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Affidavit of Freedom for Jerry Scott

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0692
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a single document, dated January 24, 1842. The document certifies the free status of the former black slave, Jerry Scott. The certification was created by the court of Nelson County, Virginia and provides a detailed description of Scott's appearance and identifying features. The document is signed and notarized with the seal of Nelson County Court. Also included in the colletion is a facsimile of the orginal document, as well as processing material from the...
Dates: 1842

Andrew Hollinger Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll.-0481
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of eight bound diaries written by Andrew Hollinger and addressed to "The Team;" one binder of typed original poetry; and eight folders containing correspondences, materials related to Washington and Lee University, the ROTC Program, and Psi Upsilon fraternity, and a number of Hollinger's financial papers.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1969 - 1977

Ann Smith Academy Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0058
Scope and Contents

Includes 2 bound volumes of minutes of the meetings of its Board of Trustees (1807-1910), yearly reports of the various principals, miscellaneous correspondence, business papers, bills and receipts.

Dates: Inclusive 1807-1910

Anne McClung Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0695
Content Description The Anne McClung Collection is comprised of materials from the Lindsay Family, which include 19th century correspondence, WWII ration books, and the last will and testament of William Lindsay; a tax book from 1844; 19th century receipts from the Gilmore Family; records of the Alone Canning Company; records from the Alone Mill Telephone Cooperative; papers on regional history, including canals, an emergency plane landing, and personal narratives; and miscellaneous newspaper clippings and...
Dates: 1844 - 1966

Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities records

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

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

Brooks Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0350
Scope and Contents

This collection includes copies of correspondence of the Brooks family of Augusta County, Virginia, including Andrew, Charles, Emmet and William Brooks.

Dates: Inclusive 1841-1884

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

David C. Irwin Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0270
Scope and Contents

This collection contains three ledgers: Leonidas Willson Irwin's spiritual diary, 1887-1937; D.C. Irwin's pastor's register, 1869-c.1881; D.C. Irwin's account book, 1895-96.

Dates: Inclusive 1869-1937; Majority of material found within Bulk 1887-1937

Dickinson Family Financial Records Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0579
Scope and Contents

This collection contains ledgers, time books, check books, and other papers relating to the People's Bank of Buena Vista, Virginia and Dickinson Firebrick Company of Buena Vista, Virginia.

Dates: 1900 - 1948

Dunlap Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0245
Scope and Contents Papers contain information about Dunlap's family members, especially Madison Dunlap (1808-1883) of Kerr's Creek and his son, John Matthew Dunlap, a member of the Washington and Lee Class of 1857 who was killed at at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. The collection includes compositions that John Matthew Dunlap wrote for Professor J. J. White in 1856-1857, transcripts of letters he wrote while serving in the Confederate Army, and letters concerning his death. The collection also includes the...
Dates: Inclusive 1830-1878

First Baptist Church Receipt Book

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0632
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of color scans of a ledger belonging to the First Baptist Church of Lexington, Virginia, presumably used to document donations given to the church from 1890 to 1907. Of note is the list of then-parishoners accompanying the donations.

Dates: 1890 - 1907

Francis McFarland Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0053
Scope and Contents

This collection includes 54 miscellaneous letters, 1821-1866; diaries and financial records McFarland kept while he was a missionary and during his two pastorates, 1823-1836, and 1841-1871, at Bethel Presbyterian Church, Augusta County, Va.; lecture notes taken while a student at Princeton University; and printed biographical sketches and engravings of McFarland.Correspondents include Stonewall Jackson, George Junkin, William Spottswood.

Dates: Inclusive 1815-1871

Franklin Society Archives

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0103
Scope and Contents

Includes membership records, officers' reports, business papers, subscription library records, minutes of the Society's meetings and debates. Includes receipts and letters expressing pleasure at being honored by the society. Receipt dated December 2, 1841 from Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson while he was a Virginia constable, which was later given to the Franklin Society.

Dates: 1801 - 1891

G. William Whitehurst Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0378
Scope and Contents The General Files contain various letters and other materials sent to Whitehurst by constituents and associates and typically include his reply. The subjects dealt with in these files cover the general comments pertaining to local and national matters of interest as well as current legislative issues and Republican Party business. Among the notable issues included in the General Files are files of correspondence covering the Watergate scandal, the Vietnam War, and the oil crises of the...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: [1925]-1987

Glasgow Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0057
Scope and Contents This collection contains items of the Glasgow family of Virginia, including correspondence and business papers of William Anderson Glasgow (1825-1910), of Fincastle, and his son, Francis Thomas Glasgow (1854-1927), both lawyers; and of Francis T. Glasgow (1829-1916), brother of William A. and his uncle, Joseph Reid Anderson (1813-1892), both of Richmond; legal briefs, contingent claims contracts, and vouchers, 1880-1885, of the firm of Glasgow and Glasgow, Fincastle, Va.; legal papers,...
Dates: Inclusive 1858-1926

Grace Memorial Church Records

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0367
Scope and Contents

This collection is the minutes of a February 4, 1884 committee meeting at the church describing the funeral of former Virginia governor John Letcher (1813-1884) the week before, and the decision to name a group consisting of Lexington, Virginia notables to write a sketch of Governor Letcher's life. This group included G. W. C. Lee, Francis H. Smith, J. T. Preston, A. T. Barclay, and Col. Edmund Pendleton.

Dates: 1884

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

Graham Philanthropic Society Records

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0149
Scope and Contents

This collection contains minute books, roll books, treasurer's books (chiefly from before 1917), library books (1840-1868), and constitutions of the student society, including accounts of debates on current political and social questions and records of student library use.

Dates: 1809 - 1942

H. L. Wilson Company records

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0134
Scope and Contents

This collection conisists of account books, invoices, and receipts from the H. L. Wilson Company.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1840 - 1868

Jackson Memorial Association Minute Book

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0150
Scope and Contents

This minute book contains Executive Committee minutes, treasurer's reports, and plans for a monument to Stonewall Jackson in the Lexington Cemetery. Also included a four page pamphlet, "As Others See, Stonewall Jackson Memorial, Inc., Lexington, Virginia, Editorial Comment, Comments by Columnists, and Comments by Individuals.

Dates: 1883 - 1925

James Lawson Kemper Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0345
Scope and Contents

Includes letters to Kemper on various business matters, including three letters during his tenure as governor. Among the correspondents are E. J. and T. J. Polk, Robert A. Richardson, and William J. Robertson.

Dates: Inclusive 1868-1877

Jane Isabella Watt White Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0265
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook, diary, and correspondence of Jane Isabella White, including records of births and deaths, comments about the Civil War, and religious meditations.

Dates: Inclusive 1848-1878; Majority of material found within Bulk 1855-1865

John Lewis Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0196
Scope and Contents This collection includes general tax and purchase receipts, IOU's, and letters. The receipts date from 1860-1879 and the letters from 1861-1863 when Lewis served in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. Included among the letters are those to and from his father and his wife, Cary Lewis. Written on the back of one of John Lewis' letters is another letter from Eli Lewis to his wife, Elizabeth. Also includes two letters from William Neay (surgeon) to Lewis' wife and mother...
Dates: Inclusive 1847-1879

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