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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

Allen Wesley Moger Correspondence

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

Betty E. Munger Correspondence

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

Charles and Emmett McCorkle Lecture Notebook

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: 1869 - 1874

Edward Ferguson Devol Papers

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 Photographic Scrapbook

Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0008
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

Fitzgerald Flournoy papers

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

Frank Field Correspondence

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

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

Frank M. Cockrell papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0135
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence from Frank M. Cockrell during his time as a student at Washington and Lee to his mother and his brother, Alexander. He writes about his classes and examinations, health, and the weather. Included are report cards, proficiency certificates, and his diploma from Washington and Lee University.

Dates: 1873 - 1877

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

George W. Rader Letter

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0499
Scope and Contents

In this letter George Rader, while a student at Washington and Lee University, writes to his sister Susan.

Dates: 1902

Irwin Taylor Sanders Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0253
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence from Sanders to his parents during his years as a student at Washington and Lee University (1925-1929), including accounts of a 1928 cross-country trip with a friend. There is also correspondence from Sanders to his parents during his residence at American College in Sofia, Bulgaria, and later correspondence to his wife from Yugoslavia and while at several academic institutions, including Princeton Theological Seminary, Cornell University, and the...
Dates: Inclusive 1925-1950

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

John Lyle Campbell Jr. Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0123
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of seven notebooks detailing John Campbell's expenses and notes during his time at Washington and Lee. Included is a Washington and Lee University student handbook presented by the YMCA.

Dates: 1893 - 1897

John Marshall Report Card

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0593
Scope and Contents

This is an early Washington and Lee University report card, dated March 1871, which reports on John W. Marshall, who was a member of the class of 1874.

Dates: 1871-03

John S. McCutchan Chemistry Notebook

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0497
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of student J. S. McCutchan's notebook from chemistry lectures taught J. L. Campbell at Washington and Lee University.

Dates: Inclusive 1868-1869

John William Devine, Jr. Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0583
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a 1929 coaching certificate signed by Knute Rockne and Walter Meanwell, a group photo on the Doremus Gym steps dated 1931, and a 1931 Finals Dance Program.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1929 - 1931

Joseph Glass lecture notebooks

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0127
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two notebooks of student Joseph Glass' class notes taken on William Graham's lectures on human nature.

Dates: 1794 - 1796

Lewis F. Dantzler Mathematics Exercise Book

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0434
Scope and Contents

This is a notebook of mathematical exercises by a student, Lewis F. Dantzler.

Dates: Other: No date

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

Milton W. Humphreys Autobiography

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0051
Scope and Contents

Typescript autobiography includes excerpts about Milton W. Humphreys' student and teaching years at Washington College and Washington and Lee University from 1866-1875.

Dates: 1860 - 1875

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

Robert J. Bell Papers

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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