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This collection includes 54 miscellaneous letters, 1821-1866; diaries and financial records McFarland kept while he was a missionary and during his two pastorates, 1823-1836, and 1841-1871, at Bethel Presbyterian Church, Augusta County, Va.; lecture notes taken while a student at Princeton University; and printed biographical sketches and engravings of McFarland.Correspondents include Stonewall Jackson, George Junkin, William Spottswood.
There are two volumes of carbon copied letters from Francis Thomas Anderson Junkin to many notable Lexington, Virginia families as well as several photographs and pamphlets.
This is a collection of research documents and photographs for Frank E. White's 2008 publication Sailor's Creek: Major General G. W. Custis Lee, Captured with Controversy.
This ledger from the General Drug Store in Huntsville, West Virginia was recorded during the 1840s.
This is a collection of typescript letters to Revercomb's friend Sarah Wallace during the American Civil War from the battlefields and camps in Gordonsville, Manassas, Winchester, Harrisonburg, and including the Battle of the Wilderness.
This collection contains correspondence written while Hancock was in Philadelphia as a representative of Virginia in the 3rd and 4th U.S. Congresses. The letter of Dec. 15, 1793, describes his living conditions and comments on the Algerian capture of American vessels; that of March 25, 1796, gives instructions to his overseer in Botetourt County, Va.
This collection includes both original and facsimile content. The collection's contents pertain to land along the Great Kanhawa, the American Revolution, Mt. Vernon, and Washington Academy in Lexington, Va. There is also a facsimile and typescript for items whose originals are elsewhere or in private hands. A few of the original Washington-related items have been reproduced for research with the originals removed for security purposes.
Consists largely of correspondence within the Glasgow/Paxton/Anderson family. Correspondence related to Rebekah A. Glasgow dates from 1846 to 1903, and correspondence within the Paxton family dates from 1897 to 1900. Also includes limited correspondence from Ellen Glasgow.
This collection is the minutes of a February 4, 1884 committee meeting at the church describing the funeral of former Virginia governor John Letcher (1813-1884) the week before, and the decision to name a group consisting of Lexington, Virginia notables to write a sketch of Governor Letcher's life. This group included G. W. C. Lee, Francis H. Smith, J. T. Preston, A. T. Barclay, and Col. Edmund Pendleton.
This collection contains minute books, roll books, treasurer's books (chiefly from before 1917), library books (1840-1868), and constitutions of the student society, including accounts of debates on current political and social questions and records of student library use.
Two original photographs of young girls, each dated March 4th, 1896. One image includes Louise Haskins and May Haskins and the other shows Louise Haskins and Lucy Patton. Both small images are 'Pocket Kodaks.' The photographs are the same format and size and include same handwriting on their backs as collection WLU PP # 0120 - Graham Family Photographs.
This collection includes minutes, scrapbooks, histories, photographs, and other items of twenty home demonstration clubs in the Rockbridge County, Virginia area.
This broadside titled 'Home School for Young Boys, Grace Church Rectory, Lexington, Va.' by Reverend William Nelson Pendleton and Mrs. General Edwin G. Lee, who was his widowed daughter, provides information about the upcoming semester at their school.
One is a postcard ca. 1910 titled 'East Lexington.' It shows House Mountain in the distance and the Maury River downstream from East Lexington, Virginia. The two other images are duplicate contemporary 8x10 black and white photos of House Mountain printed from the original negative made by photographer Michael Miley, c. 1885 - 1900.