WLU Coll PP. Print and Photographic Collections
Identifier: WLU Coll PP
Found in 181 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The image depicts the aftermath of the Adair-Hutton Department Store fire in Lexington, Virginia on December 16, 1949. The building was located on the southwest corner of Main and Washington Streets. There are onlookers and cars parked up the street. This photograph is a modern copy of the original, which was taken a few days after the fire.
Dates: Event: 1949-12-16
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs of the Alphin Family of Rockbridge County, Va. There are two copies of earlier family group photographs and one copy of photos of Katherine Alphin and Phoebe Hayslett Alphin. All family group images are identified and include surnames Alphin, Dickson, Hardy, Snider, McGuffin, Teaford, Kirkpatrick, Cook, and Hazlett.
Dates: Creation of original photographs
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a photo of a railroad in Alpine, Virginia, which is in Botetourt County.
Scope and Contents An original photograph of the interior of Washington and Lee University's Lewis Brooks Museum of Natural History which was located in Chavis Hall (formerly Robinson Hall) on WLU's front campus. The museum was funded by donor Lewis Brooks of New York and the artifacts, which included prehisotric bones, flora and fauna from the pre-hisotric eras and geological specimens. The collection was compiled and arranged by professor Henry A. Ward of Rochester, New York. The museum space was open from...
Dates: 1905 - 1920
Scope and Contents The image shows two ladies within the interior of the cave.
Dates: 1950 - 1960
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a black and white postcard of the home of James Edward Allen Gibbs, who co-invented the Willcox and Gibbs Sewing Machine c. 1860. The home is in Steele's Tavern, Virginia.
Scope and Contents This collection of materials gathered by C. Howard Capito contains thirteen 13.5 x 11 inch original photographic prints by O. W. Link. These photographs depict Norfolk and Western Railway's steam locomotives. It also contains one booklet published by the Norfolk and Western Railway entitled "Night Trick" on the Norfolk and Western Railway, which includes photographs by O. W. Link.
Dates: 1955 - 1958
Cabinet Cards of Robert E. Lee, Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, and other Confederate States of America generals
Collection — Folder 0011: 
Scope and Contents This collection contains two cabinet card photographs, one of the 1869 painting by Everett B. D. Julio, titled 'The Last Meeting,' of Confederate States of America generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson on their war horses at Chancellorsville, Virginia in 1863 and a highly retouched fictional compilation of the 'President and Generals of the CSA' by photographer D.H. Anderson. The Andrson photograph has Lee on his horse Traveller in the foreground. The images were inscibed and...
Content Description A cabinet photograph of Elizabeth Gardner 'Bessie,' who married Alfred I. duPont in 1887. The image was made by 'Davis & Sanford, Artist Photographers' of 246 Fifth Avenue, New York.'