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Roger D. Groot Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 0021
Dates: 2005

Roger Fritchie Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0589
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a Western Union telegram to Miss Jean Patterson of Lynchburg, Virginia on April 8, 1946 and a 1946 Washington and Lee Cotillion Club, Pi Alpha Nu formal dance ticket from April 13, 1946.

Dates: 1946-04-08 - 1946-04-13

Roger Mudd Center for Ethics Record Group

 Record Group
Identifier: WLU-RG-0049
Scope and Contents

This record group contains materials created by the Roger Mudd Center for Ethics, including annual reports and event programs.

Dates: 2015-

Roger Mudd Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0369
Scope and Contents Includes graded papers, clippings, and correspondence with Washington and Lee University professors during Mudd's college years. Also includes speeches given for commencements, press/broadcasting associations, emcee roles, and acceptance of awards and honors. Includes correspondence with J. Stewart Bryan III, John Updike, Sandra Day O'Connor, Walter Cronkite and Dan Rather. Includes scripts from Mudd's years at the Richmond News Leader, CBS radio and television, NBC, PBS, and THC (History...
Dates: Inclusive 1948-2005; Majority of material found within Bulk 1953-2004

Roscoe Phelps Diary

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0496
Content Description The Roscoe Phelps diary is a bound manuscript entitled "Anecdotes of the Year 1900" written by Washington and Lee University student Richard Roscoe Phelps (Class of 1902). Phelps reports on life as an undergraduate student touching on courtship, recreation, hazing, off-campus boarding and regional travel and exploration of such places in Rockbridge County Virginia as House Mountain and “Lover’s Leap”. Other events covered include the vandalizing of "Old George", the George Washington statue...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 1901

Roy J. Grimley, Sr. Philately Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0509
Scope and Contents

Two Boxes, and a few large items, relating to Roy J. Grimley, stamp collecting, and his work on the Washington and Lee University Bicentennial Stamp.

Dates: Inclusive 1949

Roy L. Steinheimer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0023
Dates: 1967-2003

Royster Lyle Jr. manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0374
Scope and Contents

This hand written and illustrated notebook of short stories (The Screech Owl Story, The Sparrow Hawk New Home, The Baby Wren Queen Home, and The Hummingbird New Home on a Farm) was written by Lyle when he was twelve years old. It was a gift to his grandmother on December 25, 1945.

Dates: 1945-12-25

Ruby Leighton Family History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0693
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970 - 2010

Rupert Nelson Latture Valedictory address

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0175
Scope and Contents

Rupert Latture's address recalls highlights of the Class of 1915 at Washington and Lee University. It makes an extended analogy to Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story, 'The Great Stone Face.' It also includes humorous references to Washington and Lee President George Hutcheson Denny.

Dates: 1915

Rutherford R. Houston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0213
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a paper entitled 'A trip on foot to the top of the House Mountain' which details a trip Houston made on May 22, 1852 as a Washington College student. House Mountain is located in Rockbridge County, Virginia.

Dates: 1852

S. T. Burke Letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0597
Scope and Contents

This four page letter from S. T. Burke (could be R. T.) to Elliotte Porter is dated April 20, 1838.

Dates: 1838-04-20

Sallie White Bruce Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0426
Scope and Contents

This manuscript is a memoir by Sallie White Bruce about her family's life in the Lexington area during the American Civil War and their involvement with Washington College. It references Hunter's Raid in 1864.

Dates: Inclusive 1940s

Sam Houston Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0038
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of one bound, typed volume of Sam Houston's letters dated 1815-1860, including those housed in the University of Texas Archives, the Sam Houston Normal Institute, and the collection of John H. Gundlach in St. Louis, Missouri. They cover the topics of Houston's private life, his views on political affairs, and his involvement in political and military life, shown through correspondence with various politicians, generals, and his wife and friends. There is also...
Dates: 1846

Sam Houston Letcher Letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0445
Scope and Contents

In this letter to Colonel Benjamin B. Jordan, dated April 1, 1880, Letcher asks for advice on a potential business transaction. Philidelphia and Harrisonburg are both mentioned.

Dates: 1880-04-01

Sam Houston Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0284
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a bound manuscript transcription by Rockbridge County, Virginia citizen Sam Houston of John Witherspoon's lectures on Moral Philosophy.

Dates: 1779

Samuel H. Chester papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0429
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two original manuscript copies and one photocopy of Samuel H. Chester's valedictory address given on June 27, 1872 at Washington and Lee University. It also contains correspondence about the presence of this address in the University's Special Collections and Archives.

Dates: 1872-06-27

Samuel Houston Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0065
Scope and Contents

This June 20, 1836 letter to G.A. Baker concerns the celebration of American Independence Day in Lexington, Va.

Dates: 1836

Samuel Jordan Graham papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0016
Scope and Contents This collection of correspondence, ephemera, and genealogical material pertaining to Samuel Jordan Graham. Of particular note are several letters written to Graham by President Woodrow Wilson. Four of them are original and two are photostatic copies. Other correspondents include Charles E. Hughes, and Ray Stannard Baker. The collection also includes clippings, two certificates Graham received from Washington and Lee, genealogy, copies of addresses, and a Court of Claims of the United States...
Dates: 1874-1947

Samuel M. Engelhardt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0604
Scope and Contents

This collection contains 10 photos of an unidentified archaeological dig, two photographs of Washington and Lee University students, one photograph of the Lexington Passenger Train Station, two fraternity letters from Phi Kappa Alpha, and a Washington and Lee University English exam on Charles Dickens dated 1907-1908.

Dates: 1907 - 1909

Samuel M. Hileman Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0152
Scope and Contents

These account books contain records of treatments applied, fees charged and payments received. 1862-1865 accounts are entered in a daybook of a Collierstown, Virginia general store. 1862 accounts include medical lecture notes.

Dates: 1862 - 1880

Sarah Custis Poulson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0602
Scope and Contents

This letter from Sarah Custis Poulson to the Honorable, Harry St. George Tucker, IV is dated April 27, 1920 and written from Lexington, Virginia. There is also an envelope and transcription.

Dates: 1920-04-27

Schereeya Taylor Playscript: "I Am"

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0536
Abstract

'This play was written as a sort of synthesis of interviews from several W&L female students and alumni of color. This was a once and a lifetime opportunity to immortalize their words, experiences, hopes, fears, and desires and display them for the campus and ultimately for the world at large.' - Schereeya Taylor, Washington and Lee Class of 2014

Dates: Winter 2014

Schoenbrun Collection of Virginia Historical Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0394
Scope and Contents This collection includes individual or small collections of letters to the Custis, Lee, Davidson, McDowell, Reid, and Hale families. Subjects include the Custis family involvement in the American Colonization Society, John Brown's Raid as recounted by V.M.I. cadet Charles A. Davidson of Lexington, Va., Henry "Lighthorse Harry" Lee's life, Lee family genealogy, Anne Lee Marshall's death, the Markoe family of Baltimore, Md.,Edgar Allan Poe, and Washington College (Va.) history including a...
Dates: 1813-1895

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Washington College 9
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Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 8
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Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities 7
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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
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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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