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George W. Woodfield, class of 1929, Pegasus negatives

 Collection — Box: Multi 05, Folder: 01
Identifier: MS-0118

Scope and Contents Note

This collection contains fifty-one negatives taken by George W. Woodfield when he served as the photographic editor of the Pegasus during his senior year at Washington College. Many of the photographs are featured throughout the 1929 yearbook.


  • 1928-1929

Access restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication rights

Copyright has been assigned to Washington College. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Washington College as the owner of the physical items and as the owner of copyright in items created by the donor. Although copyright was transferred by the donor, copyright in some items in the collection may still be held by their respective creator(s). For further information contact the Archives and Special Collections.

Biographical Information

George Washington Woodfield (1908-2000) was born on January 25 in Damascus, Maryland to Thomas Griffith Woodfield (1856-1920) and Emma Boyer Woodfield (1868-1956). He was the youngest of six children. George attended and graduated from Washington College in 1929. While there he was a member of the Mount Vernon Society, The History Club, and the YMCA, he managed the baseball and lacrosse teams, was the circulation manager of the Collegian, and photographic editor of the Pegasus. After graduation, he returned to Montgomery County, he married Elizabeth Virts (1907-1971), and opened his own electrician business. Together they had several children. George passed away on March 5, 2000.


.05 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Physical and Technical access restrictions

Scans from the negatives can be viewed on the Digital Archive.

Custodial history

Negatives where in the posession of the College and Dean Jones as advisor to the Pegasus.

Finding Aid to the George W. Woodfield, Class of 1929, Pegasus Negatives
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Repository Details

Part of the Washington College Archives & Special Collections Repository

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