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Collection Number: 02630

Collection Title: Walter H. Lee Scrapbooks, 1860-1863; 1887-1891.

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This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Size 0.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 3 items)
Abstract Walter H. Lee (fl. 1860-1891) resided in Asheville, N.C. The collection consists of three scrapbooks of Walter H. Lee containing hundreds of color advertising cards; greeting cards; clippings on a variety of subjects including Confederate history, particularly the role of Southern women in the war; a program of the Ravenscroft School Handicap Athletic Meeting, 1891; and a few items concerning events in Asheville. Two of three volumes were originally used as account books, 1860-1861; items that were pasted in cover virtually all account entries.
Creator Lee, Walter H.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Walter H. Lee Scrapbooks, #2630, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Elizabeth Lee of Asheville, N.C., September-October 1943.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Walter H. Lee (fl. 1860-1891) resided in Asheville, N.C.

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The collection includes three scrapbooks of Walter H. Lee, containing hundreds of color advertising cards; greeting cards; clippings on a variety of subjects including Confederate history, particularly the role of Southern women in the war; a program of the Ravenscroft School Handicap Athletic Meeting, 1891; and a few items concerning events in Asheville, N.C. There is also one clipping regarding a visit of President Grover Cleveland to Asheville, 1887, and a group of clippings on the death of Jefferson Davis, 1889. Two of three volumes were originally used as account books, 1860-1861; items that were pasted in cover virtually all account entries.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, January 2009

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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