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WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: WLU Coll

Found in 620 Collections and/or Records:

Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia Event Program

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0505
Scope and Contents Announcement for the upcoming events at Lee Chapel held during the Episcopal Preaching Mission sponsored by the Diocese of Southwestern Virginia. The events took place at 8 pm on October 30-November 4, but the year is unknown.
Dates: Majority of material found within Undated

Ernest Hemingway Letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0493
Scope and Contents In this undated letter to Mr. Loewi written from Cooke City, Montana, Hemingway comments on literature counselors. It is clear that Hemingway had previously sent some books to Mr. Loewi.
Dates: Undated

Essay, "Colored People in Buffalo District, 1890 - 1957"

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 13
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0664
Content Description This collection is comprised of an eight page typescript essay titled "Colored People in Buffalo District, 1890 - 1957" by Estelle V. Anderson. The essay was written in 1973 and details African American schools, churches, and families of the Buffalo District of southwest Rockbridge County, Va., one of six former magisterial districts which included such communities and locales as Collierstown, Bolivar Mills or Murat, North and South Buffalo, Black's Creek, and Kyger's Hill. The essay includes...
Dates: Essay; Event: Majority of material found within Period covered by the essay.

Etna Furnace Company Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0167
Scope and Contents Journal ledger containing accounts of slaves, receipts, and expenditures.
Dates: Inclusive 1854-1857

Evander McIvor Law letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0442
Scope and Contents In this letter, dated September 27, 1910, to General Marcus J Wright, Law asks for the contact information of the officers commissioned to mark the graves of Conferderate soldiers at Chickamauga and Gettysburg.
Dates: 1910-09-27

Executive Committee of the Seventh Ward Relief Association of Philadelphia minute book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0111
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a minute book kept by the Executive Committee of the Seventh Ward Relief Association of Philadelphia during 1857 and 1858. It includes clippings of editorials in Phildelphia Evening Journal from 1860-1864.
Dates: Inclusive Nov. 27, 1857- March 27, 1858

Fairfield, Virginia Postermaster Notice of Appointment

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0534
Scope and Contents Letter of appointment for John W. Wheat to replace Gabriel Lilley, who resigned his post as Postmaster of Fairfield, Virginia from the U. S. Postmaster General. Note signed by James W. Man for William Mahone, the 1st Assistant to the Postermaster General.
Dates: 1881-05-21

First Baptist Church Receipt Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0632
Scope and Contents The collection consists of color scans of a ledger belonging to the First Baptist Church of Lexington, Virginia, presumably used to document donations given to the church from 1890 to 1907. Of note is the list of then-parishoners accompanying the donations.
Dates: 1890 - 1907

Fitzgerald Flournoy papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0187
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters to and from John L. Campbell, Dean at Washington and Lee University, as well as letters to, from, and concerning Frank J. Gilliam, who was a member of the Washington and Lee class of 1917, 1912-1926. Campbell and Gilliam correspond about several members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity being unable to return for the next semester due to grades. They also correspond about a prospective student from Lynchburg.

Dates: 1912 - 1963

Fix Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0630