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Cabinet Photograph of Unknown Mountain and Valley Scene

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0040
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1880 - 1920

Callaghan House Register

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0297
Scope and Contents

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).

Dates: Inclusive 1866-1869

Campbell Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0393
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Inclusive 1843-1950

Cave Hill Graffiti Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0016
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a modern copy of a photo of Washington and Lee student graffiti by W.L. Hood in Cave Hill, Virginia.

Dates: 1907

Cedar Grove Mill (Va) auction broadside

 Item
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0751
Content Description

"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.

Dates: 1881-01-25

Charles Manson Crutchfield Collection of Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0088
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: Inclusive 1882-1914; Majority of material found within Bulk 1880-1889

Christian Social Services Report, Lexington, Virginia

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0075
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1930

City Manger's Report on Lexington, Virginia Downtown Restoration Project

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0636
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1978-04-27

Cleveland Hickman Jr. Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0165
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1970s?

Collection of Photographs of Lexington, Va.

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0074
Scope and Contents Photographs and negatives relating to Lexington, Va., compiled over 30 years by Washington and Lee University Special Collection Staff. Contents of collection include originals and copies and vary in size and format. Highlights include a c. 1900 stereoview of Washington Street looking west, and a mid-twentieth century print of Michael Miley's image of Robert E. Lee's funeral procession. There are also copies of an early interior view of the Lexington Presbyterian Church. Other copies include...
Dates: 1857 - 1969

Collection of research materials about William R. Clark

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0432
Scope and Contents

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).

Dates: Inclusive 1950-2008

Collection of Staunton Virginia Broadsides

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0344
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of fourteen broadsides from Staunton, Virginia, including King's Daughters Hospital rules, fire alarm information, a church directory, and advertisements.

Dates: Inclusive 1895-1941; Majority of material found in Bulk 1900-1928

Color Postcard of Stonewall Jackson Statue, Charlottesville, Va., c.1950-1960s

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0073
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1950 - 1960

Color Slide of the Douglas MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk, Va., c. 1960s

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0076
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1960 - 1970

Conrad M. Speece letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0467
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1791

Construction Proposal and Engineer's Report for the North River Navigation Company

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0034
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an early 1850s contractor's proposal for the construction of dams, guards, and locks - numbers one through four, on the North River (now Maury River) in Rockbridge County, Virginia. It is a printed form with hand written details including a projected project completion date of 1857. The proposal is signed by canal contractor Benjamin J. Jordan, Rockbridge County, Va. The second item is a four page report and cost estimate on the potential for constructing one of...
Dates: 1852; 1850 - 1857

Contemporary Copy of Earlier Photograph of Confederate Veterans in Romney, West Va.

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0092
Scope and Contents

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.'

Dates: Creation of original

Contracts for hire of enslaved persons by the William Ackerly estate

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0004
Scope and Contents This collection consists of seven one year contracts between Abraham Lovell, curator of William Ackerly's (deceased) estate, and individuals for hire of enslaved persons, Rachel, Fanny, Nancy, James Alexander, Elisha, and Caroline with her three children. Each contract includes the name of the enslaved person, dates for her/his hire, the cost, and the name of the leasee. Further, each document states that the individuals were to be treated "with humanity" or "humanely" and returned with 'the...
Dates: Inclusive 1860-1864

Copy of Photograph Looking West from Washington and Lee University's Back Campus

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0029
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1920

Copy of Photograph, "Old Runkle Farm," Rockbridge County, Va.

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0104
Content Description

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.

Dates: Majority of material found within Creation of the original photograph (though the copy in this collection)

Cornelia Peake McDonald Diary

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0264
Scope and Contents

This collection is a handwritten copy by Cornelia Peake McDonald of her 'A diary with reminiscences of the war', from March 1861-1865.

Dates: Inclusive 1861-1865

Daniel Harvey Hill letter to Phelps Collins

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0030
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1849

David C. Irwin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0270
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Inclusive 1869-1937; Majority of material found within Bulk 1887-1937

David Carlisle Humphreys land survey field books

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0321
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1891

David Lawrence Hopkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0279
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Inclusive 1861-1865

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Washington and Lee University 16
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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
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 Franklin 2
Ruffner, Henry, Reverend 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
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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