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Robert Seager Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0346
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of typed copies of a diary (1840-1841) and correspondence of the Gardiner family of New York, with information about their business dealings, political associations, and their relation to the Tylers of Virginia. The photocopies contain Seager's annotations.
Dates: Inclusive 1840-1887; Majority of material found within Bulk 1840-1860

Unidentified travel diary

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0328
Scope and Contents This manuscript copy of a diary dated May 26 through August 15, 1835 was kept by an unidentified traveller journeying by railroad, boat, and stagecoach from New York to the springs of Virginia (and the present-day West Virginia) and then on to Cincinnati, Ohio and Lexington, Kentucky before returning to New York. The traveller made stops in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, and Fredericksburg. Most of the journal's accounts deal with the period when the writer was at White Sulphur Springs...
Dates: 1835

William Alexander Graham Narrative

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0099
Scope and Contents A narrative of William Alexander Graham's journeys, medical training, and career from 1816-1819, in Lexington, and Abingdon, Virginia and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, taken from his diaries and letters, including references to some well-known contemporary figures like actors James Wallack and Thomas Cooper and artist Benjamin West.There is a summary of included names and places in the control folder.
Dates: Inclusive 1816-1819

William Beverley Pettit Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0199
Scope and Contents This is a collection of correspondence between William B. Pettit and his wife Arabella ('Bell') with scattered letters from other friends and relatives. The letters that date from 1850 to March 1862 include correspondence between husband and wife while Pettit was away on business. The war letters begin in March 1862 and end with Pettit's last war letter to his wife on March 3, 1864. After that date there are letters from Pembroke, the Pettit's son, while he attended school at Ashland, Va. The...
Dates: Inclusive 1850-1918

William Lyne Wilson Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0029
Scope and Contents Includes letters from the American Civil War period; correspondence of Wilson while he was Congressman from West Virginia, Postmaster General under Cleveland, and President of Washington and Lee University; 3 bound, indexed volumes (not orginals) of Wilson's official correspondence as Postmaster General; 6 diaries; miscellaneous papers and printed speeches; 38 letters from the University of West Virginia collection (microfilm); photograph; correspondence with Isidor Straus concerning politics...
Dates: Inclusive 1852-1980

William P. Parker Diary

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0457
Scope and Contents In this diary Parker writes from Tennessee about his experiences as a soldier during the American Civil War. A list of captains and members of certain companies is recorded in the front of the diary.
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1862

William S. Humphries Diary

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0395

William Taylor Thom Jr. Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0326
Scope and Contents These papers include mainly reprints of Thom's publications on geology (1917-1955) along with several letters and a travel diary (1920).
Dates: Inclusive 1902-1976; Majority of material found within Bulk 1917-1955

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