The Resource Letter of H.R. McIlwaine

Letter of H.R. McIlwaine

Label
Letter of H.R. McIlwaine, 1933 Nov. 3
Title
Letter of H.R. McIlwaine
Inclusive dates
1933 Nov. 3
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Language
eng
Summary
Contains a letter from H.R. McIlwaine, State Librarian, to Dr. J.E. Williams, Virginia Polytechic Institute, regarding resources at the State Library for Henrico, Charlotte, Amelia, & Louisa counties
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Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Library of Virginia. (Search Library of Virginia as author).
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Biographical or historical data
Henry Read McIlwaine was born 12 July 1864 in Prince Edward County, Virginia. He graduated with an A.B. from Hampden-Sydney College in 1885 and with a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University in 1893. McIlwaine taught in private schools for a few years before returning to Hampden-Sidney College to serve as professor of English and history. In 1907, he was appointed State Librarian for the Virginia State Library, which position he held until his death. In January 1919, Governor Westmoreland Davis appointed McIlwaine to the Virginia War History Commission where he held several positions including secretary of the Executive Committee, treasurer, and chairman of the War Letters, Diaries and Incidents section. Unmarried, he died 16 March 1934 in Richmond, Virginia, and was buried in Blandford Cemetery in Petersburg.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation source
Salmon, John S., comp. A GUIDE TO STATE RECORDS IN THE ARCHIVES BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1985
Label
Letter of H.R. McIlwaine
Note
These records are part of the Library of Virginia record group (RG# 35)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
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There are no access restrictions
Organization method
Organized into the following series: Letter of H.R. McIlwaine, 1933 Nov. 3.
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001639524
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Type of unit
p.

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