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William Banks Withers Collection

Identifier: DC0334s

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photocopies of letters written by William to Mollie (Martha Stacey) between 1872 and 1882, letter from attorneys to Mrs. Banks in 1883, and family history notes. In the letters 1872-1875. he writes about his experiences at college and travels. Later letters are written during times when they were apart. The attorney's letter discusses estate issued and the family notes are primarily genealogical trees. There is one photograph of Withers as a young man.


  • Majority of material found in 1872-1883; 1987

Biographical / Historical

William Banks Withers grew up in Davidson, NC and attended Davidson College and graduated from the University of Maryland in 1875. He became a physician and had his practice in Davidson, NC. He married Martha Stacey and they had 4 children, Eugene Stacey Withers, Samuel Meacham Withers, James Johnston Withers and George Lee Withers.


4 folders (4 folders)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

gift of Nancy Withers Dishman

Processing Information

Processed on Oct-11
William Banks Withers Collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections Repository