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R.E. Lee Memorial Church Collection

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0658
Scope and Contents A one page letter from Mary Randolph Custis Lee to Mrs. Appich, likely Mary E. Appich of Fairfax, Virginia, thanking her for previous letters and offering a photograph of Robert E. Lee. The letter is accompanied by an albumen cabinet-sized photograph of Robert E. Lee likely by photographer Michael Miley of Lexington, Va. The photograph includes an attached clipped R.E. Lee signature. The reverse of the photograph is inscribed to Mrs. Appich from Mrs. Lee and dated June 12, 1873. Also...
Dates: Letter; Majority of material found within Photograph

Real photograph postcard of Dunlap, Anderson, and Arnold

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-COLL-PP-0151
Scope and Contents

Photograph postcard taken at the Tercentennial (300th anniversary) exposition of Jamestown, Va. in 1907. The last names of the three people are Dunlap (from Rockbridge), Anderson, and Arnold.

Dates: 1907

Receipt, Samuel Mosby to David Anderson, Jr. for the purchase of an enslaved girl named Charlotte

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0003
Scope and Contents

A receipt for the purchase of an enslaved African American girl named Charlotte who was sold by Samuel Mosby to David Anderson Jr. for $258 on June 16, 1828 in Hanover, Virginia. Joseph Mosby also signed the document as a witness.

Dates: 1828-06-16

Registrar's Office - Record Group 11

 Record Group
Identifier: WLU-RG-0011
Scope and Contents

This record group contains materials created by the Registrar's 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

Reid Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0027
Scope and Contents Series 1 of this collection primarily covers the period from 1763 through Samuel McDowell Reid's death in 1869. There are also a few later items dealing chiefly with his estate. The bulk of the papers deals with business matters. Documents concern such matters as the James River and Kanawha Company, the North River Navigation Company, Washington College's relationship with the Society of the Cincinnati, slavery, and the financial dealings of John Robinson and the Hare family. Series 2 is...
Dates: 1760-1896

Reid White's Grade Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0420
Scope and Contents

This collection is Reid White's grade book from 1874-1875. The grades consist of: 0 - failure, 5 - indifferent, 8 - good, 9 - very good, 10 - perfect.

Dates: Inclusive 1874-1875

Reuben Grigsby Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0612
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one manuscript about Reuben Grigsby and the Grigsby family.

Dates: 1840 - 1863

Rice Hotinger Ledger and Will

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0261
Scope and Contents

This accounting ledger contains records of the Hotingers' Mountain View Farm in Rockbridge County, Virginia.



Dates: Inclusive 1943-1971

Richard Hotinger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0687
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and legal documents related to the military service of Richard Hotinger. The material primarily consists of registration information, correspondence, insurance information and notifications to Hotinger's mother, Susan Rice Hotinger, from the 6th Armored Division at Camp Cooke, CA. The majority of the material pertains to Richard Hotinger's accidental death and subsequent notifications pertaniing to it, as well as insurance claims....
Dates: 1943

Richard Jennings Gaines Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0081
Scope and Contents

This letter is written to William H. Dennis describing the girls and outings in Rockbridge County and the attraction of the study of astronomy.

Dates: 1819

Richard Royden Turner Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0227
Scope and Contents

This collection is a personal letter to Master W. O. Bickle of Staunton. Topics mentioned are football, school food, and Thanksgiving break.

Dates: 1892

Richard Weaver Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0219
Content Description

Materials collected by WLU alumnus Richard Weaver, '96, pertaining to Washington and Lee University. Items include a WLU 1908 Sophomore Cotillion program, WLU 1914 Finals program, a WLU Bulletin titled, "The Tucker Hall Fire and Plans for the New Law Building," a WLU Bulletin titled, An address Delivered by Rev. L. W. Irwin, D.D., in Lee Chapel, Washington and Lee University, june 7, 1926, and a photograph of Jean Marie Lorton who led the WLU Final Ball in 1914.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1908 - 1935

Richmond and Alleghany Railroad Local Time Card and Notebook.

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0503
Scope and Contents

This is a local time card for the Richmond & Alleghany Railroad for their line between Richmond and Clifton Forge, Virginia.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1881 - 1886-10-23

Robert Alexander Legal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0037
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a deed, dated August 13, 1747, for a tract of land near the town of Greenville, Augusta County, Virginia, conveyed to Robert Alexander from William Beverley and two legal papers connected with the deed. There is also an authorized English Bible, 1766, with Robert Alexander's signature. Genealogical information by George Diehl is housed in the control folder.

Dates: 1747 - 1766

Robert C. Peniston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0324
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence (1977-1995), including to editors of various publications on political and military matters and memorabilia from Peniston's tenure as head of Lee Chapel at Washington and Lee University (1976-1998).

Dates: 1976 - 1998

Robert E. Lee Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0064
Scope and Contents This collection contains primary and secondary resources pertaining to Robert E. Lee and the Lee family. Included are correspondences from, to, and about Lee and various family members; memorabilia, pamphlets, photographs, reminiscences, miscellaneous personal papers, family history and genealogy. The collection includes materials acquired from the Lee family and items donated to and purchased and compiled by W&L University since Lee's tenure as president of Washington College from 1865...
Dates: Inclusive 1792-1935; Majority of material found within 1833 - 1870

Robert E. Lee to Louisa Washington letters

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-7
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0669
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of six letters written from Robert E. Lee to Louisa Washington between September 1861 and December 1868. Louisa Washington was the eldest child of John Augustine Washington, III of Fauquier County, Va., the last Washington family descendant and private individual to own the Washington family estate Mount Vernon. A key subject of select letters is Colonel John A. Washington’s death on September 13, 1861 while serving on the staff of General Robert E. Lee as...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1861 - 1868

Robert Foster Bradley Jr. Academic Certificates

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0484
Scope and Contents

This collection contains three certificates from Robert Foster Bradley Jr.'s academic life: his Phi Beta Kappa membership certificate from the University of South Carolina dated June 7, 1930; a certificate for completion of his doctoral degree in Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin dated March 8, 1933; his diploma from the University of South Carolina (Universitas Carolinae Australis) dated 1911.

Dates: Inclusive 1911-1933

Robert H. Chilton letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0431
Scope and Contents

In this letter Robert H. Chilton seeks employment after the conclusion of the American Civil War. He mentions his previous employment as the Chief of Staff in Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. The recipient of the letter is unknown.

Dates: 1865-05-13

Robert Hanson Fleming Diary

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0073
Scope and Contents

His diary describes Fleming's flight to Augusta, Ga. after the fall of Richmond, guarding the specie of the Confederate treasury. There is also a furlough permit, May 2, 1865, signed by Commandant William H. Parker.

Dates: Inclusive Mar. 28-May 16, 1865

Robert Henry Tucker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0332
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence between Robert Henry Tucker and Washington and Lee University presidents Henry Louis Smith, Francis Pendleton Gaines, and Fred C. Cole regarding university matters. It also contains information about Tucker's tenure as chairman of the Industrial Commission of Virginia (1918-1919) and his work with the Virginia State Chamber of Commerce and other organizations.

Dates: Inclusive 1918-1967

Robert Holt Salisbury Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0600
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a copy of 'College Days' printed on plain copier paper, a letter from John P. Heinz, Research Professor with the American Bart Foundation, a Curriculam Vitae from Robert Salisbury, and other information found online and then printed.

Dates: ca. 2008

Robert J. Bell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0639
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two sets of handwritten notes on debates hosted at Washington and Lee, likely by way of the Graham Philanthropic Society, written by Robert John Bell during his time as a student at the University. The first debate centers on the effect of the construction of railroads in the South by "Northern Capitalists" (sic.), while the second one follows the state of education in the South after the American Civil War, particularly in regards to race relations and public...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1869 - 1873

Robert Ray Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0010
Dates: 1994-2001

Robert Seager Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0346
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies of typed copies of a diary (1840-1841) and correspondence of the Gardiner family of New York, with information about their business dealings, political associations, and their relation to the Tylers of Virginia. The photocopies contain Seager's annotations.

Dates: Inclusive 1840-1887; Majority of material found within Bulk 1840-1860

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Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives 1003
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Correspondence 255
Photographs 98
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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Personal narratives -- Confederate 24
Receipts (Acknowledgments) 23
Legal documents 22
World War (1939-1945) 21
Manuscripts 17
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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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
Washington College 9
Confederate States of America 8
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 8
Lexington Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.) 8
Leyburn, James Graham 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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