WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections
Identifier: WLU Coll
Found in 619 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Inclusive 1908-1926
Scope and Contents 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.
Scope and Contents This letter from Sutphen to Seymour Eaton, dated February 16, 1907, is about accomodations at the Duquesne Club.
Scope and Contents 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).
Dates: Inclusive 1866-1869
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Inclusive 1843-1950
Scope and Contents 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.
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1905 - 1962; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1950
Scope and Contents This undated catalogue was created by R. D. Wainwright. The artifacts are organized by state, with very detailed descriptions for each one.
Dates: Other: Date unknown
Content Description "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.
Content Description 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.