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Finding Aid for the Mount Vernon Ladies Association of the Union Collection (MUM01745)

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Finding Aid for the Mount Vernon Ladies Association of the Union Collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Mount Vernon Ladies Association of the Union Collection
Dates: 2007-2010
Collector: Lynn Crosby Gammill
Physical Extent: Half of one legal document box (0.209 linear feet)
Repository: University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections. University, MS 38677, USA
Identification: MUM01745
Location: General Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Abstract: The Mount Vernon Ladies Association of the Union Collection is a group of promotional items for special events occurring at George Washington's plantation home, Mount Vernon, near Washington D.C. Most of the events featured in the material occurred in 2010.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Gift of Dr. Ann Abadie

Processing Information

Collection processed by John R. Wall, Spring 2011. Finding aid encoded by Kathryn Michaelis, August 2011.


No further additions are expected to this collection.

Subject Terms

Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union
Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate)
Washington, George, 1732-1799


broadsides (notices)

Historical Note

Since 1858, the Mount Vernon Ladies Association of the Union has preserved George Washington's plantation home in Fairfax County, Virginia. The Association plans and promotes special events, such as special exhibitions, unique tours, and living history events interpreting George and Martha Washington's lives and the lives of those who lived and worked at Mount Vernon.

Scope and Content Note

The collection includes brochures, postcards, newsletters, and broadsides from the Mount Vernon Ladies Association of the Union promoting tourism and special events at George Washington's Mount Vernon estate.

User Information

Prefered Citation

Mount Vernon Ladies Association of the Union Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement.


This collection is arranged by format.

Container List

Folder 1 Visitor Map, English Version: George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum, and Gardens, 2010
Scope: Brochure. Map and Highlights of Mount Vernon, Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center, Ford Orientation Center, Shopping, and Dining.
Folder 2 TL. Washington's Upper Garden, October 2010
Scope: Includes poster map and donor/gift forms.
Folder 3 Bring Them Home: 150 Years of Restoring the Washington Collection, 13 February 2010-8 January 2012
Scope: Brochure. A Special Exhibition to Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Public Opening of George Washington's Mount Vernon.
Folder 4 Mount Vernon: Discover the Real George Washington: 2010 Spring and Summer Special Events, Spring-Summer 2010
Scope: Brochure. Two copies.
Folder 5 "George Washington: To Keep Him First-Educating Americans About the Character and Leadership of George Washington," undated
Scope: Broadside pamphlet
Folder 6 C. "Through My Eyes": Character Tours at Mount Vernon, undated
Scope: Postcard with information on scheduling a first-person character tour of Mount Vernon
Folder 7 C. Mount Vernon in February, February 2010
Scope: Features calendar of events.
Folder 8 C. Christmas at Mount Vernon: Mount Vernon by Candlelight, 27-29 November; 4-6 December [?]
Scope: Information on buying tickets for candlelight tours of Mount Vernon
Folder 9 Mount Vernon: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow. Vol. 21, No. 2, Fall 2007
Scope: Newsletter
Folder 10 Mount Vernon: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow. Vol. 24, No. 2, Fall 2010
Scope: Newsletter. Two copies.
Folder 11 Coalter, Guy. "Old Cookbook Reveals Amazing Details of Washington's Dining Habits."AAA Southern Traveler, May-June 2010
Scope: Page 31. Advertisement article for The Martha Washington Cook Book.