Papers of Lewis Preston Summers [manuscript] ca. 1900-1972.


Summers, Lewis Preston, 1868-1943. Papers of Lewis Preston Summers [manuscript] ca. 1900-1972.

Papers of Lewis Preston Summers [manuscript] ca. 1900-1972.

Correspondence in the collection deals chiefly with genealogy. There are some personal letters and a few political ones. Copies of 18th and 19th century family legal documents are included. Pamphlets and clippings cover S.W. Virginia history, family activities and some political events, a journal, 1921, of the European tour of Gay White Summers Jessup is included, as are a few bills and receipts, miscellaneous invitations, postcards and programs, and family photographs. Among the correspondents are Joseph L. Crupper, Carter Glass, Ambrose L. Henkel, Campbell Bascom Slemp, and Claude Augustus Swanson.

1,000 items.

Related Entities

There are 13 Entities related to this resource.

Jessup, Gay White Summers. (person)

Barbee family. (family)

Swanson, Claude Augustus, 1862-1939 (person)

Governor, U.S. Senator from Virginia, and Secretary of the Navy. From the description of Papers, 1867-1935. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20188558 U.S. Representative 1893-1906; Virginia governor 1906-1910; U.S. Senator 1910-1933. From the description of Papers of Claude Augustus Swanson [manuscript], 1917-1922. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647844476 U.S. Senator from Virginia, U.S. Secretary of the Navy. Fro...

Preston family. (family)

Glass, Carter, 1858-1946 (person)

Born in Lynchburg, Virginia, on 4 January 1858. Member of Virginia State Senate, 1898-1906; member of U.S. House of Representatives. 1902-1918; Secretary of the Treasury, 1918-1920, Member of U.S. Senate, 1920-1946. Died in Washington, D.C. on 28 May 1946. From the description of Letter : from Horace Mann Towner, 1925 Apr. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122701025 Virginia statesman; Secretary of the Treasury. From the description of Letter, 1933 February, Uni...

Summers family. (family)

Slemp, C. Bascom (Campbell Bascom), 1870-1943 (person)

Congressman, 1907-1923, from Virginia's 9th District and private secretary to Calvin Coolidge, 1923-1925. From the description of C. Bascom Slemp scrapbooks [manuscript], undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648004695 C. Bascom Slemp of Big Stone Gap, Va., was a lawyer, businessman, and U.S. Representative from Virginia. From the description of Additional papers of Campbell Bascom Slemp, h 1920-1931. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id:...

Bain family. (family)

Ray family. (family)

Crupper, Joseph L., (person)

Summers, Lewis Preston, 1868-1943 (person)

Lt. Colonel, 60th Virginia Infantry; University of Virginia alumnus; Abingdon, Va., lawyer; businessman; Republican politician, 9th Congressional District. From the description of Papers of Lewis Preston Summers, 1814-1947. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49622275 ...

Henkel, Ambrose L., (person)

Republican Party (Va.) (corporateBody)