WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections
Identifier: WLU Coll
Found in 620 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains U. S. House of Representatives printed documents about prohibition dated 1808, 1815, 1826, and 1930.
Dates: Inclusive 1808-1930
Scope and Contents This collection contains newspaper and magazine articles about Cy Twombly's work and art exhibit brochures.
Dates: Inclusive 1990-2011
Collection relating to proposal to hang photos of McCormick family portraits in Rockbridge County Courthouse
Scope and Contents This collection includes 35 items relating to a proposal to hang portraits of Cyrus, Leander, and Robert McCormick in the Rockbridge County Courthouse, including a memorandum from Cyrus Bentley II dated January 6, 1912 and copies of memoranda and correspondence from William A. Anderson, William G. McDowell, and other parties.
Dates: Inclusive 1911-1912
Scope and Contents This broadside, which contains a tribute to the memory of Colonel Charles A. Davidson, was originally written for the Lexington Gazette.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Professor Conrad M. Speece to Polly Hanna, daughter of prominent Lexington citizen Matthew Hanna, dated 1791 and a transcription of an article in the Rockbridge County News in which the letter was printed. The letter addresses gender roles of the 1700s, specifically the perceived innate characteristics of women and their ability and desire to learn.
Scope and Contents This collection is a handwritten copy by Cornelia Peake McDonald of her 'A diary with reminiscences of the war', from March 1861-1865.
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1865
Scope and Contents This collection includes drafts, manuscripts, and corrected typescripts of published and several unpublished novels, short story collections, volumes of poetry, his lectures, and a list of all of Stuart's publications from 1959-2009.
Dates: Inclusive 1989-2009; Majority of material found within Bulk 2000-2009
Scope and Contents These papers include five binders containing copies of Cornelius' poems, plays, musical compositions, and paintings.
Dates: Inclusive 1982-2001
Scope and Contents The series contains primary and secondary resources on the Rockwell brothers, Paul Ayres and Kiffin Yates, and World War I aviation history utilized by author and historian Dale L. Walker in his research. Walker has written, among others, Only the Clouds Remain: Ted Parsons of the Lafayette Escadrille, Amsterdam, NY: Alandale Press, 1980.
Dates: 1914 - 1985