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Academic Departments - Record Group 9

 Record Group
Identifier: WLU-RG-0009
Scope and Contents

This record group contains materials created by individual academic departments.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: Date Not Yet Determined

Alexander Lockhart Nelson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0303
Scope and Contents The Alexander Lockhart Nelson Papers consist of materials related to Nelson’s life as mathematician at Washington and Lee University; Nelson, Guy, Matthews, Archer, and Rennick family genealogy; an address by Nelson on his teaching experience during Robert E. Lee's presidency of Washington College; some family and miscellaneous correspondences; and photographs. Included and, perhaps, the primary aspect of the collection is Nelson’s notebook used during his time as both student and professor...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1848 - 1902

Alexander White Pitzer Speech

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0223
Scope and Contents

This collection is a handwritten copy of a speech given by Alexander White Pitzer to the Synod of the Virginias at Charles Town, West Virginia in 1873 about the history of Washington and Lee University.

Dates: 1873

Allen Wesley Moger Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0183
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a 5-page paper by Allen Moger concerning the Army Enlisted Reserve Corps (E.R.C.) at Washington and Lee University and letters received by Moger from students who were called to active duty from the E.R.C.

Dates: Inclusive 1943-1945

Andrew Hollinger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll.-0481
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of eight bound diaries written by Andrew Hollinger and addressed to "The Team;" one binder of typed original poetry; and eight folders containing correspondences, materials related to Washington and Lee University, the ROTC Program, and Psi Upsilon fraternity, and a number of Hollinger's financial papers.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1969 - 1977

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

Arnold Toynbee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0121
Scope and Contents

Arnold Toynbee visited Washington and Lee University in 1952 and gave fifteen lectures about a recent world tour. The lectures were filmed by Encyclopedia Britannica films but never realeased.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1958-02 - 1958-05

Arnold Toynbee letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0257
Scope and Contents

This letter is from Toynbee to Washington and Lee University President, Francis P. Gaines, upon Toynbee's departure from the University in June 1958.

Dates: 1958-06-02

B. H. Epperson Receipt

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0487
Scope and Contents

Receipt notes that B. H. Epperson's $25 contribution is to be applied to the Washington and Lee University's endowment of the Texas professorship of Applied Mathematics.

Dates: 1871-09-13

Betty E. Munger Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0252
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters from more than 60 Washington and Lee University students to Munger that discussed the war in Vietnam and military life, as well as politics, books, and travel abroad.

Dates: Inclusive 1968-1991; Majority of material found within Bulk 1968-1980

Campbell Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0393
Scope and Contents

Items in the collection include a scrapbook, a bound volume of the Ring-Tum Phi, a book of pressed leaves, Miller family birth records, photographs of Lexington and Campbell family members, newspapers, and personal letters.

Dates: Inclusive 1843-1950

Carter James Harris Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0010
Scope and Contents

Carte de visite photograph of Carter James Harris by Boude and Miley. Harris was a faculty member of Washington College and Washington and Lee University from 1858-1894. This item is signed by Harris.

Dates: ca. 1866-1867

Charles and Emmett McCorkle Lecture Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0139
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a lecture notebook used by Washington College and Washington and Lee University students Charles E. McCorkle between 1869-1870 and his brother Walter between 1870-1874. It includes a note about Robert E. Lee on the inside cover.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1869 - 1874

Check for Washington and Lee University Endowment

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0592
Scope and Contents

One check written to the Bank of Lexington, Virginia by General Randall Lee Gibson for his $25.00 donation to the Washington and Lee University endowment on April 1, 1878.

Dates: 1878-10-1

Copy of Photograph Looking West from Washington and Lee University's Back Campus

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0029
Scope and Contents

The image is copied from a photograph printed in the 1920 Washington and Lee yearbook, The Calyx. It includes the DeHart Hotel, the 'Mullberry Hill' residence, and the Spottswood Styles residence, now which is now Woods Creek Montessori School. The image predates Route 60 West. Though the photographer is not identified, it is likely Michael Miley.

Dates: 1920

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

David Embry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0225
Scope and Contents

The letters in this collection were written by Dean Robert Henry Tucker to Mrs. David Embry who was inquiring about her husband's degree from Washington and Lee University. David Embry received his diploma, dated July 28, 1944, and graduated with honors. At the time of the letters he was serving in the Navy.

Dates: 1944

Edgar Tufts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0690
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of material pertaining to the celebration of the centennial of Lees-McRae College founded by Washington and Lee alumnus Rev. Edgar Tufts. The collection contains a Lees-McRae College Founder's Day package, including an autographed copy of the Cenntenniel Poem by Fred Chappell. The package also includes documents related to the establishment of Edgar Tufts Day in the town of Banner Elk and Avery County, such as copies of correspondence as well as a booklet on the...
Dates: 2000

Edward Ferguson Devol Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0240
Scope and Contents

These papers include an account of his student life at Washington and Lee University from 1940-1943, which mentions faculty members Fitzgerald Flournoy and Lawrence E. Watkin. There are also letters to his parents, documents, poetry and essays about his service in World War II, primarily in the European theater.

Dates: Inclusive 1940-1946

Edward Miley Eustler scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0430
Scope and Contents Edward M. Eustler's photographic scrapbook (1910-1911) documents Eustler's experience as a student at Washington and Lee University. Eustler, then of Greensboro, North Carolina, compiled his photographic scrapbook with approximately 350 photographs taken between 1910 and 1911. Subjects of the photographs include campus and dorm life, athletics, architecture, local landmarks and historic sights, fraternity and club initiations, the Lexington, Virginia downtown area, the Virginia Military...
Dates: 1910-1911

Edwin Luther Green Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0192
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a stamp dated July 18, 1854; 1891-1892 student handbook for Washington & Lee; four photographs; and various correspondence and articles to and by Dr. Green.

Dates: Inclusive 1865-1927

Fitzgerald Flournoy papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0187
Scope and Contents

This collection includes letters to and from John L. Campbell, Dean at Washington and Lee University, as well as letters to, from, and concerning Frank J. Gilliam, who was a member of the Washington and Lee class of 1917, 1912-1926. Campbell and Gilliam correspond about several members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity being unable to return for the next semester due to grades. They also correspond about a prospective student from Lynchburg.



Dates: 1912 - 1963

Francis Baldwin Crawford Collection

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-6
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0564

Frank Field Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0207
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two letters that are dated December 26, 1872, and June 21, 1874, and which were written from Frank to his sister, Mrs. McCartney, while he was a student at Washington and Lee University.

Dates: Inclusive 1872-1874

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Names
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 9
Washington College 7
Virginia Military Institute 6
Miley, Michael, 1841-1918 5
Campbell, Henry Donald 4
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Campbell, J. L. (John Lyle) 4
Gaines, Francis Pendleton 4
Smith, Henry Louis 4
University Chapel . Washington and Lee University (Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA ) 4
Washington College (Lexington, Va.) 4
Cole, Fred Carrington 3
Crenshaw, Ollinger 3
Leyburn, James Graham 3
Washington and Lee University. Trustees 3
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities 2
Bank of Lexington (Lexington, Va.) 2
Denny, George Hutcheson 2
Flournoy, Fitzgerald 2
Gilliam, Frank Johnson 2
Graham, John Alexander 2
Harris, Carter James 2
Hotchkiss, Farris Pierson 2
Johnston, William Preston 2
Lee family 2
Lee, George Washington Custis 2
Lee, Mary Randolph Custis, 1807-1883 2
Mattingly, Earl Stansbury 2
Men's Glee Club . Washington and Lee University (Washington and Lee University ) 2
Miley & Son Photographic Studio 2
Moger, Allen Wesley 2
Nelson, Alexander Lockhart, 1827-1910 2
Parsons, Frank (Frank Arthur) 2
Powell, Lewis F. 2
Riegel, O. W. (Oscar Wetherhold) 2
Roosevelt, Eleanor 2
Sanders, Irwin T. (Irwin Taylor) 2
Toynbee, Arnold J. 2
Truman, Harry S. 2
Tucker, John Randolph 2
Tucker, Robert Henry 2
U.S. Army School for Personnel Services 2
United Daughters of the Confederacy 2
Washington and Lee University. Delta Upsilon 2
Washington and Lee University. School of Law 2
Washington and Lee University. Sigma Alpha Epsilon 2
Wilson, John Delane 2
Wilson, William Lyne 2
Wolfe, Tom 2
Ackerly , Mary D. 1
Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915 1
Adams, Samuel Hopkins 1
Adamson, Emily B. 1
African-Americans. Buena Vista, Virginia 1
African-Americans. Charlottesville, Virginia 1
African-Americans. Glasgow, Virginia 1
African-Americans. Goshen, Virginia 1
African-Americans. Hamden Sydney 1
African-Americans. Lexington, Virginia 1
African-Americans. Martinsville, Virginia 1
African-Americans. Natural Bridge, Virginia 1
African-Americans. Roanoke, Virginia 1
African-Americans. Salem, Virginia 1
African-Americans. Staunton, Virginia 1
African-Americans. West Virginia 1
Agelasto, Peter 1
Aldridge, Norris Templeton 1
Alexander, Hortense 1
Alexander, Louise Houston 1
Allan, William, 1837-1889 1
Allen, Hank 1
American Academy of Pediatrics (1930) 1
American Broadcasting Company (1944) 1
American College of Sofia 1
Ann Smith Academy 1
Archer family 1
Atkins, Leroy C., II 1
Atkinson, Edward 1
Augusta National Bank of Staunton (Staunton, Va.) 1
Baker, Ray Stannard 1
Balfour, Daniel T. 1
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 1
Bamford, Janet G. 1
Barclay, Mary Paxton 1
Barker, Oscar B., Jr. 1
Barr family 1
Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis) 1
Beale, Preston Johnston 1
Bell, Robert J. 1
Biltmore Forest School 1
Black, Robert W., Jr. 1
Boude and Miley 1
Bracken, John S. 1
Bradford, Juliet S. 1
Bradford, Vincent L. (Vincent Loockerman) 1
Brady, Matthew B. 1
Brady, Pat, 1917-2002 1
Breckinridge, William Campbell Preston 1
Brockenbrough, John 1
Brockenbrough, John Bowyer 1
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