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Washington College (Lexington, Va.)

 Organization

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Lockhart Nelson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0303
Scope and Contents The Alexander Lockhart Nelson Papers consist of materials related to Nelson’s life as mathematician at Washington and Lee University; Nelson, Guy, Matthews, Archer, and Rennick family genealogy; an address by Nelson on his teaching experience during Robert E. Lee's presidency of Washington College; some family and miscellaneous correspondences; and photographs. Included and, perhaps, the primary aspect of the collection is Nelson’s notebook used during his time as both student and professor of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1848 - 1902

Benjamin Franklin Doswell Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0061
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters written by Doswell to his family while he was a student at Washington College.
Dates: Inclusive 1847-1849

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: 1869 - 1874

Daniel Harvey Hill Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0030
Scope and Contents In this Jan. 31, 1849 letter to Phelps Collins at West Point, New York, Hill describes the students he is teaching at Washington College and the townspeople of Lexington.
Dates: 1849

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

Edward Graham Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0031
Scope and Contents Letter [183-] from 'a citizen' [Edward Graham] extolling the military worth of students. In addition, a document, dated July 5, 1822, which is signed by John Quincy Adams, stipulating what government documents Washington College will receive.
Dates: Inclusive 1822-183?

Guy M. Whitten Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0230
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Whitten's school papers from his time as a student at Washington College.
Dates: Inclusive 1866-1870

Henry Courtenay Selden Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0174
Scope and Contents Letters written at Washington College by Selden to his sister, Mary Byrd ('Mollie') Selden describing college life. One letter refers to the death of Gen. Stonewall Jackson and the ceremonies attendant to his burial. Others include a letter from Alexander L. Nelson, Professor of Mathematics at the College, commending Selden; a letter after Selden left Washington College and joined the 3rd Virginia Cavalry.
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1863; Majority of material found within Bulk 1863

Hugh A. Moran Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0005
Scope and Contents Mainly correspondence, including letters between Hugh A. Moran and his family while he was a student at Washington College; letters from fellow students; college programs; class notebook. Correspondents include Alston Boyd, Lucius Desha, Jr., William Preston Johnston, Mildred Lee, Nathan M. Moran and Mrs. Nathan M. Moran.
Dates: Inclusive 1865-1879

J. Henry Smith Speeches

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0258
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Washington College student J. Henry Smith's addresses to the college's "John Marshall Society" on Sept. 24, 1841; "Total Abstinence Society" on Sept. 23, 1842; a speech on "Patriotism" in celebration of George Washington's birthday as a representative of the "Rockbridge Union Volunteers" in 1842; and a speech on "Moral Education" given on Commencement Day, 1842.
Dates: Inclusive 1841-1842