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WLU Coll PP. Print and Photographic Collections

 Collection Type
Identifier: WLU Coll PP

Found in 177 Collections and/or Records:

Photograph of J.R. Lawson

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0140
Content Description

A 1910 photograph of J.R. Lawson, possibly from Augusta, Georgia, and taken by a photographer whose surname was Edmonston.

Dates: 1910

Photograph of Lt. Col. Franklin H. Clack, CSA, 1828-1864

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0091
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an 8 x 11 photograph on board of Lt. Col. Franklin H. Clack of Louisiana in his Confederate captains uniform. The image is a 1945 copy of a retouched original photograph of Clack. It is a 3/4 standing view. The photograph was given to Washington and Lee University in 1945 and was accompanied by a letter which details Clack's service records. The letter mentions that the original photograph was taken on March 30, 1862. Clack died as a result of a wound on April 24,...
Dates: 1945

Photograph of McCrum's Drug Store

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0205
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a modern photograph copy of a c.1920s-30s view of the McCrum's Drugstore on Main Street in Lexington, Virginia. The photo inlcudes two police officers and pedestrians in front of the store.



Dates: Majority of material found within 1915 - 1930

Photograph of Nelson Street Baptist church in Lexington, Va.

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0204
Scope and Contents

This is a photo of the former Baptist Church located on Nelson Street (Route 60) in Lexington, Virginia, designed by architect James Crawford Neilson. This photograph was likely made by photographer Michael Miley. The church was constructed in 1879 and demolished in 1919.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1879 - 1905

Photograph of Paxton Davis

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0112
Content Description

A photograph of author and W&L Journalism professor Paxton Davis (James Paxton Davis, Jr.).The photograph was retouched for reproduction in the Washing and Lee Alumni magazine.

Dates: Majority of material found within Date of the photograph

Photograph of Reverend Alfred T. Graham

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0119
Content Description A copy of an earlier photograph of Alfred T. Graham, a prominent pastor in Virginia and North Carolina from 1883 to 1917. Graham was born in 1859 in Winchester, Va. He graduated from Hampden-Sydney College in 1878 and the Union Theological Seminary in 1883. Graham was a minister at Rockville Church in Davidson, NC and from 1907 until 1917 minister at the Lexington Va. Presbyterian Church. He married Isabelle Irwin of N.C. in November 1886 and had three children. Reverend Graham died in...
Dates: Majority of material found within Era of photograph

Photograph of S. Douglass Cater, Jr.

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0088
Scope and Contents

A 1960s era 5 x 7 black and white photograph of S. Douglass Cater, journalist, educator, and aid to President Lyndon B. Johnson. In 1965, Cater was one of the first feature speakers of the Contact Committee at Washington and Lee University. The theme of the event was 'The American Experience and its Implications for the Individual Citizen, the American Nation, and the World.'

Dates: Majority of material found within 1960 - 1965

Photograph of Teeny Dudley

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0114
Content Description

Teeny Dudley was a well-known local personality in Buena Vista, Va. The image shows Dudley smiling as an older woman, with a bandolier of blank rifle ammunition around her neck. The image is a photocopy.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000

Photograph of the footbridge between the DeHart Hotel and the Lexington (Va.) train station

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0126
Content Description

A real photographic post card of the footbridge that connected the Lexington, Va. train station with the DeHart hotel (Castle Hill). The image provides the view from the west end of the bridge loooking east towards Lexington and includes the station and dwellings along Myers street. Both the footbridge and DeHart Hotel were destroyed before 1950.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1905 - 1920

Photograph of the Forest Inn in Natural Bridge, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0037
Scope and Contents

Photograph includes a horse and buggy that is parked in front of the Forest Inn Hotel on Stagecoach Road. This contemporary copy was made from an original Michael Miley negative.

Dates: 1885

Photograph of "The Gables"

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0039
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a contemporary black and white photograph of 'The Gables,' a Gothic revival home on South Jefferson Street in Lexington, Virginia. The home was built c. 1850, and likely based on designs by architect Andrew Jackson Downing.

Dates: Unknown

Photograph of the Graham House in Lexington, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0070
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a contemporary copy of c. 1885-1920 era photograph of the Graham House on the south end of the Washington and Lee University campus just behind the R. E. Lee Memorial Episcopal Church. It is possible that this is an early view of the W&L's East Asian Language Center.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1885 - 1920

Photograph of the Lexington Presbyterian Church manse

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0203
Scope and Contents

A mid-twentieth century photograph of the Lexington (Va.) Presbyterian Church manse located at the south end of Jefferson Street. The house is in the Gothic Revival style and was completed in 1848.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: Majority of material found within 1960 - 1975

Photograph of the Skeleton of Robert E. Lee's Horse, Traveller

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0014
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an original photograph of Traveller's skeleton on display.

Dates: Majority of material found in between 1940-1960

Photograph of Virginia Military Institute's Parade Ground

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0044
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a modern copy of a photograph of Virginia Military Institute's parade ground from the late 1880s. The image contains campus buildings, barns, and VMI cadets. The copy was made by Andre Studio in Lexington, Virginia in 1976.

Dates: 1850 - 1900

Photograph of Washington and Lee University's former Student Union building

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0193
Dates: Majority of material found within 1935 - 1945

Photographic Postcard, "Lee's Tree"

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0105
Content Description

The photographic postcard is postmarked 1933, has a note written on the back from J. R. Goff to Henry Boley of Lexington, VA. The postcard is a photograph of 'Camp site of Gen. Robert E. Lee during a period of Civil War. Route 60 near Rainelle, West Virginia.'

Dates: Creation of the postcard ; Creation of the writing, stamped date on the postcard

Photographs of Andrew Elder House

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0049
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a photograph of the Andrew Elder House and a copy of the photograph. The Andrew Elder House was later owned by the Armentrout Family and is near Lake Robertson in Rockbridge County, Virginia.

Dates: 1990 - 2010

Photographs of Belle Isle and the Falls of James River at Richmond, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0023
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a photograph of a river scene of 'Great Falls' of James River at Richmond, Virginia. There is a stone wall on the far side of the river in the background, which is evidence of a former canal. The second photograph is of the ca. 1833 engraving of the painting 'Richmond, from the hill above the waterworks' by George Cooke.

Dates: 1930 - 1940

Photographs of George A. and Mary Baker

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0085
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of contemporary black and white copies of images of George A. and Mary Baker. The originals were likely made between 1855 and 1875. It is possible that the couple had roots in the Rockbridge County vicinity.

Dates: 1855 - 1875

Photographs of Jim McDonough's House on Letcher Avenue in Lexington, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0059
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two black and white photographs of Jim McDonough's home on Letcher Avenue in Lexington, Virginia. One image gives almost a full view of the house, while the other is close up.

Dates: 1968-02

Photographs of Lexington Fire Department

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0141
Content Description

Two original black and white photographs of members of the Lexington (Va.) Fire Department, circa 1940. Each is a formal posed group image, one with an engine the other with a ladder truck. Each vehicle dates from the 1920's.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1920 - 1940

Photographs of Lexington Train Station

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0062
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two photographs of the Lexington Train Station, c. 1915. The images were printed in 2002. There is a vintage car in the image.

Dates: 1915