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Davidson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0540
Scope and Contents This collection contains personal and business correspondence, an assortment of holiday and greeting cards (1930s-1940s), account books, family photographs, a range of printed matter, including travel guides and ephemera from the family of R. E. (Robert Edmund) and his wife Gunhild A. Davidson of the Bell’s Valley and Goshen communities of Rockbridge County, Virginia. Correspondence, primarily 1917-1949, includes letters from R. E. Davidson to Gunhild Vang (Davidson) during their...
Dates: 1870 - 1975

Davis Family Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0293
Scope and Contents

This a a collection of diaries of William Couch Davis, Jr., and his wife, Mary Anderson Davis, including accounts of William's jobs in France (1917-19), Cuba, Savannah, and Norfolk. They include many details about the Davis family of West Point, Virginia. One of Mary's diaries covers their first married year (1924-25) in Cuba and others cover their trips (1935-1959) out west in Canada and to Central America and Europe.

Dates: Inclusive 1917-1959; Majority of material found within Bulk 1917-1933

Dean of Students - Record Group 5

 Record Group
Identifier: WLU-RG-0005
Scope and Contents

This record group contains materials created by the University's Dean of Students during the course of their job duties.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: Date Not Yet Determined

Democratic Party Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0349
Scope and Contents

Includes poll tax lists and letters to local party leaders from national Democratic figures, such as Harry Byrd and Harry Flood

Dates: Inclusive 1912-1961; Majority of material found in Bulk 1912-1928

Department of Law and Equity Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0596
Scope and Contents

This broadside from the Department of Law and Equity is dated August 1, 1870. It was published in Lexington, Virginia.

Dates: 1870-08-01

Dick Sessoms Theatrical Publication Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0412
Scope and Contents

This collection contains playbills, issues of The Dramatist, and other theatrical and ballet ephemera.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Dickinson Family Financial Records Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0579
Scope and Contents

This collection contains ledgers, time books, check books, and other papers relating to the People's Bank of Buena Vista, Virginia and Dickinson Firebrick Company of Buena Vista, Virginia.

Dates: 1900 - 1948

Diehl and Zink Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0122
Scope and Contents This collection contains personal papers, manuscripts, and notes of Dr. George West Diehl, articles on local history, and the genealogical papers of Mr. and Mrs. Zink, who donated the collection. The collection consists of more than 1,000 folders on Rockbridge County genealogy and history arranged by subject. Charles E. Zink, Dr. Diehl's foster son, contributed additional material to some of the genealogical files after Diehl's death in 1975.The personal papers include manuscripts of Dr....
Dates: Other: 1905 - 1980

Dillon Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0105
Scope and Contents This collection contains the family and personal correspondence (1806-1897), business correspondence, deeds, legal papers, account books (1849-1862) of Dr. Alexander S. Dillon (1813-1870), and family Bible along with ledgers and employee time books of various Dillon limestone companies, especially Edward Dillon and Co. in Botetourt County. Correspondents include Dr. Alexander S. Dillon (1813-1870), Edward Dillon (1835-1897), Edward Davis Dillon (1766-1818), Fanny Polk Dillon, and Patrick...
Dates: 1805 - 1944

Director of Admissions - Record Group 10

 Record Group
Identifier: WLU-RG-0010
Scope and Contents

This record group contains materials created by the Admissions Office during regular business

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Director of Institutional History - Record Group 46

 Record Group
Identifier: WLU-RG-0046
Scope and Contents

This record group contains materials created by the University Historian while fulfilling their job duties.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: Date Not Yet Determined

Director of Intercollegiate Athletics - Record Group 18

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-RG-0018
Scope and Contents

This record group contains materials created by the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics office while fulfilling their job duties.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Director of University Computing - Record Group 28

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-RG-0028
Scope and Contents

This record group contains materials created by the Director of University Computing during the course of their job duties.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Dorothy Thompson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0202
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of papers showing that Ms. Thompson was seeking the approval of a few people to use their names on a petition to Senator Alben Barkley to protest filibuster tactics in order to allow the lend-lease bill to be passed.

Dates: 1941

Douglas MacLeod Virginia Canal History Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0404
Scope and Contents

Secondary sources compiled by historian Doug Macleod on the history of Virginia canals and river navigation with a focus on the James River from Lynchburg, Va. and west. The collection includes three binders compiled of early newspaper article scans mentioning canal development. Also included are eight 20th century magazines related to or including information on canal history.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1950 - 2012

Douglas Southall Freeman Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0368
Scope and Contents

This collection contains typed letters dated July 14, 1934 and July 25, 1936 to Miss Helen Webster of Sunnyside, Lexington, Virginia.

Dates: Inclusive 1934-1936

Douglas Southall Freeman Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0144
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of seven chapters of an original manuscript by Dr. Freeman titled R. E. Lee.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1946

Douglass Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0584
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two invitations to Balls at the Natural Bridge and an 1841 invitation from the Society of Cadets at Virginia Military Institute to attend the celebration of their entrance into their new hall. They are addressed to Nancy and Frances Douglass of Fancy Hill, Rockbridge County, Virginia.

Dates: c. 1841, 1847, and undated

Dr. Sidney Isenberg Collection on Carson McCullers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0097
Scope and Contents

This collection includes 67 items collected by Dr. Sidney Isenberg, a member of the Class of 1942, Washington and Lee University, from his friendship with Carson McCullers, including letters to him from McCullers, from other people about her, an inscribed poem, and memorabilia.

Dates: Inclusive 1948-1971

Duncan G. Groner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0195
Scope and Contents

This collection includes three booklets entitled: International conciliation, dated January 1936; After defense - what?, dated 1941; and Dollars for democracy, not dated. There is also a ten-page story entitled 'The committee to defend America by aiding the Allies'. Additionally, there are various letters and telegrams.

Dates: Inclusive 1936-1942

Duncan Green Campbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0063
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence concerning Campbell's negotations (1824-1825) as commissioner to the Creek Indians; a transcript of the proceedings and subsequent treaty of agreement relating to the removal of the Indians to points west of the Mississippi River; land deed of Archibald Campbell (d. 1820); and Campbell family genealogy.

Dates: 1789 - 1825

Dunlap Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0245
Scope and Contents Papers contain information about Dunlap's family members, especially Madison Dunlap (1808-1883) of Kerr's Creek and his son, John Matthew Dunlap, a member of the Washington and Lee Class of 1857 who was killed at at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. The collection includes compositions that John Matthew Dunlap wrote for Professor J. J. White in 1856-1857, transcripts of letters he wrote while serving in the Confederate Army, and letters concerning his death. The collection also includes the...
Dates: Inclusive 1830-1878

E. D. Heppert Collection of research materials on Burning Spring/Ebbing Spring Church

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0427
Scope and Contents

This is a collection of research materials on Burning Spring/Ebbing Spring Church in Glade Springs, VA gathered by E. D. Heppert.

Dates: Inclusive 1972-1973

E. Dean Finney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0588
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two letters written by Washington and Lee University student E. Dean Finney to his mother on December 8 and 11, 1941. He writes about the bombings at Pearl Harbor and how he expects many students will enlist in the military soon.

Dates: 1941-12-08 - 1941-12-11

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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
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Brockenbrough, John 5
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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
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Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia 4
Crenshaw, Ollinger 4
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First Baptist Church (Lexington, Va.) 4
Gilliam, Frank Johnson 4
Glasgow family 4
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Graham, Edward 4
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Graham, William A. (William Alexander) 4
Groner, Duncan G. 4
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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
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Anderson, Ellen Graham 3
Barclay, Ted, II (Alexander Tedford) 3
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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
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Du Pont, Alfred I. (Alfred Irénée), 1864-1935 3
Dunlap Family 3
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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
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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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