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African American Family photograph album

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0104
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one photograph album featuring both black and white and sepia toned gelatin silver photographs of an unidentified African American family from circa 1910-1960. There is one colored photograph of a dog sitting on a sofa. From some of the captions, it is possible that the family was from the New Jersey area. The photographs are not in chronological order. Inserted inside the album is an unidentified man's graduation photograph taken by the Sarony studio in...
Dates: circa 1910-1960

Alexander Lockhart Nelson Papers

 Collection
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

Alfred I Du Pont papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0169

American Shakespeare Center Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0371
Scope and Contents

This collection includes 65 Shakespeare plays, additional plays by George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde and Molière; 12 Beta videotapes and audiocassettes; 26 cast scrapbooks with photographs; correspondence between Ralph Cohen and James Warren, founders of American Shakespeare Center, Hank Dobin, Washington and Lee University Dean (2005-2012), and a member of the Board of Directors of the American Shakespeare Center.

Dates: Inclusive 1987- ongoing; Majority of material found within Bulk 1987-1995

Anderson Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0001
Scope and Contents This collection contains items of the Anderson and Alexander families including correspondence dealing with legal business, family matters, and Lexington, Virginia affairs. Consists largely of the family correspondence of William Alexander Anderson, Francis T. Anderson, and Mary Anne Alexander Anderson; includes letters to and from Virginia Governor John Letcher, and two letters from Mildred Lee, daughter of Robert E. Lee. Other correspondents include William A. Glasgow, George Hutcheson...
Dates: 1755-1958

Anne Carter Lee Records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0274
Scope and Contents

This collection contains records (copies of clippings and Lee family correspondence, photographs of Lee Chapel) pertaining to the re-interment of Anne Carter Lee (Annie) in Lee Chapel, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia on September 29, 1994 from Warren County, North Carolina.

Dates: 1993-1994

Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0025
Scope and Contents This collection contains records of the association, such as meeting minutes, budget information, membership records, constitution and bylaws, as well as information about preservation easements and county mills, the organization's promotional materials, newsletter, publications, photographs, and a survey, by questionaire, of the portraits painted before 1914 that are owned and located in Rockbridge County and Lexington, Virginia. The survey was conducted under the auspices of the APVA....
Dates: 1971-2003

Barbara Cary Johnston Willard Scrapbook

 Collection
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

C. Howard Capito Collection of O. W. Link photographic materials

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0553
Scope and Contents

This collection of materials gathered by C. Howard Capito contains thirteen 13.5 x 11 inch original photographic prints by O. W. Link. These photographs depict Norfolk and Western Railway's steam locomotives. It also contains one booklet published by the Norfolk and Western Railway entitled "Night Trick" on the Norfolk and Western Railway, which includes photographs by O. W. Link.

Dates: 1955 - 1958

Cabinet Photograph of Bessie Gardner

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0115
Content Description

A cabinet photograph of Elizabeth Gardner 'Bessie,' who married Alfred I. duPont in 1887. The image was made by 'Davis & Sanford, Artist Photographers' of 246 Fifth Avenue, New York.'

Dates: 1887

Cabinet photograph of dog

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-COLL-PP-0152
Scope and Contents

Cabinet photograph of a dog taken in the Lexington (Va.) studio of photographer Mrs. N.J. Miller.

Dates: 1890 - 1900

Cabinet photograph of Mamie Echols

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-COLL-PP-0154
Scope and Contents

A photograph of Mamie Echols, of Glasgow, Virginia wearing a graduation cap and gown. The cabinet photo was taken by Michael Miley, Lexington, Virginia photographer.

Dates: 1893

Campbell Family Papers

 Collection
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

Carl David Swanson Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0298
Scope and Contents

This scrapbook was made by Swanson, the 1956 W&L Mock Convention chairman, featuring photographs and news items regarding the death of Alben W. Barkley while giving the event's keynote address. It includes letters from various senators (including Willis Robertson, Richard B. Russell, and Herman Talmadge) concerning Mock Convention and contains photographs of Sharon Ritchie, Miss America 1956, who attended the convention.

Dates: 1956

Carte de Visite of J. William Jones

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0136
Content Description

One original carte de visite of J. William Jones, taken by Michael Miley of Lexington, VA. Jones signed the photograph.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1870 - 1909

Carte de Visite Photograph of William E. Dold WLU Coll PP 0104

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll
Content Description

A carte de visite photograph of Washington and Lee University student William E. Dold. Dold graduated in 1876. The photo was taken by Lexington, Va. photographer Michael Miley and is autographed by Dold.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1873 - 1874

Carter James Harris Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0010
Scope and Contents

Carte de visite photograph of Carter James Harris by Boude and Miley. Harris was a faculty member of Washington College and Washington and Lee University from 1858-1894. This item is signed by Harris.

Dates: ca. 1866-1867

Charles Manson Crutchfield Collection of Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0088
Scope and Contents

Includes 82 items collected by Charles Manson Crutchfield, including 38 photographs some of which are of Confederate generals and were taken by Michael Miley, postcards and printed materials, most of which concern Washington and Lee University and the surrounding city of Lexington, Virginia during the 1880's

Dates: Inclusive 1882-1914; Majority of material found within Bulk 1880-1889

Charles Page Bryan papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0141
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of certificates of appointment by United States President McKinley to Minister of Brazil, letters from President McKinley, news of the president's death, and of photos, clippings, and memorabilia related to McKinley.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1897 - 1902

Cleveland Hickman Jr. Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0165
Scope and Contents

This collection contains digital scans of 11 aerial photographs of Big and Little House mountain and Lexington, Virginia, which were taken by Washington and Lee Professor Emeritus Cleveland Hickman Jr.

Dates: 1970s?

Collection of Images Related to Stonewall Jackson

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0134
Content Description

A collection of 17 photographs, copies, and postcards related to Thomas Jonathan 'Stonewall' Jackson, his first wife Elinor Junkin and second wife Mary anna Morrison. The collection includes two original cartes de visite. One, a retouched image of Jackson in his pre - Civil War U.S. Army uniform without a photographer's imprint and the other, a view of his grave by Michael Miley, of Lexington, Va., c. 1870 - 75.The postcards date to the mid 20th century.

Dates: Majority of material found within Cartes de visite

Copy of a carte de visite photograph of James Edward Allan Gibbs

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0117
Content Description

Modern copy of carte de visite photograph of James Edward Allan Gibbs (1829–1902). The Rockbridge County, Va. inventor was a partner in the Wilcox and Gibbs Sewing Machine Company.

Dates: Majority of material found within Creation of original carte de visite photograph.

Coray S. Brown family photograph collection

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-15
Identifier: WLU-PP-0167
Scope and Contents The Coray S. Brown family photograph collection ranges in date from 1875 to about 1960. The collection includes studio portraits and outdoor imagery of the Brown family, friends and acquaintances, groups and outdoor scenery from in and around the Lexington, Collierstown, Murat, North Buffalo, and Oxford Presbyterian Church communities in Rockbridge County. One of the highlights of the collection is Coray S. Brown's photo album which includes images from his time as a student at Washington...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1910 - 1960

David Low ephemera related to the NASA Shuttle Program

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0383
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a Washington and Lee banner that David Low, a Washington and Lee alumnus, took with him aboard the U.S. Space Shuttle, Endeavour for 9 days, 23 hours, and 45 minutes. There is also a framed photographic print of the Atlantis space shuttle that Low presented to W&L President James Delane Wilson. Low autographed the photograph's mat.

Dates: 1993

Davidson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0540
Scope and Contents This collection contains personal and business correspondence, an assortment of holiday and greeting cards (1930s-1940s), account books, family photographs, a range of printed matter, including travel guides and ephemera from the family of R. E. (Robert Edmund) and his wife Gunhild A. Davidson of the Bell’s Valley and Goshen communities of Rockbridge County, Virginia. Correspondence, primarily 1917-1949, includes letters from R. E. Davidson to Gunhild Vang (Davidson) during their...
Dates: 1870 - 1975

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Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities 2
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Junkin, Eleanor Rebecca 2
Lee, George Washington Custis 2
Lee, Mary Custis 2
Leyburn, James Graham 2
Miley & Son Photographic Studio 2
Nelson family 2
Riegel, O. W. (Oscar Wetherhold) 2
Robertson, A. Willis (Absalom Willis) 2
University Chapel . Washington and Lee University (Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA ) 2
Wallace family 2
Actors' Equity Association 1
Adams, Samuel Hopkins 1
Alexander, Andrew 1
Alexander, Aylett 1
American Shakespeare Center (Staunton, Va.) 1
Amole, James P. 1
Anderson, Mary Ann Alexander 1
Anderson, William C. 1
Andre Studios (Lexington, Va.) 1
Archer family 1
Argabright, George 1
Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee Memorial (Va.) 1
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Atkinson, Edward 1
Atlantis (Space shuttle) 1
Aylett family 1
Ball family 1
Barker, Oscar B., Jr. 1
Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956 1
Batista, P. R., Mrs. 1
Bear family 1
Bell, William J. 1
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Berry family 1
Beverly Theater (Staunton, Va.) 1
Biltmore Forest School 1
Blackfriars Theatre (Staunton, Va.) 1
Boude and Miley Photographers (1867-1870) (Lexington, Virginia) 1
Bowie, W. Russell 1
Bowie, Walter Worthington 1
Bowley, Albert J. (Albert Jesse) 1
Bowley, Elsie Ball Wright, 1886-1972 1
Brady, Matthew B. 1
Breckinridge, William Campbell Preston 1
Briggs, Ward Wright, Jr., Dr. 1
Brown Family 1
Brown, Andrew J. (Andrew Jackson), 1829/30-1892 1
Brown, Coray S. (Coray Swink), 1888 - 1969 1
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Bryan, Charles Page 1
Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount 1
Buchanan family 1
Burrow, Steele 1
Campbell family 1
Campbell, Henry Donald 1
Campbell, J. L. (John Lyle) 1
Capito, C. Howard 1
Chamberlain, George E. (George Earle) 1
Christ Church (Alexandria, Va.) 1
Cohen, Ralph Alan 1
Confederate States of America. Army 1
Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Liberty Hall Volunteers 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Cavalry Regiment, 12th 1
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Couper, William, Colonel, 1884-1964 1
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Davidson, Lula K. , 1866-1958 1
Davidson, R. E. (Robert Edmund), 1885-1958 1
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