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WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: WLU Coll

Found in 620 Collections and/or Records:

William Lyne Wilson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0029
Scope and Contents Includes letters from the American Civil War period; correspondence of Wilson while he was Congressman from West Virginia, Postmaster General under Cleveland, and President of Washington and Lee University; 3 bound, indexed volumes (not orginals) of Wilson's official correspondence as Postmaster General; 6 diaries; miscellaneous papers and printed speeches; 38 letters from the University of West Virginia collection (microfilm); photograph; correspondence with Isidor Straus concerning politics...
Dates: Inclusive 1852-1980

William McLaughlin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0044
Scope and Contents This collection contains items of Judge William McLaughlin, including letters from Henry D. Campbell and William L. Wilson. Many concern awarding of honorary degrees and elections to the Board of Trustees of Washington and Lee, of which McLaughlin was rector (1888-1898). The collection also contains legal certificates and his papers, including his Confederate Army Commission dated October 7, 1862. Also included is a copy of his death from the minutes of the Board of Trustees of Washington and...
Dates: Inclusive 1851-1898

William P. Parker Diary

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0457
Scope and Contents In this diary Parker writes from Tennessee about his experiences as a soldier during the American Civil War. A list of captains and members of certain companies is recorded in the front of the diary.
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1862

William Paxton Houston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0068
Scope and Contents Includes letters written to Houston (1900-1902) when he was a member of the Board of Trustees of Washington and Lee University; papers, notebook, clippings concerning the issue of sectarianism at Washington and Lee. Correspondents include David Carlisle Humphreys, William Caruthers Preston, Henry St. George.
Dates: Inclusive 1898-1903

William Poindexter Moore, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0026
Scope and Contents This collection contains 20 letters dated 1791-1913. A letter by John Bowyer Brockenbrough written during the American Civil War details living conditions, foraging expeditions, and the Battle of Fredericksburg. A later letter discuss activities held at Washington and Lee University honoring his father John Brockenbrough. Other highlights include letters to and from Andrew Moore, a typescript of a personal reminiscence on the American Civil War General Samuel McDowell Moore, a copy of the...
Dates: Inclusive 1791-1913

William Preston Johnston Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0015
Scope and Contents This collection includes two letters, November 4, 1870, and January 13, 1872, to Colonel. Johnston; the letter written in 1870 is about the Army of Northern Virginia, and the letter written in 1872 concerns a donation to the Lee monument. There is a letter dated July 19, 1878 from Johnston to Preston Johnston Beale. Also there is a reprint of a letter about the 'Life of Albert Sidney Johnston,' which Johnston wrote in memorial of his father. Lastly, there is a letter dated June 24, 1874 from...
Dates: 1870 - 1878

William Preston Military Commission

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0458
Scope and Contents This document commissioned Preston to serve as a major under the command of Francis Fauquier, then Lieutenant Governor of Virginia Colony. It is signed by Fauquier.
Dates: 1758-09-30

William Taylor Thom Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0326
Scope and Contents These papers include mainly reprints of Thom's publications on geology (1917-1955) along with several letters and a travel diary (1920).
Dates: Inclusive 1902-1976; Majority of material found within Bulk 1917-1955