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Edwin A. Pratt Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0479
Scope and Contents This collection contains one original letter dated Oct 28, 1880 and a photocopy of a letter dated September 1, 1880. Both letters are from Edwin A. Pratt to Emma Earle Chenault, who was the first woman doctor to practice medicine independently in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Pratt wrote the original letter while he was a student at Washington and Lee University and it describes campus and town life.
Dates: 1880

Edwin Luther Green Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0192
Scope and Contents This collection contains a stamp dated July 18, 1854; 1891-1892 student handbook for Washington & Lee; four photographs; and various correspondence and articles to and by Dr. Green.
Dates: Inclusive 1865-1927

Eleazar Wheelock Ripley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0460
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter from Ripley while he was at Headquarters in the Bay of St. Louis to Colonel Butler. Ripley asks Butler to speak to Maj. General Jackson on his behalf. Butler wrote on the back of the letter the date he received it, the date he answered, and that the letter was to be submitted to the Major General upon his return. There is also a photocopy of the letter.
Dates: 1818-06-18

Eli F. Irons Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0212
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a single letter written by Eli F. Irons, a Union soldier serving in the 146th Regiment of the Ohio National Guard, out of Fayette, VA, to his wife, Mrs. M. B. Irons, in August of 1864. In the letter, Irons talks of his experiences serving in the garrison, and his desire to return home shortly.
Dates: 1864

Elisha Franklin Paxton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0273
Scope and Contents The Elisha Franklin Paxton Papers are comprised primarily of the personal correspondences, business and military papers of Elisha F. Paxton between 1845 and 1863. The core of the personal letters are written from Paxton to his wife Elizabeth White Paxton during their courtship in the 1850s and during the American Civil War, 1861-1863, while he served as an officer in the Confederate States Army’s 27th Virginia Infantry, a member of the staff of General Stonewall Jackson, and general in command...
Dates: Inclusive 1845-1897; Majority of material found within Bulk 1854-1863

Ellinor Porcher Gadsden Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0189
Scope and Contents This collection came from the estate of Ellinor Gadsden in 1985. Highlights of the collection include the letters of Alexander Swift(Sandie) Pendleton, a Washington College graduate who was a top aide to Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson during the American Civil War. These approximately 70 letters were a major source for the book. Sandie was the uncle of the Gadsden sisters. Included in the collection are also a few items of Gen. William Nelson Pendleton who was Robert E. Lee's friend and...
Dates: Inclusive 1839-1975

Elsie Ball Wright Bowley Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0242
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence (4 folders) by and about Elsie Bowley's sister, Jessie Ball du Pont, and her brother-in-law, A. I. du Pont, as well as letters and correspondence from Elsie's son, Thomas Ball Wright, Ball family members of the Northern Neck of Virginia and other members of the du Pont family. Also contains papers of General Albert J. Bowley, along with Elsie Bowley's business papers regarding her benefactions. Includes ca. 175 photographs (mainly family photos), most of which are not...
Dates: 1929-1972

Ernest Hemingway Letter

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0493
Scope and Contents In this undated letter to Mr. Loewi written from Cooke City, Montana, Hemingway comments on literature counselors. It is clear that Hemingway had previously sent some books to Mr. Loewi.
Dates: Undated

Fitzgerald Flournoy papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0187
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters to and from John L. Campbell, Dean at Washington and Lee University, as well as letters to, from, and concerning Frank J. Gilliam, who was a member of the Washington and Lee class of 1917, 1912-1926. Campbell and Gilliam correspond about several members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity being unable to return for the next semester due to grades. They also correspond about a prospective student from Lynchburg.

Dates: 1912 - 1963

Francis McFarland Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0053
Scope and Contents This collection includes 54 miscellaneous letters, 1821-1866; diaries and financial records McFarland kept while he was a missionary and during his two pastorates, 1823-1836, and 1841-1871, at Bethel Presbyterian Church, Augusta County, Va.; lecture notes taken while a student at Princeton University; and printed biographical sketches and engravings of McFarland.Correspondents include Stonewall Jackson, George Junkin, William Spottswood.
Dates: Inclusive 1815-1871

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Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 2
Princeton Theological Seminary 2
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