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Scope and Contents Includes membership records, officers' reports, business papers, subscription library records, minutes of the Society's meetings and debates. Includes receipts and letters expressing pleasure at being honored by the society. Receipt dated December 2, 1841 from Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson while he was a Virginia constable, which was later given to the Franklin Society.
Dates: 1801 - 1891
Scope and Contents This collection contains the following correspondence: Letter to Rev. Cooke from G. T. Bearnegan (1874) thanking Cooke for his journal with reference to Petersburg in 1866; letter to Mr. Cooke from U.A. Jackson (1895) asking Cooke for information about Stonewall Jackson for the republishing of U.A. Jackson's book; letter from Rev. Cooke to Mrs. H.B. Lee (1924) asking for information about an incident in the life of General Lee that was similar to the incident that took the life of Stonewall...
Dates: 1874 - 1929
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
Scope and Contents This collection contains four letters by Julia Miller Junkin Fishburn while she lived at her father, George Junkin's house, while he was the President of Washington and Lee University. She writes to her friend Lizzie Webster in Maryland about her sister Margaret Junkin Preston, her brother-in-law General Stonewall Jackson, her upcoming marriage to Junius M. Fishburn, who was a Latin professor at Washington College, later about his death and her mother's death. A fifth letter dated...
Dates: Inclusive 1854-1887; Majority of material found within Bulk 1854-1858
Scope and Contents This collection contains primarily the materials gathered by Mary Price Coulling while doing research for her books The Lee girls (1987) and Margaret Junkin Preston (1993), including photocopies of Lee, Custis, Junkin and Preston family letters, scrapbooks, notebooks, genealogies, photographs and articles, as well as copies and critiques of Margaret Junkin Preston's poetry. It also includes notecards, articles and speeches by Coulling relating to...
Dates: Inclusive 1806-1997
Scope and Contents This collection contains three letters. One, dated March 7, 1863 written in Caroline County, Va. to Col. Boteler gives Jackson's theories of recommending soldiers for promotion. A second, which is dated Mar. 11, 1854 from Lexington, Va. to E.H.J. McCampbell, concerns Jackson resigning from the Franklin Society and Library Company of Lexington. The third letter, dated June 7, 1858, to Prof. J.L. Campbell describes the operation of the Lexington Colored Sabbath School.
Dates: Inclusive 1854-1863
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters from William Chauncey Fowler to George Washington Custis Lee, who was president of Washington and Lee University at the time. The letters mention connections to George Washington Parke Custis, Robert E. Lee, and Stonewall Jackson.
Dates: Inclusive 1872-1876