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This collection consists of one cabinet photo of a field and a creek bed with mountains in the distance. It is likely taken of Virginia or West Virginia.
This register records the guests who visited the Callaghan House from 1866-1869. The many prominent signatures in the register include Robert E. Lee (September 3, 1868).
Items in the collection include a scrapbook, a bound volume of the Ring-Tum Phi, a book of pressed leaves, Miller family birth records, photographs of Lexington and Campbell family members, newspapers, and personal letters.
This collection consists of a modern copy of a photo of Washington and Lee student graffiti by W.L. Hood in Cave Hill, Virginia.
"Public Sale of Mill Property, Jan. 25, 1881." A printed broadside advertising the sale of George C. Teaford's mill property at Cedar Grove Mill located along the North River (later Maury River) a few miles downstream from Rockbridge Baths, Virginia. Included is a description of the mill and its accompanying dwellings and land.
Includes 82 items collected by Charles Manson Crutchfield, including 38 photographs some of which are of Confederate generals and were taken by Michael Miley, postcards and printed materials, most of which concern Washington and Lee University and the surrounding city of Lexington, Virginia during the 1880's
This file consists of a handwritten report of work accomplished in Christian Social Services from April 20th to July 15th of an unspecified year (likely in the 1930s). The report is written in first person. Christian Social Services helped provide food, clothes, and other needs for citizens living in poverty. The report includes a list of members of the group, with their resposibilities as far as charitable work.
The collection consists of the report submitted to the Virginia Municipal League by Lexington City Manager John Doane in April of 1978 concerning the restoration of the city's central business district. The report contains before-and-after photographs by Tom Bradshaw and the signature of the late Mayor Charles F. Phillips.
This collection contains digital scans of 11 aerial photographs of Big and Little House mountain and Lexington, Virginia, which were taken by Washington and Lee Professor Emeritus Cleveland Hickman Jr.
This collection consists of a donor letter and accompanying materials about William R. Clark, specifically a photograph and a copy of his Curriculum Vitae. The letter includes memories of interactions with Clark. There is also a photograph of male members of the Randolph Street Methodist Church, Lexington, Virginia (ca. 1955).
This collection consists of fourteen broadsides from Staunton, Virginia, including King's Daughters Hospital rules, fire alarm information, a church directory, and advertisements.
This collection consists of a color postcard of the equestrian statue of Stonewall Jackson in Charlottesville, Va. The sculptor was Charles Keck, and the postcard was published by the Roanoke Photo Finishing Co., Roanoke, Va.
This collection consists of an image that shows an elderly couple viewing the memorial. A large evergreen wreath with flowers is hanging on the memorial.
This collection contains a letter from Professor Conrad M. Speece to Polly Hanna, daughter of prominent Lexington citizen Matthew Hanna, dated 1791 and a transcription of an article in the Rockbridge County News in which the letter was printed. The letter addresses gender roles of the 1700s, specifically the perceived innate characteristics of women and their ability and desire to learn.
This collection consists of a single 8 x 6 photograph of eleven Confederate veterans standing in front of a home in Romney, West Va. The veterans are identified, and included is the inscription from the reverse of the original photograph. It says, 'Entertained at the home of John J. Cornwell and wife in honor of J. D. Parsons and his ex-confederate comrades, March 1915.'
The image is copied from a photograph printed in the 1920 Washington and Lee yearbook, The Calyx. It includes the DeHart Hotel, the 'Mullberry Hill' residence, and the Spottswood Styles residence, now which is now Woods Creek Montessori School. The image predates Route 60 West. Though the photographer is not identified, it is likely Michael Miley.
A 2015 copy of an original photograph of the Runkle family farm west of Brownsburg, Rockbridge County, Va. the farm is now called 'Blue Grass Farm.'. The photograph shows Runkle family members in the foreground of their 19th century brick federal style brick home. Outbuildings are visible in the background. People in the image include John Alexander Runkle and his wife Annie Ardelia Arehart Runkle with daughters Maggie, Katherine. Sons David and Stuart could also be in the image.
This collection is a handwritten copy by Cornelia Peake McDonald of her 'A diary with reminiscences of the war', from March 1861-1865.
In this Jan. 31, 1849 letter to Phelps Collins at West Point, New York, Hill describes the students he is teaching at Washington College and the townspeople of Lexington.
This collection contains three ledgers: Leonidas Willson Irwin's spiritual diary, 1887-1937; D.C. Irwin's pastor's register, 1869-c.1881; D.C. Irwin's account book, 1895-96.
This collection consists of ten notebooks of Humphrey's surveys of Lexington, Buena Vista, and surrounding areas in Virginia, including surveys for the Lexington Development Company.
The papers of Captain David L. Hopkins, include 12 letters to his wife, Lou, all but one from his post in Lynchburg, Virginia, concerning their Lexington, Virginia farm, food supplies, mutual acquaintances, and occasionally the war, in particular the Battle of Lynchburg as well as several other family letters and Confederate money.