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Statewide Recognition of Philip Alexander Bruce

Historical Markers Committee

This document, signed by Governor Harry F. Byrd Sr. on April 1, 1927, certifies that the historian Philip Alexander Bruce has been appointed a member of the state's Advisory Committee on Historical Markers.

Citation: Papers regarding Philip Alexander Bruce's historical writings and personal correspondence, 1899–1940. Accession #2889. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

Original Author: Harry F. Byrd, governor of Virginia, and B. O. James, secretary of the Commonwealth

Created: April 1, 1927

Medium: Government certificate

Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections

Battlefield Dedication

The historian Philip Alexander Bruce is invited to the June 22, 1932, dedication of the Richmond section of Virginia's Battlefield Parks by Governor John Garland Pollard. The event coincided with the forty-second reunion being held by the United Confederate Veterans to honor those who fought for the Confederacy during the Seven Days' Battles between June 25 and July 1, 1862. The official seal of the Commonwealth of Virginia at the top of the invitation is festooned with the Confederate flag and the state flag.

Citation: Papers regarding Philip Alexander Bruce's historical writings and personal correspondence, 1899–1940. Accession #2889. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

Original Author: Governor John Garland Pollard

Created: 1932

Medium: Engraved invitation

Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections

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  • Historical Markers Committee

    This document, signed by Governor Harry F. Byrd Sr. on April 1, 1927, certifies that the historian Philip Alexander Bruce has been appointed a member of the state's Advisory Committee on Historical Markers.

    Citation: Papers regarding Philip Alexander Bruce's historical writings and personal correspondence, 1899–1940. Accession #2889. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

    Original Author: Harry F. Byrd, governor of Virginia, and B. O. James, secretary of the Commonwealth

    Created: April 1, 1927

    Medium: Government certificate

    Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections

  • Battlefield Dedication

    The historian Philip Alexander Bruce is invited to the June 22, 1932, dedication of the Richmond section of Virginia's Battlefield Parks by Governor John Garland Pollard. The event coincided with the forty-second reunion being held by the United Confederate Veterans to honor those who fought for the Confederacy during the Seven Days' Battles between June 25 and July 1, 1862. The official seal of the Commonwealth of Virginia at the top of the invitation is festooned with the Confederate flag and the state flag.

    Citation: Papers regarding Philip Alexander Bruce's historical writings and personal correspondence, 1899–1940. Accession #2889. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

    Original Author: Governor John Garland Pollard

    Created: 1932

    Medium: Engraved invitation

    Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections