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Guy M. Whitten Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0230
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Whitten's school papers from his time as a student at Washington College.

Dates: Inclusive 1866-1870

Henry Courtenay Selden Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0174
Scope and Contents

Letters written at Washington College by Selden to his sister, Mary Byrd ('Mollie') Selden describing college life. One letter refers to the death of Gen. Stonewall Jackson and the ceremonies attendant to his burial. Others include a letter from Alexander L. Nelson, Professor of Mathematics at the College, commending Selden; a letter after Selden left Washington College and joined the 3rd Virginia Cavalry.

Dates: Inclusive 1861-1863; Majority of material found within Bulk 1863

Hugh A. Moran papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0005
Scope and Contents This collection consists of mainly correspondence, including letters between Hugh A. Moran and his family while he was a student at Washington College. There are letters from fellow students, college programs, and a class notebook. Correspondents include Alston Boyd, Lucius Desha, Jr., William Preston Johnston, Mildred Lee, Nathan M. Moran and Mrs. Nathan M. Moran. The collection also includes Moran's grade report for the half session ending February 1868 as well as ephemeral items...
Dates: 1865-1879

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

J. Henry Smith Speeches

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0258
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Washington College student J. Henry Smith's addresses to the college's "John Marshall Society" on Sept. 24, 1841; "Total Abstinence Society" on Sept. 23, 1842; a speech on "Patriotism" in celebration of George Washington's birthday as a representative of the "Rockbridge Union Volunteers" in 1842; and a speech on "Moral Education" given on Commencement Day, 1842.

Dates: Inclusive 1841-1842

James Horace Lacy II Speech

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0441
Scope and Contents

This speech was written and given by James Horace Lacy II during his time as a student at Washington College. He addresses George Washington's role as a leader of the country.

Dates: 1842-02

James Madison Lesson Plans

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0446
Scope and Contents

This notebook contains questions created by Madison for use in teaching his students at the College of William and Mary about Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations.

Dates: Inclusive 1773-1775

James O. Hensley Letter

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0438
Scope and Contents

This is a letter written by Washington College student James O. Hensley to an unidentified friend. It is largely about his finances and text book expenses. He mentions the election of John Letcher to the office of Governor for the Commonwealth of Virginia, and expresses a favorable opinion of him. He also writes about an outbreak of smallpox in the area.

Dates: 1859

Jo Lane Stern Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0047
Scope and Contents

This collection includes social notes written by Lexington, Va. ladies to Stern while he was a student at Washington College. Correspondents include Agnes Lee, Mary Custis Lee, and Mildred Lee.

Dates: Inclusive 1866-1872

John F. Swayne Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0292
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Swayne's personal papers from his time as a student at Washington College, including correspondence with E. C. Gordon and Mary F. Dickson, a subscription to the Southern Collegian, and two essays. One letter is a response from the clerk of the faculty to Swayne's notice of withdrawal from the college. One essay entitled 'A trip to House Mountain' was written in 1869; it details a trip made there in the summer of 1867. There is an...
Dates: Inclusive 1867-1935; Majority of material found in Bulk 1867-1869

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 Rodman Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0463
Scope and Contents This collection contains four copies of letters written by Rodman while he was a student at Washington College and a transcription of each. They cover various aspects of campus life. All of the letters are addressed to his father. In the letter dated February 7, 1868, John writes about his finances, grades, and skating. In the second letter, February 3, 1868, John writes about receiving the highest score on an exam and about the temptation to neglect his studies for music and social...
Dates: Inclusive 1866-1868

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

Matthew W. Paxton Autograph Book

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0599
Scope and Contents

This one, small, green book contains autographs of schoolmates, belonging to Matthew W. Paxton, who was a member of the Washington and Lee University Class of 1876. There are also xerox copies of commencement fliers and other items used to identify other subjects in the book.

Dates: 1873 - 1876

McCown Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0181
Scope and Contents

This collection consists primarily of business papers of the family including sale lists, indentures, land surveys, deeds, wills, promissory notes, and numerous receipts. It also includes 71 photographs from the collection of Samuel W. McCown, Jr. (WLU 1919).

Also incuded is a verse in remembrance of visit to Black Wall Cave, January 30, 1914, by H. M. Vest, which makes reference to several Rockbridge County, Virginia boys.

Dates: Inclusive 1811-1917

Meredith W. D. Hogshead Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0283
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of printed digital scans and transcriptions of 40 letters written between 1848-1853 from Elijah Hogshead to his son Meredith William David Hogshead, who was a student at Washington College.

Dates: Inclusive 1848-1853; Majority of material found within Bulk 1848-1851

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

Neil November collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0784
Content Description

This collection holds documents related to Mr. November’s time at Washington and Lee associated with the fraternity he belonged to: the Alpha Epsilon Chapter of Zeta Beta Tau. He was the cartoonist for the national Zeta Beta Tau organization from 1948 to 1950, while also drawing cartoons for local publications in Rockbridge County and for fraternal events. Included are sketches, finished products, and correspondence about his work as a cartoonist and official Zeta Beta Tau publication.

Dates: 1948 - 1950

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

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