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

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

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 East Lexington Trestle

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

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.

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 "The Gables"

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

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

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

Photographs of Lexington Train Station

Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0062
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two photographs of the Lexington Train Station, c. 1915. The images were printed in 2002. There is a vintage car in the image.

Dates: 1915

Photographs of Pulpit Rock

Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0045
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two photographs by Michael Miley matted onto one card. The two images of Pulpit Rock are almost identical. The card contains a description of Natural Bridge on the back.

Dates: Unknown

Photographs of the Murray House, "Apple Cottage," Lexington, Va.

Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0064
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two silver gelatin prints of the Murray House or 'Apple Cottage,' 6 Jordan Street, Lexington, Va.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1950 - 1960

Postcard of Kerr's Creek

Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0058
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a black and white postcard that is a reproduction of a photograph of Valley Service Station and Cabins on J. C. Wilhelm's property in Kerr's Creek, Virginia.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1940 - 1950

Postcard of Miller's Mill, Lexington, Va.

Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0063
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950 - 1960

Postcard of Parade on Main Street in Lexington, Virginia

Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0060
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a postcard of a parade on Main Street in Lexington, Virginia. The photo is credited to Mr. W. L. Hess, Jr. and was printed by the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1916

Postcard of Trestle and Covered Bridge on North River

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

Preliminary research oriented to archaeological excavation at W&L, 1. Liberty Hall

Identifier: RHS-Coll-0006
Scope and Contents

This is a Washington and Lee University Honors Thesis by graduating senior David W. Piner with co-authors Charles N. Watson and David T. Moore. Includes bibliographical references. These students were advised by John M. McDaniel.

Dates: 1974

Robert E. Lee Family papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0064
Scope and Contents This collection contains primary and secondary resources pertaining to Robert E. Lee and the Lee family. Included are correspondences from, to, and about Lee and various family members; memorabilia, pamphlets, photographs, reminiscences, miscellaneous personal papers, family history and genealogy. The collection includes materials acquired from the Lee family and items donated to and purchased and compiled by W&L University since Lee's tenure as president of Washington College from 1865...
Dates: Inclusive 1792-1935; Majority of material found within 1833 - 1870

Rockbridge Baths Hotel Ledger

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

Rockbridge County Circuit Court Ephemera Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0179
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four broadsides offering land for sale at public auction as ordered by the Circuit Court of Rockbridge County from 1874-1885. Commissioners executing these sales were: J.G. Steele, W.P. Houston, S.H. Letcher, C.A. Davidson and W.P. Hanger. Litigants and defendants in the associated Circuit Court cases include: E.S. Tutwiler, John Mohler, Andrew Lindsay, A.T. Hanger, James Kennedy and A.J. McBride. The land parcels offered at auction are in Rockbridge County and...
Dates: Inclusive 1874-1885

Rockbridge County Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0215
Scope and Contents

This collection contains miscellaneous papers from Rockbridge County, Virginia: receipt of payment to Mr. John T. Figgatt from the Sheriff of Rockbridge Co.; payment receipt dated January 15, 1851; letter dated Nov. 18, 1883; dental bill; list entitled 'Rules of this school'; and 2 small notebooks.

Dates: Inclusive 1856-1890

Rockbridge Historical Society Collection

Identifier: RHS-Coll-0009
Scope and Contents This collection consists of various records, such as meeting minutes, papers, and other printed materials, such as newspaper clippings. It contains several copies of a pamphlet of bicentennial historic dates that occured within Rockbridge County and the city of Lexington as compiled by Rockbridge Historical Society president Charles W. Turner. It also contains a typescript from 1956, entitled The River Crossing at Jordan's Point by Martha Ann Spencer, that was submitted to the society's...
Dates: Inclusive 1939-1978 Approximate

Rockbridge Historical Society collection of deeds

Identifier: WLU -Coll-0043
Scope and Contents

A collection of original land deeds and indentures from the vicinity of Rockbridge County, Virginia collected by the Rockbridge Historical Society.

Dates: 1748 - 1920

Rockbridge Historical Society files on government

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-8
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0054
Dates: Majority of material found within 1803 - 1952

Rockbridge Historical Society files on horses

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-3
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0055
Dates: Majority of material found within 1804 - 1995

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