WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections
Found in 625 Collections and/or Records:
This notebook contains biochemistry notes of Whitney during his tenure at Washington and Lee University.
In this letter George Rader, while a student at Washington and Lee University, writes to his sister Susan.
This collection includes both original and facsimile content. The collection's contents pertain to land along the Great Kanhawa, the American Revolution, Mt. Vernon, and Washington Academy in Lexington, Va. There is also a facsimile and typescript for items whose originals are elsewhere or in private hands. A few of the original Washington-related items have been reproduced for research with the originals removed for security purposes.
This collection consists of George Washington Custis Lee's correspondence, commission as major general, recollections collected by Greenlee Letcher, a copy of his will, transcripts of his letters, and a paper on G.W.C. Lee, possibly written by Letcher.
This indenture document gifts railroad stock to Liberty Hall Academy. it is signed by George Washington.
In this letter, dated June 17, 1798, George Washington writes from Mount Vernon to thank the Washington College trustees for naming the institution in his honor.
Broadside of Dr. Bagby's lecture on Bacon and Greens: Or, the native Virginian; 1 sheet, 11 6/16 x 11 3/4 inches, Gary & Clemmitt Printers.
This collection contains photocopies of a diary by Givens Brown Strickler written while he was a prisoner of war at Johnson's Island during the American Civil War and four photographs of the diary.
Consists largely of correspondence within the Glasgow/Paxton/Anderson family. Correspondence related to Rebekah A. Glasgow dates from 1846 to 1903, and correspondence within the Paxton family dates from 1897 to 1900. Also includes limited correspondence from Ellen Glasgow.
This collection is the minutes of a February 4, 1884 committee meeting at the church describing the funeral of former Virginia governor John Letcher (1813-1884) the week before, and the decision to name a group consisting of Lexington, Virginia notables to write a sketch of Governor Letcher's life. This group included G. W. C. Lee, Francis H. Smith, J. T. Preston, A. T. Barclay, and Col. Edmund Pendleton.
This collection is the family bible of Michael Graham, father of William Graham, which was printed in Edinburgh in 1752. It contains a genealogy page where Graham listed the birth dates of his children.
This collection contains minute books, roll books, treasurer's books (chiefly from before 1917), library books (1840-1868), and constitutions of the student society, including accounts of debates on current political and social questions and records of student library use.
This letter signed by Beauregard concerns the location of an unidentified missing person.
This collection consists of Whitten's school papers from his time as a student at Washington College.
This collection conisists of account books, invoices, and receipts from the H. L. Wilson Company.
This collection includes the handwritten and the typed drafts of Mr. Ryan's book Persuasive Advocacy. It also includes rough drafts and information used for his article on Harry S. Truman and his book American Orators of the 20th Century. It includes galleys of his book American Orators Before 1900.
This collection contains early bookplates from Harvard College Library.