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WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: WLU Coll

Found in 619 Collections and/or Records:

144th Regiment Militia (Va.) Order Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0401
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

20th Century Political Pins and Richard Nixon Campaign Poster

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 16
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0667

"A Card to the People of Rockbridge County," broadside

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0312
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.
Dates: 1879

Alamby Miller Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0137
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

Alexander, Fultz, and Willson Families Collection

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1-45
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0539

Alexander H. H. Stuart letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0468
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.
Dates: 1844

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

Alexander Sterrett Paxton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0372
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

Alexander White Pitzer Speech

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0223
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.
Dates: 1873