WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections
Identifier: WLU Coll
Found in 619 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This order book contains information about the members and actions of the Virginia Militia's 144th regiment of Rockbridge County between 1834 and 1843.
Dates: Inclusive 1834-1843
Collection — Box 1, Folder: 16
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950 - 1972; Nixon campaign poster
Scope and Contents Candidate James B. Dorman appeals to Rockbridge County's voters for support as candidate for the Virginia Commonwealth's Attorney General . He outlines his platform and explains his voting record on key issues during his previous political appointments.
Scope and Contents This file consists of a scrapbook of works written by Washington College student Alamby Miller between 1864-1868. Included are Virginia university magazines, clippings from the Southern Collegian, and original poetry. There is also a scrapbook titled Alamby Millington Miller by Professor James W. Massie dated 1870. This scrapbook is a typed biography including a letter from Alamby to his sister.
Dates: 1864 - 1870
Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1-45
Dates: Majority of material found within 1770 - 1970
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter from Alex H. H. Stuart to his cousin Alex B. Stuart. Alex H. H. writes that Colonel Walker has arrived to pay $1000 to settle the debt Alex B.'s brother, John Stuart, owes to the Dice family. Alex H. H. entreats Alex B. to help him with the matter.
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
Scope and Contents This collection consiste of Alexander Sterrett Paxton's journals in six volumes (484 p.)during the American Civil War. They cover his service as a member of the 4th Virginia Infantry of the Stonewall Brigade, including his role as a Commissary Sergeant of the regiment. Journal entries explore the war experiences of a Confederate foot soldier and include: his insights into motives for war; observations and descriptions of ranking officers, fellow soldiers, friends and family; detailed accounts...
Dates: Inclusive 1858-1959; Majority of material found within Bulk 1861-1865
Scope and Contents This collection is a handwritten copy of a speech given by Alexander White Pitzer to the Synod of the Virginias at Charles Town, West Virginia in 1873 about the history of Washington and Lee University.