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Alexander Lockhart Nelson Papers

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

Campbell Family Papers

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

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

Edward Miley Eustler scrapbook

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

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

Francis Baldwin Crawford Collection

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

Frank J. Gilliam Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0494
Scope and Contents The items in the collection include articles written by Lula Gilliam Hopkins, photographs taken by Sally Mann, a 1954 copy of a Matthew Brady photograph of Robert E. Lee, several family photographs, a booklet from a dance held in 1914, a letter from Gilliam as W&L Dean of Students to student John Willcoxon (class of 1952) presenting him with an award, and Frank J. Gilliam's (class of 1917) Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity pins. The collection also includes a scrapbook created by Gilliam as...
Dates: Inclusive 1914-1964

Franklin Lafayette Riley Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0060
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence connected with the book Gen. Robert E. Lee After Appomattox edited by Dr. Riley; letters from Riley to his wife while he was with the American Expeditionary Force University in France in 1919; other correspondents include Edward Clifford Gordon, Mary Custis Lee and Jo Lane Stern. Also includes letters to his daughter (Frances Riley, later Frances Denton), her Daughters of the American Revolution card, and photographs and...
Dates: Inclusive 1897-1927

Frederick William McWane Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0313
Scope and Contents

This collection includes Washington and Lee University-related photographs, documents, and mementos from McWane's days as a student and member of Omicron Delta Kappa, as well as a citation for his later work with the Virginia State Ports Authority.

Dates: Inclusive 1909-1959; Majority of material found within Bulk 1909-1913

Harrison Kinney Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0528
Scope and Contents This collection consists of typescript copies of drafts of stories and articles, some with accompanying research documents, which were written by Kinney for the New Yorker magazine, 1949 - 1954. Also included are correspondences written to Kinney's friend and former professor O. W. 'Tom' Riegel, clippings, miscellaneous papers, and one photograph of the unveiling of the United States Marine Core monument. There is a transcript of a program for an event on April 15, 1988 by the National Press...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1949-1945

James Bernard Merrick Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0343
Scope and Contents

This collection includes final exam booklets, class lists, and photographs from Merrick's time at Washington and Lee. There is also memorabilia of the Class of 1930, including a 40th reunion booklet, collected by Merrick.

Dates: Inclusive 1927-1970; Majority of material found within Bulk 1927-1930

James Graham Leyburn collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0288
Scope and Contents This collection contains many materials relating to the South African mission. Dr. Leyburn saved a number of newspaper articles concerning South Africa which are contained herein. Reports on various industries and other aspects of South Africa are included. Also within this collection are an assortment of Dr. Leyburn's speeches, some of which address South Africa. The remainder of the speeches concern the future of Washington and Lee University. Among the correspondence in...
Dates: 1902 - 1993

John Grier Varner Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0160
Scope and Contents

Principally concert programs, correspondence, clippings and photographs relating to the Washington and Lee Glee Club and its participation in the Fred Waring National College Glee Club competition, 1942. Includes personal correspondence mainly relating to his Washington and Lee career, 1926-1973.

Dates: 1905 - 1978; Majority of material found in Bulk 1926-1978

Lucius Desha Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0156
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

Mame Warren Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0239
Scope and Contents The Mame Warren Collection consists of 90 oral history interviews and historic photographs collected for her 1998 book project, 'Come cheer for Washington and Lee University: the University at 250 years!'. Warren conducted interviews with 90 individuals associated with Washington and Lee University, including former faculty, staff, coaches, employees, alumni, and friends. Each interview is boxed uniquely and includes audio cassette recordings, both master and user copies, and their...
Dates: date unknown

New Orleans Volunteer Trip for Hurricane Katrina Cleanup Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0159
Scope and Contents This collection of materials relates to the February 2007 trip organized by Marguerite McClinton, Director of Elrod Commons and Campus Activities, in conjunction with the Office of Disaster Response for the Episcopal Diocese of Louisana, in which W&L students travelled to New Orleans to help with disaster relief efforts after Hurricane Katrina. It contains information about New Orleans, original volunteer agreements and releases, a letter from the Diocese to McClinton thanking her for...
Dates: 2007

Oscar B. Barker, Jr. Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0616
Scope and Contents The papers in this collection are largely focused on the construction of the Sigma Chi house. These go through all stages of construction, from the early discussion of the possibility through completion. Letters as well as financial and legal documents address the topic. There are also many documents related to the administration of the fraternity. Personal items such as photographs and dance booklets add a window on the time period in general. Besides house construction, there are many...
Dates: Inclusive 1890-1974; Majority of material found within Bulk 1920-1935

Postcard of Trestle and Covered Bridge on North River

Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0061
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a black and white postcard of the trestle and bridge on North River in Lexington, Virginia. The postcard is credited to Cyrus Hall McCormick Library, Washington and Lee.

Dates: 1978

Robert V. Ignico Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0410
Scope and Contents

This collection contains 'Bi-Centennial Issue of Lexington Gazzette Commemorating the Settlement of the Rockbridge Section of Virginia by the White Men, A Tribute To The Scotch-Irish Pioneers', several greeting cards from the school, a collection 19 early football photos, a copy of the Washington and Lee University Bulletin (Volume XLVII, Number 4), a portrait of Robert V. Ignico 1919 as a Brigadier General in the U.S. Air Force, and a scrapbook.

Dates: Inclusive 1919-1970

Stuart MacCorkle Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0550
Scope and Contents This small collection contains primarily a series of photographs of Dr. Stuart McCorkle throughout his adult life, ranging from informal prints to professionally made portraits. In addition, the collection originally included copies of books authored by McCorkle and have since been transferred within the Special Collections department. The financial material contains legal papers describing the gift left by both himself and his wife, now worth $1.9 million, to advance development of the...
Dates: 1928 - 1981

Tucker Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0024
Scope and Contents

This collection includes items of John Randolph Tucker (1823-1897) and Henry St. George Tucker (1853-1932) including 18 letters, 16 of which are to J.R. Tucker, legal lecture notebooks, 54 printed speeches in Congress and before other organizations by both father and son, obituaries, in memoriams and miscellaneous items. Correspondents include Thomas Mann Randolph and George Washington.

Dates: Inclusive 1794-1934

William Lyne Wilson Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0029
Scope and Contents Includes letters from the American Civil War period; correspondence of Wilson while he was Congressman from West Virginia, Postmaster General under Cleveland, and President of Washington and Lee University; 3 bound, indexed volumes (not orginals) of Wilson's official correspondence as Postmaster General; 6 diaries; miscellaneous papers and printed speeches; 38 letters from the University of West Virginia collection (microfilm); photograph; correspondence with Isidor Straus concerning...
Dates: Inclusive 1852-1980

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