WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections
Identifier: WLU Coll
Found in 620 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Contains c.55 items, of Dr. Alfred Leyburn and the Leyburn family of Lexington, Va., including 22 letters between Leyburn and his wife, Ann Eliza, 1835-36; patents of Edward J. Leyburn.
Dates: 1823 - 1899; Majority of material found within 1830-01-01 - 1839-01-01
Scope and Contents This collection includes a 5-page paper by Allen Moger concerning the Army Enlisted Reserve Corps (E.R.C.) at Washington and Lee University and letters received by Moger from students who were called to active duty from the E.R.C.
Dates: Inclusive 1943-1945
Scope and Contents This collection contains approximately 90 miscellaneous items connected with the government and people of the Confederate States of America, including correspondence, official orders, almanacs, bonds, paper money, sheet music, memorabilia, and clippings.
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1865
Scope and Contents This collection includes 65 Shakespeare plays, additional plays by George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde and Molière; 12 Beta videotapes and audiocassettes; 26 cast scrapbooks with photographs; correspondence between Ralph Cohen and James Warren, founders of American Shakespeare Center, Hank Dobin, Washington and Lee University Dean (2005-2012), and a member of the Board of Directors of the American Shakespeare Center.
Dates: Inclusive 1987- ongoing; Majority of material found within Bulk 1987-1995
Scope and Contents This collection contains items of the Anderson and Alexander families including correspondence dealing with legal business, family matters, and Lexington, Virginia affairs. Consists largely of the family correspondence of William Alexander Anderson, Francis T. Anderson, and Mary Anne Alexander Anderson; includes letters to and from Virginia Governor John Letcher, and two letters from Mildred Lee, daughter of Robert E. Lee. Other correspondents include William A. Glasgow, George Hutcheson...
Dates: 1755 - 1958
Scope and Contents The collection consists of eight bound diaries written by Andrew Hollinger and addressed to "The Team;" one binder of typed original poetry; and eight folders containing correspondences, materials related to Washington and Lee University, the ROTC Program, and Psi Upsilon fraternity, and a number of Hollinger's financial papers.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1969 - 1977
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Andrew Kerr's account book which records goods purchased and an employment record. Included on the last pages of the book is poetry.
Dates: 1852 - 1856
Scope and Contents This letter, dated 1840 Dec. [10?], to Henry St. George Tucker discusses American political parties and the presidential election of 1840.
Dates: Inclusive December 1840
Scope and Contents This collection contains chiefly correspondence with Washington and Lee University and United Daughters of the Confederacy officials, resolutions, and reports relating to her participation in the controversy over W&L President Henry Louis Smith's proposed renovation and expansion of the Lee Chapel. Also includes correspondence and clippings relating to fund-raising for the Stratford Hall restoration. Correspondents include members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Washington and...
Dates: Inclusive 1920-1948
Scope and Contents Includes 2 bound volumes of minutes of the meetings of its Board of Trustees (1807-1910), yearly reports of the various principals, miscellaneous correspondence, business papers, bills and receipts.
Dates: Inclusive 1807-1910