WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections
Identifier: WLU Coll
Found in 620 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a record book with accounts of fines, battalion count, and regiment count.
Dates: Inclusive 1843-1851
Scope and Contents This collection consists of minutes, treasurer's reports, and disbursements from the Virginia State Intercollegiate Oratoricle Association.
Dates: 1913-03-24 - 1939-04-03
Scope and Contents This collection contains 10 different advertisement pieces dating from the 2nd half of the 20th Century that are from Luray Caverns, Natural Bridge, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and Rockbridge County, Virginia in general.
Dates: 1906 - 2000
Scope and Contents Nineteen photocopied pages of newspaper clippings, concerning General Virginus D. Groner, including articles from a variety of papers dealing with the struggle between General Groner and other Republicans including General William Mahone for control of the Republican Party in Virginia at the 1888 national nominating convention in Chicago and during the gubernatorial campaign of 1889 in Virginia.
Dates: 1888 - 1889
Scope and Contents This account book was kept by W.A. McComb. In 1892 the Farmer's Alliance, of which he was a member, built a new hall to be used for its meetings as well as for a church and community center. Most of the entries in the account book were for expenses associated with the construction and use of the hall. It indicates that oyster suppers were held at the hall.
Dates: Inclusive 1892-1906
Scope and Contents The collection contains eight letters from J. Ogden Murray to W.P. Nye (all dated 1914) about health, trips to Washington, D.C., politics, and finances. It also contains a letter to W.M. Brown from Mrs. J.E. Bond (1927) thanking him for the check he sent and providing additional history of Dr. Nye's collection and a book containing a record of relics.
Dates: 1914 - 1927
Scope and Contents These papers include many photographs and items concerning the Walker and Wood families, their homes, their activities; and material about the economic, social, educational, and religious life of the African-American community in Lexington, Virginia. Extensive notes have been provided by Alex Wood, identifying his family members in photos, marking records to indicate relevance or functional purpose, and occasionally providing his perspective on the contents of records. Numerous records concern...
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1975; Majority of material found within Bulk 1910-1940
Scope and Contents This collection consists of registers, indices, folios, plates, wills, charts and data related to the Benjamin Borden Grant of 92,100 acres of land.
Dates: Inclusive 1940-1963
Scope and Contents This collection contains his student notebooks for courses in civil engineering (applied mathematics) taught by an unknown professor (possibly Willam Allan). Also contains an account book with records of his expenditures as a student from 1872-1876.
Dates: Inclusive 1872-1876
Scope and Contents This collection includes 2 items: the muster roll of Captain Walter Bowie's Company G, 40th Regiment, Virginia Volunteers, July 1, 1862 to Jan. 1, 1863; Miley photograph of Bowie.
Dates: Inclusive 1862-1863