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Carter Newman Bealer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0094
Scope and Contents

Includes family and business correspondence and a variety of private collections, such as diaries, playbills, ship menus, as well as a significant collection of autographed photographs and letters of late 19th and early 20th century theatrical and musical performers.

Dates: 1905 - 1962; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1950

Catalogue of American Indian Artifacts

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0423
Scope and Contents

This undated catalogue was created by R. D. Wainwright. The artifacts are organized by state, with very detailed descriptions for each one.

Dates: Other: Date unknown

Cave Hill Graffiti Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0016
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a modern copy of a photo of Washington and Lee student graffiti by W.L. Hood in Cave Hill, Virginia.

Dates: 1907

Cedar Grove Mill (Va) auction broadside

 Item
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0751
Content Description

"Public Sale of Mill Property, Jan. 25, 1881." A printed broadside advertising the sale of George C. Teaford's mill property at Cedar Grove Mill located along the North River (later Maury River) a few miles downstream from Rockbridge Baths, Virginia. Included is a description of the mill and its accompanying dwellings and land.

Dates: 1881-01-25

Charles A. Graves Academic Certificate

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0657
Content Description

A single parchment academic certificate signifying completion in the course of Latin for Washington College student Charles A. Graves, dated June 1868, and signed by Professor C.J. Harris and Washington College president Robert E. Lee.

Dates: 1868-06-18

Charles and Emmett McCorkle Lecture Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0139
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a lecture notebook used by Washington College and Washington and Lee University students Charles E. McCorkle between 1869-1870 and his brother Walter between 1870-1874. It includes a note about Robert E. Lee on the inside cover.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1869 - 1874

Charles Manson Crutchfield Collection of Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0088
Scope and Contents

Includes 82 items collected by Charles Manson Crutchfield, including 38 photographs some of which are of Confederate generals and were taken by Michael Miley, postcards and printed materials, most of which concern Washington and Lee University and the surrounding city of Lexington, Virginia during the 1880's

Dates: Inclusive 1882-1914; Majority of material found within Bulk 1880-1889

Charles Page Bryan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0153
Scope and Contents

This collection contains principally scrapbooks relating to Bryan's service as U.S. ambassador to Brazil (1898-1902), Portugal (1903-1909), Belgium (1909-1911) and Japan (1911-1912) and containing newspaper clippings, press releases, photographs, postcards, greeting cards and other memorabilia. It also includes a scrapbook of family photographs, political memorabilia, and genealogy as well as political correspondence from 1879-1909.

Dates: 1898 - 1912

Charles Page Bryan papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0141
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of certificates of appointment by United States President McKinley to Minister of Brazil, letters from President McKinley, news of the president's death, and of photos, clippings, and memorabilia related to McKinley.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1897 - 1902

Charles Pomeroy Stone Family collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0023
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of four letters, a reprint of the diary of Fanny Stone, which she kept while living in Cairo during the war of 1882, obituaries for Charles Stone, a magazine article about him, a photograph copy of Jennie Stone and John Stone as children, and an original manuscript copy of a certificate issued to Stone on May 10, 1880 from the Vice Counsel General of the United States.One letter is to John Horace Stone from his sister Jeannie Stone, one is...
Dates: 1880 May 10, 1972

Charles S. Sydnor Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0506
Scope and Contents

Letters from Charles S. Sydnor to Francis P. Gaines and Lucius Junius Desha.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1947-11-05 - 1948-05-06

Charles Wilson Turner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0322
Scope and Contents

Includes genealogical inquiries to Turner, postcards, and religious items.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1992; Date of "K. N. Peppers" by Jacques Maurice

Charles Y. Barr Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0403

Check for Washington and Lee University Endowment

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0592
Scope and Contents

One check written to the Bank of Lexington, Virginia by General Randall Lee Gibson for his $25.00 donation to the Washington and Lee University endowment on April 1, 1878.

Dates: 1878-10-1

Chittum Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0090
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two CDs of photographs of the Charles H. Chittum Family and descendants. There are also paper copies and identified with genealogy and some family biographical history. Collection includes 1920s era pamphlet written by Charles H. Chittum, in which he tells the story of how he discovered the coffin which was used for Robert E. Lee's burial. Collection also includes some early outdoor views of Lexington, Va.

Dates: 1870 - 1970

Christian Social Services Report, Lexington, Virginia

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0075
Scope and Contents

This file consists of a handwritten report of work accomplished in Christian Social Services from April 20th to July 15th of an unspecified year (likely in the 1930s). The report is written in first person. Christian Social Services helped provide food, clothes, and other needs for citizens living in poverty. The report includes a list of members of the group, with their resposibilities as far as charitable work.

Dates: 1930

City Manger's Report on Lexington, Virginia Downtown Restoration Project

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0636
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the report submitted to the Virginia Municipal League by Lexington City Manager John Doane in April of 1978 concerning the restoration of the city's central business district. The report contains before-and-after photographs by Tom Bradshaw and the signature of the late Mayor Charles F. Phillips.

Dates: 1978-04-27

Claude N. Feamster Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0587
Scope and Contents This collection contains typescripts of reference letters concerning Feamster while he was a student at Washington and Lee University, and then a teacher at Lee Military Academy in Lewisburg West Virginia, Seven Islands School in Arvonia, Virginia, Summerville Normal School in Summerville, West Virginia, Church High School for Boys in Salisbury, North Carolina, and Gordonsville Female College in Gordonsville, Virginia. It also contains signed copies of two of Feamster's French exams dated...
Dates: 1895, n.d.

Cleveland Hickman Jr. Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0165
Scope and Contents

This collection contains digital scans of 11 aerial photographs of Big and Little House mountain and Lexington, Virginia, which were taken by Washington and Lee Professor Emeritus Cleveland Hickman Jr.

Dates: 1970s?

Clinton Scollard Poem

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0233
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a poem by Clinton Scollard entitled 'Happiness.' There is both a signed handwritten and typed copy. The poem reads, 'The luring and elusive form we chase/ Down Life's long vista till our parting breath;/ Who knows but that we first behold her face/ The hour we look on Death!'

Dates: 1892

Cockrell Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0185
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one original letter to Alexander Cockrell, a student at Washington and Lee University, from Miss Sallie Bullington, a family friend; one photocopy of a letter dated Oct. 24, 1874, from Frank Cockrell, a student at Washington and Lee, to his brother Alexander, a graduate of Washington and Lee; and a photocopy of a letter dated Dec. 25, 1875, from Frank Cockrell to his mother.

Dates: Inclusive 1872-1875

Collection about John Alexander Graham

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0611
Scope and Contents

This collection contains newspaper clippings, memorial programs, and biographical sketches relating to the life of and memorialization of John Alexander Graham.

Dates: 1947

Collection about John W. Elrod

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0586
Scope and Contents This collection contains articles on John Elrod's inauguration as president of Washington and Lee University; articles on his death; a program from the Service of Witness to the Resurrection and in Celebration of the Life of John William Elrod in Lee Chapel on July 19, 2001; a program from In Memoriam John William Elrod in Lee Chapel on September 13, 2001; and a letter from his wife, Mimi Elrod, to the Leyburn Library staff dated August 10, 2001 thanking them for their words of sympathy,...
Dates: 1995 - 2001

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Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives 1000
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Correspondence 254
Photographs 96
Virginia -- Lexington 89
American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865) 85
Virginia -- Rockbridge County 73
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Records 41
Account books 38
Postcards 32
Printed ephemera 32
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Virginia 28
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Broadsides 24
Personal narratives 24
Personal narratives -- Confederate 24
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Legal documents 22
World War (1939-1945) 20
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Universities and colleges -- Faculty 17
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United States -- Confederate States of America 16
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Virginia -- Natural Bridge 12
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Language
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Washington and Lee University 142
Washington College (Lexington, Va.) 42
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 41
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 ) 16
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, 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 family 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
Carter, Thomas H. (Thomas Henry) 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
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