WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections
Found in 620 Collections and/or Records:
20th Century Political Pins and Richard Nixon Campaign Poster
144th Regiment Militia (Va.) Order Book
This order book contains information about the members and actions of the Virginia Militia's 144th regiment of Rockbridge County between 1834 and 1843.
"A Card to the People of Rockbridge County," broadside
Candidate James B. Dorman appeals to Rockbridge County's voters for support as candidate for the Virginia Commonwealth's Attorney General . He outlines his platform and explains his voting record on key issues during his previous political appointments.
Admission Scholarship from Washington College to the sons of Mary Jackson Thornton
Alamby Miller Scrapbook
This file consists of a scrapbook of works written by Washington College student Alamby Miller between 1864-1868. Included are Virginia university magazines, clippings from the Southern Collegian, and original poetry. There is also a scrapbook titled Alamby Millington Miller by Professor James W. Massie dated 1870. This scrapbook is a typed biography including a letter from Alamby to his sister.
Alexander, Fultz, and Willson Families Collection
Alexander H. H. Stuart letter
This collection consists of a letter from Alex H. H. Stuart to his cousin Alex B. Stuart. Alex H. H. writes that Colonel Walker has arrived to pay $1000 to settle the debt Alex B.'s brother, John Stuart, owes to the Dice family. Alex H. H. entreats Alex B. to help him with the matter.
Alexander Lockhart Nelson Papers
Alexander Sterrett Paxton Papers
Alexander White Pitzer Speech
This collection is a handwritten copy of a speech given by Alexander White Pitzer to the Synod of the Virginias at Charles Town, West Virginia in 1873 about the history of Washington and Lee University.
Alfred Leyburn Papers
Contains c.55 items, of Dr. Alfred Leyburn and the Leyburn family of Lexington, Va., including 22 letters between Leyburn and his wife, Ann Eliza, 1835-36; patents of Edward J. Leyburn.
Allen Wesley Moger Correspondence
This collection includes a 5-page paper by Allen Moger concerning the Army Enlisted Reserve Corps (E.R.C.) at Washington and Lee University and letters received by Moger from students who were called to active duty from the E.R.C.
American Civil War Papers
This collection contains approximately 90 miscellaneous items connected with the government and people of the Confederate States of America, including correspondence, official orders, almanacs, bonds, paper money, sheet music, memorabilia, and clippings.
American Shakespeare Center Collection
This collection includes 65 Shakespeare plays, additional plays by George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde and Molière; 12 Beta videotapes and audiocassettes; 26 cast scrapbooks with photographs; correspondence between Ralph Cohen and James Warren, founders of American Shakespeare Center, Hank Dobin, Washington and Lee University Dean (2005-2012), and a member of the Board of Directors of the American Shakespeare Center.
Anderson Family Papers
Andrew Hollinger Papers
The collection consists of eight bound diaries written by Andrew Hollinger and addressed to "The Team;" one binder of typed original poetry; and eight folders containing correspondences, materials related to Washington and Lee University, the ROTC Program, and Psi Upsilon fraternity, and a number of Hollinger's financial papers.
Andrew Kerr Account Book
This collection consists of Andrew Kerr's account book which records goods purchased and an employment record. Included on the last pages of the book is poetry.
Andrew Stevenson Correspondence
This letter, dated 1840 Dec. [10?], to Henry St. George Tucker discusses American political parties and the presidential election of 1840.
Ann Norvell Otey Scott Papers
Ann Smith Academy Papers
Includes 2 bound volumes of minutes of the meetings of its Board of Trustees (1807-1910), yearly reports of the various principals, miscellaneous correspondence, business papers, bills and receipts.
Anna E. Dickinson autographed letter
This collection is an autographed signed letter dated April 26, 1881. Dickinson advises the recipient to put down his or her name in hope that he will get what he wants.
Anne Carter Lee Records
This collection contains records (copies of clippings and Lee family correspondence, photographs of Lee Chapel) pertaining to the re-interment of Anne Carter Lee (Annie) in Lee Chapel, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia on September 29, 1994 from Warren County, North Carolina.
Annette John Collection
Arnold Toynbee Collection
Arnold Toynbee visited Washington and Lee University in 1952 and gave fifteen lectures about a recent world tour. The lectures were filmed by Encyclopedia Britannica films but never realeased.
Arnold Toynbee letter
This letter is from Toynbee to Washington and Lee University President, Francis P. Gaines, upon Toynbee's departure from the University in June 1958.