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Washington College (Lexington, Va.)


Found in 107 Collections and/or Records:

Washington College printed envelope

Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0004
Scope and Contents

This collection is an envelope showing a lithograph of Washington College Colonnade between 1865-1875, which is addressed to J. R. Burns of Le Grange, Texas.

Dates: between 1865-1875

William Brazelton to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-25

 Item — Box 7A, Folder: 41
Scope and Contents

This letter was written by William Brazelton from New Market, Tennessee on February 25, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Brazelton writes as a way to introduce J. M. Gillespie from Rhea County who attended Washington College. He also explains some events of his life, as well as the nature of young southern men.

Dates: 1866-02-25

William C. P. Carrington letter to Peachy Gilmer Breckinridge, 1853-03-10

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 35101013592592], Item: 5
Scope and Contents

Student William C. P. Carrington writes his friend Peachy Breckinridge on life at Washignton College in Lexington, Virginia. Both were from Botetourt County, Virginia.

Dates: Other: 1853-03-10

William H. Kinnon to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-13

 Item — Box 7A, Folder: 46
Scope and Contents

This letter was written by William H. Kinnon from Tangipaho Station, Lousiana on March 13, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Kinnon writes to request information on costs of attendance for the sons of his five sisters.

Dates: 1866-03-13

William Hunter to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-09

 Item — Box 7A, Folder: 45
Scope and Contents

This letter was written by William Hunter from Savannah, Georgia on March 9, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Hunter writes to Lee informing him that his three sons wish to attend Washington College. He describes the natures of his sons as well as their academic potential.

Dates: 1866-03-09

William Taylor Thom Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0048
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Inclusive 1865-1890

William Thornton Owen Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0673
Content Description The William Thornton Owen Papers consists of a three page letter written by Owen to his father, Robert E. Owen, dated September 24, 1855 on his experiences as a new student at Washington College in Lexington, Virginia. The letter initially details his trip to the school from his home in Halifax County, Virginia, via Richmond, Waynesboro, Staunton, then Lexington, Va. by rail and stage. Also included is Owen's autograph album dated February 29, 1856 which is prolifically inscribed by friends...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1855 - 1856