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Guide to the William Robertson McKenney Papers, 1865-1930 and undated (bulk 1880-1900)

Abstract

Lawyer, of Petersburg, Va.

Materials relating to McKenney's law practice (chiefly 1880-1900), and largely concerned with the settlement of estates and the sale of real estate in Petersburg, Va.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
McKenney, William Robertson
Title
William Robertson McKenney papers 1865-1930 and undated (bulk 1880-1900)
Language of Material
English
Extent
5.9 Linear Feet, 4,440 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

The William Robertson McKenney Papers span the years 1865-1930. McKenney was born in Petersburg in 1851 and attended the University of Virginia. The materials relate to McKenney's law practice (chiefly 1880-1900), and are largely concerned with the settlement of estates and the sale of real estate in Petersburg, Va. McKenney died in 1916.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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Contents of the Collection

1865-1889
Box 1
1880-1889
Box 2-5
1890-1899
Box 6-12
1900-1909
Box 13
1910-1930 and undated
Box 14
Undated papers
Box 15

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], William Robertson McKenney Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Provenance

The William Robertson McKenney Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library in 1947.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff

Encoded by Ted Holt, May 2008

Accession from 1947 is described in this finding aid.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.