WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections
Identifier: WLU Coll
Found in 619 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a lecture notebook used by Washington College and Washington and Lee University students Charles E. McCorkle between 1869-1870 and his brother Walter between 1870-1874. It includes a note about Robert E. Lee on the inside cover.
Dates: 1869 - 1874
Scope and Contents Includes 82 items collected by Charles Manson Crutchfield, including 38 photographs some of which are of Confederate generals and were taken by Michael Miley, postcards and printed materials, most of which concern Washington and Lee University and the surrounding city of Lexington, Virginia during the 1880's
Dates: Inclusive 1882-1914; Majority of material found within Bulk 1880-1889
Scope and Contents This collection consists of certificates of appointment by United States President McKinley to Minister of Brazil, letters from President McKinley, news of the president's death, and of photos, clippings, and memorabilia related to McKinley.
Dates: 1897 - 1902
Scope and Contents This collection contains principally scrapbooks relating to Bryan's service as U.S. ambassador to Brazil (1898-1902), Portugal (1903-1909), Belgium (1909-1911) and Japan (1911-1912) and containing newspaper clippings, press releases, photographs, postcards, greeting cards and other memorabilia. It also includes a scrapbook of family photographs, political memorabilia, and genealogy as well as political correspondence from 1879-1909.
Dates: 1898 - 1912
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of items of Charles P. Stone and his family, including four letters, -1881, written while General Stone was chief of staff of the Egyptian army; a reprint of the diary of his daughter, Fanny Stone, kept in Cairo during the war of 1882; and obituaries of General Stone.
Dates: Inclusive 1863-1887
Scope and Contents Letters from Charles S. Sydnor to Francis P. Gaines and Lucius Junius Desha.
Dates: 1947-11-05 - 1948-05-06
Scope and Contents Includes genealogical inquiries to Turner, postcards, and religious items.
Dates: 1992; Date of "K. N. Peppers" by Jacques Maurice
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined
Scope and Contents One check written to the Bank of Lexington, Virginia by General Randall Lee Gibson for his $25.00 donation to the Washington and Lee University endowment on April 1, 1878.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the report submitted to the Virginia Municipal League by Lexington City Manager John Doane in April of 1978 concerning the restoration of the city's central business district. The report contains before-and-after photographs by Tom Bradshaw and the signature of the late Mayor Charles F. Phillips.