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Washington College (Lexington, Va.)

 Organization

Found in 3 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

Photographs, Washington College Colonnade, c.1865 - 1866 WLUCollPP0108

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0108
Content Description One original carte de visite (cdv) of Washington College taken by Lexington photographers Joseph Kelly and Samuel Pettigrew, circa 1865-1866. The prominent buildings of the Colonnade are labeled with a key on the reverse.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1865 - 1866

Robert E. Lee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0064
Scope and Contents This collection contains primary and secondary resources pertaining to Robert E. Lee and the Lee family. Included are correspondences from, to, and about Lee and various family members; memorabilia, pamphlets, photographs, reminiscences, miscellaneous personal papers, family history and genealogy. The collection includes materials acquired from the Lee family and items donated to and purchased and compiled by W&L University since Lee's tenure as president of Washington College from 1865 -...
Dates: Inclusive 1792-1935; Majority of material found within 1833 - 1870