WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections
Found in 626 Collections and/or Records:
This collection includes items of Graham's presidency at Liberty Hall Academy,miscellaneous items including an inventory of Graham's library in 1801, and some Graham genealogy.
The collection contains transcripts and copies of William H. Davis's letters home to his wife Millie, from Monterey, Petersburg, and other Confederate army posts in Virginia. The material is a record of a common, unlettered man pouring out his homesickness to his wife.
This collection consists of a letter from William Jackson Humphreys written to Dr. Leslie L. Campbell. In the letter Humphreys gives an account of his time at Washington and Lee Univeristy. He mentions studies, dating, and nicknames of friends and professors.
Handwritten copy of a special order issued by General William L. Jackson on September 14th, 1862. The document gives orders to attack the ground occupied by the enemy.
In this diary Parker writes from Tennessee about his experiences as a soldier during the American Civil War. A list of captains and members of certain companies is recorded in the front of the diary.
Includes letters written to Houston (1900-1902) when he was a member of the Board of Trustees of Washington and Lee University; papers, notebook, clippings concerning the issue of sectarianism at Washington and Lee. Correspondents include David Carlisle Humphreys, William Caruthers Preston, Henry St. George.
This document commissioned Preston to serve as a major under the command of Francis Fauquier, then Lieutenant Governor of Virginia Colony. It is signed by Fauquier.
These papers include mainly reprints of Thom's publications on geology (1917-1955) along with several letters and a travel diary (1920).
This collection includes 34 letters, 1865-1870, written to his father while Thom was a student at Washington College, four letters to Thom from various correspondents, college grade reports and programs, and other printed material.
Family papers include Winborne Jr.'s school papers and notebooks from his years at Washington and Lee University, as well as information about his fraternity, Delta Tau Delta. Three folders contain printed matter about his father, Roger M. Winborne, a Class of 1911 graduate of Washington and Lee University Law School.
Contains genealogies of Lucy Johnson Withrow; correspondence of Louie Moran to Margaret Withrow, 1919; licences and receipts for John Withrow's general store, 1882-1920; also includes 3 ALS of M. H. Johnson to Fanny Withrow concerning Burnside's bombardment of Fredericksburg and maneuvers in the Valley of Virginia, 1862 November 16-30.
These genealogical records of the Youel family of Virginia, originally from Scotland, include a family Bible and looseleaf notebooks compiled by various family members on Rice M. Youel (1891-1962), Marion John Youel, and Richard Dudley Obenshain. There is also a copy of the Iowa Centennial Book (1982).
This collection consists of a roll and minutes book (1916-1920), record book (1867-1941), a list of members and who attended student prayer meetings (1856-1866), the constitution, and a library book (1887-1890) for the YMCA in Lexington, Virginia.