Skip to main content

WLU Coll PP. Print and Photographic Collections

 Collection Type
Identifier: WLU Coll PP

Found in 178 Collections and/or Records:

Michael Miley photographic collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0268
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of contact prints made from Michael Miley's glass plate negatives, which are owned by the Library of Virginia.

Dates: Other: 199?

Jan Tratnik Photographic Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0005
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs of graves in Stonewall Jackson Cemetery taken by Jan Tratnik during a visit to Lexington, Virginia.

Dates: Other: 2013-03

Houston Family Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0002
Scope and Contents A carte de visite album belonging to the Houston family of Lexington, Virginia. It contains images of Judge Thomas Dix Houston, the Ervine, White, Wilson, Leach, Weir, Buchanan, Shumate, Culton, and Bear families of Rockbridge and Augusta Counties in Virginia. It also contains an image of Virginia Military Institute professor James Woods Massie. There are photographs by Lexington and Shenandoah Valley photographers Michael Miley, Adam H. Plecker, Hugh Morrison, and Benjamin Clinedinst, and...
Dates: 1865 - 1875

House Mountain Images

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0022
Scope and Contents

One is a postcard ca. 1910 titled 'East Lexington.' It shows House Mountain in the distance and the Maury River downstream from East Lexington, Virginia. The two other images are duplicate contemporary 8x10 black and white photos of House Mountain printed from the original negative made by photographer Michael Miley, c. 1885 - 1900.

Dates: ca. 1910-1980?

Photographs of Belle Isle and the Falls of James River at Richmond, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0023
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a photograph of a river scene of 'Great Falls' of James River at Richmond, Virginia. There is a stone wall on the far side of the river in the background, which is evidence of a former canal. The second photograph is of the ca. 1833 engraving of the painting 'Richmond, from the hill above the waterworks' by George Cooke.

Dates: 1930 - 1940

Cabinet Photograph of Lexington, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0024
Scope and Contents

The photographer made this albumen photograph shot from high ground south and east of Lexington, Va. looking northwest. It's an unusual vantage point. The Lexington fair grounds and Stonewall Jackson Cemetery are visible.

Dates: 1880 - 1895

Photograph of East Lexington Trestle

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0025
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a contemporary copy of an earlier photograph of Jordan's Point at East Lexington, Virginia and includes the train trestle and covered bridge both spanning the Maury River.

Dates: 1910 - 1920

Postcard of the Lynchburg, Virginia YMCA Playground

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0027
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a color postcard of the YMCA island playgrounds in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Dates: ca. 1915

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

 Collection
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

Postcard of Natural Chimneys in Mt. Solon, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0030
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a color postcard of 'The Chimney Rocks, Shenandoah Valley, Va.' c. 1910.

Dates: 1910

Postcard of Peaks of Otter, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0031
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a color postcard of Peaks of Otter in Bedford County, Virginia. The postcard has a letter on the back addressed to Miss May Rader. The postcard was printed by J.P. Bell Company, Lynchburg, Virginia. Also included is a color postcard of the interior of the Peaks of Otter Restaurant and Lodge.

Dates: 1909

Postcard of Rockbridge Alum Springs, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0033
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a color postcard of 'The Garden' in Rockbridge Alum Springs, Virginia c. 1910.

Dates: 1910

Photo Views Company Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0041
Scope and Contents

This collection contains postcards by the Photo Views Company in Oak Hill, Virginia. Included are postcards of Michie's Tavern near Charlottesville, Hot Springs, Falling Springs Branch between Hot Springs and Covington, Route 39 near Afton, and a view from Route 60, Route 60 Bridge near Covington, and Blue Ridge Terrace in Afton.

Dates: 1930 - 1940

Shenandoah National Park Trading Card Set

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0042
Scope and Contents

    This collection consists of:
  • an image of the 'Seven Bends of the Shenandoah River'
  • an image of the Appalachian Trail seen from the Shenandoah National Park
  • an image of the Luray Singing Tower
  • an image of a view of Skyline Drive North from Hawkbill Mountain at Shenandoah National Park, Va.
  • an image of Mountain laurel in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia
  • an image of Upper Falls, White Oak Canyon, Shenandoah National Park, Virginia

Dates: 1950 - 1960

Cabinet Photograph of Unknown Mountain and Valley Scene

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0040
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one cabinet photo of a field and a creek bed with mountains in the distance. It is likely taken of Virginia or West Virginia.

Dates: 1880 - 1920

Three Early Color Postcards Each with Virginia Scenery

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0043
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three 1920s era color postcards. One is dated 1937, but the other two are undated. The 1937 card has an image of the Yorktown Monument in Yorktown, Virginia and an image of the Natural Bridge, as well as a poem titled 'Virginia.' It has a message on the back of the card to a Mr. and Mrs. Dowd from Finch. The other two cards contain no messages, but both have images of the Natural Bridge and poems titled respectively 'In Old Virginia' by B. B. Valentine and 'Down...
Dates: 1920 - 1940

Photograph of Virginia Military Institute's Parade Ground

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0044
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a modern copy of a photograph of Virginia Military Institute's parade ground from the late 1880s. The image contains campus buildings, barns, and VMI cadets. The copy was made by Andre Studio in Lexington, Virginia in 1976.

Dates: 1850 - 1900

Photographs of the Liberty Hall Volunteers Reunion of Survivors

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0046
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three copies of a silver gelatin photograph taken on Washington and Lee University's campus of a reunion of members of the Liberty Hall Volunteers who survived the Civil War. The original photograph was taken July 14, 1910.

Dates: Unknown

Photograph and Postcard of Ann Smith Academy

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0047
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a copy of a photograph of the Ann Smith Academy in Lexington, Virginia. The collection also includes the negative of the image, which was taken before 1899. The postcard is of the new structure of the Ann Smith Academy c.1910, which is now the Washington and Lee Chi Psi Fraternity house.

Dates: 1880 - 1900

Photograph of Annfield

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0048
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a copy of a photograph of Annfield, the birthplace of Mrs. Robert E. Lee, in Clark County, Virginia.

Dates: 1940 - 1950

E. Norma P. Graham Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0500
Scope and Contents

The E. Norma P. Graham Collection consists of printed and photographic images of European architectural landmarks. Sizes of the prints vary. Some are in postcard format. These are not original works and were likely collected during a European tour. Landmarks included are Cascade du Cerisey, Cauterets, France, Paestum, Italy, the Acropolis, Athens, Greece, The Palermo Cathedral, Italy, and the cloister of the abbey of Monreale, Italy.

Dates: 1940 - 1950

Photographs of Andrew Elder House

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0049
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a photograph of the Andrew Elder House and a copy of the photograph. The Andrew Elder House was later owned by the Armentrout Family and is near Lake Robertson in Rockbridge County, Virginia.

Dates: 1990 - 2010

Photograph of the Skeleton of Robert E. Lee's Horse, Traveller

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0014
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an original photograph of Traveller's skeleton on display.

Dates: Majority of material found in between 1940-1960

Adair-Hutton Department Store Fire Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0015
Scope and Contents

The image depicts the aftermath of the Adair-Hutton Department Store fire in Lexington, Virginia on December 16, 1949. The building was located on the southwest corner of Main and Washington Streets. There are onlookers and cars parked up the street. This photograph is a modern copy of the original, which was taken a few days after the fire.

Dates: Event: 1949-12-16

Photograph of Bent Mountain High School

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0021
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an albumen photograph of Bent Mountain High School, which was established in 1915 in Bent Mountain, Virginia. The photograph includes men, women, and children in front of the school.

Dates: 1915