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Scope and Contents Contains c.55 items, of Dr. Alfred Leyburn and the Leyburn family of Lexington, Va., including 22 letters between Leyburn and his wife, Ann Eliza, 1835-36; patents of Edward J. Leyburn.
Dates: 1823 - 1899; Majority of material found within 1830-01-01 - 1839-01-01
Scope and Contents In this letter, dated 1822 Aug. 15, John Jordan gives the Committee of the Board of Trustees, specifications for construction of the center building at Washington College in Lexington, Va.
Scope and Contents Handwritten manuscript draft of William Brown's protest to the Washington and Lee University Board of Trustees related to issues of religious life on campus and a handwritten response from Rev. F. B. Converse (Francis Bartlett Converse) to Brown.
Scope and Contents This collection contains items of Judge William McLaughlin, including letters from Henry D. Campbell and William L. Wilson. Many concern awarding of honorary degrees and elections to the Board of Trustees of Washington and Lee, of which McLaughlin was rector (1888-1898). The collection also contains legal certificates and his papers, including his Confederate Army Commission dated October 7, 1862. Also included is a copy of his death from the minutes of the Board of Trustees of Washington and...
Dates: Inclusive 1851-1898
Scope and Contents Includes letters written to Houston (1900-1902) when he was a member of the Board of Trustees of Washington and Lee University; papers, notebook, clippings concerning the issue of sectarianism at Washington and Lee. Correspondents include David Carlisle Humphreys, William Caruthers Preston, Henry St. George.
Dates: Inclusive 1898-1903