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Ben Sherman Collection

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0623
Content Description The collection consists of materials preserved by former WLU student Ben Sherman (Class of 1975) related to his student years with a focus on the 1972 Washington and Lee University Mock Democratic Convention. Ben Sherman participated in the 1972 Mock Convention as the floor leader for candidate Hubert Humphrey. Items include an autographed copy of Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter' s May 5, 1972 Mock Convention keynote address, a copy of Sherman's typescript nomination remarks for candidate Hubert...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1915 - 1976; Event: 1972

James G. Leyburn Class Lecture

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0136
Scope and Contents This collection is an audiorecording of a class lecture given by James G. Leyburn to his Communications 202 class on May 18, 1966. Professor Leyburn talks about rhetoric and southern American writers, specifically women writers.
Dates: 1966-05-18

James G. Leyburn Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0697

James Graham Leyburn Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0288
Scope and Contents This collection contains many materials relating to the South African mission. Dr. Leyburn saved a number of newspaper articles concerning South Africa which are contained herein. Reports on various industries and other aspects of South Africa are included. Also within this collection are an assortment of Dr. Leyburn's speeches, some of which address South Africa. The remainder of the speeches concern the future of Washington and Lee University. Among the correspondence in...
Dates: 1902 - 1993

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

Jefferson Davis Futch Collection

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0495
Scope and Contents This collection primarily contains correspondence and lectures of Jefferson Davis Futch. It also contains an undated audiorecording of Ward Briggs speaking about James Graham Leyburn. We believe this speech was given at an alumni event on the subject of liberal arts education and Greek philosophy.
Dates: 2003 - 2014

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

Ollinger Crenshaw Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0262
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence to Robert McLean Jeter, Jr., an alumnus of the Washington and Lee University class of 1941. The letters cover issues regarding curricula, faculty, and faculty social life at Washington and Lee University, including curricular changes under Dean James Leyburn and the administration of University President Fred Carrington Cole (1959-1967). Other topics include integration, World War II and the Vietnam War, and publication of Crenshaw's ...
Dates: Inclusive 1939-1969

Thomas H. Carter Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0004
Scope and Contents Contains the correspondence of Thomas H. Carter and the editors of Shenandoah, 1950-53, and of Mr. Carter, 1950-1962, including numerous letters from leading contemporary literary figures; typescripts from v.III, no.3, 1952, v.IV, nos. 2-3, 1953, of Shenandoah. Also contains letters written to Thomas Carter regarding Spearhead. Authors of the letters vary from editors and publishers to personal friends and prospective contributors to the aforementioned publications. Also includes manuscripts by...
Dates: Inclusive 1948-1968