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Julia Miller Junkin Fishburn Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0435
Scope and Contents This collection contains four letters by Julia Miller Junkin Fishburn while she lived at her father, George Junkin's house, while he was the President of Washington and Lee University. She writes to her friend Lizzie Webster in Maryland about her sister Margaret Junkin Preston, her brother-in-law General Stonewall Jackson, her upcoming marriage to Junius M. Fishburn, who was a Latin professor at Washington College, later about his death and her mother's death. A fifth letter dated...
Dates: Inclusive 1854-1887; Majority of material found within Bulk 1854-1858

Julia Wise letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0176
Scope and Contents

This letter from Julia Wise to her aunt describes people and conditions during an early part of the siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi during the American Civil War. Among the individuals named in the letter are: Sophranna Ross, Joel Wise, Andrew Currie, Albert Currie and Martin Fortner. A photocopy and transcription of the letter are housed with the item.

Dates: 1862

Juliet S. Bradford Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0092
Scope and Contents

This collection includes 11 items, all expressing sympathy at the death of Mrs. Bradford's husband, Vincent L. Bradford, a benefactor of Washington and Lee University. There is a resolution passed by the Washington and Lee University faculty in tribute to the memory of Mr. Vincent L. Bradford.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1884-08-10 - 1884-10-02

J.W. Brown and Company Ledgers

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 0-4
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0674
Content Description Four account books for the J.W. Brown's blacksmith and horseshoing shop known as "J.W. Brown & Company Blacksmithing" of Lexington, Virginia. The account books date from 1902 - 1914. According to a Lexington Gazette advertisement in 1911, the blacksmith shop was located "behind Sheridan's Stable at J. M. Senseney's old stand." The ledgers include accounts for numerous individuals as well as for the City of Lexington, the Virginia Military Institute, Lexington's Electric Light Company,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1902 - 1914

Kathleen E. Bruce to William A. Anderson Letter

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0663
Content Description A Christmas card from historian Kathleen E. Bruce to her uncle William A. Anderson of Lexington, Virginia, postmarked December 25, 1928, announcing a forthcoming publication,"Rise of the Iron Industry in Virginia." The title of the book became "Virginia Iron Manufacture in the Slave Era," and was published in 1930. Kathleen Bruce was teaching history at the College of William and Mary in 1928. She was the granddaughter of Joseph Reid Anderson, former Confederate general and owner of the...
Dates: 1928-12-25

Katie L. Hopkins Collection of Sheet Music and Songbooks

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0306
Scope and Contents

This collection contains sheet music and songbooks of late 19th and early 20th century popular and religious songs, including a number of songs in African-American dialect.

Dates: Inclusive 1890-1910

Kelsey Durkin Memorial Material

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0375
Content Description

Program for the memorial service for Washington and Lee University student Kelsey Durkin (Class of 2014) who died in a car accident in 2013. The service took place on December 9, 2013. the programs are accompanied by a blue ribbon badge which was worn by the undergraduate class of 2014 during their graduation ceremonies on May 5, 2014.

Dates: Majority of material found within 2013 - 2014

Kenneth Brooke Van de Water Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0296
Scope and Contents

This is a collection of photographs (115) and miscellaneous papers of Kenneth B. Van de Water from the Pacific theater during World War II. It includes photographs of the U.S.S. Curtiss, fleet post offices in various locations, and operations on or near the islands of Eniwetok, Guam, Kwajalein, Majuro, Okinawa, Saipan, and Tarawa. There are also photographs of Van de Water and his friends, including Henry Fonda.

Dates: Inclusive Dates 1941-1946

Kenneth W. Newman Records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0280
Scope and Contents

Collection includes information on all aspects of criminal activities handled by the U. S. Postal Inspection Service (including mail fraud, drug trafficking, bombs, child pornography, and identity theft) as well as criminal cases undertaken by the Inspection Service for other government agencies, particularly the Department of Justice. Some examples of these cases are the Robert Hanssen spy case, the Ruby Ridge and Waco cases, and the anthrax crisis of 2001.

Dates: Inclusive 1971-2004

Kenneth Youel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0339
Scope and Contents

This genealogical collection of the Youel family of Virginia, originally from Scotland, includes the notebooks of Naomi Mae Youel Nielsen, the family genealogist.

Dates: Inclusive 1939-1984

L. A. and Lizzie Harper correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0087
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the correspondence of L. A. Harper and his wife, Lizzie, while he was stationed at James Island, South Carolina during the siege of Charleston and later during the Virginia campaigns of 1864. Topics include camp life, Harper's court-martial, domestic affairs, sanitary conditions, and supplies. The collection also includes muster rolls, other documents, and typed transcriptss of the correspondence.

Dates: 1862-1864

L. B. F. Association Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0416
Scope and Contents

This ledger from the L. B. F. Association, which we believe stands for Lexington Business Foundation, covers the timespan from 1854-1862. It is very detailed about individual transactions.

Dates: Inclusive 1854-1862

Land grant document to William Galloway by the Commonwealth of Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-1001
Scope and Contents

Land grant for William Galloway near the confluence of the James River and Cowpasture River in what was Botetourt County, Virginia. This land became part of Alleghany County , Virginia upon the formation of that county in 1822. The document is signed by Virginia governor Thomas Jefferson.

Dates: 1781-04-10

Land Grants

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0067
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies and originals of 18th and 19th century land grants for acreage in Rockbridge County, Augusta County, Bath County, and other areas in southwestern Virginia. Three folders relate to the Borden land grant, which established Rockbridge County. There is a fragment of an undated, handwritten copy of the Borden land grant. Other folders related to the Borden grant include historical analysis and recounting of the development of the grant by E.P. Tompkins. Some land...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1749 - 1985

Land Surveys

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0069
Scope and Contents

This collection includes original land surveys for land in Rockbridge County. Includes surveyors drawings.

Dates: 1815 - 1943

Large Format Framed Photograph of Hortense Alexander

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0081
Scope and Contents The large oval portrait is framed within its original wooden frame with wood backing. The photo is mounted on a charcoal color board. There is a modern label on the back that says, 'Hortense Alexander, Homecoming Queen, Washington and Lee University, 1893.' The frame has a label for Smith and Allen Furniture, Ennis, Texas. There are four contemporary copies stored within the general prints and photographs collection. The original is stored in the hanging storage area of the Special...
Dates: 1893

Late 19th and early 20th Century Almanac Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0005
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 12 late 19th and early 20th century Almanacs.

Dates: Inclusive 1850-1909

Lavesia Public School Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0605
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a printed card with an American flag motif at the top and a list of the closing excercises of the Lavesia School of East Lexington, Virginia on March 29, 1892.

Dates: 1892

Law Scholarships ledger

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0419
Scope and Contents

This ledger contains an alphabetical list of names of Washington Academy law students who were to receive scholarships between 1908 and 1910. This list also notes the amount due and the due date. There is also a list of the class of 1909.

Dates: Inclusive 1908-1910

Lawrence Wynn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0379
Scope and Contents

This collection contains typed scripts of Larry Wynn's creative works, sheet music and recordings of his compositions, correspondence and legal documents about his music contracts, royalties, and copyrights. In addition, the collection holds poetry and written works by his wife, Evelyn Dawson Wynn.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1929 - 1999

Lee Endowment Fund records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0147
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of subscriber lists, financial reports, printed material, and correspondence related to the Lee Endowment Fund.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1866 - 1873

Lee-Jackson Foundation collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0170
Scope and Contents This collection consists of primarly correspondence written by members of the Lee family. Box one consists of eighty-six letters written by members of the Lee Family of Virginia, including Robert E. Lee, his wife Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee, their children, his father-in-law, George Washington Parke Custis, and Lees of the 18th through early 20th century. Box two consists of twenty-nine items, most written by and/or received by individuals connected to the Lee and/or Thomas J. “Stonewall”...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1775-1913

Lee-Jackson Memorial Inc. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0019
Scope and Contents

Lee-Jackson Quarterly Review of Lee-Jackson Memorial Inc. Vol. 5, no. 3, Winter 1976

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Lee Memorial Association Records

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0148
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records related to the formation and history of the Lee Memorial Association (L.M.A.). The association was formed in October 1870 immediately following the death of Robert E. Lee with the goal of creating a monument to honor him on the campus of Washington College, subsequently renamed Washington and Lee University. Between 1870 and 1883, the L.M.A. successfully raised the funds for the creation and installation of what is known as the "Recumbent Lee" statue,...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1870 - 1921

Lee Monument Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0532
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a copy of 'Organization of the Lee Monument Association, and the Association of the Army of Northern Virginia, Richmond, Va., Nov. 3rd and 4th, 1870'. A second copy is cataloged under E547 .L47 in Special Collections Rare. The printed invitation to the unveiling of the Robert E. Lee statue on May 29, 1890 in Richmond, VA is also included, in two pieces.

Dates: Inclusive 1870, 1890

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Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives 1004
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Virginia -- Lexington 89
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Language
English 1024
Chinese 1
French 1
French, Middle (ca.1400-1600) 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
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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