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WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections

 Collection Type
Identifier: WLU Coll

Found in 620 Collections and/or Records:

20th Century Political Pins and Richard Nixon Campaign Poster

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 16
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0667

144th Regiment Militia (Va.) Order Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0401
Scope and Contents

This order book contains information about the members and actions of the Virginia Militia's 144th regiment of Rockbridge County between 1834 and 1843.

Dates: Inclusive 1834-1843

"A Card to the People of Rockbridge County," broadside

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0312
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1879

Alamby Miller Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0137
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1864 - 1870

Alexander, Fultz, and Willson Families Collection

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1-45
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0539

Alexander H. H. Stuart letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0468
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1844

Alexander Lockhart Nelson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0303
Scope and Contents The Alexander Lockhart Nelson Papers consist of materials related to Nelson’s life as mathematician at Washington and Lee University; Nelson, Guy, Matthews, Archer, and Rennick family genealogy; an address by Nelson on his teaching experience during Robert E. Lee's presidency of Washington College; some family and miscellaneous correspondences; and photographs. Included and, perhaps, the primary aspect of the collection is Nelson’s notebook used during his time as both student and professor...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1848 - 1902

Alexander Sterrett Paxton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0372
Scope and Contents This collection consiste of Alexander Sterrett Paxton's journals in six volumes (484 p.)during the American Civil War. They cover his service as a member of the 4th Virginia Infantry of the Stonewall Brigade, including his role as a Commissary Sergeant of the regiment. Journal entries explore the war experiences of a Confederate foot soldier and include: his insights into motives for war; observations and descriptions of ranking officers, fellow soldiers, friends and family; detailed...
Dates: Inclusive 1858-1959; Majority of material found within Bulk 1861-1865

Alexander White Pitzer Speech

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0223
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1873

Alfred Leyburn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0098
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1823 - 1899; Majority of material found within 1830-01-01 - 1839-01-01

Allen Wesley Moger Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0183
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Inclusive 1943-1945

American Civil War Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0074
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Inclusive 1861-1865

American Shakespeare Center Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0371
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Inclusive 1987- ongoing; Majority of material found within Bulk 1987-1995

Anderson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0001
Scope and Contents This collection contains items of the Anderson and Alexander families including correspondence dealing with legal business, family matters, and Lexington, Virginia affairs. Consists largely of the family correspondence of William Alexander Anderson, Francis T. Anderson, and Mary Anne Alexander Anderson; includes letters to and from Virginia Governor John Letcher, and two letters from Mildred Lee, daughter of Robert E. Lee. Other correspondents include William A. Glasgow, George Hutcheson...
Dates: 1755 - 1958

Andrew Hollinger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll.-0481
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1969 - 1977

Andrew Kerr Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0132
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1852 - 1856

Andrew Stevenson Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0035
Scope and Contents

This letter, dated 1840 Dec. [10?], to Henry St. George Tucker discusses American political parties and the presidential election of 1840.

Dates: Inclusive December 1840

Ann Norvell Otey Scott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0163
Scope and Contents This collection contains chiefly correspondence with Washington and Lee University and United Daughters of the Confederacy officials, resolutions, and reports relating to her participation in the controversy over W&L President Henry Louis Smith's proposed renovation and expansion of the Lee Chapel. Also includes correspondence and clippings relating to fund-raising for the Stratford Hall restoration. Correspondents include members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Washington...
Dates: Inclusive 1920-1948

Ann Smith Academy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0058
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Inclusive 1807-1910

Anna E. Dickinson autographed letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0208
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1881

Anne Carter Lee Records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0274
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1993-1994

Annette John Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0385

Arnold Toynbee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0121
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1958-02 - 1958-05

Arnold Toynbee letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0257
Scope and Contents

This letter is from Toynbee to Washington and Lee University President, Francis P. Gaines, upon Toynbee's departure from the University in June 1958.

Dates: 1958-06-02