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W. Lloyd Wright papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2075

Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes correspondence, bills, receipts, lottery tickets, proclamations, testimonials, auction catalogue, newspapers, bonds, stock certificates, and checks. The material dates from 1786-1945. All of the material in this collection relates to prominent people and activities in Washington, D.C.

Dates

  • 1786-1945

Creator

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

W. (William) Lloyd Wright (1876-1950) was a draftsman and engineer for the U.S. Navy, and a collector of manuscripts, photographs, and pamphlets.

Extent

3.5 Linear Feet

Language

English

Abstract

Collection includes correspondence, bills, receipts, lottery tickets, proclamations, testimonials, auction catalogue, newspapers, bonds, stock certificates, and checks. The material dates from 1786-1945. All of the material in this collection relates to prominent people and activities in Washington, D.C.

Collection Organization

Organized into three series: Correspondence, Financial papers, and Miscellaneous.

Acquisition Information

The W. (William) Lloyd Wright Collection was donated to the University by Wright's sister Mathilda Wright following his death in 1950.

Processing Information

Folders in Series 1 Box 4 were re-numbered in Aspace to reflect the numbering of the physical folders in the box. Previously, Box 4 had been numbered with Folders 24-48 in Aspace. Now, they are numbered 1-25 in Aspace and in the physical box. 3/12/2020
Title
Guide to the W. Lloyd Wright papers, 1786-1945
Status
Completed
Author
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2005
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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