WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections
Identifier: WLU Coll
Found in 620 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains two volumes of course notes taken by Washington College student Benjamin Franklin Richardson. One is from a course on the principles of evolution and the second is from a course on general chemistry, which was taught by Professor George D. Armstrong.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters from more than 60 Washington and Lee University students to Munger that discussed the war in Vietnam and military life, as well as politics, books, and travel abroad.
Dates: Inclusive 1968-1991; Majority of material found within Bulk 1968-1980
Scope and Contents This collection contains one letter from Beverly Tucker Lacy and two hand-written, rough transcriptions of the letter.
Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1-7
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of the Blain family of Albemarle County and Williamsburg, Virginia, including the Civil War period diary (1861-63) of school teacher Mary Randolph Blain. The diary, written near the York River in Gloucester County, Va. provides a picture of civilian life both in that area and in Williamsburg, Va. where her parents lived during the period. Also included are two letters written from Randolph Harrison Blain, brother of the diarist and a member of the...
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1905; Majority of material found within Bulk 1861-1864
Scope and Contents This ledger from the Boswell Mercantile covers approximately the period between 1855 and 1861. It contains monthly expenses for individual clients.
Dates: Inclusive 1855-1861
Scope and Contents This collection contains approximately 11 items from various descendants and relatives of John Minor Botts (1802-1969), all discussing Botts family genealogy.
Dates: Inclusive 1933-1946
Scope and Contents Ledger is an account book of a brick company near Lexington, the exact identity of which is unknown. The ledger records that Washington College purchased 200 bricks in 1858.
Dates: Inclusive 1857-1862
Collection — Box 1, Folder: 7
Content Description A broadside announcing Robert E. Lee's acceptance of the presidency of Washington College. The broadside was printed at the Lexington Gazette. The announcement was officially made by John W. Brockenbrough, Rector of Washington College.
Scope and Contents This broadside from Calvin Morgan Dold, mayor of Lexington, Virginia, gives notice of President Garfield's death on September 20, 1881. He says businesses will be suspended for the day and instructs citizens to come to Lexington Presbyterian Church for religious services.
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies of correspondence of the Brooks family of Augusta County, Virginia, including Andrew, Charles, Emmet and William Brooks.
Dates: Inclusive 1841-1884