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"Home School for Young Boys" Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0340
Scope and Contents

This broadside titled 'Home School for Young Boys, Grace Church Rectory, Lexington, Va.' by Reverend William Nelson Pendleton and Mrs. General Edwin G. Lee, who was his widowed daughter, provides information about the upcoming semester at their school.

Dates: circa 1870

Horace Whaley Phillips Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0618
Content Description

A scrapbook compiled by Washington and Lee University student Horace Whaley Phillips, of Suffolk, Virginia (WLU class of 1908)during his studetn years. It is made from a 1902 Mary Baldwin College yearbook, "The Blue Stocking," and includes pasted in photographs, newspaper clippings, school and Lexington, Va. related ephemera, and more. Further subjects include, Stonewall Brigade Band, C&O Railroad, W&L President George H. Denny, athletics, W&L student body.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1904 - 1908

Horn Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0193
Scope and Contents

This collection contains bills and receipts of the Horn family and includes two letters explaining how the collection was formed.

Dates: Inclusive 1836-1897

Hotinger family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0131
Content Description Photograph collection of members members of the Hotinger family of Rockbridge County, Va. This collection includes a photograph of Rice Hotinger and Susan Radar Hotinger celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on October 18, 1949; Harvey and Katherine Hotinger; Gertrude Hotinger; as well as a group picture of the Hotinger family. Each individual in this group photograph is identified. The collection consists of originals and copies. Also incuded is a photo of Mr. and Mrs. Grover...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930 - 1960

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?

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

Hugh A. Moran papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0005
Scope and Contents This collection consists of mainly correspondence, including letters between Hugh A. Moran and his family while he was a student at Washington College. There are letters from fellow students, college programs, and a class notebook. Correspondents include Alston Boyd, Lucius Desha, Jr., William Preston Johnston, Mildred Lee, Nathan M. Moran and Mrs. Nathan M. Moran. The collection also includes Moran's grade report for the half session ending February 1868 as well as ephemeral items...
Dates: 1865-1879

Hugh Adams Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0373
Scope and Contents The Hugh Adams Papers archive is comprised of approximately 75 documents concerning the emancipation of nineteen slaves of the Adams estate and their estate imposed emigration to Careysburg, Liberia. Adams was actively involved for many years with the American Colonization Society ( A.C.S.) which promoted and engaged in the emigration process of free or freed African-Americans to Liberia on the west African coast. Included in the archive is an original handwritten copy of the will of Hugh...
Dates: 1857-1860

Hugh Blair Grigsby papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0124
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the script of an address by Hugh Blair Grigsby titled "The Founders of Washington College" delivered at the college's 1870 Commencement in Lee Chapel.

Dates: 1870-06-22

Human Resources - Record Group 21

 Record Group
Identifier: WLU-RG-0021
Scope and Contents

This record group contains materials created by the Human Resources office during the course of its regular business, including records about its management.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: Date Not Yet Determined

Ignorance Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0013
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the Ignorance Club's programs for years 1909-1910, 1934-1935, 1935-1936, 1936-1937, 1941-42, which contain officer lists, membership lists, lists of club rules, and schedules of the year's meetings and member presentations. It also includes what is believed to be the first paper written by a society member for presentation at a meeting, which was R. F. Anderson on March 13, 1908.

Dates: Inclusive 1908-1942

Industrial Workers of the World Records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0519
Scope and Contents

Membership card and sleeve for Demetrius Paleone (sp?), who we believe was a Load Foreman for the Transportation Department. The book is inscribed with the Industrial Union No.8, Brooklyn Branch No.1, Oct. 16, 1919. The envelope is stamped with the Marine Transport Workers emblem and the date Sept 30, 1919.

Dates: 1919

International Order of Odd Fellows, Stonewall Lodge No. 136 Records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0518
Scope and Contents

Pamphlet containing the by-laws and rules of order for the Stonewall Lodge, No. 136, of the International Order of Odd Fellows. It was printed at the Gazette and Banner office, later the Lexington Gazette, in 1868.

Dates: 1868

Invitation to the 196th Anniversary of George Washington's Gift to Liberty Hall Academy

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0554
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the invitation from the Regent and Vice Regents of the Mount Vernon Ladies Association of the Union to a celebration of the 196th Anniversary of George Washington's Gift to Liberty Hall Academy and accompanying envelope. The event was held on February 12, 1992.

Dates: 1992

Ironmasters

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0065
Scope and Contents

This file contains records related to the history of Ironworks in Rockbridge County. Includes typescript papers on Ironmasters, different iron works locations, extracts from law suits, newspaper clippings, biographical sketches, publication materials, and maps of Irish Creek.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1930 - 1956-09-15

Irwin Taylor Sanders Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0253
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence from Sanders to his parents during his years as a student at Washington and Lee University (1925-1929), including accounts of a 1928 cross-country trip with a friend. There is also correspondence from Sanders to his parents during his residence at American College in Sofia, Bulgaria, and later correspondence to his wife from Yugoslavia and while at several academic institutions, including Princeton Theological Seminary, Cornell University, and the...
Dates: Inclusive 1925-1950

Isaac Bird Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0071
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence between Isaac Bird and various correspondents, including Josiah Brewer, William Goodell and Jonas King, all having to do with early American Board missionaries to the Near East.

Dates: Inclusive 1824-1834

Isaac Newton Campbell Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0177
Scope and Contents

Isaac Newton Campbell kept this notebook while a student at Washington and Lee University and at Campbell's Divinity School. It consists primarily of his notes on Greek grammar from Professor James Jones White's class at Washington and Lee and notes on biblical history from T.E. Peck's classes at divinity school. Includes a poem about Professor White.

Dates: Inclusive 1874-1876

J. Calvitt Clarke Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0016
Dates: 1954, 1974-1999

J. Henry Smith letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0465
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an autographed handwritten letter from J. Henry Smith to his uncle Jacob Fuller written in 1832. Smith gives Fuller advice on how to read works of nonfiction.

Dates: 1832

J. Henry Smith Speeches

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0258
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Washington College student J. Henry Smith's addresses to the college's "John Marshall Society" on Sept. 24, 1841; "Total Abstinence Society" on Sept. 23, 1842; a speech on "Patriotism" in celebration of George Washington's birthday as a representative of the "Rockbridge Union Volunteers" in 1842; and a speech on "Moral Education" given on Commencement Day, 1842.

Dates: Inclusive 1841-1842

J. T. Witt and Son Ledger Books

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0126
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of account books from a general store in Greenfield, Nelson County, Virginia. Included are sheriff's debt collection books of D.A. Witt.

Dates: 1847 - 1874

J. Woods Culton hunting license and celluloid button

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0061
Scope and Contents

A wallet sized paper huntin license and accompanying celluoid "resident license" button for hunting, fishing, and trapping in Rockbridge County, Virginia resident J. Culton Woods, of Brownsburg, Rockbridge County, Virginia.

Dates: 1928 - 1929

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Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives 1003
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Correspondence 255
Photographs 97
Virginia -- Lexington 89
American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865) 85
Virginia -- Rockbridge County 73
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Records 41
Account books 38
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Virginia 28
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Personal narratives -- Confederate 24
Receipts (Acknowledgments) 23
Legal documents 22
World War (1939-1945) 21
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Universities and colleges -- Faculty 17
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United States -- Confederate States of America 16
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Language
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French 1
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Names
Washington and Lee University 143
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 42
Washington College (Lexington, Va.) 42
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 ) 17
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 family 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, 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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