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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

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

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

Cornelia Peake McDonald Diary

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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 Correspondence

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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

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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 Lawrence Hopkins Papers

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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

Department of Law and Equity Broadside

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0596
Scope and Contents This broadside from the Department of Law and Equity is dated August 1, 1870. It was published in Lexington, Virginia.
Dates: 1870-08-01

East Lexington (Va.) Covered Bridge Research Materials

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Identifier: RHS-Coll-0031
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials about the covered bridge, which previously crossed over the Maury River at Lexington, Va, including correspondence and newspaper clippings.
Dates: Inclusive 1934-1977; Majority of material found within Bulk 1934-1950

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