WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections
Found in 625 Collections and/or Records:
This collection includes copies of correspondence of the Brooks family of Augusta County, Virginia, including Andrew, Charles, Emmet and William Brooks.
This register of the Presbyterian Church of Buena Vista, Virginia was prepared during the pastorates of Reverend A.C. Hopkins and Reverend J.S. Montgomery, 1908-1926. It includes records of pastors, 1890-1924; elders, 1890-1925; deacons, 1912-1925; communicants, 1902-1926; baptisms, 1908-1924; marriages, 1925-1926; deaths, 1925-1926.
This notebook contains various poems believed to have been written by C. F. Weldon. They cover various topics including his daughter's wedding and the death of a close friend.
This letter from Sutphen to Seymour Eaton, dated February 16, 1907, is about accomodations at the Duquesne Club.
This register records the guests who visited the Callaghan House from 1866-1869. The many prominent signatures in the register include Robert E. Lee (September 3, 1868).
Items in the collection include a scrapbook, a bound volume of the Ring-Tum Phi, a book of pressed leaves, Miller family birth records, photographs of Lexington and Campbell family members, newspapers, and personal letters.
This scrapbook was made by Swanson, the 1956 W&L Mock Convention chairman, featuring photographs and news items regarding the death of Alben W. Barkley while giving the event's keynote address. It includes letters from various senators (including Willis Robertson, Richard B. Russell, and Herman Talmadge) concerning Mock Convention and contains photographs of Sharon Ritchie, Miss America 1956, who attended the convention.
Includes family and business correspondence and a variety of private collections, such as diaries, playbills, ship menus, as well as a significant collection of autographed photographs and letters of late 19th and early 20th century theatrical and musical performers.
This undated catalogue was created by R. D. Wainwright. The artifacts are organized by state, with very detailed descriptions for each one.
"Public Sale of Mill Property, Jan. 25, 1881." A printed broadside advertising the sale of George C. Teaford's mill property at Cedar Grove Mill located along the North River (later Maury River) a few miles downstream from Rockbridge Baths, Virginia. Included is a description of the mill and its accompanying dwellings and land.
A single parchment academic certificate signifying completion in the course of Latin for Washington College student Charles A. Graves, dated June 1868, and signed by Professor C.J. Harris and Washington College president Robert E. Lee.
This collection consists of a lecture notebook used by Washington College and Washington and Lee University students Charles E. McCorkle between 1869-1870 and his brother Walter between 1870-1874. It includes a note about Robert E. Lee on the inside cover.
Includes 82 items collected by Charles Manson Crutchfield, including 38 photographs some of which are of Confederate generals and were taken by Michael Miley, postcards and printed materials, most of which concern Washington and Lee University and the surrounding city of Lexington, Virginia during the 1880's
This collection contains principally scrapbooks relating to Bryan's service as U.S. ambassador to Brazil (1898-1902), Portugal (1903-1909), Belgium (1909-1911) and Japan (1911-1912) and containing newspaper clippings, press releases, photographs, postcards, greeting cards and other memorabilia. It also includes a scrapbook of family photographs, political memorabilia, and genealogy as well as political correspondence from 1879-1909.
This collection consists of certificates of appointment by United States President McKinley to Minister of Brazil, letters from President McKinley, news of the president's death, and of photos, clippings, and memorabilia related to McKinley.
This collection consists of photocopies of items of Charles P. Stone and his family, including four letters, -1881, written while General Stone was chief of staff of the Egyptian army; a reprint of the diary of his daughter, Fanny Stone, kept in Cairo during the war of 1882; and obituaries of General Stone.
Letters from Charles S. Sydnor to Francis P. Gaines and Lucius Junius Desha.
Includes genealogical inquiries to Turner, postcards, and religious items.
One check written to the Bank of Lexington, Virginia by General Randall Lee Gibson for his $25.00 donation to the Washington and Lee University endowment on April 1, 1878.
The collection consists of the report submitted to the Virginia Municipal League by Lexington City Manager John Doane in April of 1978 concerning the restoration of the city's central business district. The report contains before-and-after photographs by Tom Bradshaw and the signature of the late Mayor Charles F. Phillips.
This collection consists of a poem by Clinton Scollard entitled 'Happiness.' There is both a signed handwritten and typed copy. The poem reads, 'The luring and elusive form we chase/ Down Life's long vista till our parting breath;/ Who knows but that we first behold her face/ The hour we look on Death!'
This collection consists of one original letter to Alexander Cockrell, a student at Washington and Lee University, from Miss Sallie Bullington, a family friend; one photocopy of a letter dated Oct. 24, 1874, from Frank Cockrell, a student at Washington and Lee, to his brother Alexander, a graduate of Washington and Lee; and a photocopy of a letter dated Dec. 25, 1875, from Frank Cockrell to his mother.
This collection contains newspaper clippings, memorial programs, and biographical sketches relating to the life of and memorialization of John Alexander Graham.