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John A. Lile scrapbook of University of Virginia

Identifier: AC-482

Scope and Contents

A scrapbook of black and white photographs taken on and around the University of Virginia. According the to the inside cover, the scrapbook belonged to John A. Lile. The book contains aproximately 100 photos, many of the people are identified by first name. Some of the photos appear to be family photos, as well as images taken on a trip to Quogue Beach, New York and a group shot at Royal Orchard Afton, Virginia.


  • 1916-1919


All materials are in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room without restrictions, except it is very fragile with loose pictures.

Biographical Note

John A. Lile was born in Charlottesville, Virginia on December 3, 1897. He lived in Lewisburg, Greenbrier County, West Virginia. Lile was a lawyer and member of the West Virginia state house of delegates from Greenbrier County from 1953-1958. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War I. He died on May 19, 1960.


1 Linear Feet (1 clam shell box)


The John A. Lile, Scrapbook of University of Virginia collection is a black 7-1/2" x 11-1/2" photo album of black and white photos, most identified and dated between 1916 and 1919. The photographs were taken on or around the University of Virginia campus.


This is a single-item collection.

Acquisitions Information

This collection was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish in 2009 and accessioned as AC.2009.019.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, August 2013. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

AC.482: John A. Lile, Scrapbook of University of Virginia, 1916-1919
Processed by Anita Elliott
August 5, 2013
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository