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James Graham Leyburn Sunday School Lectures

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0624
Content Description This collection consists of a small three ring binder of typescript Sunday school lectures by Dr. James G. Leyburn, one of Washington and Lee's most revered 20th century professors. Leyburn used this notebook to teach his class at the Lexington (Va.) Presbyterian Church from October 2, 1949 to the final class of the year on May 28, 1950. The lectures cover and introduction to the Bible, it's characters, and the tenets of Presbyterianism. In the final lecture, Leyburn details a transformative...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1949 - 1950

John Skinner Broadside

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0281
Scope and Contents This broadside by Reverend John Skinner, entitled 'Case of the Rev'd Dr. Skinner', was an important document in the 'Skinner War' controversy at the Lexington, Virginia, Presbyterian Church.
Dates: 1847

Joseph James Murray Diaries

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0302
Scope and Contents The diaries give a precise record of Joseph James Murray's four years as superintendent of home missions in Wilmington, North Carolina, as well as of his life as pastor, family man, traveller, lover of the arts and ornithologist while in Lexington, Virginia (1924-1968). Reminiscences include information about his family, including his wife, Jane Dickson Vardell Murray, and children, J. J. (Jimmy) Murray, Jr. and Jane Murray, and close friends, including Matthew Paxton, Nell Paxton, James G....
Dates: Inclusive 1920-1968

Lexington Presbyterian Church Records

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0327
Scope and Contents This collection contains the records of various women's missionary societies in the Lexington Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Virginia), including minutes written by Margaret Junkin Preston and Ellen Glasgow. There is also a handwritten history (one page, front and back) of the Presbytery that explains the connection between Washington College, Lexington Presbyterian Church, and the Presbytery, which was written circa 1824.
Dates: Inclusive 1824-1927; Majority of material found within Bulk 1877-1927

Photograph of Reverend Alfred T. Graham

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0119
Content Description A copy of an earlier photograph of Alfred T. Graham, a prominent pastor in Virginia and North Carolina from 1883 to 1917. Graham was born in 1859 in Winchester, Va. He graduated from Hampden-Sydney College in 1878 and the Union Theological Seminary in 1883. Graham was a minister at Rockville Church in Davidson, NC and from 1907 until 1917 minister at the Lexington Va. Presbyterian Church. He married Isabelle Irwin of N.C. in November 1886 and had three children. Reverend Graham died in...
Dates: Majority of material found within Era of photograph

Rockbridge Historical Society files on churches

 Collection — Box: 1-3, Folder: 1-49
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0040
Scope and Contents This collection consists of research files on local and regional churches, especially those found in Rockbridge and Augusta counties in Virginia. The files are arranged alphabetically by name of church and are comprised of both primary and secondary resources.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 2000

Stonewall Jackson Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0041
Scope and Contents This collection contains three letters. One, dated March 7, 1863 written in Caroline County, Va. to Col. Boteler gives Jackson's theories of recommending soldiers for promotion. A second, which is dated Mar. 11, 1854 from Lexington, Va. to E.H.J. McCampbell, concerns Jackson resigning from the Franklin Society and Library Company of Lexington. The third letter, dated June 7, 1858, to Prof. J.L. Campbell describes the operation of the Lexington Colored Sabbath School.
Dates: Inclusive 1854-1863

Stuart Sanders Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0241
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Sanders' correspondence to his parents regarding life at Washington and Lee University, including his participation in the Arcades Club fraternity (now Delta Upsilon), sports, classes, jobs, and the Lexington Presbyterian Church as well as comments on campus drinking and mention of his brother Irwin Sanders and friend Richard Gooch. Includes his correspondence during his job with his uncle, Stuart Sanders, in Richmond at Sanders Brothers from 1931-1934 with...
Dates: Inclusive 1918-1965; Majority of material found within Bulk 1926-1934