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Anderson Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0001
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

Ann Norvell Otey Scott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0163
Scope and Contents This collection contains chiefly correspondence with Washington and Lee University and United Daughters of the Confederacy officials, resolutions, and reports relating to her participation in the controversy over W&L President Henry Louis Smith's proposed renovation and expansion of the Lee Chapel. Also includes correspondence and clippings relating to fund-raising for the Stratford Hall restoration. Correspondents include members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Washington...
Dates: Inclusive 1920-1948

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

Carte de visite Photograph, Lee Chapel

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0106
Content Description

Carte de Visite (cdv) photograph of Lee Chapel on the campus of Washington and Lee University by photographer Michael Miley, c. 1870 - 1874.

Dates: c. 1870 - 1875

Collection about John W. Elrod

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0586
Scope and Contents This collection contains articles on John Elrod's inauguration as president of Washington and Lee University; articles on his death; a program from the Service of Witness to the Resurrection and in Celebration of the Life of John William Elrod in Lee Chapel on July 19, 2001; a program from In Memoriam John William Elrod in Lee Chapel on September 13, 2001; and a letter from his wife, Mimi Elrod, to the Leyburn Library staff dated August 10, 2001 thanking them for their words of sympathy,...
Dates: 1995 - 2001

Daniel T. Balfour Alumni Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0370
Scope and Contents

This collection ncludes correspondence with various Washington and Lee University officials (Sessoms, Hotchkiss, Parsons and Wilson); other alumni concerning Washington and Lee University Admissions, athletics, fund raising, college history, the Washington Society, the 250th observance at Washington and Lee University; the minutes of the Alumni Board of Directors; course book from 1998 alumni college titled Older than America: an oral history of Washington and Lee.

Dates: Inclusive 1974-1998

Edward Virginius Valentine Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0300
Scope and Contents

This typescript signed letter from Edward Virginius Valentine to Mrs. R. L. Walton on November 28, 1922 concerns the personal contacts he had with Robert E. Lee and sculptures he made, including the recumbent statue of Lee in Lee Chapel at Washington and Lee University.

Dates: 1922

Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia Event Program

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0505
Scope and Contents

Announcement for the upcoming events at Lee Chapel held during the Episcopal Preaching Mission sponsored by the Diocese of Southwestern Virginia. The events took place at 8 pm on October 30-November 4, but the year is unknown.

Dates: Majority of material found within Undated

Henry Donald Campbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0059
Scope and Contents

This collection includes 20 speeches and copies of letters and papers collected on R. E. Lee's administration of Washington College, 1865-1870.

Dates: Inclusive 1865-1933

Jonathan William Harpine Letter to Unknown Newspaper Editor

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0659
Content Description An undated typescript copy of a two page letter written by Reverend Jonathan W. Harpine to the editor of an unknown newpaper, perhaps the Lexington (Va.) News Gazette, opposing the proposed plan to rebuild the Lee Chapel on the campus of Washington and Lee University. The letter likely dates to 1920s during the tenure of Washington and Lee University president Henry Louis Smith who, along with the national chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC), was a proponent of the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1920 - 1929

Museums of Washington and Lee University - Record Group 34

 Record Group
Identifier: WLU-RG-0034
Scope and Contents

This record group contains archived materials about and created by Washington and Lee University's museums, comprised of Lee Chapel and Museum, the Reeves Collection, and the university's art collection, during the course of its regular business, such as official publications and records of its management.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

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

Photographs of Washington and Lee University's Newcomb Hall

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0190
Dates: Majority of material found within 1884 - 1935

Robert C. Peniston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0324
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence (1977-1995), including to editors of various publications on political and military matters and memorabilia from Peniston's tenure as head of Lee Chapel at Washington and Lee University (1976-1998).

Dates: 1976 - 1998

Roscoe Phelps Diary

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0496
Content Description The Roscoe Phelps diary is a bound manuscript entitled "Anecdotes of the Year 1900" written by Washington and Lee University student Richard Roscoe Phelps (Class of 1902). Phelps reports on life as an undergraduate student touching on courtship, recreation, hazing, off-campus boarding and regional travel and exploration of such places in Rockbridge County Virginia as House Mountain and “Lover’s Leap”. Other events covered include the vandalizing of "Old George", the George Washington statue...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 1901

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