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Washington College (Lexington, Va.)

 Organization

Found in 4 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

George A. Baxter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0003
Scope and Contents Includes letters from G.A. Baxter to his wife, Anne Fleming Baxter, and 104 letters from miscellaneous correspondents dealing with the Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian affairs; reminiscences of Louise Baxter, and letters to her; citations, certificates, and business receipts.Includes three generations of Baxter family correspondence. Also includes a biography of George A. Baxter, sermons written by George A. Baxter, assorted Presbyterian newspaper articles, and three...
Dates: Inclusive 1797-1893

Rutherford R. Houston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0213
Scope and Contents This collection includes a paper entitled 'A trip on foot to the top of the House Mountain' which details a trip Houston made on May 22, 1852 as a Washington College student. House Mountain is located in Rockbridge County, Virginia.
Dates: 1852

Unpublished Typescript, 1-4, 1839

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents
  • No. 1 - College Life Before the War -- The evolution of the College Company -- It is Prepared For War
  • No. 2 - The College Co. Ordered to Join Stonewall Jackson
  • No. 3 - The College Co. Moving to Join Stonewall Jackson
  • No. 4 - Again On the Move -- Staunton to Winchester
Dates: 1839