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Francis McFarland Papers

 Collection
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

Francis Thomas Anderson Junkin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0331
Scope and Contents

There are two volumes of carbon copied letters from Francis Thomas Anderson Junkin to many notable Lexington, Virginia families as well as several photographs and pamphlets.

Dates: Inclusive 1910-1913

Frank E. White Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0330
Scope and Contents

This is a collection of research documents and photographs for Frank E. White's 2008 publication Sailor's Creek: Major General G. W. Custis Lee, Captured with Controversy.

Dates: 2008

Frank Smith Reader diary and transcription

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0019
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a diary kept by Frank Smith Reader between March-June 1864. In it, he describes the march up the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, the burning of the Virginia Military Institute (VMI), the pillaging that took plage in Lexington, and the march to Lynchburg. Reader also documented the weather, his daily duties, the conduct of officers, the 9th West Virginia Cavalry, the 5th West Virginia Cavalry, Ringgold Battallion, and Averell's Division. He also compares the...
Dates: 1864 March 10-June 23, circa 1964

G. William Whitehurst Papers

 Collection
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

General Drug Store Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0415
Scope and Contents

This ledger from the General Drug Store in Huntsville, West Virginia was recorded during the 1840s.

Dates: 1840

General John Pope letter to General G. B. McClellan

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0451
Scope and Contents This collection contains an autographed letter signed from General John Pope to General George B. McClellan at the headmaster's Army of Virginia, Washington, D.C. July 4, 1862. Pope writes that he will be able to offer military help against the confederate forces and sights specific numbers for General Irvin McDowell's troops, one division of which he says are at Fredericksburg. He also writes that his troops have broken up the depots on the Ohio River and he hopes to destroy the railroad...
Dates: 1862 July 4

George Bell Revercomb Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0285
Scope and Contents

This is a collection of typescript letters to Revercomb's friend Sarah Wallace during the American Civil War from the battlefields and camps in Gordonsville, Manassas, Winchester, Harrisonburg, and including the Battle of the Wilderness.

Dates: Inclusive 1862-1864

George Hancock Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0054
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence written while Hancock was in Philadelphia as a representative of Virginia in the 3rd and 4th U.S. Congresses. The letter of Dec. 15, 1793, describes his living conditions and comments on the Algerian capture of American vessels; that of March 25, 1796, gives instructions to his overseer in Botetourt County, Va.

Dates: Inclusive 1793-1796

George Washington collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0012
Scope and Contents

This collection includes both original and facsimile content. The collection's contents pertain to land along the Great Kanhawa, the American Revolution, Mt. Vernon, and Washington Academy in Lexington, Va. There is also a facsimile and typescript for items whose originals are elsewhere or in private hands. A few of the original Washington-related items have been reproduced for research with the originals removed for security purposes.

Dates: 1775-1777, 1798, 1888, 1949

George Washington Nelson Papers

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-16
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0643
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters primarily between George Washington "Wash" Nelson, Jr., of Hanover County, Virginia and his cousin and future wife Mary “Mollie” Nelson Scollay of Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Nelson commanded the Hanover Light Artillery (Va.) and was a staff officer of General William Nelson Pendleton, the Chief of Artillery of the Confederacy’s Army Northern Virginia, during the American Civil War. Nelson was captured in October 1862 and spent the remainder of the war...
Dates: 1863 - 1903; translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: Majority of material found within 1863 - 1865

Giles B. Cooke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0191
Scope and Contents This collection contains the following correspondence: Letter to Rev. Cooke from G. T. Bearnegan (1874) thanking Cooke for his journal with reference to Petersburg in 1866; letter to Mr. Cooke from U.A. Jackson (1895) asking Cooke for information about Stonewall Jackson for the republishing of U.A. Jackson's book; letter from Rev. Cooke to Mrs. H.B. Lee (1924) asking for information about an incident in the life of General Lee that was similar to the incident that took the life of Stonewall...
Dates: 1874 - 1929

Glasgow Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0210
Scope and Contents

Consists largely of correspondence within the Glasgow/Paxton/Anderson family. Correspondence related to Rebekah A. Glasgow dates from 1846 to 1903, and correspondence within the Paxton family dates from 1897 to 1900. Also includes limited correspondence from Ellen Glasgow.

Dates: Inclusive 1846-1945

Glasgow Family Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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 Philanthropic Society Records

 Collection
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

Haskins Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0127
Content Description

Two original photographs of young girls, each dated March 4th, 1896. One image includes Louise Haskins and May Haskins and the other shows Louise Haskins and Lucy Patton. Both small images are 'Pocket Kodaks.' The photographs are the same format and size and include same handwriting on their backs as collection WLU PP # 0120 - Graham Family Photographs.

Dates: 1896-03-04

Henry Donald Campbell Map Collection

 Collection — Oversize: Drawer 40
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0619
Dates: Majority of material found within 1857 - 1900

Henry Ruffner papers

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-8
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0102
Scope and Contents This collection includes three manuscript novellas written by Henry Ruffner including a draft of his published work titled "Judith Bensaddi"; six sermons in Henry Ruffner's hand, Washington College student James S. Richeson's handwritten transcript of one of Ruffner's lectures on "Political Economy"(1840); a 20th cenury typescript copy of Ruffner's 1847 pamphlet regarding slavery in Virginia; an 1867 letter relating to property of Ruffner's estate by his widow, Laura...
Dates: Inclusive c.1815(?)-1867

Historic Lexington Parade Videorecording

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0397
Scope and Contents The video starts with men in uniform entering Main Street, single file. It is believed that this is the Virginia Military Institute civilian band. (Following World War II, the civilian band was replaced by a cadet band.) In the opening sequence, Trinity United Methodist Church is visible in the background. The parade footage begins with a band (presumably the VMI civilian band), then a group of similarly attired men without instruments, followed by a series of vehicles. There are two fire...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1930

Home Demonstration Clubs Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0317
Scope and Contents

This collection includes minutes, scrapbooks, histories, photographs, and other items of twenty home demonstration clubs in the Rockbridge County, Virginia area.

Dates: Inclusive 1923-2006; Majority of material found within Bulk 1960-1989

"Home School for Young Boys" Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0340
Scope and Contents

This broadside titled 'Home School for Young Boys, Grace Church Rectory, Lexington, Va.' by Reverend William Nelson Pendleton and Mrs. General Edwin G. Lee, who was his widowed daughter, provides information about the upcoming semester at their school.

Dates: circa 1870

Hotinger family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0131
Content Description Photograph collection of members members of the Hotinger family of Rockbridge County, Va. This collection includes a photograph of Rice Hotinger and Susan Radar Hotinger celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on October 18, 1949; Harvey and Katherine Hotinger; Gertrude Hotinger; as well as a group picture of the Hotinger family. Each individual in this group photograph is identified. The collection consists of originals and copies. Also incuded is a photo of Mr. and Mrs. Grover...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930 - 1960

House Mountain Images

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0022
Scope and Contents

One is a postcard ca. 1910 titled 'East Lexington.' It shows House Mountain in the distance and the Maury River downstream from East Lexington, Virginia. The two other images are duplicate contemporary 8x10 black and white photos of House Mountain printed from the original negative made by photographer Michael Miley, c. 1885 - 1900.

Dates: ca. 1910-1980?

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Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 9
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Barclay, Ted, II (Alexander Tedford) 3
Campbell family 3
Campbell, J. L. (John Lyle) 3
Confederate States of America 3
Edmondson, James K., Colonel 3
Franklin Society and Library Company of Lexington (Lexington, Va.) 3
Glasgow family 3
Graham, William A. (William Alexander) 3
Hunter, David, 1802-1886 3
James River and Kanawha Company (Richmond, Va.) 3
Lexington Development Company (Lexington, Va.) 3
Lexington Gazette. (Lexington, Va.) 3
Liberty Hall Academy 3
McDowell, James 3
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 3
Reid, Samuel McDowell 3
Rockbridge Historical Society 3
Tompkins, Edmund Pendleton 3
University Chapel . Washington and Lee University (Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA ) 3
Alexander, Archibald 2
Anderson, Ellen Graham 2
Ann Smith Academy 2
Bank of Rockbridge (Lexington, Va.) 2
Bookworm and Silverfish 2
Borden, Benjamin, Sr. 2
Bowyer, John, General 2
Brockenbrough, John 2
Campbell, Henry Donald 2
Campbell, Henry Donald, Mrs. 2
Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia 2
Confederate States of America. Army. Liberty Hall Volunteers 2
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Curry, David P. 2
Davidson, Charles A. (Charles Andrew) 2
Davidson, Greenlee 2
Dunlap Family 2
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Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson 2
Grace Memorial Church (Lexington, Va.) 2
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Henry, Patrick 2
Hill, D. H. (Daniel Harvey), 1821-1889 2
Hotinger, Rice 2
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Jordan, John 2
Jordan, Samuel Francis, 1805-1872 2
Junkin, George, 1798 - 1868 2
Lee, George Washington Custis 2
Lee, Mary Randolph Custis, 1807-1883 2
Letcher, S. H. (Samuel Houston) 2
Lexington Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.) 2
McCown family 2
McFarland, Francis W., Reverend 2
Nelson family 2
Paxton family 2
Price, James H. (James Hubert) 2
Princeton Theological Seminary 2
Reid, Andrew, 1751-1837 2
Shenandoah Valley Railroad 2
Sherrard, Joseph L. 2
Superintendent of Schools (Rockbridge County, Va.) 2
United States. Congress. House 2
Virginia Canals & Navigations Society, Inc. 2
Virginia. Circuit Court 2
Virginia. General Assembly 2
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Virginia. Militia. Regiment, 144th 2
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