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Henry Ruffner Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0102
Scope and Contents This collection includes three romances written by Ruffner, transcripts of Ruffner's lectures (c.1815), a typed copy of his pamphlet on slavery (1847), and an 1867 land grant letter relating to his estate, which is signed by Laura Ruffner. It also includes a bound volume of his manuscript for Early History of Washington College (c.1840), including notes. There is also a letter dated January 20, 1897 from a Union soldier to Washington College library in which he states...
Dates: Inclusive c.1815(?)-1867

Margaret Junkin Preston Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0101
Scope and Contents This collection includes poems and prose (manuscript and printed copies); A May Night Masque, written in 1872 for Ann Smith Academy; notebooks and scrapbooks. There is a Greek New Testament given to Preston by her father, George Junkin, and a glass plate negative of George Junkin's portrait. Additionally, Preston's scrapbooks include one volume of her printed poems and stories and one volume of her sketches and manuscript poems. There is also a broadside, and several...
Dates: Inclusive1839-1872

Royster Lyle Jr. manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0374
Scope and Contents This hand written and illustrated notebook of short stories (The Screech Owl Story, The Sparrow Hawk New Home, The Baby Wren Queen Home, and The Hummingbird New Home on a Farm) was written by Lyle when he was twelve years old. It was a gift to his grandmother on December 25, 1945.
Dates: 1945-12-25