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Alexander Lockhart Nelson Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0303
Scope and Contents The Alexander Lockhart Nelson Papers consist of materials related to Nelson’s life as mathematician at Washington and Lee University; Nelson, Guy, Matthews, Archer, and Rennick family genealogy; an address by Nelson on his teaching experience during Robert E. Lee's presidency of Washington College; some family and miscellaneous correspondences; and photographs. Included and, perhaps, the primary aspect of the collection is Nelson’s notebook used during his time as both student and professor...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1848 - 1902

Baer Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0155
Scope and Contents This collection in comprised principally business and family correspondence and general papers of the Baer family of the Panther Gap vicinity of Rockbridge County, Va. with a concentration of papers relative to the family's land holdings such as maps, indentures, and wills. Other highlights are a group of twenty-one manuscript weaving drafts for making household textiles, a family Bible in German(l744), local militia fines, genealogical materials, some relating to the Decker and Hite (Heyt)...
Dates: 1744 - 1929

Barbara Cary Johnston Willard Scrapbook

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0325
Scope and Contents

The scrapbook is a genealogical compendium of the Welsh family of Rockbridge County, Virginia and their descendants and includes many family photographs and documents.

Dates: Inclusive 1800-2006

Botts Family Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0091
Scope and Contents

This collection contains approximately 11 items from various descendants and relatives of John Minor Botts (1802-1969), all discussing Botts family genealogy.

Dates: Inclusive 1933-1946

Buena Vista Presbyterian Church Register

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0295
Scope and Contents

This register of the Presbyterian Church of Buena Vista, Virginia was prepared during the pastorates of Reverend A.C. Hopkins and Reverend J.S. Montgomery, 1908-1926. It includes records of pastors, 1890-1924; elders, 1890-1925; deacons, 1912-1925; communicants, 1902-1926; baptisms, 1908-1924; marriages, 1925-1926; deaths, 1925-1926.

Dates: Inclusive 1908-1926

Campbell Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0393
Scope and Contents

Items in the collection include a scrapbook, a bound volume of the Ring-Tum Phi, a book of pressed leaves, Miller family birth records, photographs of Lexington and Campbell family members, newspapers, and personal letters.

Dates: Inclusive 1843-1950

Charles Wilson Turner Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0322
Scope and Contents

Includes genealogical inquiries to Turner, postcards, and religious items.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1992; Date of "K. N. Peppers" by Jacques Maurice

Davidson Family Papers

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-19
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0113
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers of Lexington, Virginia lawyer James D. Davidson and his daughter Mary Davidson and includes some correspondence, manuscript and printed poems of James D.Davidson, clippings, and some miscellaneaous papers from the family. James Davidson's printed and handwritten writings in the collection were compiled for his book "A Curiosity in the Chancery and Rhyme and Prose," (N.D., but likely 1876-81). The collection contains detailed genealogy of the Davidson,...
Dates: 1830 - 1915

Duncan Green Campbell Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0063
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence concerning Campbell's negotations (1824-1825) as commissioner to the Creek Indians; a transcript of the proceedings and subsequent treaty of agreement relating to the removal of the Indians to points west of the Mississippi River; land deed of Archibald Campbell (d. 1820); and Campbell family genealogy.

Dates: 1789 - 1825

E. D. Heppert Collection of research materials on Burning Spring/Ebbing Spring Church

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0427
Scope and Contents

This is a collection of research materials on Burning Spring/Ebbing Spring Church in Glade Springs, VA gathered by E. D. Heppert.

Dates: Inclusive 1972-1973

Earl L. Valentine, Sr. Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0405
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of various papers related to Earl L. Valentine, Sr., an alumnus of Washington and Lee University's law school and later a local lawyer. The papers include various correspondences, genealogical material, assorted photographs, miscellaneous programs and announcements, and material concerning Valentine's wife, Lucille Wilson.

Dates: 1940 - 1971

Francis P. Gaines Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0140
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Gaines' correspondence, speeches, photographs, and printed matter, such as programs and newspaper clippings. Also included is Gaines family genealogy.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1803 - 1979

Graham Family Bible

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0118
Scope and Contents

This collection is the family bible of Michael Graham, father of William Graham, which was printed in Edinburgh in 1752. It contains a genealogy page where Graham listed the birth dates of his children.

Dates: 1752

Houston Family Photograph Album

Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0002
Scope and Contents A carte de visite album belonging to the Houston family of Lexington, Virginia. It contains images of Judge Thomas Dix Houston, the Ervine, White, Wilson, Leach, Weir, Buchanan, Shumate, Culton, and Bear families of Rockbridge and Augusta Counties in Virginia. It also contains an image of Virginia Military Institute professor James Woods Massie. There are photographs by Lexington and Shenandoah Valley photographers Michael Miley, Adam H. Plecker, Hugh Morrison, and Benjamin Clinedinst, and...
Dates: 1865 - 1875

James Huffman Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0089
Scope and Contents

This collection includes the manuscript of 'Ups and downs of a Confederate soldier' by James Huffman, a member of the Confederate States of America, 10th Virginia Infantry Regiment, Company I, and correspondence concerning its publication; approximately 270 items, including letters to and from his son Oscar C. Huffman, a member of the Washington and Lee University School of Law, Class of 1898, as well as genealogical correspondence and charts.

Dates: Inclusive 1935-1941

John A. Washington Family History Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0329
Content Description

The John A. Washington Family History Collection contains genealogic records of the American descendants of 17th century English emigrants Lawrence and John Washington, founders of one of Virginia's most illustrious families.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1880 - 2016

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

Joseph Fauber Shaner Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0201
Scope and Contents

The collection consists mainly of photocopies of American Civil War letters written to and from Joseph Shaner and his family. It also includes a portion of Shaner's 1862 diary, his service records, one photograph, obituaries, history, reminiscences, and genealogies (1754-1978) pertaining to the Shaner family and other Rockbridge County families.

Dates: 1861 - 1865

Kenneth Youel Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0339
Scope and Contents

This genealogical collection of the Youel family of Virginia, originally from Scotland, includes the notebooks of Naomi Mae Youel Nielsen, the family genealogist.

Dates: Inclusive 1939-1984

Madeley Family Genealogical Album

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0617
Scope and Contents

This collection contains three copies of a photo album created via the Snapfish service presumably by members of the Madeley family. Album contains genealogy of the Madeley family as respresented through reproduced family photographs.

Dates: Unknown

McFarland Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0384

Robert Alexander Legal Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0037
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a deed, dated August 13, 1747, for a tract of land near the town of Greenville, Augusta County, Virginia, conveyed to Robert Alexander from William Beverley and two legal papers connected with the deed. There is also an authorized English Bible, 1766, with Robert Alexander's signature. Genealogical information by George Diehl is housed in the control folder.

Dates: 1747 - 1766

Rockbridge Historical Society files on genealogy

Identifier: RHS-Coll-0058
Scope and Contents

This collection contains biographical and genealogical information on various people, primarily from in and around Rockbridge County.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1700 - 1960

Ruby Leighton Family History Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0693
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970 - 2010

Samuel Jordan Graham papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0016
Scope and Contents This collection of correspondence, ephemera, and genealogical material pertaining to Samuel Jordan Graham. Of particular note are several letters written to Graham by President Woodrow Wilson. Four of them are original and two are photostatic copies. Other correspondents include Charles E. Hughes, and Ray Stannard Baker. The collection also includes clippings, two certificates Graham received from Washington and Lee, genealogy, copies of addresses, and a Court of Claims of the United States...
Dates: 1874-1947

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