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George Washington Custis Lee papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0142
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of George Washington Custis Lee's correspondence, commission as major general, recollections collected by Greenlee Letcher, a copy of his will, transcripts of his letters, and a paper on G.W.C. Lee, possibly written by Letcher.

Dates: 1875 - 1913

George Washington Indenture of Stock to Liberty Hall Academy

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0490
Scope and Contents

This indenture document gifts railroad stock to Liberty Hall Academy. it is signed by George Washington.

Dates: 1798

George Washington Letter to the Trustees of Washington Academy

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0489
Scope and Contents

In this letter, dated June 17, 1798, George Washington writes from Mount Vernon to thank the Washington College trustees for naming the institution in his honor.

Dates: 1798-06-17

George Washington Nelson Papers

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-16
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0643
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters primarily between George Washington "Wash" Nelson, Jr., of Hanover County, Virginia and his cousin and future wife Mary “Mollie” Nelson Scollay of Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Nelson commanded the Hanover Light Artillery (Va.) and was a staff officer of General William Nelson Pendleton, the Chief of Artillery of the Confederacy’s Army Northern Virginia, during the American Civil War. Nelson was captured in October 1862 and spent the remainder of the war...
Dates: 1863 - 1903; translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: Majority of material found within 1863 - 1865

George William Bagby Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0634
Scope and Contents

Broadside of Dr. Bagby's lecture on Bacon and Greens: Or, the native Virginian; 1 sheet, 11 6/16 x 11 3/4 inches, Gary & Clemmitt Printers.

Dates: 1858 - 1866

Georgia Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0085
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers from the state of Georgia. it includes 84 miscellaneous items, such as legal documents concerning sales of slaves (1806-1855); Georgia naturalization paper (1809); law brief of a suit against the Habersham Iron Works and Manufacturing Co. (1843); requisitions and receipts for Civil War provisions (1864-1865); oath of allegiance (Sept. 1, 1865); broadside (July 31, 1863) There are four items from French settlers in Augusta, Savannah, and St. Mary's,...
Dates: Inclusive 1806-1872

Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. Civil War manuscript collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0785
Content Description

This collection consists of original manuscript materials, documents, and ephemera related to the Paxton family of Rockbridge County, Virginia and the American Civil War.

Dates: circa 1852-1887, 1930

Gibbons Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0290
Dates: 1850 - 1919; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1868

Gilbert B. Gibson collection

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0380
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of seven printed certificates of distinction on parchment received by Gilbert Gibson while a student at Washington College, now Washington and Lee University, dated 1867-1869, his Bachelor of Law Degree (1971 July 22), and his admission to the Alumni Association (1869).

Dates: 1867-1871

Giles B. Cooke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0191
Scope and Contents This collection contains the following correspondence: Letter to Rev. Cooke from G. T. Bearnegan (1874) thanking Cooke for his journal with reference to Petersburg in 1866; letter to Mr. Cooke from U.A. Jackson (1895) asking Cooke for information about Stonewall Jackson for the republishing of U.A. Jackson's book; letter from Rev. Cooke to Mrs. H.B. Lee (1924) asking for information about an incident in the life of General Lee that was similar to the incident that took the life of Stonewall...
Dates: 1874 - 1929

Givens Brown Strickler Journal

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0286
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies of a diary by Givens Brown Strickler written while he was a prisoner of war at Johnson's Island during the American Civil War and four photographs of the diary.

Dates: 1863 - 1865

Glasgow Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0210
Scope and Contents

Consists largely of correspondence within the Glasgow/Paxton/Anderson family. Correspondence related to Rebekah A. Glasgow dates from 1846 to 1903, and correspondence within the Paxton family dates from 1897 to 1900. Also includes limited correspondence from Ellen Glasgow.

Dates: Inclusive 1846-1945

Glasgow Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0057
Scope and Contents This collection contains items of the Glasgow family of Virginia, including correspondence and business papers of William Anderson Glasgow (1825-1910), of Fincastle, and his son, Francis Thomas Glasgow (1854-1927), both lawyers; and of Francis T. Glasgow (1829-1916), brother of William A. and his uncle, Joseph Reid Anderson (1813-1892), both of Richmond; legal briefs, contingent claims contracts, and vouchers, 1880-1885, of the firm of Glasgow and Glasgow, Fincastle, Va.; legal papers,...
Dates: Inclusive 1858-1926

Grace Memorial Church Records

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0367
Scope and Contents

This collection is the minutes of a February 4, 1884 committee meeting at the church describing the funeral of former Virginia governor John Letcher (1813-1884) the week before, and the decision to name a group consisting of Lexington, Virginia notables to write a sketch of Governor Letcher's life. This group included G. W. C. Lee, Francis H. Smith, J. T. Preston, A. T. Barclay, and Col. Edmund Pendleton.

Dates: 1884

Graham Family Bible

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0118
Scope and Contents

This collection is the family bible of Michael Graham, father of William Graham, which was printed in Edinburgh in 1752. It contains a genealogy page where Graham listed the birth dates of his children.

Dates: 1752

Graham Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0120
Content Description

A group of 5 'Pocket Kodak' photographs of members of the Graham Family, of Lexington, Va., dated March 1896. Images include Williamson Graham, Lizzie Graham, Maggie Graham (2), and an unknown member or friend of the family.

Dates: Approximate, late 1800s

Graham Philanthropic Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0149
Scope and Contents

This collection contains minute books, roll books, treasurer's books (chiefly from before 1917), library books (1840-1868), and constitutions of the student society, including accounts of debates on current political and social questions and records of student library use.

Dates: 1809 - 1942

Grant E. Mouser Stamp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0408

Greenlee D. Letcher letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0696
Scope and Contents

Fifteen bound typescript letterbooks of the business and personal letters of Lexington, Virginia lawyer Greenlee D. Letcher. Subjects of the letters include court cases, letters of reference, politics, real estate, local and regional news, and personal matters.

Dates: 1903 - 1916

Guest Register from the Estate Belfield

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0542
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the guest book of Belfield in Lexington, Virginia, which was the residence of former Washington & Lee University Dean of Students Frank J. Gilliam and his wife Louise. The guestbook is an original leather bound volume of Shakespeare, published in 1778, which has had one hundred and twenty original pages replaced with a like number of blank pages titled 'Guests at Belfield.' Guest signatures begin in 1931 and end in 1976. Approximately seventy-five pages of the...
Dates: Date of original book, 1778; Date of guestbook inscriptions, 1931-1976

Gustave Toutant Beauregard Letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0082
Scope and Contents

This letter signed by Beauregard concerns the location of an unidentified missing person.

Dates: 1863-12-23

Guy M. Whitten Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0230
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Whitten's school papers from his time as a student at Washington College.

Dates: Inclusive 1866-1870

H. L. Wilson Company records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0134
Scope and Contents

This collection conisists of account books, invoices, and receipts from the H. L. Wilson Company.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1840 - 1868

Halford Ross Ryan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0228
Scope and Contents

This collection includes the handwritten and the typed drafts of Mr. Ryan's book Persuasive Advocacy. It also includes rough drafts and information used for his article on Harry S. Truman and his book American Orators of the 20th Century. It includes galleys of his book American Orators Before 1900.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1985 - 1993

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Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives 1001
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World War (1939-1945) 21
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Washington and Lee University 142
Washington College (Lexington, Va.) 42
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 41
Miley, Michael, 1841-1918 27
Jackson, Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall) 18
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University Chapel . Washington and Lee University (Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA ) 16
Virginia Military Institute 13
Lee, George Washington Custis 10
Liberty Hall Academy 10
Gaines, Francis Pendleton 9
Junkin, George, 1798 - 1868 9
Leyburn, James Graham 9
Washington College 9
Confederate States of America 8
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 8
Lexington Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.) 8
Anderson, William Alexander 7
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities 7
Campbell, J. L. (John Lyle) 7
Lee, Mary Randolph Custis, 1807-1883 7
Smith, Henry Louis 7
Tucker, John Randolph 7
Washington and Lee University. School of Law 7
Anderson family 6
Confederate States of America. Army. Liberty Hall Volunteers 6
Franklin Society and Library Company of Lexington (Lexington, Va.) 6
Lee family 6
Lee, Mary Custis 6
Letcher, Greenlee D. (Greenlee Davidson) 6
Letcher, John 6
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 6
Washington and Lee University. Trustees 6
Alexander family 5
Brockenbrough, John 5
Campbell family 5
Campbell, Henry Donald 5
Confederate States of America. Army 5
Freeman, Douglas Southall 5
New Monmouth Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.) 5
Preston, Margaret Junkin 5
Tompkins, Edmund Pendleton 5
Washington Academy (Lexington, Va.) 5
Washington and Lee University. Mock Convention 5
White, James J. (James Jones) 5
Ann Smith Academy 4
Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956 4
Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia 4
Crenshaw, Ollinger 4
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 4
Edmondson, James K., Colonel 4
First Baptist Church (Lexington, Va.) 4
Gilliam, Frank Johnson 4
Glasgow family 4
Graham family 4
Graham, Edward 4
Graham, John Alexander 4
Graham, William A. (William Alexander) 4
Groner, Duncan G. 4
Humphreys, D. C. (David Carlisle), 1855-1921 4
Hunter, David, 1802-1886 4
Jefferson, Thomas 4
Jordan, John 4
Lexington Gazette. (Lexington, Va.) 4
McDowell, James 4
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous) 4
Pendleton, William Nelson, 1809-1883 4
Powell, Lewis F. 4
Reid, Samuel McDowell 4
Wilson, William Lyne 4
Alexander, Archibald 3
Anderson, Ellen Graham 3
Barclay, Ted, II (Alexander Tedford) 3
Bowyer, John, General 3
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell) 3
Carter, Jimmy 3
Carter, Thomas H. (Thomas Henry) 3
Cole, Fred Carrington 3
Davidson, Charles A. (Charles Andrew) 3
Davidson, Greenlee 3
Davidson, James D. (James Dorman) 3
Davis, John W. (John William) 3
Denny, George Hutcheson 3
Du Pont, Alfred I. (Alfred Irénée), 1864-1935 3
Dunlap Family 3
Flood, Henry D. (Henry Delaware) 3
Glasgow, William Anderson 3
Graham, William 3
Grigsby, Reuben 3
Henry, Patrick 3
Hotchkiss, Farris Pierson 3
Houston, Sam, 1793 - 1863 3
James River and Kanawha Company (Richmond, Va.) 3
Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891 3
Johnston, William Preston 3
Lee, Fitzhugh, 1835-1905 3
Lee, Mildred Childe, 1846-1905 3
Letcher, S. H. (Samuel Houston) 3
Lexington Development Company (Lexington, Va.) 3
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 3
Madison, James 3
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