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Washington and Lee University


Found in 319 Collections and/or Records:

Campbell Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0393
Scope and Contents

Items in the collection include a scrapbook, a bound volume of the Ring-Tum Phi, a book of pressed leaves, Miller family birth records, photographs of Lexington and Campbell family members, newspapers, and personal letters.

Dates: Inclusive 1843-1950

"Capola" document, 1843

Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains six legal documents pertaining to the debts of James Alexander.

Dates: 1843

Carter James Harris Photograph

Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0010
Scope and Contents

Carte de visite photograph of Carter James Harris by Boude and Miley. Harris was a faculty member of Washington College and Washington and Lee University from 1858-1894. This item is signed by Harris.

Dates: ca. 1866-1867

Charles and Emmett McCorkle Lecture Notebook

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0139
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a lecture notebook used by Washington College and Washington and Lee University students Charles E. McCorkle between 1869-1870 and his brother Walter between 1870-1874. It includes a note about Robert E. Lee on the inside cover.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1869 - 1874

Check for Washington and Lee University Endowment

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0592
Scope and Contents

One check written to the Bank of Lexington, Virginia by General Randall Lee Gibson for his $25.00 donation to the Washington and Lee University endowment on April 1, 1878.

Dates: 1878-10-1

Clippings and Fliers Mentioning Stewart, 1970 - 1991

 File — Box 2: [Barcode: 0000004517], Folder: 17
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Includes Stewart's correspondence, programs that include his compositions, classroom materials, reviews and notices of his works, and materials from professorial organizations and conferences.

Dates: 1970 - 1991

Col Alto and Washington and Lee Photos

 File — Box 5, Folder: 102
Scope and Contents

This file contains photographs of Washington and Lee's campus, as well as Col Alto.

Dates: 1867 - 1977

Comics, 2012

 File — Box 20, Folder: 11

Commemorative Plate Designs, 1931

 File — Box 8: [Barcode: 0000005249], Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

This file consists of designs information about commemorative plates for Washington and Lee University.

Dates: 1931

Concert Guild

 File — Box 20, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents

Program, Bertram Turetzky, March 18, 1971.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1609 - 2016

Copy of Photograph Looking West from Washington and Lee University's Back Campus

Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0029
Scope and Contents

The image is copied from a photograph printed in the 1920 Washington and Lee yearbook, The Calyx. It includes the DeHart Hotel, the 'Mullberry Hill' residence, and the Spottswood Styles residence, now which is now Woods Creek Montessori School. The image predates Route 60 West. Though the photographer is not identified, it is likely Michael Miley.

Dates: 1920

Copy, Washington and Lee University's surrender of bonds and certificates, including Washington's gift of James River Company stock, 1892-03-22

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

This is a photographic copy of a document generated by the Commonwealth of Virginia's Second Auditor's Office. The document notes Washington and Lee University's official surrender of Virginia bonds and certificates which included George Washington's gift of James River Company stock.

Dates: 1892-03-22

Correspondence, 1929-10 - 1929-11

 File — Box 3: [Barcode: 0000004961], Folder: 18
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of Sanders' correspondence to his parents regarding life at Washington and Lee University, including his participation in the Arcades Club fraternity (now Delta Upsilon), sports, classes, jobs, and the Lexington Presbyterian Church as well as comments on campus drinking and mention of his brother Irwin Sanders and friend Richard Gooch. Includes his correspondence during his job with his uncle, Stuart Sanders, in Richmond at Sanders Brothers from 1931-1934 with...
Dates: 1929-10 - 1929-11

Correspondence, 1927-12 - 1928-02

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000004950], Folder: 7
Scope and Contents

Correspondence from Stuart to his parents about his second term at Washington and Lee.

Dates: 1927-12 - 1928-02

Correspondence, 1929-04 - 1929-07

 File — Box 2: [Barcode: 0000004958], Folder: 15
Scope and Contents

This file consists of correspondence between Stuart and his parents. It also consists of commencement material, where Irwin was the valedictorian. Stuart's letter to the president of the school applying for reinstatment (because of lack of credits) and the dean's response are included. Stuart was reinstated on strict probation.

Dates: 1929-04 - 1929-07

Correspondence 1950-1959

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000006045], Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

Correspondence requesting historical information of Hart, professional inquiries, personal correspondence with fellow W&L alumni, other personal letters, and correspondence regarding an article about James Patton that Hart was co-authoring.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1910 - 1965

Correspondence During First Term at Washington and Lee, 1927-09 - 1927-11

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000004949], Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

Stuart writes to his parents with news of football, his studies, and his desire for a typewriter. His report card is also included.

Dates: 1927-09 - 1927-11