WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections
Identifier: WLU Coll
Found in 620 Collections and/or Records:
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
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.
Collection — Box 1, Folder: 13
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.
Scope and Contents Journal ledger containing accounts of slaves, receipts, and expenditures.
Dates: Inclusive 1854-1857
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.
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
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.
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
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
Dates: Majority of material found within 1830 - 1924