WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections
Identifier: WLU Coll
Found in 620 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains a Washington and Lee banner that David Low, a Washington and Lee alumnus, took with him aboard the U.S. Space Shuttle, Endeavour for 9 days, 23 hours, and 45 minutes. There is also a framed photographic print of the Atlantis space shuttle that Low presented to W&L President James Delane Wilson. Low autographed the photograph's mat.
Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1-19
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers of Lexington, Virginia lawyer James D. Davidson and his daughter Mary Davidson and includes some correspondence, manuscript and printed poems of James D.Davidson, clippings, and some miscellaneaous papers from the family. James Davidson's printed and handwritten writings in the collection were compiled for his book "A Curiosity in the Chancery and Rhyme and Prose," (N.D., but likely 1876-81). The collection contains detailed genealogy of the Davidson,...
Dates: 1830 - 1915
Scope and Contents This a a collection of diaries of William Couch Davis, Jr., and his wife, Mary Anderson Davis, including accounts of William's jobs in France (1917-19), Cuba, Savannah, and Norfolk. They include many details about the Davis family of West Point, Virginia. One of Mary's diaries covers their first married year (1924-25) in Cuba and others cover their trips (1935-1959) out west in Canada and to Central America and Europe.
Dates: Inclusive 1917-1959; Majority of material found within Bulk 1917-1933
Scope and Contents Includes poll tax lists and letters to local party leaders from national Democratic figures, such as Harry Byrd and Harry Flood
Dates: Inclusive 1912-1961; Majority of material found in Bulk 1912-1928
Scope and Contents This broadside from the Department of Law and Equity is dated August 1, 1870. It was published in Lexington, Virginia.
Scope and Contents This collection contains playbills, issues of The Dramatist, and other theatrical and ballet ephemera.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined
Scope and Contents This collection contains ledgers, time books, check books, and other papers relating to the People's Bank of Buena Vista, Virginia and Dickinson Firebrick Company of Buena Vista, Virginia.
Dates: 1900 - 1948
Scope and Contents This collection contains personal papers, manuscripts, and notes of Dr. George West Diehl, articles on local history, and the genealogical papers of Mr. and Mrs. Zink, who donated the collection. The collection consists of more than 1,000 folders on Rockbridge County genealogy and history arranged by subject. Charles E. Zink, Dr. Diehl's foster son, contributed additional material to some of the genealogical files after Diehl's death in 1975.The personal papers include manuscripts of Dr....
Dates: Other: 1905 - 1980
Scope and Contents This collection contains the family and personal correspondence (1806-1897), business correspondence, deeds, legal papers, account books (1849-1862) of Dr. Alexander S. Dillon (1813-1870), and family Bible along with ledgers and employee time books of various Dillon limestone companies, especially Edward Dillon and Co. in Botetourt County. Correspondents include Dr. Alexander S. Dillon (1813-1870), Edward Dillon (1835-1897), Edward Davis Dillon (1766-1818), Fanny Polk Dillon, and Patrick Henry...
Dates: 1805 - 1944
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers showing that Ms. Thompson was seeking the approval of a few people to use their names on a petition to Senator Alben Barkley to protest filibuster tactics in order to allow the lend-lease bill to be passed.