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WLU Coll PP. Print and Photographic Collections

 Collection Type
Identifier: WLU Coll PP

Found in 177 Collections and/or Records:

Henderson Family Photographs of the U.S. Army School for Special and Morale Services

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0149
Content Description A collection of 14 photographic prints with a CD of digital copies of attendees of the U.S. Army School for Special and Morale Services at Washington and Lee University during World War II. Washington and Lee became a center for special services training during the war. Images include group photos of members of the school in front of the colonnade and a shot of the footbridge to Wilson Field. These are modern color prints from the original negatives and include captions. The physical prints...
Dates: Majority of material found within Beginning of the U.S. Army Specialized Training Program at Washington and Lee

Hotinger family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0131
Content Description Photograph collection of members members of the Hotinger family of Rockbridge County, Va. This collection includes a photograph of Rice Hotinger and Susan Radar Hotinger celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on October 18, 1949; Harvey and Katherine Hotinger; Gertrude Hotinger; as well as a group picture of the Hotinger family. Each individual in this group photograph is identified. The collection consists of originals and copies. Also incuded is a photo of Mr. and Mrs. Grover...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930 - 1960

House Mountain Images

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0022
Scope and Contents

One is a postcard ca. 1910 titled 'East Lexington.' It shows House Mountain in the distance and the Maury River downstream from East Lexington, Virginia. The two other images are duplicate contemporary 8x10 black and white photos of House Mountain printed from the original negative made by photographer Michael Miley, c. 1885 - 1900.

Dates: ca. 1910-1980?

Houston Family Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0002
Scope and Contents A carte de visite album belonging to the Houston family of Lexington, Virginia. It contains images of Judge Thomas Dix Houston, the Ervine, White, Wilson, Leach, Weir, Buchanan, Shumate, Culton, and Bear families of Rockbridge and Augusta Counties in Virginia. It also contains an image of Virginia Military Institute professor James Woods Massie. There are photographs by Lexington and Shenandoah Valley photographers Michael Miley, Adam H. Plecker, Hugh Morrison, and Benjamin Clinedinst, and...
Dates: 1865 - 1875

Jan Tratnik Photographic Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0005
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs of graves in Stonewall Jackson Cemetery taken by Jan Tratnik during a visit to Lexington, Virginia.

Dates: Other: 2013-03

Large Format Framed Photograph of Hortense Alexander

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0081
Scope and Contents The large oval portrait is framed within its original wooden frame with wood backing. The photo is mounted on a charcoal color board. There is a modern label on the back that says, 'Hortense Alexander, Homecoming Queen, Washington and Lee University, 1893.' The frame has a label for Smith and Allen Furniture, Ennis, Texas. There are four contemporary copies stored within the general prints and photographs collection. The original is stored in the hanging storage area of the Special...
Dates: 1893

Lexington-Rockbridge County Calendar

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0067
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 1977, 1978, and 1981 calendars of Lexington-Rockbridge County produced by the Ruth Anderson McCulloch Branch of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.

Dates: Publication: 1977 - 1981

"Liberty Hall Volunteers" Orderly Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0625
Content Description This collection consists of a pocket sized leather bound notebook used initially by William A. Anderson, Orderly or First Sergeant of the 'Liberty Hall Volunteers,' Washington College's military company organized in April 1861 for service in the Confederate army. The notebook was used to keep the daily rolls of the company and documents such things as absences, sick lists, accoutrement details, and police lists of its original members. Anderson carried the notebook from the formation of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1861-04 - 1861-09

Lithograph and a photograph of Jefferson Davis

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-COLL-PP-0153
Scope and Contents

An original lithograph by Blelock and Company and a modern photograph of an earlier post-Civil War photograph of Jefferson Davis.

Dates: 1865 - 1868

Marquis de Lafayette Print

 Collection
Identifier: WLU -Coll-PP-0138
Content Description

Print of Charles Willson Peale's 1779 oil portrait of Marquis de Lafayette. The original painting is owned by Washington and Lee University. This print was published by Washington and Lee University in the early 20th century.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 1950

Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee Related Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0145
Content Description Four photographs related to Mary Randolph Custis Lee. This group compiled by Washington and Lee includes two images of an early portrait of Mrs. Lee, a modern photograph of Mrs. Lee's soaking chair that was designed for her at the Warm Springs in Bath County, Va., and a modern photograph of a child's doll that was likely in the Lee family. The images of the Lee portrait are 20th century photographic prints of glass plate negatives of the portraits made by Michael Miley of Lexington, Va. in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1885 - 1995

Michael Miley photographic collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0268
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of contact prints made from Michael Miley's glass plate negatives, which are owned by the Library of Virginia.

Dates: Other: 199?

Negative, Lee Family Piano

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0101
Content Description

An image negative of the Lee family piano when it was on display in the Lee Chapel Museum. The piano is now located in president's house on Washington and Lee University's campus. The negative was sleeved in an envelope with a note for 'Miss Helen' from Charles Tolley that reads: 'This is a negative of the piano in the Museum. If you feel that you could ever use it, you may keep it'.

Dates: between 1940-1960

Newburgh Centennial Engraving

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0003
Scope and Contents

This collection contains an engraved card commemorating the closing events of the American Revolutionary War at Newburgh, New York.

Dates: 1883-10-18

Photo of a Commemorative Plaque Depicting Charles Francis Adams, Jr.

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0078
Scope and Contents A photograph of a bronze plaque created by Edward Field Sanford in 1916. The plaque reads, "Charles Francis Adams - Presented by Southern Men in Appreciation of his Friendship for the South and his Noble Tribute to Robert E. Lee." Adams was the son of John Quincy Adams and served as an officer in the Massachusetts Cavalry of the Union army during the American Civil War. Adams gave the keynote address of the Robert E. Lee Centennial Celebration at Washington and Lee University on January 19,...
Dates: 1916 - 1950

Photo Views Company Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0041
Scope and Contents

This collection contains postcards by the Photo Views Company in Oak Hill, Virginia. Included are postcards of Michie's Tavern near Charlottesville, Hot Springs, Falling Springs Branch between Hot Springs and Covington, Route 39 near Afton, and a view from Route 60, Route 60 Bridge near Covington, and Blue Ridge Terrace in Afton.

Dates: 1930 - 1940

Photograph and Postcard of Ann Smith Academy

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0047
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a copy of a photograph of the Ann Smith Academy in Lexington, Virginia. The collection also includes the negative of the image, which was taken before 1899. The postcard is of the new structure of the Ann Smith Academy c.1910, which is now the Washington and Lee Chi Psi Fraternity house.

Dates: 1880 - 1900

Photograph collection of the Buena Vista, VA flood of 1969

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0161
Scope and Contents

Thirty-seven color snapshots of scenes from the aftermath of flooding of Buena Vista, Virginia in August 1969. The rains that led to the extensive flooding within particular areas Central Virginia along the Blue Ridge Mountains were from the remnants of Hurricane Camille which had made landfall on the Mississippi coast days before.

Dates: 1969

Photograph, Interior View of a Student Boarding House, Washington and Lee University, c. 1930 - 1942

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0102
Content Description

A photograph of an interior view of a student boarding house on W&L's campus referred to on its reverse as 'The Little House'. The inscription, dated 1942, is written to 'Paul' (believed to be Paul Sanders, W&L class of 1943) from a 'Mrs. Lee.'

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: creation of letter, unknown ; Creation of photograph

Photograph of a Hunting Camp in Rockbridge County, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0086
Scope and Contents

A single silver print of a man standing with a shotgun in front of a canvas tent. The back of the photograph reads 'Campbell's Cabins, Fall of 1898' and 'Hunters: Thomas A. Sterrett, Howard Campbell, Sandy Waddell, Zach and Mac Johnstone, Harry Glasgow, Bud and Will Kinnear, Harry Moore, Rice Miller, Rufus Patterson, Frank McClung, Frank Sterrett, Doctor Pen. Tompkins, Mr. Harris, and A. E. Larrick.'

Dates: 1898

Photograph of a Lexington, Va. man with a cleft lip and palate

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-COLL-PP-0124
Content Description

Original photograph of a man identified as 'Hair-Lip Harris' who suffered from a cleft lip and palate. On the reverse of the picture is written the following: 'Hair-Lip Harris' 'Lived in Lexington, VA''Quite a character' 'Of interest to anatomists.' The first name of the man is unknown.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1910 - 1940

Photograph of A. Nash Johnston

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0137
Content Description

This collection includes a photograph and accompanying negative of Dr. A. Nash Johnston. Johnston was born in Tazewell County, Va. lived and practiced medicine in Richmond and Goochland County, Va. He moved to Rockbridge County about 1890, where he practiced medicine, served as a state Senator from his district, and from 1900 - 1904 served as the Superintendent of Schools for the county. A. Nash Johnston was the son of Virginia novelist Mary Johnston.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1890 - 1905

Photograph of a painting of Daniel Parke Custis

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0111
Content Description

A modern black and white photograph of John Wollaston's painting of Daniel Parke Custis. Wollaston's portrait was done in 1757. The original painting is owned by Washington and Lee University.

Dates: Date of painting; Majority of material found within Creation of Photograph