Washington College (Lexington, Va.)
Found in 107 Collections and/or Records:
John Skinner Broadside
This broadside by Reverend John Skinner, entitled 'Case of the Rev'd Dr. Skinner', was an important document in the 'Skinner War' controversy at the Lexington, Virginia, Presbyterian Church.
John Speck LeFevre to Robert E. Lee, 1866-05-16
This letter by John Speck LaFever is addressed to Robert E. Lee. LaFever asks for information to attend Washington College.
John W. Fiwell, 1866-03-28
This letter to Robert E. Lee is from John W. Fiwell. Fiwell asks for a circular of Washington College. Fiwell also mentions he is a wounded soldier from Company A of the Fourth Virginia Cavalry.
Joseph Finnegan to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-03
Laws and Regulations of Washington College, 1835 - 1866
Some volumes are titled 'the Laws of Washington College' or 'Charters and Laws of Washington College.'
Letter, Cyrus Hall McCormick to Washington College Faculty, 1868-06-03
Letter from a student to Washington College faculty signed by Robert E. Lee, 1869-12-21
Letter from Frank A. Waddill, Class of 1870, to the faculty requesting permission for five days off from school. Note on the back of the board to which the letter is glued: 'Frank A. Waddill was a classmate (roomate?) of Wilmer H. Shields at Washington College (and then Washington and Lee University)...'
Letter from Robert E. Lee accepting presidency of Washington College, 1865-08-24
In this letter Robert E. Lee writes to the Board of Trustess of Washington College accepting the presidency of the institution.
Letter to the Students of Washington College, 1869-03-30
In this letter Robert E. Lee writes to the students about the effects of their disruptive behavior on the town and asks them to minimize that behavior during the upcoming April Fools Day parade. A transcription of the letter is housed with the original item.
Lexington Presbyterian Church Records
This collection contains the records of various women's missionary societies in the Lexington Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Virginia), including minutes written by Margaret Junkin Preston and Ellen Glasgow. There is also a handwritten history (one page, front and back) of the Presbytery that explains the connection between Washington College, Lexington Presbyterian Church, and the Presbytery, which was written circa 1824.
List of Materials Needed, 1865-1870
Lizzie C. Hull to Robert E. Lee, 1866-05-14
This letter by Lizzie C. Hull is addressed to Robert E. Lee. She acknowledges that her son cannot attend Washington College and offers her well wishes to the Lee.
M. A. Gibbs to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-10
This letter was written by M. A. Gibbs from Vicksburg, Mississippi on February 10, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. He requests in the letter that Lee admit his son into Washington College.
Mason Loeb letter
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.
Meade Woodson to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-15
This letter to Robert E. Lee is from Meade Woodson of Fincastle, Botetourt County, VA. Woodson writes to Lee on behalf of a Ms. Hamilton who is considering sending her two sons to the institution. She wonders if there will military training at Washington College and if there's boarding for students available with Christian professors.
Milton W. Humphreys Autobiography
Typescript autobiography includes excerpts about Milton W. Humphreys' student and teaching years at Washington College and Washington and Lee University from 1866-1875.
Missouri Professorship in Washington College: Sketch of the Plan for its Endowment, 1870
This publication, written by R. D. Lilley as Agent for the Board of Trustees and 'Committee of Endowment' contains information about the college's programs of study and history and a list of the endowment's supporters.
N. S. Ray to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-09
This letter was written by N. S. Ray from Lebanon, Kentucky on March 9, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Ray asks in the letter for a catalogue of studies, as well as general information for Washington College. Ray explains that his son wishes to transfer from Centre College in Kentucky to Washington College.
Norman MacFarland Neblett Account Book
This collection consists of 8 pages from Neblett's account book where he recorded his expenses while a student at Washington College.
Notice to Students on Christmas Holiday, 1869-12-24
Old Newspaper Presented to Library, 1866-09
P. T. Moore to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-15
This letter was written by P. T. Moore from Richmond, Virginia to Robert E. Lee. Moore explains that his friend from the British Parliament has requested an autographed photograph and he inquires about a potential faculty position in Agriculture or Geology at Washington College for Dr. Thomas Antisell.