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John C. Calhoun correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0010
Scope and Contents This collection includes four letters written by John C. Calhoun between 1818-1834, including two official communications signed by him when he was Secretary of War in the James Monroe administration, dealing with Indian affairs. Those letters are dated September 11, 1818 and August 20, 1820. A letter dated August 24, 1831 to Francis W. Pickens alludes to Calhoun's reaction to his Fort Hill speech and discusses the upcoming presidential election. The June 20, 1834 letter to Col. Andrew...
Dates: 1818-1834

John DeHart Ross Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0120
Scope and Contents This collection contains principally wartime correspondence from John DeHart Ross to his wife, Agnes Reid Ross. The correspondence relates to action at the West Virginia front (Cheat Mt. campaign) in 1861-1862, Jackson's Valley campaign in 1862, Gettysburg in 1863, and the siege of Richmond in 1864-1865. It also includes one letter from Samuel McDowell Reid to Agnes Ross and one letter from Ross to his mother. Additionally there are photographs and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings and Ross...
Dates: Inclusive 1856-1912

John Esten Cooke Scrapbook

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0337
Scope and Contents

This scrapbook published by Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper in four installments, of an otherwise unpublished novel by John Esten Cooke titled Cary J. Hunsdon: The Reflections of a Man; 1776.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: Inclusive 1874-1876

John F. Swayne Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0292
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Swayne's personal papers from his time as a student at Washington College, including correspondence with E. C. Gordon and Mary F. Dickson, a subscription to the Southern Collegian, and two essays. One letter is a response from the clerk of the faculty to Swayne's notice of withdrawal from the college. One essay entitled 'A trip to House Mountain' was written in 1869; it details a trip made there in the summer of 1867. There is an...
Dates: Inclusive 1867-1935; Majority of material found in Bulk 1867-1869

John Godfrey Saxe letter

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0237
Scope and Contents

This letter from John G. Saxe to Henry F. Williams is dated March 24, 1860.

Dates: 1860

John Grier Varner Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0160
Scope and Contents

Principally concert programs, correspondence, clippings and photographs relating to the Washington and Lee Glee Club and its participation in the Fred Waring National College Glee Club competition, 1942. Includes personal correspondence mainly relating to his Washington and Lee career, 1926-1973.

Dates: 1905 - 1978; Majority of material found in Bulk 1926-1978

John H. D. McGill Diary

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0259
Dates: 1864-01-01 - 1864-12-31

John H. Peyton Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0222
Scope and Contents

In this letter, Peyton writes to an officer of the Superior Court, most likely of Augusta County, Virginia, concerning a debt of $250.00.

Dates: 1816

John H. Tucker Papers

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Identifier: MS 0008
Dates: 1903-1981

John Hancock Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0032
Scope and Contents

This letter from March 24, 1791 to Henry Knox discusses Hancock's sending two quintals of fish to be shipped from Boston to Philadelphia.

Dates: 1791

John Henry Boswell Jones ledger

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0538
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a single ledger kept by John Henry Boswell Jones between 1891-1892. It was used to record business transactions for goods sold and purchased by local farmers and merchants. The ledger also lists the names and classes of the 28 students Jones taught during this time. Local names include McClung, Smiley, Riley, Wade, Wilson, McFadden, Ervine, Richie, Brooks, Martin, Terrell, Humphries, Jones, Hotinger, and Leaver.

Dates: 1891-1892

John Jay Stevens Diaries

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0621
Content Description The John Jay Stevens Diaries consist of two diaries written by Stevens between September 4, 1863 and October 31, 1863 while commissary officer of the 110th New York Infantry Regiment during the American Civil War. Diary one entries commence as the 110th embarked on its cruise from New Orleans, La. to what would be known as the Battle of Sabine Pass, Texas at the mouth of the Sabine River. Stevens details eight days aboard the troop transport steamer 'Thomas Winthrop' in the Gulf of Mexico...
Dates: 1863 September (Diary #1); 1863 September - October (Diary #2); 1875 May 20 (Correspondence #1)

John Jordan Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0052
Scope and Contents

In this letter, dated 1822 Aug. 15, John Jordan gives the Committee of the Board of Trustees, specifications for construction of the center building at Washington College in Lexington, Va.

Dates: 1822-08-15

John Jordan Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0211
Scope and Contents

This collection contains receipts and letters concerning John Jordan's financial matters.

Dates: Inclusive 1835-1841

John Leighton Stuart typescript

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0309
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a typescript and publisher's proof of Fifty years in China: the memoirs of John Leighton Stuart, missionary and ambassador. It includes references to and a prefatory note by George Catlett Marshall, an introduction by noted Chinese educator Hu Shih, references to Pantops Academy (Charlottesville, Va.), Union Theological Seminary (Richmond, Va.), and Yenching University in Beijing, China.

Dates: 1954

John Letcher Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0070
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a letter, December 12, 1845, to Virginia Congressman William Taylor concerning a federal appointment; a letter from Alexander H.H. Stuart, August 13, 1861; document, September 26, 1863, signed by Letcher exempting a slave from public works for the Confederate government; 3 letters to J. Hinholzer, November 3, 1864, December 3, 1864, and May 15, 1865; subscription list of a testimonial to Charles A. Davidson for service on behalf of the Conservative ticket.

Dates: Inclusive 1845-1873

John Lewis Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0196
Scope and Contents This collection includes general tax and purchase receipts, IOU's, and letters. The receipts date from 1860-1879 and the letters from 1861-1863 when Lewis served in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. Included among the letters are those to and from his father and his wife, Cary Lewis. Written on the back of one of John Lewis' letters is another letter from Eli Lewis to his wife, Elizabeth. Also includes two letters from William Neay (surgeon) to Lewis' wife and mother...
Dates: Inclusive 1847-1879

John Lyle Campbell Jr. Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0123
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of seven notebooks detailing John Campbell's expenses and notes during his time at Washington and Lee. Included is a Washington and Lee University student handbook presented by the YMCA.

Dates: 1893 - 1897

John Lyle Campbell Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0075
Scope and Contents

This collection contains eight letters to Campbell, a notebook on Campbell's geological observations, and miscellaneous papers including a broadside.

Dates: Inclusive 1859-1883

John M. Godown Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0209
Scope and Contents

Included in the papers are diaries, letters, and 25 photographs; also included are letters of several generals and high ranking officers of the American Civil War; Godown's diary is dated 1853-1861; his letters are dated 1861-1865; General Henry Lawton's letters are dated 1886-1899; and the family photographs are dated 1873-1935.

Dates: 1849 - 1935

John M. Ruff account books

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Identifier: RHS-Coll-0502
Scope and Contents

These two volume (290+) page account books contain: documents, business accounts and names of customers from six years of Ruff's Lexington, Virginia hat shop.

Dates: Inclusive 1808-1814

John M. Ruff Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0607
Scope and Contents

This letter is from John M. Ruff to his cousin John M. Martin.

Dates: 1844-11-11

John Marshall Report Card

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0593
Scope and Contents

This is an early Washington and Lee University report card, dated March 1871, which reports on John W. Marshall, who was a member of the class of 1874.

Dates: 1871-03

John Newton Lyle unpublished typescripts

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0077
Scope and Contents

This collection is a narrative written by John Newton Lyle, who was a member of the Liberty Hall Volunteers and Stonewall Jackson Brigade during the American Civil War. Includes 'Sketches found in a Confederate veterans's desk' (1913) and an undated supplement 'Stonewall Jackson's Guard'.

Dates: 1913

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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
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
McDowell, William George, 1850-1921 3
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