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William Addison Paisley papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS1003-UA

Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes photocopies of correspondence and newspaper clippings bound in book form, related to the career of William Paisley, GW Law School (LL.B 1924) and Department of Justice attorney. They range in date from 1919-76, and were donated to the University Archives by Elizabeth Dargan in 2001.

Dates

  • 1919-1976

Restrictions on Access

Some records may be restricted.

Restrictions on Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Historical or Biographical Note

William Addison Paisley (c.1897-19xx) was an attorney for the Department of Justice and graduate of The George Washington University Law School in 1924. He was born in Pulaski, Tennessee. From 1913-17 he worked as a stenographer and accountant for the Southern Express Company in Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee. From 1917-18 he was a stenographer with the War Department in Washington and New York. During World War I, he served from 1918-19 aboard the USS Mexican, a cargo transport ship. He began his government career in 1919 with the Bureau of Internal Revenue, and continued his education by going to night school at the Washington School of Accountancy, where he prepared himself to enter law school at GW (where he was a member of the Columbian Debating Society).

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection includes photocopies of correspondence and newspaper clippings bound in book form, related to the career of William Paisley, GW Law School (LL.B 1924) and Department of Justice attorney. They range in date from 1919-1976.

Collection Organization

This collection is unprocessed and no series have been determined.

Acquisition Information

Materials were donated to the University Archives by Elizabeth Dargan in 2001.

Title
Preliminary Guide to the William Addison Paisley papers, 1919-1976
Author
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

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