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Welsh Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0203
Scope and Contents

This collection is primarily general family correspondence including Civil War letters (dated 1862-1864) from John P. Welsh, a Confederate infantry officer, and James L. Welsh. There are also 34 family letters on microfilm, 12 of which were written by John P. Welsh during his confinement in a Federal prison.

Dates: Inclusive 1817-1886

William Alexander Graham Narrative

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0099
Scope and Contents

A narrative of William Alexander Graham's journeys, medical training, and career from 1816-1819, in Lexington, and Abingdon, Virginia and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, taken from his diaries and letters, including references to some well-known contemporary figures like actors James Wallack and Thomas Cooper and artist Benjamin West.There is a summary of included names and places in the control folder.

Dates: Inclusive 1816-1819

William and Anne Fleming Family papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0009
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers created by or related to William and Anne Fleming and several family members on Anne's side, including her parents, Israel and Elizabeth, and her brother, William.The subjects include Flemings accounts of his trips to Kentucky, his journal of the first Kentucky convention of which he served as chair, letters about business, Kentucky land claims, and family affairs. There are commissions, wills and estate inventories, land surveys and indentures, a...
Dates: circa 1754-1833, 2000

William Beverley Pettit Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0199
Scope and Contents This is a collection of correspondence between William B. Pettit and his wife Arabella ('Bell') with scattered letters from other friends and relatives. The letters that date from 1850 to March 1862 include correspondence between husband and wife while Pettit was away on business. The war letters begin in March 1862 and end with Pettit's last war letter to his wife on March 3, 1864. After that date there are letters from Pembroke, the Pettit's son, while he attended school at Ashland, Va....
Dates: Inclusive 1850-1918

William Dana Hoyt Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0305
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies of correspondence concerning the Committee on Preservation of Goshen Pass, Virginia, from January through May 1930 between Hoyt and various people. Also included is a one-page typed history of Goshen Pass and the controversy over a proposed dam there.

Dates: Inclusive January-May 1930

William Foutz Account Books

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0157
Scope and Contents

This collection is a daybook and ledger accounts of flour sales.

Dates: 1855 - 1878

William H. Davis Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0276
Scope and Contents

The collection contains transcripts and copies of William H. Davis's letters home to his wife Millie, from Monterey, Petersburg, and other Confederate army posts in Virginia. The material is a record of a common, unlettered man pouring out his homesickness to his wife.

Dates: 1861

William Preston Military Commission

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0458
Scope and Contents

This document commissioned Preston to serve as a major under the command of Francis Fauquier, then Lieutenant Governor of Virginia Colony. It is signed by Fauquier.

Dates: 1758-09-30

William Thornton Owen Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0673
Content Description The William Thornton Owen Papers consists of a three page letter written by Owen to his father, Robert E. Owen, dated September 24, 1855 on his experiences as a new student at Washington College in Lexington, Virginia. The letter initially details his trip to the school from his home in Halifax County, Virginia, via Richmond, Waynesboro, Staunton, then Lexington, Va. by rail and stage. Also included is Owen's autograph album dated February 29, 1856 which is prolifically inscribed by friends...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1855 - 1856

William Webb Pusey Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0182
Scope and Contents This collection includes miscellaneous articles on a variety of literary topics. It also includes approximately 25 items from Pusey's wartime duty in Germany in 1945, including eight photographs of Admiral Dönitz's surrender. Additionally, there is a typescript by Pusey entitled Theater in Staunton, Va, 1875-1912.Also contains a signed typescript of his book History of the theater in Staunton, Virginia, known as Grange Hall, the Opera House (1879) and the Beverly...
Dates: Inclusive 1925-1992; Majority of material found within Bulk 1925-1962

Withrow Family Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0164
Scope and Contents

Contains genealogies of Lucy Johnson Withrow; correspondence of Louie Moran to Margaret Withrow, 1919; licences and receipts for John Withrow's general store, 1882-1920; also includes 3 ALS of M. H. Johnson to Fanny Withrow concerning Burnside's bombardment of Fredericksburg and maneuvers in the Valley of Virginia, 1862 November 16-30.

Dates: Inclusive 1852-1932

Young Men's Christian Association Records

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0125
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a roll and minutes book (1916-1920), record book (1867-1941), a list of members and who attended student prayer meetings (1856-1866), the constitution, and a library book (1887-1890) for the YMCA in Lexington, Virginia.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1867 - 1941

Zechariah Johnston papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0006
Scope and Contents The Zechariah Johnston papers includes personal, business, political correspondence to and from Zechariah Johnston. Correspondents include family members and notable Virginians of his era. The collection also includes correspondence received by Thomas and James Johnston. In addition to correspondence, the collection includes resolutions, bills, petitions, and notices of or concerning the Virginia Assembly during Johnston’s tenure as a delegate from Augusta County (1778-1792) and Rockbridge...
Dates: 1747-1893

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James River and Kanawha Company (Richmond, Va.) 3
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Lexington Gazette. (Lexington, Va.) 3
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McDowell, James 3
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 3
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Hotinger, Rice 2
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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
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McFarland, Francis W., Reverend 2
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Price, James H. (James Hubert) 2
Princeton Theological Seminary 2
Reid, Andrew, 1751-1837 2
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Sherrard, Joseph L. 2
Superintendent of Schools (Rockbridge County, Va.) 2
United States. Congress. House 2
Virginia Canals & Navigations Society, Inc. 2
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Virginia. Militia. Regiment, 144th 2
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Wood, Alexander Barbour 2
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