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James Monroe Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0017
Scope and Contents

This collection includes the appointment, July 29, 1800, of John Bowyer, Andrew Reid, and John Caruthers as presidential electors; proclamation, March 16, 1802, by Gov. Monroe authorizing the meeting house outside Lexington, Va. as a proper place for holding court (2 copies); and U.S. land grant of 160 acres, April 2, 1818, to Aaron Sanford. All of these documents are signed by Monroe.

Dates: Inclusive 1800-1818

James Noah Hess Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0413
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a scrapbook, entitled 'My Memory Book, W.I.H.S.' and accompanying material from James Noah Hess, Washington and Lee University class of 1930. W.I.H.S stands for Washington Irving High School in Clarksburg, West Virginia.

Dates: Inclusive 1920-1940

James O. Hensley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0438
Scope and Contents

This is a letter written by Washington College student James O. Hensley to an unidentified friend. It is largely about his finances and text book expenses. He mentions the election of John Letcher to the office of Governor for the Commonwealth of Virginia, and expresses a favorable opinion of him. He also writes about an outbreak of smallpox in the area.

Dates: 1859

James R. Branch Letter to the Lexington, Va. Partnership of "Bacon and Lewis"

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0655
Scope and Contents A letter written by merchant, banker, and politician James Read Branch of Richmond, Va. to the grocery and dry goods partnership of Bacon and Lewis in Lexington, Va. regarding a shipment by packet boat of shoe blacking.Also included from the State Historical Society Wisconsin, McCormick Collection, Bacon and Lewis Papers, the following: hand written notes from index at front of volume 3, concerning the Moore family, 1851 and January through March 1853, because could not be...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1851-06-18 - 1868-05-08

James Redford Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0398
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two pamphlets. The first pamphlet is a perspectus for the College in 1866. The second is a broadside detailing the commencement excercises for 1887.

Dates: 1866 - 1887

James River and Kanawha Company Papers - John Jordan

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0068
Scope and Contents This file consists of a contract for locks between the James River and Kanawha Company and James Jordan, dated November 26th, 1835. The contract also includes specification for locks, articles of agreement, and a signature by James Cabell. The file additionally includes a letter to John Jordan from W.P. Munford noting that a lock contract has been voided (dated October 3rd, 1830). Finally, the file contains a page of handwritten notes on financing for the lock, as well as participant...
Dates: 1830-10-03

James S. Moffatt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0390
Scope and Contents The James S. Moffatt, Jr. Papers consist of ten multi-page type-written letters from Washington and Lee University English professor James S. Moffatt, Jr. to his mother Jennie Grier Moffatt of Due West, South Carolina between 1941 and 1944. Two of the letters are undatet. Moffatt describes his day to day affairs as well as those of his wife, Leila Nance Moffatt, and his son Joseph N. Moffatt. Family members from Due West, South Carolina and Miami, Florida are also mentioned along with other...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: Inclusive 1941-1944

James Walter Whitehead, Sr. Memorial Program

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 15
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0666
Scope and Contents

This item is a program from the memorial service for James Walter Whitehead, Sr., which was held on September 26, 2015 in Lee Chapel on the Washington and Lee University campus.

Dates: 2016-09-26

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

Jane Isabella Watt White Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0265
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook, diary, and correspondence of Jane Isabella White, including records of births and deaths, comments about the Civil War, and religious meditations.

Dates: Inclusive 1848-1878; Majority of material found within Bulk 1855-1865

Jane Rust Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0200
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence and papers that were accumulated by Jane Rust while she held a secretarial position at China Defense Supplies from 1941-1942 and at the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission from 1960-1961. It also includes three papers written by Rust in the intervening period as well as a collection of material from the Japanese Embassy.

Dates: Inclusive 1941-1961

Jargon Society Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0777
Scope and Contents This collection primarily contains materials related to the Jargon Society and Jonathan Williams in addition to materials related to the small press community present in North Carolina. The Jargon Society materials include both published histories as well as promotional materials and subscription lists. The collection also contains materials related to Williams including correspondence between Williams and both Thorms Carven as well as Gordon Ball and materials created in memory of...
Dates: 1950 - 2000

Jefferson Davis Centennial Program

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0533
Scope and Contents

Program for the Jefferson Davis Centennial Service at St. Paul's Church, Richmond, Virginia on June 3, 1908.

Dates: 1908-06-03

Jefferson Davis collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0011
Scope and Contents This collection includes four telegrams and one letter, 1862-1865, from Davis to C.S.A. Generals Braxton Bragg, Joseph E. Johnston, and Robert E. Lee and Col. William Preston Johnston concerning conduct of the war; nine letters, 1867-1882, from Davis to General William Nelson Pendleton, the majority discussing the preparation of Davis' book, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government; one letter dated Feb. 4, 1887 from Davis to Mrs. Mary Meredith refusing assistance from Texas friends;...
Dates: 1861-1887

Jefferson Davis Futch, III collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0495
Scope and Contents

This collection contains WLU alumnus Michael Barr's collection of letters and recorded lectures of WLU Professor Jefferson Davis Futch, III. It also contains an undated audiorecording of WLU alumnus, Dr. Ward W. Briggs remarks about James Graham Leyburn. Briggs'remarks were likely given at an alumni event on the subject of liberal arts education and Greek philosophy.

Dates: 2003 - 2014

Jo Lane Stern Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0047
Scope and Contents

This collection includes social notes written by Lexington, Va. ladies to Stern while he was a student at Washington College. Correspondents include Agnes Lee, Mary Custis Lee, and Mildred Lee.

Dates: Inclusive 1866-1872

Joab G. Cooper letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0433
Scope and Contents

This letter, dated September 11, 1815, is from Joab G. Cooper, who resided in Hanover, New York, and references his appointment at an academy in Virginia.

Dates: 1815-09-11

Joe Henry Ford, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0512

John A. McCreary Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0217
Scope and Contents

This letter was written from John McCreary to his mother on January 26, 1865 while he was serving in the Confederate States of America Army. It was written from Camp Ferguson's Brigade, Sandersville, Washington County, Georgia.

Dates: 1865

John A. Washington Family History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0329
Content Description

The John A. Washington Family History Collection contains genealogic records of the American descendants of 17th century English emigrants Lawrence and John Washington, founders of one of Virginia's most illustrious families.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1880 - 2016

John Alexander Graham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0307
Scope and Contents

This collection includes Graham's compositions, World War I papers and correspondence, memorabilia of Washington and Lee University activities, scores, sheet music, notebooks, and other correspondence.

Dates: Inclusive 1910-1947; Majority of material found within Bulk 1915-1947

John Archibald Campbell papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0022
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of letters, papers, and printed material by or about John Archibald Campbell, including nine letters to his son, Duncan G. Campbell (1853-1865), material relating to John A. Campbell's interviews with Abraham Lincoln in Richmond, April, 1865, and to his imprisonment in Fort Pulaski; printed speeches and interviews; five letters (photocopies) from Campbell to Secretary of State William H. Seward relating to Campbell's efforts to mediate the problem of...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1975

John B. Gough letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0238
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter dated December 4, 1860. Gough apologizes for the delay in his response to Cullis and writes that he complies with Cullis' request.

Dates: 1860-12-04

John Barton Payne Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0361
Scope and Contents

This collecion consists of memorabilia and photographs of John Barton Payne, including items and photographs from Japan, of a house and garden, and an autographed portrait of Secretary of Labor, 1921, W. B. Wilson.

Dates: Inclusive 1909-1932

John Barton Payne Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0198
Scope and Contents

Contains a miscellaneous assortment of papers.

Dates: Inclusive 1917-1931

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Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives 1003
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Virginia -- Lexington 89
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Washington and Lee University 143
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Washington College (Lexington, Va.) 42
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Junkin, George, 1798 - 1868 9
Leyburn, James Graham 9
Washington College 9
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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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