Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 11 - 20 of 25

James McDowell Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0449
Scope and Contents This collection contains two letters written to James McDowell while he was a Congressman. In one, dated May 16, 1848, James Paxton writes that he is not sure if the administration of Washington College needs changes, discusses the pay of the professors, which varied from $800 to $1300 per year, Governor William Smith's recent appointment of George H. Lee to fill a vacant judgeship. The other from C. S. M. Lee, J. S. Fishburn, and W. P. Wharton, dated December 6, 1848, asks him to deliver a...
Dates: 1848

John W. Davis Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0106
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a typescript of a speech delivered at Martinsburg, West Virginia (January 4, 1905); law license (1895); statements of assets (1904-1917); correspondence, and a legal document for the purchase of real estate (1898-1930).
Dates: Inclusive 1895-1930

LeRoy Hodges Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0162
Scope and Contents The collection covers nearly all phases of Hodges' career as economist and public official, from 1908 until 1942, when he retired from the Army Ordnance office. Early materials include reports on Southern agriculture and immigration for various agencies. Hodges' first efforts to reform and streamline Virginia state government may be seen in the minutes and papers of the Virginia Commission on Economy and Efficiency. There is...
Dates: Inclusive 1908-1942

Matthew Thompson McClure Typescripts

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0304
Scope and Contents This collection includes unpublished typescripts of two books by McClure, Philosophy in Hellenistic Athens and Philosophy and Youth. It also contains several typescript essays and addresses.
Dates: 1900

Mortimer Norton Wisdom Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0308
Scope and Contents This collection consists of copies of letters written by Mortimer Norton Wisdom, to his mother when he was a law student at Washington and Lee University from 1872-1873. There are also copies of exams given by John Randolph Tucker in 1873 and copies of speeches given by Wisdom in 1872.
Dates: Inclusive 1872-1873

Roger Mudd Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0369
Scope and Contents Includes graded papers, clippings, and correspondence with Washington and Lee University professors during Mudd's college years. Also includes speeches given for commencements, press/broadcasting associations, emcee roles, and acceptance of awards and honors. Includes correspondence with J. Stewart Bryan III, John Updike, Sandra Day O'Connor, Walter Cronkite and Dan Rather. Includes scripts from Mudd's years at the Richmond News Leader, CBS radio and television, NBC, PBS, and THC (History...
Dates: Inclusive 1948-2005; Majority of material found within Bulk 1953-2004

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

Samuel H. Chester papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0429
Scope and Contents This collection contains two original manuscript copies and one photocopy of Samuel H. Chester's valedictory address given on June 27, 1872 at Washington and Lee University. It also contains correspondence about the presence of this address in the University's Special Collections and Archives.
Dates: 1872-06-27

Samuel Jordan Graham Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0016
Scope and Contents This collection includes 11 letters from various correspondents, such as Ray Stannard Baker, Charles Evans Hughes, and Woodrow Wilson, as well as addresses, certificates, genealogy, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: Inclusive 1874-1947

Speech by an unknown student

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0455
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a hand written patriotic speech entitled 'On the Military Condition of College' given by an unknown Washington College (Va.) student in the college chapel in February 1861. The orator uses Washington College's three significant historical themes linking it to the American Revolution: the schools George Washington connection, its support by the Society of the Cincinnati, and the raising of the academy's military company, the "Liberty Hall Volunteers," against British...
Dates: 1861-02

Filtered By

  • Subject: Speeches, addresses, etc., American X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Washington College (Lexington, Va.) 8
Washington and Lee University 8
Lee, Robert E., General (Robert Edward) 3
Washington, George 3
Davis, John W. (John William) 2
∨ more
Denny, George Hutcheson 2
Lee family 2
Price, James H. (James Hubert) 2
Smith, Henry Louis 2
Tucker, John Randolph 2
Wilson, Woodrow 2
Ambrose, Stephen E. 1
Ann Smith Academy 1
Archer family 1
Astor, Nancy Witcher Langhorne, Viscountess 1
Atkinson, Edward 1
Baker, Ray Stannard 1
Barr family 1
Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis) 1
Benjamin, Adelaide Wisdom 1
Bohannan, J. Gordon 1
Breckinridge, William Campbell Preston 1
Bryan, J. Stewart 1
Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount 1
Bush, George 1
Campbell, Henry Donald 1
Campbell, Martha Miller 1
Carter, Jimmy 1
Chester, Samuel H. 1
Clinton, Bill 1
Confederate States of America 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Cavalry Regiment, 12th 1
Cronkite, Walter 1
Davis, Westmoreland 1
Desha, Jack C. 1
Dirksen, Everett McKinley 1
Field, David D. (David Dudley) 1
Field, Stephen Johnson 1
Fishburn, J. S. 1
Fishburn, Junius Parker 1
Gaines Family 1
Gaines, Francis Pendleton 1
Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris) 1
Graham family 1
Graham, Samuel Jordan 1
Grigsby, Hugh Blair 1
Guy family 1
Hanna, C. Morton 1
Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1
Hodges, LeRoy 1
Hughes, Charles Evans 1
Hull, Cordell 1
John Marshall Society 1
Johnston family 1
Johnston, William Preston 1
Jordan, John 1
Jordan, Samuel Francis 1
Junkin, George, 1798 - 1868 1
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore) 1
Lacy, James Horace , II 1
Lapham, J. A. 1
Latture, Rupert Nelson 1
Lauck, William Jett 1
Leach, Maurice Derby, Jr. 1
Lee Chapel (Washington and Lee University) 1
Lee, C. S. M. 1
Lee, Fitzhugh, 1835-1905 1
Lee, George H. 1
Lee, George Washington Custis 1
Lee, Mary Custis 1
Lee, William Henry Fitzhugh, 1837-1891 1
Mann, William Hodges 1
Matthews Family 1
McClure, Matthew Thompson 1
McCormick, Leander J. (Leander James) 1
McCullough, David G 1
McDowell, James 1
McPherson, James M 1
Meek, Harry E. 1
Miller, Francis Pickens 1
Mudd, Roger 1
Nelson family 1
Nelson, Alexander Lockhart, 1827-1910 1
Newcomb College 1
Newcomer family 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous) 1
O'Connor, Sandra Day 1
Owen, Thomas McAdory 1
Page, Thomas Nelson 1
Paley, William 1
Paxton, James H., 1835-? 1
Pitzer, A. W. (Alexander White) 1
Presbyterian Church in the U.S. Synod of the Virginias 1
Randolph, Thomas M. (Thomas Mann) 1
Rather, Dan 1
Reagan, Ronald 1
Rennick family 1
Rockbridge Union Volunteers 1
Roosevelt, Theodore 1
Ruffner, Henry, Reverend 1
∧ less