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Bert T. Wilson Papers,

Identifier: Ms-2012-062

Scope and Content

The Bert T. Wilson collection consists of letters, legal documents, court proceedings, bills, and receipts pertaining to Bert Wilson's career as an attorney in Lebanon, Virginia. The papers in this collection range from 1903 to 1926. They concern legal cases and claims from many of the prominent businesses and banks in the area at that time, including the John. T. Dixon Lumber Co., the Mathew's Coal Company, and the Daniel Briscol Brothers Company. The collection contains many letters, memos, and documents relating to private court cases as well.


  • 1889 - 1926


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Bert T. Wilson Papers must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Biographical Note

Bert T. Wilson was born in 1872. He spent most of his life practicing law in and around Tazewell County, Virginia. Wilson died in 1936 at age 64, leaving behind his wife, Nancy Wagoner, and nine children.


0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box)

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This collection contains the papers, letters, invoices and ledgers of Bert. T. Wilson. The papers largely pertain to his career as an attorney in Lebanon, Virginia.


This collection is arranged chronologically.

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated to Special Collections in 2005.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Bert T. Wilson Papers was completed in October 2012.

Bert T. Wilson Papers, 1889-1926
Adrienne Glenney, Student Assistant, and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
© 2012 Virginia Tech. All rights reserved.
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US