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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?
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
Dates: 1869 - 1870
Scope and Contents This collection contains two pamphlets issued by the Lexington Chamber of Commerce and its later incarnation, the Lexington-Rockbridge County Chamber of Commerce. One, which predates 1926, is entitled Lexington Virginia: 'Heart of the Southland'. Several photographs by Michael Miley and a regional map are printed inside. The second one is entitled A Sign Program for Lexington, Virginia, which was reprinted from the News Gazette October 28 1964. There is also a copy of meeting minutes from the...
Dates: prior to 1926-1964
Scope and Contents This collection includes student memorabilia of Lucius and Cave Desha, including programs, pamphlets and Michael Miley photographs of students and faculty.
Dates: 1868 - 1873
Scope and Contents The collection consists of research material compiled by Dr. Marshall W. Fishwick on Michael Miley and his developments in color photography. Items of interest include Fishwick's article on Miley published in American Quarterly, a 1904 cabinet card of Michael Miley by his son, Henry, three cabinet cards of the early interior of Lee Chapel, the Colonnade, and VMI's front gates, correspondences between Henry Miley and Fishwick, and copies of several original Miley photographs.
Dates: 1879 - 1951
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?
Scope and Contents This pamphlet about the Peabody Summer Normal School contains a list of faculty, information on board and lodging, what to expect during the sessions, photographs of scenic views taken by Michael Miley including some on Washington and Lee University's campus, and local business advertisements. The summer session was under the direction of Dr. Charles H. Winston of Richmond College. A normal school is now frequently called a teacher's college.
Dates: Inclusive July 2-27, 1900
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
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.
- Names: Miley, Michael, 1841-1918 X
- Photographs 8
- Virginia -- Lexington 6
- Portraits 3
- Postcards 3
- Carte de visite photographs 2
- Correspondence 2
- Genealogy 2
- Generals 2
- Virginia -- Natural Bridge 2
- American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865) 1
- Armies -- Officers 1
- Baptist church buildings 1
- Cabinet photographs 1
- College students -- Social conditions 1
- Corporate minutes 1
- Family records 1
- Newspapers 1
- Nonfiction novel 1
- Pamphlets 1
- Photograph albums 1
- Photography 1
- Photography -- Printing processes -- Albumen 1
- Printed ephemera 1
- Radiography 1
- Registers 1
- Ring-Tum Phi 1
- Scrapbooks 1
- Snow 1
- Southern Collegian 1
- Teacher educators -- Training of 1
- United States -- Confederate States of America 1
- Virginia 1
- Virginia -- House Mountain 1
- Virginia -- Lexington -- Nelson Street 1
- Voyages and travels 1
- Washington and Lee University. Lee House 1
- Washington and Lee University. Morris House 1
- X-rays 1 ∧ less