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Stuart A. Weiss scrapbook

Label
Stuart A. Weiss scrapbook, 1936-1946
Title
Stuart A. Weiss scrapbook
Inclusive dates
1936-1946
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Scrapbook, 1936-1946, of Stuart A. Weiss (1863-1947) of Richmond, Virginia, containing clippings from Richmond newspapers relating mainly to historical facts on the city's history and some of its notable citizens, as well as poetry. Many of the clippings are letters Weiss wrote to the editor of the Richmond News-Leader responding to inquiries from readers. There are also clippings on national events, such as the death of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, V-E Day, the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, and the death of General George S. Patton
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Biographical or historical data
Stuart Archer Weiss was born in Richmond, Virginia on 21 March 1863. He was the son of Louis von Weiss and Susan Archer Talley. His mother was an artist and poet, and was a contributor to the Southern Literary Messenger when Edgar Allen Poe was its editor, and also wrote "The Home Life of Edgar Allen Poe." Stuart A. Weiss was a collector of Poe memorabilia. He attended St. Paul's and St. Mark's Schools in Richmond, and was later employed by L. H. Jenkins Company book publishers and printers for 36 years. He was a member of the Walker Light Guard. He died in Richmond on 7 May 1947 and is buried in Riverview Cemetery.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Stuart A. Weiss scrapbook
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Donor information unavailable.
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001635595
Type of unit
v.

Library Locations

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