WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections
Identifier: WLU Coll
Found in 620 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Secondary sources compiled by historian Doug Macleod on the history of Virginia canals and river navigation with a focus on the James River from Lynchburg, Va. and west. The collection includes three binders compiled of early newspaper article scans mentioning canal development. Also included are eight 20th century magazines related to or including information on canal history.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950 - 2012
Scope and Contents This collection contains typed letters dated July 14, 1934 and July 25, 1936 to Miss Helen Webster of Sunnyside, Lexington, Virginia.
Dates: Inclusive 1934-1936
Scope and Contents This collection consists of seven chapters of an original manuscript by Dr. Freeman titled R. E. Lee.
Scope and Contents This collection contains two invitations to Balls at the Natural Bridge and an 1841 invitation from the Society of Cadets at Virginia Military Institute to attend the celebration of their entrance into their new hall. They are addressed to Nancy and Frances Douglass of Fancy Hill, Rockbridge County, Virginia.
Dates: c. 1841, 1847, and undated
Scope and Contents This collection includes 67 items collected by Dr. Sidney Isenberg, a member of the Class of 1942, Washington and Lee University, from his friendship with Carson McCullers, including letters to him from McCullers, from other people about her, an inscribed poem, and memorabilia.
Dates: Inclusive 1948-1971
Dates: Not yet determined
Scope and Contents This collection includes three booklets entitled: International conciliation, dated January 1936; After defense - what?, dated 1941; and Dollars for democracy, not dated. There is also a ten-page story entitled 'The committee to defend America by aiding the Allies'. Additionally, there are various letters and telegrams.
Dates: Inclusive 1936-1942
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence concerning Campbell's negotations (1824-1825) as commissioner to the Creek Indians; a transcript of the proceedings and subsequent treaty of agreement relating to the removal of the Indians to points west of the Mississippi River; land deed of Archibald Campbell (d. 1820); and Campbell family genealogy.
Dates: 1789 - 1825
Scope and Contents Papers contain information about Dunlap's family members, especially Madison Dunlap (1808-1883) of Kerr's Creek and his son, John Matthew Dunlap, a member of the Washington and Lee Class of 1857 who was killed at at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. The collection includes compositions that John Matthew Dunlap wrote for Professor J. J. White in 1856-1857, transcripts of letters he wrote while serving in the Confederate Army, and letters concerning his death. The collection also includes the...
Dates: Inclusive 1830-1878
Scope and Contents This is a collection of research materials on Burning Spring/Ebbing Spring Church in Glade Springs, VA gathered by E. D. Heppert.
Dates: Inclusive 1972-1973