lee University; 3 bound, indexed volumes of Wilson's official correspondence (copies) as Postmaster General; 6 diaries; miscellaneous papers and printed speeches; 38 letters from the University of West Virginia collection (microfilm); photograph.

ca. 550 items (40 folders)

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