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Ollinger Crenshaw Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0262
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence to Robert McLean Jeter, Jr., an alumnus of the Washington and Lee University class of 1941. The letters cover issues regarding curricula, faculty, and faculty social life at Washington and Lee University, including curricular changes under Dean James Leyburn and the administration of University President Fred Carrington Cole (1959-1967). Other topics include integration, World War II and the Vietnam War, and publication of Crenshaw's ...
Dates: Inclusive 1939-1969

Ollinger Crenshaw Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0320
Scope and Contents

These papers include correspondence, articles, and selected notes for Crenshaw's General Lee's College and manuscripts given to him in the process of his research for the book.

Dates: Inclusive 1946-1968

Oscar B. Barker, Jr. Collection

 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

Peter Agelasto Records

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0352
Scope and Contents

These records compiled by Agelasto on coeducation at Washington and Lee University from 1983-1984 include letters from alumni, surveys and studies, discussions and reports, and letters from the university president, John D. Wilson.

Dates: Inclusive 1983-1984

Photo of a Commemorative Plaque Depicting Charles Francis Adams, Jr.

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0078
Scope and Contents A photograph of a bronze plaque created by Edward Field Sanford in 1916. The plaque reads, "Charles Francis Adams - Presented by Southern Men in Appreciation of his Friendship for the South and his Noble Tribute to Robert E. Lee." Adams was the son of John Quincy Adams and served as an officer in the Massachusetts Cavalry of the Union army during the American Civil War. Adams gave the keynote address of the Robert E. Lee Centennial Celebration at Washington and Lee University on January 19,...
Dates: 1916 - 1950

Photograph, Interior View of a Student Boarding House, Washington and Lee University, c. 1930 - 1942

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0102
Content Description

A photograph of an interior view of a student boarding house on W&L's campus referred to on its reverse as 'The Little House'. The inscription, dated 1942, is written to 'Paul' (believed to be Paul Sanders, W&L class of 1943) from a 'Mrs. Lee.'

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: creation of letter, unknown ; Creation of photograph

Photograph of Frank Howard

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Identifier: WLU-COLL-PP-0158
Scope and Contents

This photograph is a platinum print of a Washington and Lee University (WLU) alumnus Frank Howard or possibly his younger brother Harry Howard. The siblings both attended WLU at the same time and graduated in the class of 1875.

Dates: 1900 - 1910

Photograph of the Graham House in Lexington, Virginia

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0070
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a contemporary copy of c. 1885-1920 era photograph of the Graham House on the south end of the Washington and Lee University campus just behind the R. E. Lee Memorial Episcopal Church. It is possible that this is an early view of the W&L's East Asian Language Center.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1885 - 1920

Photograph of Washington and Lee University's former Student Union building

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0193
Dates: Majority of material found within 1935 - 1945

Photographs of the Liberty Hall Academy ruins

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0187
Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 1910

Photographs of the Washington and Lee University Campus from the World War Two era.

 Collection
Identifier: WLU -Coll -PP-0109
Content Description

12 photographs of Washington and Lee University campus which include the colonnade and academic buildings, Lee Chapel, Doremus gym, dorms, and fraternity houses. The photographs were taken by Army officer J.W. 'Bill' Stevens, who attended the U.S. Army's School for Personnel Services hosted by Washington and Lee University during World War Two.

Dates: Majority of material found within Creation of the photographs

Photographs of Washington and Lee University's Newcomb Hall

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

Photographs of Washington and Lee University's Reid Hall academic building

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0192
Scope and Contents

An assortment of approximately eighty-three photographs and negatives of Washington and Lee University's Reid Hall. The images span about one hundred years and include modern copies of earlier images as well as original photos.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1904 - 1990

Photographs of Washington and Lee University's Simpson House

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0186
Dates: Majority of material found within 1910 - 1970

Photographs of Washington Hall

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0198
Dates: Majority of material found within 1824 - 1972

Postcard of Trestle and Covered Bridge on North River

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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

Reid White's Grade Book

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0420
Scope and Contents

This collection is Reid White's grade book from 1874-1875. The grades consist of: 0 - failure, 5 - indifferent, 8 - good, 9 - very good, 10 - perfect.

Dates: Inclusive 1874-1875

Robert Henry Tucker Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0332
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence between Robert Henry Tucker and Washington and Lee University presidents Henry Louis Smith, Francis Pendleton Gaines, and Fred C. Cole regarding university matters. It also contains information about Tucker's tenure as chairman of the Industrial Commission of Virginia (1918-1919) and his work with the Virginia State Chamber of Commerce and other organizations.

Dates: Inclusive 1918-1967

Robert J. Bell Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0639
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two sets of handwritten notes on debates hosted at Washington and Lee, likely by way of the Graham Philanthropic Society, written by Robert John Bell during his time as a student at the University. The first debate centers on the effect of the construction of railroads in the South by "Northern Capitalists" (sic.), while the second one follows the state of education in the South after the American Civil War, particularly in regards to race relations and public...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1869 - 1873

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Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 9
Washington College 7
Miley, Michael, 1841-1918 5
Virginia Military Institute 5
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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
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Denny, George Hutcheson 2
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Hotchkiss, Farris Pierson 2
Johnston, William Preston 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
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Wolfe, Tom 2
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African-Americans. Hamden Sydney 1
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American Academy of Pediatrics (1930) 1
American Broadcasting Company (1944) 1
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Atkinson, Edward 1
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