Washington College (Lexington, Va.)
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of letters written by Doswell to his family while he was a student at Washington College.
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.
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.
This autographed letter signed by George Junkin, dated January 11, 1848, was written to Francis McFarland. Junkin writes about the current unrest on Washington College's campus among faculty and students related to the future of the institution's religious affiliation. He mentions that he previously wrote McFarland inquiring about the history of Liberty Hall Academy and Washington College but had not yet received a reply.
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.
In this letter, dated 1822 Aug. 15, John Jordan gives the Committee of the Board of Trustees, specifications for construction of the center building at Washington College in Lexington, Va.
This letter is written to C.W. Freeman containing $50.00 as a contribution to 'the cause' and wishing a successful future to Washington College.
This letter is written to William H. Dennis describing the girls and outings in Rockbridge County and the attraction of the study of astronomy.
Letter in which Theodore Roosevelt responds to a previous letter by the president of Washington College, Henry Lewis Smith, declining an invitation to speak at the institution.
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.