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This collection consists of Whitten's school papers from his time as a student at Washington College.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This collection consists of student J. S. McCutchan's notebook from chemistry lectures taught J. L. Campbell at Washington and Lee University.
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.
This collection contains two notebooks of student Joseph Glass' class notes taken on William Graham's lectures on human nature.
This is a notebook of mathematical exercises by a student, Lewis F. Dantzler.
This collection includes student memorabilia of Lucius and Cave Desha, including programs, pamphlets and Michael Miley photographs of students and faculty.
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.
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.
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.
Typescript autobiography includes excerpts about Milton W. Humphreys' student and teaching years at Washington College and Washington and Lee University from 1866-1875.
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.