Washington College (Lexington, Va.)
Found in 107 Collections and/or Records:
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.
This is Robert E. Lee's first report to Washington College's Board of Trustees.
Ralph Lete wrote to Robert E. Lee on February 1, 1866 from Ironton, Ohio. He wrote to express his admiration for Lee, as well as to request a course catalog of Washington College for his son to potentially attend the school.
This letter is written to William H. Dennis describing the girls and outings in Rockbridge County and the attraction of the study of astronomy.
This letter was written by Robert H. Patterson of Abingdon, Virginia on February 3, 1866. Patterson wrote to request Lee send to him a catalog of Washington College as well as the Law School.
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.
S. P. Cunningham of Kentucky wants to obtain Washington College catalogues for Fairview Academy students wanting to attend.
This letter to Robert E. Lee is from the book publisher Sargent, Wilson and Hinkle. This letter asks Lee for his approval of McGuffey Eclectic Readers books on the American Civil War.
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 notebook contains notes taken by Reed on lectures given by James J. White, professor of Greek at Washington College (1852-1893) as well as some scrapbook items, which have been pasted in.
- 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
This letter was written by W. W. Anderson of Bethany, West Virginia on February 2, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Anderson explains his dissatisfaction with the state of Bethany College. He requests that Lee, upon evaluation, accept himself and a dozen other Bethany College students into Washington College.
This letter was written by William W. Early from Hyattsville, Maryland on March 9, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Early requests from Lee a catalogue of classes for Washington College.
This bond certificate dated August 1869 in the amount of $250 is made out to Madison H. Effinger of Rockbridge County, Virginia, for the endowment of Washington College. The certificate is signed by J. M. Leech, University Treasurer, and John W. Brockenbrough, University Rector.