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Poague Family Agricultural Account Book and Slave Register

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0476
Scope and Contents This account book documents agricultural operations for a southern Rockbridge County farmer between April 1863 and June 1867. The compiler is possibly Johnathan Poague, whose son, John William Poague, signed the book on the inside front cover. John William Poague attended Washington College in 1868 for one year. Contents include expenditures and receipts for day to day farm operations, crop production numbers, and diary - like entries. Contents of specific note include a registry of names of...
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1867; Majority of material found within Bulk 1863-1867

Randolph T. Shields Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0243
Scope and Contents

This collection includes American Civil War recollections of Shields' maternal grandfather, Coupland Randolph Page, including his service with the Liberty Hall Volunteers, the Stonewall Brigade, and the Battle of Gettysburg. In addition, papers contain significant documents about members of the Tucker family, including John Randolph Tucker and Judge Henry St. George Tucker.

Dates: Inclusive 1862-1920

Robert Hanson Fleming Diary

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0073
Scope and Contents

His diary describes Fleming's flight to Augusta, Ga. after the fall of Richmond, guarding the specie of the Confederate treasury. There is also a furlough permit, May 2, 1865, signed by Commandant William H. Parker.

Dates: Inclusive Mar. 28-May 16, 1865

Rupert Nelson Latture Valedictory address

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0175
Scope and Contents

Rupert Latture's address recalls highlights of the Class of 1915 at Washington and Lee University. It makes an extended analogy to Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story, 'The Great Stone Face.' It also includes humorous references to Washington and Lee President George Hutcheson Denny.

Dates: 1915

Rutherford R. Houston Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0213
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a paper entitled 'A trip on foot to the top of the House Mountain' which details a trip Houston made on May 22, 1852 as a Washington College student. House Mountain is located in Rockbridge County, Virginia.

Dates: 1852

Sallie White Bruce Manuscript

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0426
Scope and Contents

This manuscript is a memoir by Sallie White Bruce about her family's life in the Lexington area during the American Civil War and their involvement with Washington College. It references Hunter's Raid in 1864.

Dates: Inclusive 1940s

Stephen Dill Lee letter

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0444
Scope and Contents

In this letter from Stephen Dill Lee to Mrs. Gray, dated 1904 from Columbus, Missippi, Lee thanks Mrs. Gray for her kind Christmas letter and writes that it caused him to recall events from the American Civil War era, during which he served with her husband.

Dates: Single 1904

Sydney Dyer McCormick Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0151
Scope and Contents

This collection contains responses from McCormick's classmates and others to his proposal for a volume of reminiscences concerning Robert E. Lee's presidency of Washington College. Correspondents include William W. Carson and Fitzhugh Lee.

Dates: 1891 - 1930

Washington and Lee University Ambulance Unit Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0278
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence (1917-1919), histories, and memoirs of the Washington and Lee University Ambulance Unit during World War I.

Dates: Inclusive 1917-1962; Majority of material found within Bulk 1917-1919

Welsh Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0203
Scope and Contents

This collection is primarily general family correspondence including Civil War letters (dated 1862-1864) from John P. Welsh, a Confederate infantry officer, and James L. Welsh. There are also 34 family letters on microfilm, 12 of which were written by John P. Welsh during his confinement in a Federal prison.

Dates: Inclusive 1817-1886

William A. Gordon Memoirs

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0055
Scope and Contents

The memoirs include recollections of Gordon's childhood in Georgetown and Washington, D.C., of his relatives and friends, and of his career in the 1st Regiment of Engineers with the Army of Northern Virginia (1862-1865) as well as genealogical information.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1865 - 1886

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....
Dates: Inclusive 1850-1918

William George McDowell Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0076
Scope and Contents

This collection includes manuscript and typecript sketches of 41 Washington and Lee Alumni who served in the American Civil War. The materials were compiled for a proposed memorial volume which was never completed. Included are letters to McDowell from veterans, descendants of veterans, and associates answering his request for information.

Dates: Inclusive 1910-1914

William H. Davis Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0276
Scope and Contents

The collection contains transcripts and copies of William H. Davis's letters home to his wife Millie, from Monterey, Petersburg, and other Confederate army posts in Virginia. The material is a record of a common, unlettered man pouring out his homesickness to his wife.

Dates: 1861

William Jackson Humphreys Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0095
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter from William Jackson Humphreys written to Dr. Leslie L. Campbell. In the letter Humphreys gives an account of his time at Washington and Lee Univeristy. He mentions studies, dating, and nicknames of friends and professors.

Dates: 1941-03-17

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...
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 Poindexter Moore, Jr. collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0026
Scope and Contents This collection primarily includes correspondence written between 1791-1913 to different ancestors of William Poindexter Moore. The letters written to Andrew Reid by his son-in-law, Andrew Moore, provide insight into what was happening in the United States during Moore's time in Congress. His November 26, 1791 letter mentions concern for Western troops at the hands of Indigenous populations, some of whom were receiving goods imported by the British West Indies. His letter dated...
Dates: 1779-1913

William S. Humphries Diary

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0395

William Webb Pusey Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0182
Scope and Contents This collection includes miscellaneous articles on a variety of literary topics. It also includes approximately 25 items from Pusey's wartime duty in Germany in 1945, including eight photographs of Admiral Dönitz's surrender. Additionally, there is a typescript by Pusey entitled Theater in Staunton, Va, 1875-1912.Also contains a signed typescript of his book History of the theater in Staunton, Virginia, known as Grange Hall, the Opera House (1879) and the Beverly...
Dates: Inclusive 1925-1992; Majority of material found within Bulk 1925-1962

Withrow Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0164
Scope and Contents

Contains genealogies of Lucy Johnson Withrow; correspondence of Louie Moran to Margaret Withrow, 1919; licences and receipts for John Withrow's general store, 1882-1920; also includes 3 ALS of M. H. Johnson to Fanny Withrow concerning Burnside's bombardment of Fredericksburg and maneuvers in the Valley of Virginia, 1862 November 16-30.

Dates: Inclusive 1852-1932

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