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WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: WLU Coll

Found in 620 Collections and/or Records:

William Fleming Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0009
Scope and Contents Contains miscellaneous papers, 23 documents, photocopies from microfilm, a medical journal dated 1765, and an account book. Includes items of Col. William Fleming and the Fleming family, including the diaries of Col. Fleming, 1782-1790, with accounts of his trips to Kentucky; Fleming's journal of the first Kentucky convention, 1784-1785, of which he was chairman; c.250 letters to and from Fleming and his family about business, Kentucky land claims, and family affairs; commissions, wills, land...
Dates: Inclusive 1755-1833

William Foutz Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0157
Scope and Contents This collection is a daybook and ledger accounts of flour sales.
Dates: 1855 - 1878

William G. Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0480
Scope and Contents Handwritten manuscript draft of William Brown's protest to the Washington and Lee University Board of Trustees related to issues of religious life on campus and a handwritten response from Rev. F. B. Converse (Francis Bartlett Converse) to Brown.
Dates: 1866

William George McDowell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0076
Scope and Contents This collection includes manuscript and typecript sketches of 41 Washington and Lee Alumni who served in the American Civil War. The materials were compiled for a proposed memorial volume which was never completed. Included are letters to McDowell from veterans, descendants of veterans, and associates answering his request for information.
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1914

William Gladstone Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0678
Scope and Contents This collection primarily contains a series of memoranda, correspondence, newspaper articles, and transcripts regarding William Gladstone and his service to the state of Florida. In addition, the collection included a book showcasing Gladstone’s judicial activism, and has since been transferred within the Special Collections Department. A collection of great breadth within the juvenile criminal justice system, it features several policy efforts supported by William Gladstone, including the...
Dates: Existence: Majority of material found within 1980 - 2015

William Graham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0043
Scope and Contents This collection includes items of Graham's presidency at Liberty Hall Academy,miscellaneous items including an inventory of Graham's library in 1801, and some Graham genealogy.
Dates: Inclusive 1782-1801

William H. Davis Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0276
Scope and Contents The collection contains transcripts and copies of William H. Davis's letters home to his wife Millie, from Monterey, Petersburg, and other Confederate army posts in Virginia. The material is a record of a common, unlettered man pouring out his homesickness to his wife.
Dates: 1861

William Jackson Humphreys Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0095
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter from William Jackson Humphreys written to Dr. Leslie L. Campbell. In the letter Humphreys gives an account of his time at Washington and Lee Univeristy. He mentions studies, dating, and nicknames of friends and professors.
Dates: 1941-03-17

William L. Jackson Special Order

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0439
Scope and Contents Handwritten copy of a special order issued by General William L. Jackson on September 14th, 1862. The document gives orders to attack the ground occupied by the enemy.
Dates: 1862-09-14

William L. Wilson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0508
Scope and Contents This collection consists of nine letters from William C. Watson, Jr. to William L. (Billy) Wilson between 1927 and 1941. Both were students and graduated of Washington and Lee University. After college, Watson went to work for Standard-Vacuum Oil Company and was employed in Canton, China, among other places in the Far East. Of note is a letter written to Wilson on December 10, 1939, which describes his experinces in Canton, China during the Japanese invasion of the city during the Sino-Japanese...
Dates: 1926 - 1941