Dr. Robert W. Westmoreland papers
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Dr. Robert W. Westmoreland papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Westmoreland, Robert W., Dr., 1850-1929
Title: Dr. Robert W. Westmoreland papers
Dates: 1867-1925, undated
Quantity: 0.209 linear ft. (one half document case)
Identification: ahc.MSS521

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert W. Westmoreland (1850-1929) was the son of John Gray Westmoreland, M.D., who is accredited for founding the School of Medicine at Emory University and for donating the land on which his cottage and vineyard stood for the creation of Oakland Cemetery. Robert W. Westmoreland attended the University of Georgia in 1867 and 1868. He became a doctor and opened a practice in Atlanta. He was married to Elizabeth Catherine Woodward. Additional biographical information about Dr. Robert W. Westmoreland has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of correspondence, receipts, business cards, newspaper clippings, and ephemera pertaining to Dr. Robert W. Westmoreland.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Dr. Robert W. Westmoreland papers, MSS 521, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1988


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Container List




11Correspondence, 1872-1925, undated
2Receipts, 1867-1908, undated
3Business cards, undated
4Miscellaneous, undated