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Collection about "Old George" Statue

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0389
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondences and articles about the statue "Old George," particularly regarding the restoration of the statue and its historiocity.
Dates: Not yet determined

George Washington Indenture of Stock to Liberty Hall Academy

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0490
Scope and Contents This indenture document gifts railroad stock to Liberty Hall Academy. it is signed by George Washington.
Dates: 1798

George Washington Letter to the Trustees of Washington Academy

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0489
Scope and Contents In this letter, dated June 17, 1798, George Washington writes from Mount Vernon to thank the Washington College trustees for naming the institution in his honor.
Dates: 1798-06-17

George Washington Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0012
Scope and Contents This collection includes three original George Washington letters and multiple copies and transcripts of letters. Originals include a letter from Washington to Capt. William Bronaugh dated January 18, 1775, a letter to the "Officers and Soldiers of the Militia in the Counties of Hunterdon, Burlington, Gloucester, Salem and Cumberland," 1777, encouraging them to fight for freedom, and a letter dated August 26, 1787, from George Washington to his nephew, George Augustine Washington, with...
Dates: 1775 - 1798

Henry Louis Smith Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0246
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers including letters concerning Smith's retirement from both Davidson and Washington and Lee, as well as speeches, correspondence, and articles regarding Robert E. Lee, education, modern civilization, and temperance. Also includes material regarding Smith's 1921 trip to England chairing a commission to present a copy of Houdon's statue of George Washington to the British government from the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Dates: Inclusive 1888-1951; Majority of material found within Bulk 1912-1940

Invitation to the 196th Anniversary of George Washington's Gift to Liberty Hall Academy

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0554
Scope and Contents This collection contains the invitation from the Regent and Vice Regents of the Mount Vernon Ladies Association of the Union to a celebration of the 196th Anniversary of George Washington's Gift to Liberty Hall Academy and accompanying envelope. The event was held on February 12, 1992.
Dates: 1992

J. Henry Smith Speeches

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0258
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Washington College student J. Henry Smith's addresses to the college's "John Marshall Society" on Sept. 24, 1841; "Total Abstinence Society" on Sept. 23, 1842; a speech on "Patriotism" in celebration of George Washington's birthday as a representative of the "Rockbridge Union Volunteers" in 1842; and a speech on "Moral Education" given on Commencement Day, 1842.
Dates: Inclusive 1841-1842

James Horace Lacy II Speech

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0441
Scope and Contents This speech was written and given by James Horace Lacy II during his time as a student at Washington College. He addresses George Washington's role as a leader of the country.
Dates: 1842-02

John A. Washington Family History Collection

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0329
Content Description The John A. Washington Family History Collection contains genealogic records of the American descendants of 17th century English emigrants Lawrence and John Washington, founders of one of Virginia's most illustrious families.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1880 - 2016

Joseph Horrell Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0318
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, notes, and typescripts of Volumes 6 and 7 of The Papers of George Washington: Colonial Series. It also contains Horrell's miscellaneous correspondence and articles.
Dates: Inclusive 1987-1995