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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

Douglass Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0584
Scope and Contents This collection contains two invitations to Balls at the Natural Bridge and an 1841 invitation from the Society of Cadets at Virginia Military Institute to attend the celebration of their entrance into their new hall. They are addressed to Nancy and Frances Douglass of Fancy Hill, Rockbridge County, Virginia.
Dates: c. 1841, 1847, and undated

Edward Miley Eustler Photographic Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0008
Scope and Contents Edward M. Eustler's photographic scrapbook (1910-1911) documents Eustler's experience as a student at Washington and Lee University. Eustler, then of Greensboro, North Carolina, compiled his photographic scrapbook with approximately 350 photographs taken between 1910 and 1911. Subjects of the photographs include campus and dorm life, athletics, architecture, local landmarks and historic sights, fraternity and club initiations, the Lexington, Virginia downtown area, the Virginia Military...
Dates: 1910 - 1911

Historic Lexington Parade Videorecording

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0397
Scope and Contents The video starts with men in uniform entering Main Street, single file. It is believed that this is the Virginia Military Institute civilian band. (Following World War II, the civilian band was replaced by a cadet band.) In the opening sequence, Trinity United Methodist Church is visible in the background. The parade footage begins with a band (presumably the VMI civilian band), then a group of similarly attired men without instruments, followed by a series of vehicles. There are two fire...
Dates: 1930

Houston Family Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0002
Scope and Contents A carte de visite album belonging to the Houston family of Lexington, Virginia. It contains images of Judge Thomas Dix Houston, the Ervine, White, Wilson, Leach, Weir, Buchanan, Shumate, Culton, and Bear families of Rockbridge and Augusta Counties in Virginia. It also contains an image of Virginia Military Institute professor James Woods Massie. There are photographs by Lexington and Shenandoah Valley photographers Michael Miley, Adam H. Plecker, Hugh Morrison, and Benjamin Clinedinst, and...
Dates: 1865 - 1875

Libraries

 Collection — Box: RHS Collections #0079 - #0082
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0079
Scope and Contents This collection consists of publications and records from the George C. Marshall Research Library, generally from the 1960s and 1970s.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1964 - 1974

Photograph of Virginia Military Institute's Parade Ground

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0044
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a modern copy of a photograph of Virginia Military Institute's parade ground from the late 1880s. The image contains campus buildings, barns, and VMI cadets. The copy was made by Andre Studio in Lexington, Virginia in 1976.
Dates: 1850 - 1900

Robertson Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0335
Scope and Contents This collection includes prints and negatives of the Robertson family as well as their home, family trips, Boy Scouts, Washington, D.C., and cousin Gordon Walker at Virginia Military Institute.
Dates: Inclusive 1930-1940

Rockbridge Baths Hotel Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0272
Scope and Contents This register contains names of guests who visited the Rockbridge Baths, Virginia hotel between June 1871 and May 1882. Among them were many prominent faculty members of Washington and Lee University and Virginia Military Institute, as well as guests from the city of Lexington, Virginia.
Dates: Inclusive 1876-1882

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