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P. L. Kemble and Company Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0477
Scope and Contents

This dedger of a store in Brownsburg, Virginia contains records of the company's expenditures and inventory, including clothing, fabric, and dyes.

Dates: 1866

Papers of John A. Washington III

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-9
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0670

Photo Views Company Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0041
Scope and Contents

This collection contains postcards by the Photo Views Company in Oak Hill, Virginia. Included are postcards of Michie's Tavern near Charlottesville, Hot Springs, Falling Springs Branch between Hot Springs and Covington, Route 39 near Afton, and a view from Route 60, Route 60 Bridge near Covington, and Blue Ridge Terrace in Afton.

Dates: 1930 - 1940

Photograph and Postcard of Ann Smith Academy

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0047
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a copy of a photograph of the Ann Smith Academy in Lexington, Virginia. The collection also includes the negative of the image, which was taken before 1899. The postcard is of the new structure of the Ann Smith Academy c.1910, which is now the Washington and Lee Chi Psi Fraternity house.

Dates: 1880 - 1900

Photograph collection of the Buena Vista, VA flood of 1969

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0161
Scope and Contents

Thirty-seven color snapshots of scenes from the aftermath of flooding of Buena Vista, Virginia in August 1969. The rains that led to the extensive flooding within particular areas Central Virginia along the Blue Ridge Mountains were from the remnants of Hurricane Camille which had made landfall on the Mississippi coast days before.

Dates: 1969

Photograph of a Lexington, Va. man with a cleft lip and palate

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-COLL-PP-0124
Content Description

Original photograph of a man identified as 'Hair-Lip Harris' who suffered from a cleft lip and palate. On the reverse of the picture is written the following: 'Hair-Lip Harris' 'Lived in Lexington, VA''Quite a character' 'Of interest to anatomists.' The first name of the man is unknown.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1910 - 1940

Photograph of A. Nash Johnston

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0137
Content Description

This collection includes a photograph and accompanying negative of Dr. A. Nash Johnston. Johnston was born in Tazewell County, Va. lived and practiced medicine in Richmond and Goochland County, Va. He moved to Rockbridge County about 1890, where he practiced medicine, served as a state Senator from his district, and from 1900 - 1904 served as the Superintendent of Schools for the county. A. Nash Johnston was the son of Virginia novelist Mary Johnston.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1890 - 1905

Photograph of a Print of Richard Lee I

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0143
Content Description

A black and white photograph of a print of Richard Lee I, also known as the 'Immigrant,' who was the first Lee family member to settle in America. He was the three times great grandfather of Robert E. Lee.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: Creation of Photograph

Photograph of a Wall of Beatty's Mill

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0034
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a color photograph of a large sign painted on an exterior wall of Beatty's Mill in Rockbridge County, Virginia. The sign reads 'J. W. Beatty flour, feed, meal' and 'Ballard's Famous Insurance Feeds and Obelisk Flour.'

Dates: 1981

Photograph of Annfield

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0048
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a copy of a photograph of Annfield, the birthplace of Mrs. Robert E. Lee, in Clark County, Virginia.

Dates: 1940 - 1950

Photograph of Bent Mountain High School

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0021
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an albumen photograph of Bent Mountain High School, which was established in 1915 in Bent Mountain, Virginia. The photograph includes men, women, and children in front of the school.

Dates: 1915

Photograph of Bruton Parish Episcopal Church in Williamsburg, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0026
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an albumen photograph of the Bruton Parish Episcopal Church in Williamsburg, Virginia c. 1875-1885. The image includes two people sitting on the ledge outside of the church.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1875 - 1885

Photograph of Buffalo Forge Train Station

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0028
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a photograph of the Buffalo Forge Train Station. It is explained on the back of the photo that it was taken on the way to Roanoke, Va. The man in the photograph is most likely Frank Tardy.

Dates: 1940 - 1950

Photograph of East Lexington Trestle

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0025
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a contemporary copy of an earlier photograph of Jordan's Point at East Lexington, Virginia and includes the train trestle and covered bridge both spanning the Maury River.

Dates: 1910 - 1920

Photograph of McCrum's Drug Store

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0205
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a modern photograph copy of a c.1920s-30s view of the McCrum's Drugstore on Main Street in Lexington, Virginia. The photo inlcudes two police officers and pedestrians in front of the store.



Dates: Majority of material found within 1915 - 1930

Photograph of Nelson Street Baptist church in Lexington, Va.

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0204
Scope and Contents

This is a photo of the former Baptist Church located on Nelson Street (Route 60) in Lexington, Virginia, designed by architect James Crawford Neilson. This photograph was likely made by photographer Michael Miley. The church was constructed in 1879 and demolished in 1919.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1879 - 1905

Photograph of Teeny Dudley

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0114
Content Description

Teeny Dudley was a well-known local personality in Buena Vista, Va. The image shows Dudley smiling as an older woman, with a bandolier of blank rifle ammunition around her neck. The image is a photocopy.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000

Photograph of the Forest Inn in Natural Bridge, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0037
Scope and Contents

Photograph includes a horse and buggy that is parked in front of the Forest Inn Hotel on Stagecoach Road. This contemporary copy was made from an original Michael Miley negative.

Dates: 1885

Photograph of "The Gables"

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0039
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a contemporary black and white photograph of 'The Gables,' a Gothic revival home on South Jefferson Street in Lexington, Virginia. The home was built c. 1850, and likely based on designs by architect Andrew Jackson Downing.

Dates: Unknown

Photograph of the Graham House in Lexington, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0070
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a contemporary copy of c. 1885-1920 era photograph of the Graham House on the south end of the Washington and Lee University campus just behind the R. E. Lee Memorial Episcopal Church. It is possible that this is an early view of the W&L's East Asian Language Center.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1885 - 1920

Photograph of the Lexington Presbyterian Church manse

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0203
Scope and Contents

A mid-twentieth century photograph of the Lexington (Va.) Presbyterian Church manse located at the south end of Jefferson Street. The house is in the Gothic Revival style and was completed in 1848.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: Majority of material found within 1960 - 1975

Photographic Postcard, "Lee's Tree"

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0105
Content Description

The photographic postcard is postmarked 1933, has a note written on the back from J. R. Goff to Henry Boley of Lexington, VA. The postcard is a photograph of 'Camp site of Gen. Robert E. Lee during a period of Civil War. Route 60 near Rainelle, West Virginia.'

Dates: Creation of the postcard ; Creation of the writing, stamped date on the postcard

Photographs of Andrew Elder House

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0049
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a photograph of the Andrew Elder House and a copy of the photograph. The Andrew Elder House was later owned by the Armentrout Family and is near Lake Robertson in Rockbridge County, Virginia.

Dates: 1990 - 2010

Photographs of Belle Isle and the Falls of James River at Richmond, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0023
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a photograph of a river scene of 'Great Falls' of James River at Richmond, Virginia. There is a stone wall on the far side of the river in the background, which is evidence of a former canal. The second photograph is of the ca. 1833 engraving of the painting 'Richmond, from the hill above the waterworks' by George Cooke.

Dates: 1930 - 1940

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Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives 307
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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, 1751-1837 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
Wallace family 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
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Adams, Hugh 1
Adamson, Emily B. 1
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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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