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Dr. W.A.R. Goodwin Letter to James P. Woods

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00516

Scope and Contents

Letter from William A. R. Goodwin, Wytheville, Virginia to James P. Woods about the death of Maury Coleman and congratulating Woods on his election as Mayor of Roanoke, Virginia.  August 4, 1898.  Includes letter from James P. Woods, Jr. to David Holmes in which he identfies people in the letter and gives biographical information on his Father.  December 18, 1976.

Dates

  • 1898 August 4

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

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Biographical Information:

The Reverend Dr. William Archer Rutherfoord Goodwin (June 18, 1869 - September 7, 1939) (or W.A.R. Goodwin as he preferred) was the rector of Bruton Parish Church who began the 20th century effort which resulted in the preservation and restoration of Colonial Williamsburg. He is known as "the Father of Colonial Williamsburg." Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Acquisition Information:

Gift.
Title
Guide to the Dr. W.A.R. Goodwin Letter to James P. Woods
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Date
2012-07-06
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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