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Alexander Lockhart Nelson Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0303
Scope and Contents The Alexander Lockhart Nelson Papers consist of materials related to Nelson’s life as mathematician at Washington and Lee University; Nelson, Guy, Matthews, Archer, and Rennick family genealogy; an address by Nelson on his teaching experience during Robert E. Lee's presidency of Washington College; some family and miscellaneous correspondences; and photographs. Included and, perhaps, the primary aspect of the collection is Nelson’s notebook used during his time as both student and professor of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1848 - 1902

Campbell Family Papers

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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

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

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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

Irwin Taylor Sanders Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0253
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence from Sanders to his parents during his years as a student at Washington and Lee University (1925-1929), including accounts of a 1928 cross-country trip with a friend. There is also correspondence from Sanders to his parents during his residence at American College in Sofia, Bulgaria, and later correspondence to his wife from Yugoslavia and while at several academic institutions, including Princeton Theological Seminary, Cornell University, and the...
Dates: Inclusive 1925-1950

James S. Moffatt Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0390
Scope and Contents The James S. Moffatt, Jr. Papers consist of ten multi-page type-written letters from Washington and Lee University English professor James S. Moffatt, Jr. to his mother Jennie Grier Moffatt of Due West, South Carolina between 1941 and 1944. Two of the letters are undatet. Moffatt describes his day to day affairs as well as those of his wife, Leila Nance Moffatt, and his son Joseph N. Moffatt. Family members from Due West, South Carolina and Miami, Florida are also mentioned along with other...
Dates: Inclusive 1941-1944

Photograph of the Graham House in Lexington, Virginia

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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

Postcard of Trestle and Covered Bridge on North River

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0061
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a black and white postcard of the trestle and bridge on North River in Lexington, Virginia. The postcard is credited to Cyrus Hall McCormick Library, Washington and Lee.
Dates: 1978

Rockbridge Baths Hotel Ledger

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0272
Scope and Contents This register contains names of guests who visited the Rockbridge Baths, Virginia hotel between June 1871 and May 1882. Among them were many prominent faculty members of Washington and Lee University and Virginia Military Institute, as well as guests from the city of Lexington, Virginia.
Dates: Inclusive 1876-1882

Theodore C. (Ted) DeLaney, Jr. Collection

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0525
Scope and Contents The Theodore C. (Ted) DeLaney, Jr. Collection is composed of materials from Dr. Ted DeLaney’s personal and professional life including genealogy and personal history; historical research, correspondences, and papers as historian and professor at Washington and Lee University. The collection is arranged in three series. Of note are Dr. Delaney's research on school desegregation in Lexington, Virginia and in Southwest Virginia and a series of video interviews with Dr. DeLaney completed in 2018....
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940 - 2020

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