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Scope and Contents This collection contains items of the Anderson and Alexander families including correspondence dealing with legal business, family matters, and Lexington, Virginia affairs. Consists largely of the family correspondence of William Alexander Anderson, Francis T. Anderson, and Mary Anne Alexander Anderson; includes letters to and from Virginia Governor John Letcher, and two letters from Mildred Lee, daughter of Robert E. Lee. Other correspondents include William A. Glasgow, George Hutcheson...
Dates: 1755 - 1958
Collection relating to proposal to hang photos of McCormick family portraits in Rockbridge County Courthouse
Scope and Contents This collection includes 35 items relating to a proposal to hang portraits of Cyrus, Leander, and Robert McCormick in the Rockbridge County Courthouse, including a memorandum from Cyrus Bentley II dated January 6, 1912 and copies of memoranda and correspondence from William A. Anderson, William G. McDowell, and other parties.
Dates: Inclusive 1911-1912
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a contemporary copy of a photograph of William Alexander Anderson, his wife, and his daughter, Ellen, taken c. 1887.
Dates: Creation of original photograph
Scope and Contents This collection contains items of the Glasgow family of Virginia, including correspondence and business papers of William Anderson Glasgow (1825-1910), of Fincastle, and his son, Francis Thomas Glasgow (1854-1927), both lawyers; and of Francis T. Glasgow (1829-1916), brother of William A. and his uncle, Joseph Reid Anderson (1813-1892), both of Richmond; legal briefs, contingent claims contracts, and vouchers, 1880-1885, of the firm of Glasgow and Glasgow, Fincastle, Va.; legal papers, bills,...
Dates: Inclusive 1858-1926
Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Content Description A Christmas card from historian Kathleen E. Bruce to her uncle William A. Anderson of Lexington, Virginia, postmarked December 25, 1928, announcing a forthcoming publication,"Rise of the Iron Industry in Virginia." The title of the book became "Virginia Iron Manufacture in the Slave Era," and was published in 1930. Kathleen Bruce was teaching history at the College of William and Mary in 1928. She was the granddaughter of Joseph Reid Anderson, former Confederate general and owner of the...
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 the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1861-04 - 1861-09
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three copies of a silver gelatin photograph taken on Washington and Lee University's campus of a reunion of members of the Liberty Hall Volunteers who survived the Civil War. The original photograph was taken July 14, 1910.
- Names: Anderson, William Alexander X
- Correspondence 2
- Iron industry and trade 2
- Photographs 2
- Virginia -- Rockbridge County 2
- American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865) 1
- Bull Run, 1st Battle of (Virginia : 1861) 1
- Courthouses 1
- Deeds 1
- Diaries 1
- Iron-works 1
- Land companies 1
- Law firms 1
- Lawyers 1
- Legal briefs 1
- Legal documents 1
- Obituaries 1
- Portraits 1
- Promissory notes 1
- Receipts (Acknowledgments) 1
- Records 1
- Reunions 1
- Revolution (Texas : 1835-1836) 1
- Southampton Insurrection (1831) 1
- Texas 1
- Virginia 1
- Virginia -- Botetourt County 1
- Virginia -- Fincastle 1
- Virginia -- Lexington 1 ∧ less