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Poague Family Agricultural Account Book and Slave Register

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0476
Scope and Contents This account book documents agricultural operations for a southern Rockbridge County farmer between April 1863 and June 1867. The compiler is possibly Johnathan Poague, whose son, John William Poague, signed the book on the inside front cover. John William Poague attended Washington College in 1868 for one year. Contents include expenditures and receipts for day to day farm operations, crop production numbers, and diary - like entries. Contents of specific note include a registry of names of...
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1867; Majority of material found within Bulk 1863-1867

Postcard of George Washington's Tomb

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0050
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a color postcard of Washington's Tomb in Mount Vernon, Virginia. The image shows four women waiting outside the gate to the tomb.

Dates: Unknown

Postcard of Humpback Bridge

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0056
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a color postcard of Old Humpback Bridge near Covington, Virginia. The postcard was written by G. Black to Miss Mary Rader of Lexington, Virginia on June 11, 1947.

Dates: 1947-06-11

Postcard of Kerr's Creek

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0058
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a black and white postcard that is a reproduction of a photograph of Valley Service Station and Cabins on J. C. Wilhelm's property in Kerr's Creek, Virginia.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1940 - 1950

Postcard of Miller's Mill, Lexington, Va.

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0063
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950 - 1960

Postcard of Natural Chimneys in Mt. Solon, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0030
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a color postcard of 'The Chimney Rocks, Shenandoah Valley, Va.' c. 1910.

Dates: 1910

Postcard of Parade on Main Street in Lexington, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0060
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a postcard of a parade on Main Street in Lexington, Virginia. The photo is credited to Mr. W. L. Hess, Jr. and was printed by the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.

Dates: 1916

Postcard of Peaks of Otter, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0031
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a color postcard of Peaks of Otter in Bedford County, Virginia. The postcard has a letter on the back addressed to Miss May Rader. The postcard was printed by J.P. Bell Company, Lynchburg, Virginia. Also included is a color postcard of the interior of the Peaks of Otter Restaurant and Lodge.

Dates: 1909

Postcard of Rockbridge Alum Springs, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0033
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a color postcard of 'The Garden' in Rockbridge Alum Springs, Virginia c. 1910.

Dates: 1910

Postcard of the Lynchburg, Virginia YMCA Playground

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0027
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a color postcard of the YMCA island playgrounds in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Dates: ca. 1915

Postcard of the Natural Bridge Hotel, Natural Bridge, Va.

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0065
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a color postcard printed by Marken & Bieleld, Inc., of the Natural Bridge Hotel in Natural Bridge, Va.

Dates: 1950 - 1963

Postcard of Trestle and Covered Bridge on North River

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0061
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a black and white postcard of the trestle and bridge on North River in Lexington, Virginia. The postcard is credited to Cyrus Hall McCormick Library, Washington and Lee.

Dates: 1978

Postcard of Union Station in Harrisonburg, Virginia

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0052
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a postcard printed by Louis Kaufmann & Sons, Baltimore, Maryland of Union Station, Harrisonburg, Virginia. The image shows men waiting for the train. The station closed in 1941.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1930 - 1941

Postcards of The Homestead Resort

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0054
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of seven postcards of The Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Virginia. The images include interior and exterior views of the resort and a view of the Cascades Golf Couse.

Dates: Unknown

Poverty Series Records

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0256
Scope and Contents

Papers include funding requests, planning documents, conference reports, annual reports, and financial statements from the programs and projects supported by the Total Action against Poverty organization in Roanoke Valley and the Cabell Brand Center for International Poverty and Resource Studies. These programs and projects include Harrison Museum of African American Culture, Human Resource Foundation, Project Discovery, Second Harvest, Virginia CARES, and Virginia Water Project.

Dates: Inclusive 1965-1997; Majority of material found within Bulk 1970-1990

Preliminary research oriented to archaeological excavation at W&L, 1. Liberty Hall

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0006
Scope and Contents

This is a Washington and Lee University Honors Thesis by graduating senior David W. Piner with co-authors Charles N. Watson and David T. Moore. Includes bibliographical references. These students were advised by John M. McDaniel.

Dates: 1974

Printed volume, "Sportsmen's Association of Cheat Mountain"

 Item — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0060
Scope and Contents A guide and the by - laws of the "Sportsmen's Association of Cheat Mountain", which was a privately owned hunting and fishing preserve in Randolph County, West Virginia founded in 1887. This small volume was published in 1889. It is inscribed by William S. Edwards of Charleston, West Virginia, who was a member of the board of directors of the association. The volume includes printed maps of the vicitiniy of the preserve. Found in the volume is a segment of a photograph of a hunting party and...
Dates: 1889

Raymond J. Kirby Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0009
Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks contains approximately 150 photographs and newspaper clippings (all annotated by Kirby) on the Camille Flood of August 1969 (photographs include Nelson County and Buena Vista, Virginia) and approximately 170 photographs of the construction of the Route 11 corridor bypass around the City of Lexington, Virginia.

Dates: 1969

Receipt, Samuel Mosby to David Anderson, Jr. for the purchase of an enslaved girl named Charlotte

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0003
Scope and Contents

A receipt for the purchase of an enslaved African American girl named Charlotte who was sold by Samuel Mosby to David Anderson Jr. for $258 on June 16, 1828 in Hanover, Virginia. Joseph Mosby also signed the document as a witness.

Dates: 1828-06-16

Reid Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0027
Scope and Contents Series 1 of this collection primarily covers the period from 1763 through Samuel McDowell Reid's death in 1869. There are also a few later items dealing chiefly with his estate. The bulk of the papers deals with business matters. Documents concern such matters as the James River and Kanawha Company, the North River Navigation Company, Washington College's relationship with the Society of the Cincinnati, slavery, and the financial dealings of John Robinson and the Hare family. ...
Dates: 1760 - 1896

Rice Hotinger Ledger and Will

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0261
Scope and Contents

This accounting ledger contains records of the Hotingers' Mountain View Farm in Rockbridge County, Virginia.



Dates: Inclusive 1943-1971

Richard Jennings Gaines Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0081
Scope and Contents

This letter is written to William H. Dennis describing the girls and outings in Rockbridge County and the attraction of the study of astronomy.

Dates: 1819

Robert Alexander Legal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0037
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a deed, dated August 13, 1747, for a tract of land near the town of Greenville, Augusta County, Virginia, conveyed to Robert Alexander from William Beverley and two legal papers connected with the deed. There is also an authorized English Bible, 1766, with Robert Alexander's signature. Genealogical information by George Diehl is housed in the control folder.

Dates: 1747 - 1766

Robert E. Lee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0064
Scope and Contents This collection contains primary and secondary resources pertaining to Robert E. Lee and the Lee family. Included are correspondences from, to, and about Lee and various family members; memorabilia, pamphlets, photographs, reminiscences, miscellaneous personal papers, family history and genealogy. The collection includes materials acquired from the Lee family and items donated to and purchased and compiled by W&L University since Lee's tenure as president of Washington College from 1865...
Dates: Inclusive 1792-1935; Majority of material found within 1833 - 1870

Robert E. Lee to Louisa Washington letters

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-7
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0669
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of six letters written from Robert E. Lee to Louisa Washington between September 1861 and December 1868. Louisa Washington was the eldest child of John Augustine Washington, III of Fauquier County, Va., the last Washington family descendant and private individual to own the Washington family estate Mount Vernon. A key subject of select letters is Colonel John A. Washington’s death on September 13, 1861 while serving on the staff of General Robert E. Lee as...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1861 - 1868

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Washington and Lee University 18
Washington College (Lexington, Va.) 12
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 9
Miley, Michael, 1841-1918 9
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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
Letcher, John 5
Anderson family 4
Anderson, William Alexander 4
Confederate States of America 4
McDowell, James 4
Alexander family 3
Alexander, Archibald 3
Barclay, Ted, II (Alexander Tedford) 3
Campbell family 3
Campbell, J. L. (John Lyle) 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
Jordan, John 3
Junkin, George, 1798 - 1868 3
Lee Chapel (Washington and Lee University) 3
Lexington Development Company (Lexington, Va.) 3
Lexington Gazette. (Lexington, Va.) 3
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 3
Reid, Samuel McDowell 3
Rockbridge Historical Society 3
Tompkins, Edmund Pendleton 3
Virginia. Militia 3
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
Glasgow, William Anderson 2
Grace Memorial Church (Lexington, Va.) 2
Graham family 2
Grigsby, Reuben 2
Hancock, George 2
Henry, Patrick 2
Hill, D. H. (Daniel Harvey), 1821-1889 2
Hotinger family 2
Hotinger, Rice 2
Jefferson, Thomas 2
Johnston family 2
Jordan, Samuel Francis, 1805-1872 2
Lee family 2
Lee, George Washington Custis 2
Lee, Mary Randolph Custis, 1807-1883 2
Lee, William Henry Fitzhugh, 1837-1891 2
Letcher, S. H. (Samuel Houston) 2
Lexington Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.) 2
Liberty Hall Academy 2
McCown family 2
McFarland, Francis W., Reverend 2
Moore, Samuel McDowell 2
Nelson family 2
Paxton family 2
Price, James H. (James Hubert) 2
Princeton Theological Seminary 2
Reid, Andrew Franklin 2
Ruffner, Henry, Reverend 2
Shenandoah Valley Railroad 2
Sherrard, Joseph L. 2
Superintendent of Schools (Rockbridge County, Va.) 2
Taylor, William 2
Tucker, John Randolph 2
University of Virginia 2
Virginia Canals & Navigations Society, Inc. 2
Virginia. Circuit Court 2
Virginia. General Assembly 2
Virginia. Militia. Regiment, 144th 2
Wallace family 2
Washington Academy (Lexington, Va.) 2
Washington and Lee University. School of Law 2
Washington, John Augustine, 1821 - 1861 2
Weaver, William 2
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Wilson, Woodrow 2
Wood, Alexander Barbour 2
Young Men's Christian Associations of North America 2
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