WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections
Found in 625 Collections and/or Records:
Isaac Newton Campbell kept this notebook while a student at Washington and Lee University and at Campbell's Divinity School. It consists primarily of his notes on Greek grammar from Professor James Jones White's class at Washington and Lee and notes on biblical history from T.E. Peck's classes at divinity school. Includes a poem about Professor White.
This collection consists of an autographed handwritten letter from J. Henry Smith to his uncle Jacob Fuller written in 1832. Smith gives Fuller advice on how to read works of nonfiction.
This collection consists of Washington College student J. Henry Smith's addresses to the college's "John Marshall Society" on Sept. 24, 1841; "Total Abstinence Society" on Sept. 23, 1842; a speech on "Patriotism" in celebration of George Washington's birthday as a representative of the "Rockbridge Union Volunteers" in 1842; and a speech on "Moral Education" given on Commencement Day, 1842.
This collection consists of account books from a general store in Greenfield, Nelson County, Virginia. Included are sheriff's debt collection books of D.A. Witt.
This minute book contains Executive Committee minutes, treasurer's reports, and plans for a monument to Stonewall Jackson in the Lexington Cemetery. Also included a four page pamphlet, "As Others See, Stonewall Jackson Memorial, Inc., Lexington, Virginia, Editorial Comment, Comments by Columnists, and Comments by Individuals.
This letter from John H. Shaner details looting by an army, the identity of which is unknown, during the American Civil War. At time of writing, Shaner was posted to Monterey, in Highland County, Virginia.
This collection includes miscellaneous articles and letters to Dr. Harrison.
This collection contains six legal documents pertaining to the debts of James Alexander.
The collection consists of the autobiographical memoirs of James Anderson Terrell, a Confederate soldier, settler, cowboy, and politician. Written when Terrell was in his late seventies, the bulk of the material centers on his experiences during the American Civil War and his later time spent pioneering in Kansas. Additional topics include his beginnings in Georgia, life during Reconstruction, and his return to Georgia at the end of his life.
This collection includes final exam booklets, class lists, and photographs from Merrick's time at Washington and Lee. There is also memorabilia of the Class of 1930, including a 40th reunion booklet, collected by Merrick.
This collection contains three items: James C. Davis' Washington College undergraduate diploma from June 30, 1853; Washington Literary Society diploma of membership from his years at Washington College; James C. Davis' Virginia state law license dated 1860
This broadside is an emotional expression written by James Davidson in 1829 and 1830 while an 'Old Field School Master' in Botetourt County. It was later published in the Virginia Gazette.
This collection contains newspaper clippings of Dorman's poems, letters, and essays on various subjects published in the Lexington Gazette and other papers.
This collection is an audiorecording of a class lecture given by James G. Leyburn to his Communications 202 class on May 18, 1966. Professor Leyburn talks about rhetoric and southern American writers, specifically women writers.
This speech was written and given by James Horace Lacy II during his time as a student at Washington College. He addresses George Washington's role as a leader of the country.
The papers of James H. Price, Governor of Virginia (1938-1942), including correspondence during his gubernatorial years; addresses to the General Assembly and of various organizations; radio speeches to the people of Virginia; World War II Virginia civil defense materials; photographs.
This collection includes the manuscript of 'Ups and downs of a Confederate soldier' by James Huffman, a member of the Confederate States of America, 10th Virginia Infantry Regiment, Company I, and correspondence concerning its publication; approximately 270 items, including letters to and from his son Oscar C. Huffman, a member of the Washington and Lee University School of Law, Class of 1898, as well as genealogical correspondence and charts.
A printed copy of a poem entitled 'The Two Psyches. A November Garden' by James Lane Allen with a written inscription 'For Mr. Virgil McClure from James Lane Allen, Lexington, 20 May, 1892.'
Includes letters to Kemper on various business matters, including three letters during his tenure as governor. Among the correspondents are E. J. and T. J. Polk, Robert A. Richardson, and William J. Robertson.
This notebook contains questions created by Madison for use in teaching his students at the College of William and Mary about Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations.