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Legal Documents

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0077
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a variety of legal documents related to citizens of Rockbrige County. Includes indentures, bonds, materials related to wills, legal agreements, and insurance policies amongst other documents.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1742 - 1895

Lenfest Center for the Performing Arts - Record Group 48

 Record Group
Identifier: WLU-RG-0048
Scope and Contents

This record group contains the official publications of the Lenfest Center and records of the center's administration.

Dates: 1988-

Leon Johenning World War I Map collection

 File
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0100
Content Description

This collection consists of two World War I maps dated 1918. One map is of Commercy, France. The other map is of the Region of Stenay-Souilly in France and is of the "Enemy Order of Battle, 1918 October 30-31."

Dates: 1918

Leroy C. Atkins, Jr. World War II Japanese Map collection

 File
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0083
Content Description

This collection contains three World War II-era Japanese maps. Two of the maps are of Rota Island: one is of a factory location in Songsong and the other is of different island features with descriptions in Japanese. The third map is of a secret base (according to Google Translate).

Dates: circa 1944-1945

LeRoy Hodges Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0162
Scope and Contents The collection covers nearly all phases of Hodges' career as economist and public official, from 1908 until 1942, when he retired from the Army Ordnance office. Early materials include reports on Southern agriculture and immigration for various agencies. Hodges' first efforts to reform and streamline Virginia state government may be seen in the minutes and papers of the Virginia Commission on Economy and Efficiency. There is...
Dates: Inclusive 1908-1942

Letitia Pate Evans Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0498
Scope and Contents The Letitia Pate Evans Papers consist of both originals and copies of documents and letters between Letitia (Lettie) Pate (Whitehead) Evans and Washington and Lee University administrators and their contacts regarding the initial development of her philanthropic relationship with the school. Mrs. Evans, of Bedford County, Virginia, married Joseph Brown Whitehead in 1895 and together they were key in developing the Coca-Cola Company’s early bottling facilities. After Joseph’s death, Letitia...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1947 - 1992

Letter, B.B. Buchanan to S.F. McClure

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0072
Scope and Contents

This file consists of a letter from B.B. Buchanan to S.F. McClure concerning pasture land.

Dates: 1901-12-21

Letter from Alben Barkley to Roy Grimely

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0535
Scope and Contents

In this letter Alben Barkley responds to an invitation to the presentation of an album containing the first sheet of Washington and Lee University commemorative stamps. The typescript is signed by Barkley.

Dates: 1949-04-08

Letter from James Jones White to James Chesnut

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0529
Scope and Contents Two weeks after the death of Washington College President Robert E. Lee, Professor J.J. White acknowledges receipt of James Chesnut's submission to the Camden Journal of his recollections of Robert E. Lee. J.J. White also describes a newly formed Soldier's Association with the purpose of memorializing Robert E. Lee. White mentions that Mrs. Lee has said she will provide a design for the tomb. Enclosed in the letter are pressed flowers from Robert E. Lee's funeral bier,...
Dates: 1870-10-26

Letter from O.P. Baldwin to Franklin Society, Lexington, Virginia

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0073
Scope and Contents

This file contains a letter from O.P. Baldwin to the Franklin Society of Lexington detailing his availability and topics for a series of lectures in December of 1856. The letter includes information on pay, and has a list of four members of the Franklin Society. Letter addressed from Richmond.

Dates: 1856-11-20

Letter, James D. Farrar to Robert L. Pinck

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0689
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a letter written by James D. Farrar as Chairmand of the Athletic Hall of Fame Committee at Washington and Lee University. He is writing to inform Robert L. Pinck of Brooklyn, NY that his brother Dick Pinck is being posthumously inducted into the Washington and Lee Athletic Hall of Fame. The letter invites Pinck and his family to attend the induction ceremony on September 24, 1993. It also contains a letter from Robert to an Alexa which he sent to her along with the...
Dates: 1993

Lewis F. Dantzler Mathematics Exercise Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0434
Scope and Contents

This is a notebook of mathematical exercises by a student, Lewis F. Dantzler.

Dates: Other: No date

Lewis F. Powell correspondence and records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0269
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence of Lewis F. Powell, Jr. concerning Washington and Lee University from 1959-1970 and materials regarding his nomination to the United States Supreme Court in 1971.

Dates: Inclusive 1959-1971

Lewis F. Powell Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0002
Dates: 1937-1999

Lewis F. Powell Jr. Papers

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MS 0001
Dates: 1921-1998

Lexington and Lexington-Rockbridge County Chamber of Commerce Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0011
Scope and Contents This collection contains two pamphlets issued by the Lexington Chamber of Commerce and its later incarnation, the Lexington-Rockbridge County Chamber of Commerce. One, which predates 1926, is entitled Lexington Virginia: 'Heart of the Southland'. Several photographs by Michael Miley and a regional map are printed inside. The second one is entitled A Sign Program for Lexington, Virginia, which was reprinted from the News Gazette October 28 1964. There is also a copy of meeting minutes from...
Dates: prior to 1926-1964

Lexington High School Commencement Program

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0515
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the commencement program for Lexington High School in Lexington, Virginia from June 1, 1934.

Dates: 1934-06-01

Lexington Junior Women's Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0014
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the club's records including meeting agendas and minutes, invitations to events, programs for events, various reports, and budget information. It also includes some information about other local Junior Women's club chapters. It also contains the Leadership Manual for the Junior and Senior Clubwomen of the Virginia Federation of Women's Clubs, which was revised 1958.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Lexington Presbyterian Church Records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0327
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the records of various women's missionary societies in the Lexington Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Virginia), including minutes written by Margaret Junkin Preston and Ellen Glasgow. There is also a handwritten history (one page, front and back) of the Presbytery that explains the connection between Washington College, Lexington Presbyterian Church, and the Presbytery, which was written circa 1824.

Dates: Inclusive 1824-1927; Majority of material found within Bulk 1877-1927

Lexington-Rockbridge County Calendar

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0067
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 1977, 1978, and 1981 calendars of Lexington-Rockbridge County produced by the Ruth Anderson McCulloch Branch of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.

Dates: Publication: 1977 - 1981

Lexington, Virginia

 Collection — Container: RHS Collection #0078, Folder: 1-22
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0078
Dates: Majority of material found within 1818 - 1991

Libby and Floyd D. Gottwald Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0541
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence between Libby and Floyd Gottwald and several faculty and staff of Washington and Lee University. Topics include the university's finances, initiatives, and events.

Dates: Inclusive 1983-1995

Liberty Hall Academy Charter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0488
Scope and Contents

A legal document incorporating the rector and trustees of Liberty Hall Academy as a seminary passed in October 1782.

Dates: 1782-10

"Liberty Hall Volunteers" Orderly Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0625
Content Description This collection consists of a pocket sized leather bound notebook used initially by William A. Anderson, Orderly or First Sergeant of the 'Liberty Hall Volunteers,' Washington College's military company organized in April 1861 for service in the Confederate army. The notebook was used to keep the daily rolls of the company and documents such things as absences, sick lists, accoutrement details, and police lists of its original members. Anderson carried the notebook from the formation of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1861-04 - 1861-09

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Language
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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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