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John Paul Dull Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0072
Scope and Contents

This collection includes 16 letters from Dull to his wife, written while serving, first in the valley, then in eastern Virginia near Petersburg, with the Stonewall Brigade, 5th Division, in the army of the Confederate States of America; a photograph; and printed genealogy of the Koiner family.

Dates: 1864 - 1865

John Thomas Gregory Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0610
Scope and Contents

This collection contains biographical information and correspondence about John Thomas Gregory, of the 3rd Arkansas Infantry, Confederate States America, who was credited with saving Robert E. Lee's life at the Battle of the Wilderness in 1864.

Dates: 1897 - 1993

John W. Davis Papers

 Collection
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

John White Brockenbrough Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0478
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two of John Brockenbrough's personal correspondences, a letter of resignation from Washington and Lee University, and a bank receipt from the Bank of Lexington. One of the personal correspondences contains information about military movements in Virginia during the American Civil War.

Dates: Inclusive 1863-1874; Majority of material found within Bulk 1863-1874

Jonathan Brooks papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0008
Scope and Contents This collection includes 9 letters dated from 1839, 1845-1863 from correspondents such as A. C. Finley and Ebenezer Dickey Junkin to Jonathan Brooks of Brownsburg, Va., as well as bills and receipts. The subjects of the letters include news from Finley of Clarksville, Va. regarding finances and business, agriculture, and family news. In his 1845 letter to Brooks, Finley references a Jewish business but does not specifically name the company or individual(s). In his 1847 letter, Finley...
Dates: 1839-1872

Joseph Fauber Shaner Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0201
Scope and Contents

The collection consists mainly of photocopies of American Civil War letters written to and from Joseph Shaner and his family. It also includes a portion of Shaner's 1862 diary, his service records, one photograph, obituaries, history, reminiscences, and genealogies (1754-1978) pertaining to the Shaner family and other Rockbridge County families.

Dates: 1861 - 1865

Joseph Martin Letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0220
Scope and Contents

This collectin is a photocopy of a letter written by Joseph Martin informing a friend that the friend's son was killed during a military engagement at William Mann's mill. The letter was written from Fort Young. There is also a typed transcription of the letter.

Dates: 1763-09

J.W. Brown and Company Ledgers

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 0-4
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0674
Content Description Four account books for the J.W. Brown's blacksmith and horseshoing shop known as "J.W. Brown & Company Blacksmithing" of Lexington, Virginia. The account books date from 1902 - 1914. According to a Lexington Gazette advertisement in 1911, the blacksmith shop was located "behind Sheridan's Stable at J. M. Senseney's old stand." The ledgers include accounts for numerous individuals as well as for the City of Lexington, the Virginia Military Institute, Lexington's Electric Light Company,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1902 - 1914

Kathleen E. Bruce to William A. Anderson Letter

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0663
Content Description A Christmas card from historian Kathleen E. Bruce to her uncle William A. Anderson of Lexington, Virginia, postmarked December 25, 1928, announcing a forthcoming publication,"Rise of the Iron Industry in Virginia." The title of the book became "Virginia Iron Manufacture in the Slave Era," and was published in 1930. Kathleen Bruce was teaching history at the College of William and Mary in 1928. She was the granddaughter of Joseph Reid Anderson, former Confederate general and owner of the...
Dates: 1928-12-25

L. A. and Lizzie Harper correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0087
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the correspondence of L. A. Harper and his wife, Lizzie, while he was stationed at James Island, South Carolina during the siege of Charleston and later during the Virginia campaigns of 1864. Topics include camp life, Harper's court-martial, domestic affairs, sanitary conditions, and supplies. The collection also includes muster rolls, other documents, and typed transcriptss of the correspondence.

Dates: 1862-1864

L. B. F. Association Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0416
Scope and Contents

This ledger from the L. B. F. Association, which we believe stands for Lexington Business Foundation, covers the timespan from 1854-1862. It is very detailed about individual transactions.

Dates: Inclusive 1854-1862

Land Grants

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0067
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies and originals of 18th and 19th century land grants for acreage in Rockbridge County, Augusta County, Bath County, and other areas in southwestern Virginia. Three folders relate to the Borden land grant, which established Rockbridge County. There is a fragment of an undated, handwritten copy of the Borden land grant. Other folders related to the Borden grant include historical analysis and recounting of the development of the grant by E.P. Tompkins. Some land...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1749 - 1985

Land Surveys

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0069
Scope and Contents

This collection includes original land surveys for land in Rockbridge County. Includes surveyors drawings.

Dates: 1815 - 1943

Lee Monument Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0532
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a copy of 'Organization of the Lee Monument Association, and the Association of the Army of Northern Virginia, Richmond, Va., Nov. 3rd and 4th, 1870'. A second copy is cataloged under E547 .L47 in Special Collections Rare. The printed invitation to the unveiling of the Robert E. Lee statue on May 29, 1890 in Richmond, VA is also included, in two pieces.

Dates: Inclusive 1870, 1890

Legal Documents

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0077
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a variety of legal documents related to citizens of Rockbrige County. Includes indentures, bonds, materials related to wills, legal agreements, and insurance policies amongst other documents.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1742 - 1895

Letter from O.P. Baldwin to Franklin Society, Lexington, Virginia

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0073
Scope and Contents

This file contains a letter from O.P. Baldwin to the Franklin Society of Lexington detailing his availability and topics for a series of lectures in December of 1856. The letter includes information on pay, and has a list of four members of the Franklin Society. Letter addressed from Richmond.

Dates: 1856-11-20

Lexington and Lexington-Rockbridge County Chamber of Commerce Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0011
Scope and Contents This collection contains two pamphlets issued by the Lexington Chamber of Commerce and its later incarnation, the Lexington-Rockbridge County Chamber of Commerce. One, which predates 1926, is entitled Lexington Virginia: 'Heart of the Southland'. Several photographs by Michael Miley and a regional map are printed inside. The second one is entitled A Sign Program for Lexington, Virginia, which was reprinted from the News Gazette October 28 1964. There is also a copy of meeting minutes from...
Dates: prior to 1926-1964

Lexington High School Commencement Program

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0515
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the commencement program for Lexington High School in Lexington, Virginia from June 1, 1934.

Dates: 1934-06-01

Lexington Presbyterian Church Records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0327
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the records of various women's missionary societies in the Lexington Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Virginia), including minutes written by Margaret Junkin Preston and Ellen Glasgow. There is also a handwritten history (one page, front and back) of the Presbytery that explains the connection between Washington College, Lexington Presbyterian Church, and the Presbytery, which was written circa 1824.

Dates: Inclusive 1824-1927; Majority of material found within Bulk 1877-1927

Lexington-Rockbridge County Calendar

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0067
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 1977, 1978, and 1981 calendars of Lexington-Rockbridge County produced by the Ruth Anderson McCulloch Branch of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.

Dates: Publication: 1977 - 1981

Lexington, Virginia

 Collection — Container: RHS Collection #0078, Folder: 1-22
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0078
Dates: Majority of material found within 1818 - 1991

"Liberty Hall Volunteers" Orderly Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0625
Content Description This collection consists of a pocket sized leather bound notebook used initially by William A. Anderson, Orderly or First Sergeant of the 'Liberty Hall Volunteers,' Washington College's military company organized in April 1861 for service in the Confederate army. The notebook was used to keep the daily rolls of the company and documents such things as absences, sick lists, accoutrement details, and police lists of its original members. Anderson carried the notebook from the formation of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1861-04 - 1861-09

Libraries

 Collection — Box: RHS Collections #0079 - #0082
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0079
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of publications and records from the George C. Marshall Research Library, generally from the 1960s and 1970s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1964 - 1974

List of White Voters for the 10th District of Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0020
Content Description This collection consists of one bound manuscript volume which contains a list of all white voters of the 10th District of Virginia compiled and revised by U.S. Representative from Virginia Henry St. George Tucker, III and dated February 1, 1889. There are later undated revisions made to the original list.The list includes the names of white males of voting age with a U. S. Post Office address in the Virginia counties of Allegheny, Appomattox, Augusta, Bath, Cumberland, Fluvanna,...
Dates: 1889 February 1

Louisa County, Virginia

 Collection — Box: RHS Collections #0079 - #0082, Folder: 1
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0080
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a copy of the "Lousia County Bicentennial Celebration: 1776 - 1976, A Heritage of Time," Volume No. 1.

Dates: Event: 1972-07

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Washington and Lee University 15
Washington College (Lexington, Va.) 12
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 9
Miley, Michael, 1841-1918 9
Virginia Military Institute 8
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Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities 5
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 5
Jackson, Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall) 5
Anderson family 4
Anderson, William Alexander 4
Letcher, John 4
Alexander family 3
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
Confederate States of America. Army. Rockbridge Rifles 2
Curry, David P. 2
Davidson, Charles A. (Charles Andrew) 2
Davidson, Greenlee 2
Dunlap Family 2
First Baptist Church (Lexington, Va.) 2
Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson 2
Grace Memorial Church (Lexington, Va.) 2
Grigsby, Reuben 2
Henry, Patrick 2
Hill, D. H. (Daniel Harvey), 1821-1889 2
Hotinger, Rice 2
Jefferson, Thomas 2
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
Virginia. Militia 2
Virginia. Militia. Regiment, 144th 2
Wallace family 2
Washington Academy (Lexington, Va.) 2
Washington, John Augustine, 1821 - 1861 2
Weaver, William 2
Welsh family 2
Wood, Alexander Barbour 2
Young Men's Christian Associations of North America 2
Ackerly, William 1
Actors' Equity Association 1
Adair-Hutton, Inc. 1
Adams family 1
Adams, Hugh 1
Adamson, Emily B. 1
African-Americans. Buena Vista, Virginia 1
African-Americans. Charlottesville, Virginia 1
African-Americans. Glasgow, Virginia 1
African-Americans. Goshen, Virginia 1
African-Americans. Hamden Sydney 1
African-Americans. Lexington, Virginia 1
African-Americans. Martinsville, Virginia 1
African-Americans. Natural Bridge, Virginia 1
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