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WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections

 Collection Type
Identifier: WLU Coll

Found in 636 Collections and/or Records:

Maryland Historical Society statement of appreciation for John H. Latane

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0507
Scope and Contents

Statement of appreciation for the life of John Holladay Latane adopted by the Maryland Historical Society, of which he was a member. Statement includes biographical information about his life. A copy of the statement was sent to each of the schools where he attended and taught. It is signed by the historical society's secretary, James E. [Haucoch].

Dates: After January 4, 1932

William L. Wilson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0508
Scope and Contents This collection consists of nine letters from William C. Watson, Jr. to William L. (Billy) Wilson between 1927 and 1941. Both were students and graduated of Washington and Lee University. After college, Watson went to work for Standard-Vacuum Oil Company and was employed in Canton, China, among other places in the Far East. Of note is a letter written to Wilson on December 10, 1939, which describes his experinces in Canton, China during the Japanese invasion of the city during the...
Dates: 1926 - 1941

Lexington High School Commencement Program

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0515
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the commencement program for Lexington High School in Lexington, Virginia from June 1, 1934.

Dates: 1934-06-01

William S. Humphries Diary

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0395

Historic Lexington Parade Videorecording

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0397
Scope and Contents The video starts with men in uniform entering Main Street, single file. It is believed that this is the Virginia Military Institute civilian band. (Following World War II, the civilian band was replaced by a cadet band.) In the opening sequence, Trinity United Methodist Church is visible in the background. The parade footage begins with a band (presumably the VMI civilian band), then a group of similarly attired men without instruments, followed by a series of vehicles. There are two fire...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1930

William P. Wharton Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0399

Emily Houston Brown Walker Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0400
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook compiled by Emily Brown Walker of material related to her son, Ernest Brown Walker, Jr., who is a member of Washington and Lee University Class of 1938.

Dates: 1934-12-02 - 1936-10-17

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

Charles Y. Barr Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0403

Fred Farrar Collection of Historic Newspapers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0406
Scope and Contents

Early newspapers, printed materials, manuscripts, class notes, correspondence, cartoons, pamphlets, incunables, etc.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Barbara Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0407

Grant E. Mouser Stamp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0408

Wilson F. Miller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0414

The Ward Briggs Collection of James Dickey

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0511
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 1st editions of a selection of James Dickey's publications (some signed and/or inscribed); Dickey's contributions to books and pamphlets; journal articles by Dickey; interviews; criticism; anthologies; multimedia; photographs; broadsides (some framed, signed); miscellaneous items on his book and the film Deliverance; and publications related to Ward Briggs' book The Complete Poems of James Dickey (U. South Carolina,...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1940 - 2013

Joe Henry Ford, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0512

Tobias Philbin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0514

Matthew Page Andrews Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0516
Scope and Contents

This collection contains three volumes of printed essays by various people, collected and bound by Andrews, showing the 'Southern' view, especially about African-Americans. The first volume inscribed as 1905 is entitled 'What is a Lynching?' The other two volumes are inscribed with 1908 and Baltimore and are entitled 'Magazine Scrapbook'

Dates: Inclusive 1905-1908

Rockbridge County Fair Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0517
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a List of Premiums, Rules, and Regulations booklet for the first annual Rockbridge County Fair, which took place in Lexington, Virginia on September 20-23, 1921.

Dates: 1921

International Order of Odd Fellows, Stonewall Lodge No. 136 Records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0518
Scope and Contents

Pamphlet containing the by-laws and rules of order for the Stonewall Lodge, No. 136, of the International Order of Odd Fellows. It was printed at the Gazette and Banner office, later the Lexington Gazette, in 1868.

Dates: 1868

Industrial Workers of the World Records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0519
Scope and Contents

Membership card and sleeve for Demetrius Paleone (sp?), who we believe was a Load Foreman for the Transportation Department. The book is inscribed with the Industrial Union No.8, Brooklyn Branch No.1, Oct. 16, 1919. The envelope is stamped with the Marine Transport Workers emblem and the date Sept 30, 1919.

Dates: 1919

Theodore C. (Ted) DeLaney, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0525
Scope and Contents The Theodore C. (Ted) DeLaney, Jr. Collection is composed of materials from Dr. Ted DeLaney’s personal and professional life including genealogy and personal history; historical research, correspondences, and papers as historian and professor at Washington and Lee University. The collection is arranged in three series. Of note are Dr. Delaney's research on school desegregation in Lexington, Virginia and in Southwest Virginia and a series of video interviews with Dr. DeLaney completed in...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: Majority of material found within 1940 - 2020

Lee Monument Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0532
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a copy of 'Organization of the Lee Monument Association, and the Association of the Army of Northern Virginia, Richmond, Va., Nov. 3rd and 4th, 1870'. A second copy is cataloged under E547 .L47 in Special Collections Rare. The printed invitation to the unveiling of the Robert E. Lee statue on May 29, 1890 in Richmond, VA is also included, in two pieces.

Dates: Inclusive 1870, 1890

Schereeya Taylor Playscript: "I Am"

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0536
Abstract

'This play was written as a sort of synthesis of interviews from several W&L female students and alumni of color. This was a once and a lifetime opportunity to immortalize their words, experiences, hopes, fears, and desires and display them for the campus and ultimately for the world at large.' - Schereeya Taylor, Washington and Lee Class of 2014

Dates: Winter 2014