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WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: WLU Coll

Found in 620 Collections and/or Records:

Buena Vista Presbyterian Church Register

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0295
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

C. F. Weldon poetry notebook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0422
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.
Dates: 1921

C. R. Sutphen Letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0232
Scope and Contents This letter from Sutphen to Seymour Eaton, dated February 16, 1907, is about accomodations at the Duquesne Club.
Dates: 1907-02-16

Callaghan House Register

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0297
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

Campbell Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0393
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

Carl David Swanson Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0298
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.
Dates: 1956

Carter Newman Bealer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0094
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

Catalogue of American Indian Artifacts

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0423
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

Cedar Grove Mill (Va) auction broadside

 Item
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0751
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.
Dates: 1881-01-25

Charles A. Graves Academic Certificate

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0657
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.
Dates: 1868-06-18