WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections
Found in 626 Collections and/or Records:
Scrapbook compiled by Emily Brown Walker of material related to her son, Ernest Brown Walker, Jr., who is a member of Washington and Lee University Class of 1938.
This collection is a typescript of reminiscences by Emily Morrison Bondurant about her life in Brownsburg, Virginia and later in Buckingham County, Virginia and Auburn, Alabama following her 1859 marriage.
Announcement for the upcoming events at Lee Chapel held during the Episcopal Preaching Mission sponsored by the Diocese of Southwestern Virginia. The events took place at 8 pm on October 30-November 4, but the year is unknown.
In this undated letter to Mr. Loewi written from Cooke City, Montana, Hemingway comments on literature counselors. It is clear that Hemingway had previously sent some books to Mr. Loewi.
Journal ledger containing accounts of slaves, receipts, and expenditures.
In this letter, dated September 27, 1910, to General Marcus J Wright, Law asks for the contact information of the officers commissioned to mark the graves of Conferderate soldiers at Chickamauga and Gettysburg.
This collection consists of a minute book kept by the Executive Committee of the Seventh Ward Relief Association of Philadelphia during 1857 and 1858. It includes clippings of editorials in Phildelphia Evening Journal from 1860-1864.
Letter of appointment for John W. Wheat to replace Gabriel Lilley, who resigned his post as Postmaster of Fairfield, Virginia from the U. S. Postmaster General. Note signed by James W. Man for William Mahone, the 1st Assistant to the Postermaster General.
The collection consists of color scans of a ledger belonging to the First Baptist Church of Lexington, Virginia, presumably used to document donations given to the church from 1890 to 1907. Of note is the list of then-parishoners accompanying the donations.
This collection includes letters to and from John L. Campbell, Dean at Washington and Lee University, as well as letters to, from, and concerning Frank J. Gilliam, who was a member of the Washington and Lee class of 1917, 1912-1926. Campbell and Gilliam correspond about several members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity being unable to return for the next semester due to grades. They also correspond about a prospective student from Lynchburg.
This collection consists of a single Fork Union Academy Yearbook, 1907-1908. The yearbook contains the photographs and information on the student body at that time. Included within this student body is Francis P. Gaines, who would later become president of Washington and Lee University.
This collection contains a fragmentary Book of Hours with French offices and prayers. The text is in French and Latin. The book originiated in France around 1470 CE.
This collection includes 54 miscellaneous letters, 1821-1866; diaries and financial records McFarland kept while he was a missionary and during his two pastorates, 1823-1836, and 1841-1871, at Bethel Presbyterian Church, Augusta County, Va.; lecture notes taken while a student at Princeton University; and printed biographical sketches and engravings of McFarland.Correspondents include Stonewall Jackson, George Junkin, William Spottswood.
This collection consists of Gaines' correspondence, speeches, photographs, and printed matter, such as programs and newspaper clippings. Also included is Gaines family genealogy.
There are two volumes of carbon copied letters from Francis Thomas Anderson Junkin to many notable Lexington, Virginia families as well as several photographs and pamphlets.
This collection contains letters from Francis Wilkinson Pickens to various correspondents, including John C. Calhoun and Thomas Green Clemson. A letter dated Sept. 29, 1845 to John C. Calhoun urges the latter to be a candidate for the U. S. Senate. There are three letters to Pickens' wife. The collection also includes a legal document pertaining to John Forsyth of Georgia dated 1826. Most of this document is in French.
The signed note reads, 'Respectfully submitted to the Editor of Lippincott's Magazine.'
This is a collection of research documents and photographs for Frank E. White's 2008 publication Sailor's Creek: Major General G. W. Custis Lee, Captured with Controversy.
This collection consists of two letters that are dated December 26, 1872, and June 21, 1874, and which were written from Frank to his sister, Mrs. McCartney, while he was a student at Washington and Lee University.