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"Home School for Young Boys" Broadside

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0340
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: circa 1870

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

Jackson Memorial Association Minute Book

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0150
Scope and Contents This minute book contains Executive Committee minutes, treasurer's reports, and plans for a monument to Stonewall Jackson in the Lexington Cemetery. Also included a four page pamphlet, "As Others See, Stonewall Jackson Memorial, Inc., Lexington, Virginia, Editorial Comment, Comments by Columnists, and Comments by Individuals.
Dates: 1883 - 1925

James Monroe Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0017
Scope and Contents This collection includes the appointment, July 29, 1800, of John Bowyer, Andrew Reid, and John Caruthers as presidential electors; proclamation, March 16, 1802, by Gov. Monroe authorizing the meeting house outside Lexington, Va. as a proper place for holding court (2 copies); and U.S. land grant of 160 acres, April 2, 1818, to Aaron Sanford. All of these documents are signed by Monroe.
Dates: Inclusive 1800-1818

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

John M. Ruff account books

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Identifier: RHS-Coll-0502
Scope and Contents These two volume (290+) page account books contain: documents, business accounts and names of customers from six years of Ruff's Lexington, Virginia hat shop.
Dates: Inclusive 1808-1814

J.W. Brown and Company Ledgers

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 0-4
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0674
Content Description Four account books for the J.W. Brown's blacksmith and horseshoing shop known as "J.W. Brown & Company Blacksmithing" of Lexington, Virginia. The account books date from 1902 - 1914. According to a Lexington Gazette advertisement in 1911, the blacksmith shop was located "behind Sheridan's Stable at J. M. Senseney's old stand." The ledgers include accounts for numerous individuals as well as for the City of Lexington, the Virginia Military Institute, Lexington's Electric Light Company, and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1902 - 1914

L. B. F. Association Ledger

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0416
Scope and Contents This ledger from the L. B. F. Association, which we believe stands for Lexington Business Foundation, covers the timespan from 1854-1862. It is very detailed about individual transactions.
Dates: Inclusive 1854-1862

Legal Documents

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Identifier: RHS-Coll-0077
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a variety of legal documents related to citizens of Rockbrige County. Includes indentures, bonds, materials related to wills, legal agreements, and insurance policies amongst other documents.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1742 - 1895

Letter from O.P. Baldwin to Franklin Society, Lexington, Virginia

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0073
Scope and Contents This file contains a letter from O.P. Baldwin to the Franklin Society of Lexington detailing his availability and topics for a series of lectures in December of 1856. The letter includes information on pay, and has a list of four members of the Franklin Society. Letter addressed from Richmond.
Dates: 1856-11-20

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