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Anderson Family Papers

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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

Benjamin Franklin Doswell Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0061
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters written by Doswell to his family while he was a student at Washington College.
Dates: Inclusive 1847-1849

Ebenezer Dickey Junkin Scrapbook

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0425
Scope and Contents Presbyterian minister Ebenezer Dickey Junkin's pocket sized bound scrapbook of articles submitted to the Presbyterian Watchman and Observer newspaper by his father, George Junkin, D.D. between 1853-1856. George Junkin, under the pen name Theophilus, wrote the series of letters to the Richmond, Virginia publication on the role of the church in higher education. They include his commentary on the relationship between chuch and government. Junkin penned the letters during his tenure as President...
Dates: Inclusive 1853-1856

Elinor Junkin letter

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0641
Scope and Contents Elinor Junkin, daughter of Washington College's president George Junkin and future first wife of Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson details to her first cousin Helen Dickey, of Oxford, Chester County, Pa., her family's move to and first weeks living in Lexington, Virginia, after her father's apppointment at the college. The letter mentions her siblings and shared family, describes the college and its former president Henry Ruffner, the journey from Pennsylvania to Lexington, and the Lexington...
Dates: 1848-12-14

George Junkin letter

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0440
Scope and Contents This autographed letter signed by George Junkin, dated January 11, 1848, was written to Francis McFarland. Junkin writes about the current unrest on Washington College's campus among faculty and students related to the future of the institution's religious affiliation. He mentions that he previously wrote McFarland inquiring about the history of Liberty Hall Academy and Washington College but had not yet received a reply.
Dates: 1848-01-11

Henry Donald Campbell Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0059
Scope and Contents This collection includes 20 speeches and copies of letters and papers collected on R. E. Lee's administration of Washington College, 1865-1870.
Dates: Inclusive 1865-1933

Julia Miller Junkin Fishburn Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0435
Scope and Contents This collection contains four letters by Julia Miller Junkin Fishburn while she lived at her father, George Junkin's house, while he was the President of Washington and Lee University. She writes to her friend Lizzie Webster in Maryland about her sister Margaret Junkin Preston, her brother-in-law General Stonewall Jackson, her upcoming marriage to Junius M. Fishburn, who was a Latin professor at Washington College, later about his death and her mother's death. A fifth letter dated...
Dates: Inclusive 1854-1887; Majority of material found within Bulk 1854-1858

Margaret Junkin Preston Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0101
Scope and Contents This collection includes poems and prose (manuscript and printed copies); A May Night Masque, written in 1872 for Ann Smith Academy; notebooks and scrapbooks. There is a Greek New Testament given to Preston by her father, George Junkin, and a glass plate negative of George Junkin's portrait. Additionally, Preston's scrapbooks include one volume of her printed poems and stories and one volume of her sketches and manuscript poems. There is also a broadside, and several...
Dates: Inclusive1839-1872

Photograph of an oil portrait of Julia Rush Junkin

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0135
Content Description One print copy of a 19th century oil portrait of Julia Rush Junkin, who was the wife of Reverend George Junkin. The original painting is in private hands.
Dates: Majority of material found within Creation of original painting

William Thornton Owen Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0673
Content Description The William Thornton Owen Papers consists of a three page letter written by Owen to his father, Robert E. Owen, dated September 24, 1855 on his experiences as a new student at Washington College in Lexington, Virginia. The letter initially details his trip to the school from his home in Halifax County, Virginia, via Richmond, Waynesboro, Staunton, then Lexington, Va. by rail and stage. Also included is Owen's autograph album dated February 29, 1856 which is prolifically inscribed by friends and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1855 - 1856