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Norman MacFarland Neblett Account Book

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0453
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 8 pages from Neblett's account book where he recorded his expenses while a student at Washington College.

Dates: Inclusive 1857-1858

Richard Jennings Gaines Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0081
Scope and Contents

This letter is written to William H. Dennis describing the girls and outings in Rockbridge County and the attraction of the study of astronomy.

Dates: 1819

Richard Royden Turner Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0227
Scope and Contents

This collection is a personal letter to Master W. O. Bickle of Staunton. Topics mentioned are football, school food, and Thanksgiving break.

Dates: 1892

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

Roger Fritchie Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0589
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a Western Union telegram to Miss Jean Patterson of Lynchburg, Virginia on April 8, 1946 and a 1946 Washington and Lee Cotillion Club, Pi Alpha Nu formal dance ticket from April 13, 1946.

Dates: 1946-04-08 - 1946-04-13

Rupert Nelson Latture Valedictory address

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0175
Scope and Contents

Rupert Latture's address recalls highlights of the Class of 1915 at Washington and Lee University. It makes an extended analogy to Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story, 'The Great Stone Face.' It also includes humorous references to Washington and Lee President George Hutcheson Denny.

Dates: 1915

Rutherford R. Houston Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0213
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a paper entitled 'A trip on foot to the top of the House Mountain' which details a trip Houston made on May 22, 1852 as a Washington College student. House Mountain is located in Rockbridge County, Virginia.

Dates: 1852

Samuel M. Engelhardt Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0604
Scope and Contents

This collection contains 10 photos of an unidentified archaeological dig, two photographs of Washington and Lee University students, one photograph of the Lexington Passenger Train Station, two fraternity letters from Phi Kappa Alpha, and a Washington and Lee University English exam on Charles Dickens dated 1907-1908.

Dates: 1907 - 1909

Schereeya Taylor Playscript: "I Am"

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0536

'This play was written as a sort of synthesis of interviews from several W&L female students and alumni of color. This was a once and a lifetime opportunity to immortalize their words, experiences, hopes, fears, and desires and display them for the campus and ultimately for the world at large.' - Schereeya Taylor, Washington and Lee Class of 2014

Dates: Winter 2014

Schoenbrun Collection of Virginia Historical Manuscripts

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0394
Scope and Contents This collection includes individual or small collections of letters to the Custis, Lee, Davidson, McDowell, Reid, and Hale families. Subjects include the Custis family involvement in the American Colonization Society, John Brown's Raid as recounted by V.M.I. cadet Charles A. Davidson of Lexington, Va., Henry "Lighthorse Harry" Lee's life, Lee family genealogy, Anne Lee Marshall's death, the Markoe family of Baltimore, Md.,Edgar Allan Poe, and Washington College (Va.) history including a...
Dates: 1813-1895

Speech by an unknown student

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0455
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a hand written patriotic speech entitled 'On the Military Condition of College' given by an unknown Washington College (Va.) student in the college chapel in February 1861. The orator uses Washington College's three significant historical themes linking it to the American Revolution: the schools George Washington connection, its support by the Society of the Cincinnati, and the raising of the academy's military company, the "Liberty Hall Volunteers," against...
Dates: 1861-02

Stuart Sanders Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0241
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Sanders' correspondence to his parents regarding life at Washington and Lee University, including his participation in the Arcades Club fraternity (now Delta Upsilon), sports, classes, jobs, and the Lexington Presbyterian Church as well as comments on campus drinking and mention of his brother Irwin Sanders and friend Richard Gooch. Includes his correspondence during his job with his uncle, Stuart Sanders, in Richmond at Sanders Brothers from 1931-1934 with...
Dates: Inclusive 1918-1965; Majority of material found within Bulk 1926-1934

Student Papers and Research - Record Group 38

 Record Group
Identifier: WLU-RG-0038
Scope and Contents

This record group contains papers and projects created by students as part of their coursework, such as honors theses and capstone papers.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: Date Not Yet Determined

University and Student Organizations and Societies - Record Group 39

 Record Group
Identifier: WLU-RG-0039
Scope and Contents

This record group contains materials created by the University's student and faculty organizations, including fraternities, sororities, and honorary societies, such as official publications by these groups and records about their management.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Walter Henry Hoffman Notebooks

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0161
Scope and Contents

This collection contains his student notebooks for courses in civil engineering (applied mathematics) taught by an unknown professor (possibly Willam Allan). Also contains an account book with records of his expenditures as a student from 1872-1876.

Dates: Inclusive 1872-1876

Washington and Lee law student notebook

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0133
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a former Washington and Lee Unversity law student's class notes. The identity of the student is unknown.

Dates: Undated

William D. Johnson Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0117
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of William D. Johnson's lecture notes from a chemistry course at Washington and Lee University taught by John Lyle Campbell, who was Professor of Chemistry at Washington and Lee University 1851-1886.

Dates: Inclusive 1871-1872

William E. Dold Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0186
Scope and Contents

The collection includes an autograph book containing autographs of Washington and Lee students circa 1875. Also includes a brochure of River Crest Sanitarium (Astoria, Long Island) and three letters to Dr. Dold from Francis P. Gaines, which are dated October 20, 1932, May 24, 1933, and November 7, 1936.

Dates: Inclusive 1875-1936

William G. Brown Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0480
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.

Dates: 1866

William Jackson Humphreys Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0095
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter from William Jackson Humphreys written to Dr. Leslie L. Campbell. In the letter Humphreys gives an account of his time at Washington and Lee Univeristy. He mentions studies, dating, and nicknames of friends and professors.

Dates: 1941-03-17

William Taylor Thom Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0048
Scope and Contents

This collection includes 34 letters, 1865-1870, written to his father while Thom was a student at Washington College, four letters to Thom from various correspondents, college grade reports and programs, and other printed material.

Dates: Inclusive 1865-1890

Winborne Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0254
Scope and Contents

Family papers include Winborne Jr.'s school papers and notebooks from his years at Washington and Lee University, as well as information about his fraternity, Delta Tau Delta. Three folders contain printed matter about his father, Roger M. Winborne, a Class of 1911 graduate of Washington and Lee University Law School.

Dates: Inclusive 1907-1975; Majority of material found within Bulk 1907-1909; Majority of material found within Bulk 1942-1946

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