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William Graham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0043
Scope and Contents

This collection includes items of Graham's presidency at Liberty Hall Academy,miscellaneous items including an inventory of Graham's library in 1801, and some Graham genealogy.

Dates: Inclusive 1782-1801

William H. Davis Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0276
Scope and Contents

The collection contains transcripts and copies of William H. Davis's letters home to his wife Millie, from Monterey, Petersburg, and other Confederate army posts in Virginia. The material is a record of a common, unlettered man pouring out his homesickness to his wife.

Dates: 1861

William Jackson Humphreys Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0095
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter from William Jackson Humphreys written to Dr. Leslie L. Campbell. In the letter Humphreys gives an account of his time at Washington and Lee Univeristy. He mentions studies, dating, and nicknames of friends and professors.

Dates: 1941-03-17

William L. Jackson Special Order

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0439
Scope and Contents

Handwritten copy of a special order issued by General William L. Jackson on September 14th, 1862. The document gives orders to attack the ground occupied by the enemy.

Dates: 1862-09-14

William L. Wilson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0508
Scope and Contents This collection consists of nine letters from William C. Watson, Jr. to William L. (Billy) Wilson between 1927 and 1941. Both were students and graduated of Washington and Lee University. After college, Watson went to work for Standard-Vacuum Oil Company and was employed in Canton, China, among other places in the Far East. Of note is a letter written to Wilson on December 10, 1939, which describes his experinces in Canton, China during the Japanese invasion of the city during the...
Dates: 1926 - 1941

William Lyne Wilson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0029
Scope and Contents Includes letters from the American Civil War period; correspondence of Wilson while he was Congressman from West Virginia, Postmaster General under Cleveland, and President of Washington and Lee University; 3 bound, indexed volumes (not orginals) of Wilson's official correspondence as Postmaster General; 6 diaries; miscellaneous papers and printed speeches; 38 letters from the University of West Virginia collection (microfilm); photograph; correspondence with Isidor Straus concerning...
Dates: Inclusive 1852-1980

William McLaughlin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0044
Scope and Contents This collection contains items of Judge William McLaughlin, including letters from Henry D. Campbell and William L. Wilson. Many concern awarding of honorary degrees and elections to the Board of Trustees of Washington and Lee, of which McLaughlin was rector (1888-1898). The collection also contains legal certificates and his papers, including his Confederate Army Commission dated October 7, 1862. Also included is a copy of his death from the minutes of the Board of Trustees of Washington...
Dates: Inclusive 1851-1898

William P. Parker Diary

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0457
Scope and Contents

In this diary Parker writes from Tennessee about his experiences as a soldier during the American Civil War. A list of captains and members of certain companies is recorded in the front of the diary.

Dates: Inclusive 1861-1862

William P. Wharton Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0399

William Paxton Houston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0068
Scope and Contents

Includes letters written to Houston (1900-1902) when he was a member of the Board of Trustees of Washington and Lee University; papers, notebook, clippings concerning the issue of sectarianism at Washington and Lee. Correspondents include David Carlisle Humphreys, William Caruthers Preston, Henry St. George.

Dates: Inclusive 1898-1903

William Poindexter Moore, Jr. collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0026
Scope and Contents This collection primarily includes correspondence written between 1791-1913 to different ancestors of William Poindexter Moore. The letters written to Andrew Reid by his son-in-law, Andrew Moore, provide insight into what was happening in the United States during Moore's time in Congress. His November 26, 1791 letter mentions concern for Western troops at the hands of Indigenous populations, some of whom were receiving goods imported by the British West Indies. His letter dated...
Dates: 1779-1913

William Preston Johnston collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0015
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four items. The first item is a letter written November 4, 1870 to Johnston from a committee which was formed to solicit copies of remarks by various people given by associates of the Army of Northern Virginia for publication. The second item is a letter written to Johnston by William Davis and concerns money raised for a Robert E. Lee monument. It is dated January 13, 1872. The third item is a typescript broadside dated June 24, 1874. It was written by Johnston...
Dates: 1870, 1872, 1874, 1878

William Preston Military Commission

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0458
Scope and Contents

This document commissioned Preston to serve as a major under the command of Francis Fauquier, then Lieutenant Governor of Virginia Colony. It is signed by Fauquier.

Dates: 1758-09-30

William S. Humphries Diary

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0395

William Taylor Thom Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0326
Scope and Contents

These papers include mainly reprints of Thom's publications on geology (1917-1955) along with several letters and a travel diary (1920).

Dates: Inclusive 1902-1976; Majority of material found within Bulk 1917-1955

William Taylor Thom Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0048
Scope and Contents

This collection includes 34 letters, 1865-1870, written to his father while Thom was a student at Washington College, four letters to Thom from various correspondents, college grade reports and programs, and other printed material.

Dates: Inclusive 1865-1890

William Thornton Owen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0673
Content Description The William Thornton Owen Papers consists of a three page letter written by Owen to his father, Robert E. Owen, dated September 24, 1855 on his experiences as a new student at Washington College in Lexington, Virginia. The letter initially details his trip to the school from his home in Halifax County, Virginia, via Richmond, Waynesboro, Staunton, then Lexington, Va. by rail and stage. Also included is Owen's autograph album dated February 29, 1856 which is prolifically inscribed by friends...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1855 - 1856

William Webb Pusey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0182
Scope and Contents This collection includes miscellaneous articles on a variety of literary topics. It also includes approximately 25 items from Pusey's wartime duty in Germany in 1945, including eight photographs of Admiral Dönitz's surrender. Additionally, there is a typescript by Pusey entitled Theater in Staunton, Va, 1875-1912.Also contains a signed typescript of his book History of the theater in Staunton, Virginia, known as Grange Hall, the Opera House (1879) and the Beverly...
Dates: Inclusive 1925-1992; Majority of material found within Bulk 1925-1962

Wilson F. Miller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0414

Wilson, Whitmore, and Firebaugh Letters

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0638
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three letters dating to the American Civil War era. The first two were written by Captain Jacob J. Whitmore to William A. Wilson on matters of business. In them, Whitmore discusses the effect of the war on his ability to conduct business and the movement of his regiment from Alleghany mountain. The third letter is unrelated and written by an unknown author to her friend Lizzie Firebaugh. This letter discusses family matters and the status of several male relatives...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1861 - 1864

Winborne Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0254
Scope and Contents

Family papers include Winborne Jr.'s school papers and notebooks from his years at Washington and Lee University, as well as information about his fraternity, Delta Tau Delta. Three folders contain printed matter about his father, Roger M. Winborne, a Class of 1911 graduate of Washington and Lee University Law School.

Dates: Inclusive 1907-1975; Majority of material found within Bulk 1907-1909; Majority of material found within Bulk 1942-1946

Withrow Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0164
Scope and Contents

Contains genealogies of Lucy Johnson Withrow; correspondence of Louie Moran to Margaret Withrow, 1919; licences and receipts for John Withrow's general store, 1882-1920; also includes 3 ALS of M. H. Johnson to Fanny Withrow concerning Burnside's bombardment of Fredericksburg and maneuvers in the Valley of Virginia, 1862 November 16-30.

Dates: Inclusive 1852-1932

Writing Program - Record Group 41

 Record Group
Identifier: WLU-RG-0041
Scope and Contents

This Record Group contains materials created by the Writing Program in the course of its administration.

Dates: Not yet determined

Youel Family Genealogical Records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0351
Scope and Contents

These genealogical records of the Youel family of Virginia, originally from Scotland, include a family Bible and looseleaf notebooks compiled by various family members on Rice M. Youel (1891-1962), Marion John Youel, and Richard Dudley Obenshain. There is also a copy of the Iowa Centennial Book (1982).

Dates: Other: 19th to 20th centuries

Young Men's Christian Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0125
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a roll and minutes book (1916-1920), record book (1867-1941), a list of members and who attended student prayer meetings (1856-1866), the constitution, and a library book (1887-1890) for the YMCA in Lexington, Virginia.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1867 - 1941

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Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives 1004
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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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Legal documents 22
World War (1939-1945) 21
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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
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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