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Alexander, Fultz, and Willson Families Collection

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-45
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0539
Dates: Majority of material found within 1770 - 1970

Anderson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0001
Scope and Contents This collection contains items of the Anderson and Alexander families including correspondence dealing with legal business, family matters, and Lexington, Virginia affairs. Consists largely of the family correspondence of William Alexander Anderson, Francis T. Anderson, and Mary Anne Alexander Anderson; includes letters to and from Virginia Governor John Letcher, and two letters from Mildred Lee, daughter of Robert E. Lee. Other correspondents include William A. Glasgow, George Hutcheson...
Dates: 1755 - 1958

Essay, "Colored People in Buffalo District, 1890 - 1957"

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0664
Content Description This collection is comprised of an eight page typescript essay titled "Colored People in Buffalo District, 1890 - 1957" by Estelle V. Anderson. The essay was written in 1973 and details African American schools, churches, and families of the Buffalo District of southwest Rockbridge County, Va., one of six former magisterial districts which included such communities and locales as Collierstown, Bolivar Mills or Murat, North and South Buffalo, Black's Creek, and Kyger's Hill. The essay includes...
Dates: Essay; Event: Majority of material found within Period covered by the essay.

Francis Thomas Anderson Junkin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0331
Scope and Contents There are two volumes of carbon copied letters from Francis Thomas Anderson Junkin to many notable Lexington, Virginia families as well as several photographs and pamphlets.
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1913

Robert Alexander Legal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0037
Scope and Contents This collection contains a deed, dated August 13, 1747, for a tract of land near the town of Greenville, Augusta County, Virginia, conveyed to Robert Alexander from William Beverley and two legal papers connected with the deed. There is also an authorized English Bible, 1766, with Robert Alexander's signature. Genealogical information by George Diehl is housed in the control folder.
Dates: 1747 - 1766