Finding aid to the Diuguid Family Letters 1922-1955

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JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
2311 MEMORIAL AVENUE
LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA 24501
(434) 846-0501
DIUGUID FAMILY LETTERS 1922-1955
The Diuguid Family Letters consists of a small body of correspondence, primarily
addressed to Bettie A. Diuguid of Lynchburg, Va., from members of the Diuguid family,
one Virginia State tax postal card, and a greeting card. Personal correspondents include:
Lincoln I. Diuguid (1917-2015), William Sherwood Diuguid (1910-1973) and Hubert
Scott Diuguid (1914-1985).

BETTIE ALICE McCOY DIUGUID (1875-1961)
Born Dec. 18, 1875 in Appomattox County, Va., Bettie Alice McCoy was the daughter of
William and Ella McCoy. She married Lewis Walter Diuguid in 1903. They were
parents of nine children, including Lincoln Isaiah Diuguid, pioneering African American
chemist and founder of the Du-Good Chemical Laboratory in St. Louis, Missouri;
William Sherwood Diuguid, a partner in the law firm of Bush and Diuguid of St. Louis,
Missouri; and Hubert Scott Diuguid, dentist of Lynchburg, Va. Bettie A. McCoy
Diuguid died Sept. 7, 1961, Lynchburg, Va. and is buried in Forest Hill Burial Park,
Lynchburg.

MS1065

Dublin Core

Title

Finding aid to the Diuguid Family Letters 1922-1955

Subject

Finding aids

Description

Finding aid to the Diuguid Family Letters 1922-1955 collection at Jones Memorial Library

Creator

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Publisher

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Date

2023

Rights

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Format

pdf

Language

English

Identifier

MS1065FA

Citation

George M. Jones Memorial Library, “Finding aid to the Diuguid Family Letters 1922-1955,” Digital Collections, accessed July 22, 2024, https://digitaljones.omeka.net/items/show/79.