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WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections

 Collection Type
Identifier: WLU Coll

Found in 636 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of Staunton Virginia Broadsides

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0344
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of fourteen broadsides from Staunton, Virginia, including King's Daughters Hospital rules, fire alarm information, a church directory, and advertisements.

Dates: Inclusive 1895-1941; Majority of material found in Bulk 1900-1928

Democratic Party Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0349
Scope and Contents

Includes poll tax lists and letters to local party leaders from national Democratic figures, such as Harry Byrd and Harry Flood

Dates: Inclusive 1912-1961; Majority of material found in Bulk 1912-1928

Brooks Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0350
Scope and Contents

This collection includes copies of correspondence of the Brooks family of Augusta County, Virginia, including Andrew, Charles, Emmet and William Brooks.

Dates: Inclusive 1841-1884

John Esten Cooke Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0337
Scope and Contents

This scrapbook published by Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper in four installments, of an otherwise unpublished novel by John Esten Cooke titled Cary J. Hunsdon: The Reflections of a Man; 1776.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: Inclusive 1874-1876

Youel Family Genealogical Records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0351
Scope and Contents

These genealogical records of the Youel family of Virginia, originally from Scotland, include a family Bible and looseleaf notebooks compiled by various family members on Rice M. Youel (1891-1962), Marion John Youel, and Richard Dudley Obenshain. There is also a copy of the Iowa Centennial Book (1982).

Dates: Other: 19th to 20th centuries

John Barton Payne Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0361
Scope and Contents

This collecion consists of memorabilia and photographs of John Barton Payne, including items and photographs from Japan, of a house and garden, and an autographed portrait of Secretary of Labor, 1921, W. B. Wilson.

Dates: Inclusive 1909-1932

Hugh Adams Papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000004537]
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0373
Scope and Contents The Hugh Adams Papers archive is comprised of approximately 75 documents concerning the emancipation of nineteen slaves of the Adams estate and their estate imposed emigration to Careysburg, Liberia. Adams was actively involved for many years with the American Colonization Society ( A.C.S.) which promoted and engaged in the emigration process of free or freed African-Americans to Liberia on the west African coast. Included in the archive is an original handwritten copy of the will of Hugh...
Dates: 1857-1860

James Howard Monroe papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0396

Milton J. Elliott, IV Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0388
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a videorecording made by digitizing an original 8 mm film, which is owned by Milton J. Elliott, III, who was a student at W&L during the 1956 Mock Convention. The video is in color and is silent. The footage of the 1956 Mock Convention runs about 8 minutes and is primarily of the parade. Sections of the video showing the convention floor and platform are brief and quite dark. There is also footage of a group of students picknicking at Goshen (about 3 minutes)....
Dates: 1950 - 1956

James S. Moffatt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0390
Scope and Contents The James S. Moffatt, Jr. Papers consist of ten multi-page type-written letters from Washington and Lee University English professor James S. Moffatt, Jr. to his mother Jennie Grier Moffatt of Due West, South Carolina between 1941 and 1944. Two of the letters are undatet. Moffatt describes his day to day affairs as well as those of his wife, Leila Nance Moffatt, and his son Joseph N. Moffatt. Family members from Due West, South Carolina and Miami, Florida are also mentioned along with other...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: Inclusive 1941-1944

William C. Fowler Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0391
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters from William Chauncey Fowler to George Washington Custis Lee, who was president of Washington and Lee University at the time. The letters mention connections to George Washington Parke Custis, Robert E. Lee, and Stonewall Jackson.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: Inclusive 1872-1876

Edward Miley Eustler scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0430
Scope and Contents Edward M. Eustler's photographic scrapbook (1910-1911) documents Eustler's experience as a student at Washington and Lee University. Eustler, then of Greensboro, North Carolina, compiled his photographic scrapbook with approximately 350 photographs taken between 1910 and 1911. Subjects of the photographs include campus and dorm life, athletics, architecture, local landmarks and historic sights, fraternity and club initiations, the Lexington, Virginia downtown area, the Virginia Military...
Dates: 1910-1911

Sam Houston Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0284
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a bound manuscript transcription by Rockbridge County, Virginia citizen Sam Houston of John Witherspoon's lectures on Moral Philosophy.

Dates: 1779

Givens Brown Strickler Journal

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0286
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1863 - 1865

Meredith W. D. Hogshead Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0283
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of printed digital scans and transcriptions of 40 letters written between 1848-1853 from Elijah Hogshead to his son Meredith William David Hogshead, who was a student at Washington College.

Dates: Inclusive 1848-1853; Majority of material found within Bulk 1848-1851

Anne Carter Lee Records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0274
Scope and Contents

This collection contains records (copies of clippings and Lee family correspondence, photographs of Lee Chapel) pertaining to the re-interment of Anne Carter Lee (Annie) in Lee Chapel, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia on September 29, 1994 from Warren County, North Carolina.

Dates: 1993-1994

Robert Seager Typescript

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0275
Scope and Contents

This collection contains Robert Seager II's typed summaries, quotations and annotations about the family papers from the Sherwood Forest estate comprising correspondence of the Gardiner and Tyler families.

Dates: Inclusive 1832-1875; Majority of material found within Bulk 1840-1869

John M. Godown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0209
Scope and Contents

Included in the papers are diaries, letters, and 25 photographs; also included are letters of several generals and high ranking officers of the American Civil War; Godown's diary is dated 1853-1861; his letters are dated 1861-1865; General Henry Lawton's letters are dated 1886-1899; and the family photographs are dated 1873-1935.

Dates: 1849 - 1935

Mary Coulling Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0248
Scope and Contents This collection contains primarily the materials gathered by Mary Price Coulling while doing research for her books The Lee girls (1987) and Margaret Junkin Preston (1993), including photocopies of Lee, Custis, Junkin and Preston family letters, scrapbooks, notebooks, genealogies, photographs and articles, as well as copies and critiques of Margaret Junkin Preston's poetry. It also includes notecards, articles and speeches by Coulling relating to...
Dates: Inclusive 1806-1997

LeRoy Hodges Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0162
Scope and Contents The collection covers nearly all phases of Hodges' career as economist and public official, from 1908 until 1942, when he retired from the Army Ordnance office. Early materials include reports on Southern agriculture and immigration for various agencies. Hodges' first efforts to reform and streamline Virginia state government may be seen in the minutes and papers of the Virginia Commission on Economy and Efficiency. There is...
Dates: Inclusive 1908-1942

Lee-Jackson Foundation collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0170
Scope and Contents This collection consists of primarly correspondence written by members of the Lee family. Box one consists of eighty-six letters written by members of the Lee Family of Virginia, including Robert E. Lee, his wife Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee, their children, his father-in-law, George Washington Parke Custis, and Lees of the 18th through early 20th century. Box two consists of twenty-nine items, most written by and/or received by individuals connected to the Lee and/or Thomas J. “Stonewall”...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1775-1913

Severn Eyre Parker Records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0316
Scope and Contents

This collection includes photocopies of records of Parker's Kendall Grove estate on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, as well as an inventory of his posessions (including books), and an excerpt from a history of Northampton County, Virginia.

Dates: Inclusive 1836-1837

Ralph Hedrick Bader Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0319
Scope and Contents

This collection includes mostly photocopies of Bader's business correspondence, bills, and receipts from 1921-1937.

Dates: Inclusive 1921-1937

Dabney Stuart Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0364
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

Alfred I Du Pont papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0169