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Jefferson Davis collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0011
Scope and Contents This collection includes four telegrams and one letter, 1862-1865, from Davis to C.S.A. Generals Braxton Bragg, Joseph E. Johnston, and Robert E. Lee and Col. William Preston Johnston concerning conduct of the war; nine letters, 1867-1882, from Davis to General William Nelson Pendleton, the majority discussing the preparation of Davis' book, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government; one letter dated Feb. 4, 1887 from Davis to Mrs. Mary Meredith refusing assistance from Texas friends;...
Dates: 1861-1887

Jefferson Davis Futch Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0495
Scope and Contents

This collection primarily contains correspondence and lectures of Jefferson Davis Futch. It also contains an undated audiorecording of Ward Briggs speaking about James Graham Leyburn. We believe this speech was given at an alumni event on the subject of liberal arts education and Greek philosophy.

Dates: 2003 - 2014

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

Joab G. Cooper letter

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0433
Scope and Contents

This letter, dated September 11, 1815, is from Joab G. Cooper, who resided in Hanover, New York, and references his appointment at an academy in Virginia.

Dates: 1815-09-11

John A. McCreary Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0217
Scope and Contents

This letter was written from John McCreary to his mother on January 26, 1865 while he was serving in the Confederate States of America Army. It was written from Camp Ferguson's Brigade, Sandersville, Washington County, Georgia.

Dates: 1865

John Alexander Graham Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0307
Scope and Contents

This collection includes Graham's compositions, World War I papers and correspondence, memorabilia of Washington and Lee University activities, scores, sheet music, notebooks, and other correspondence.

Dates: Inclusive 1910-1947; Majority of material found within Bulk 1915-1947

John B. Gough letter

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0238
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter dated December 4, 1860. Gough apologizes for the delay in his response to Cullis and writes that he complies with Cullis' request.

Dates: 1860-12-04

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 Godfrey Saxe letter

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0237
Scope and Contents

This letter from John G. Saxe to Henry F. Williams is dated March 24, 1860.

Dates: 1860

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 H. Peyton Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0222
Scope and Contents

In this letter, Peyton writes to an officer of the Superior Court, most likely of Augusta County, Virginia, concerning a debt of $250.00.

Dates: 1816

John Hancock Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0032
Scope and Contents

This letter from March 24, 1791 to Henry Knox discusses Hancock's sending two quintals of fish to be shipped from Boston to Philadelphia.

Dates: 1791

John Jordan Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0052
Scope and Contents

In this letter, dated 1822 Aug. 15, John Jordan gives the Committee of the Board of Trustees, specifications for construction of the center building at Washington College in Lexington, Va.

Dates: 1822-08-15

John Jordan Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0211
Scope and Contents

This collection contains receipts and letters concerning John Jordan's financial matters.

Dates: Inclusive 1835-1841

John Letcher Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0070
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a letter, December 12, 1845, to Virginia Congressman William Taylor concerning a federal appointment; a letter from Alexander H.H. Stuart, August 13, 1861; document, September 26, 1863, signed by Letcher exempting a slave from public works for the Confederate government; 3 letters to J. Hinholzer, November 3, 1864, December 3, 1864, and May 15, 1865; subscription list of a testimonial to Charles A. Davidson for service on behalf of the Conservative ticket.

Dates: Inclusive 1845-1873

John Lewis Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0196
Scope and Contents This collection includes general tax and purchase receipts, IOU's, and letters. The receipts date from 1860-1879 and the letters from 1861-1863 when Lewis served in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. Included among the letters are those to and from his father and his wife, Cary Lewis. Written on the back of one of John Lewis' letters is another letter from Eli Lewis to his wife, Elizabeth. Also includes two letters from William Neay (surgeon) to Lewis' wife and mother...
Dates: Inclusive 1847-1879

John Lyle Campbell Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0075
Scope and Contents

This collection contains eight letters to Campbell, a notebook on Campbell's geological observations, and miscellaneous papers including a broadside.

Dates: Inclusive 1859-1883

John M. Godown Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0209
Scope and Contents

Included in the papers are diaries, letters, and 25 photographs; also included are letters of several generals and high ranking officers of the American Civil War; Godown's diary is dated 1853-1861; his letters are dated 1861-1865; General Henry Lawton's letters are dated 1886-1899; and the family photographs are dated 1873-1935.

Dates: 1849 - 1935

John M. Ruff Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0607
Scope and Contents

This letter is from John M. Ruff to his cousin John M. Martin.

Dates: 1844-11-11

John Paul Dull Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0072
Scope and Contents

This collection includes 16 letters from Dull to his wife, written while serving, first in the valley, then in eastern Virginia near Petersburg, with the Stonewall Brigade, 5th Division, in the army of the Confederate States of America; a photograph; and printed genealogy of the Koiner family.

Dates: 1864 - 1865

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 W. Davis Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0106
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a typescript of a speech delivered at Martinsburg, West Virginia (January 4, 1905); law license (1895); statements of assets (1904-1917); correspondence, and a legal document for the purchase of real estate (1898-1930).

Dates: Inclusive 1895-1930

John W. Garrow Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0190
Scope and Contents

This collection contains various items including letters to, from, and concerning John Garrow.

Dates: Inclusive 1899-1981

John White Brockenbrough Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0478
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two of John Brockenbrough's personal correspondences, a letter of resignation from Washington and Lee University, and a bank receipt from the Bank of Lexington. One of the personal correspondences contains information about military movements in Virginia during the American Civil War.

Dates: Inclusive 1863-1874; Majority of material found within Bulk 1863-1874

Jonathan Daniels Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0206
Scope and Contents

This is a letter from Jonathan Daniels to Mr. Stubbs in which he discusses Daniels' recent book Prince of Carpetbaggers.

Dates: 1958

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