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Alexander Lockhart Nelson Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0303
Scope and Contents The Alexander Lockhart Nelson Papers consist of materials related to Nelson’s life as mathematician at Washington and Lee University; Nelson, Guy, Matthews, Archer, and Rennick family genealogy; an address by Nelson on his teaching experience during Robert E. Lee's presidency of Washington College; some family and miscellaneous correspondences; and photographs. Included and, perhaps, the primary aspect of the collection is Nelson’s notebook used during his time as both student and professor...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1848 - 1902

Ann Smith Academy Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0058
Scope and Contents

Includes 2 bound volumes of minutes of the meetings of its Board of Trustees (1807-1910), yearly reports of the various principals, miscellaneous correspondence, business papers, bills and receipts.

Dates: Inclusive 1807-1910

B. H. Epperson Receipt

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0487
Scope and Contents

Receipt notes that B. H. Epperson's $25 contribution is to be applied to the Washington and Lee University's endowment of the Texas professorship of Applied Mathematics.

Dates: 1871-09-13

Claude N. Feamster Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0587
Scope and Contents This collection contains typescripts of reference letters concerning Feamster while he was a student at Washington and Lee University, and then a teacher at Lee Military Academy in Lewisburg West Virginia, Seven Islands School in Arvonia, Virginia, Summerville Normal School in Summerville, West Virginia, Church High School for Boys in Salisbury, North Carolina, and Gordonsville Female College in Gordonsville, Virginia. It also contains signed copies of two of Feamster's French exams dated...
Dates: 1895, n.d.

Ebenezer Dickey Junkin Scrapbook

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...
Dates: Inclusive 1853-1856

Effinger School Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0523
Scope and Contents

The Effinger School collection consists of the compiled research of Clinton Lee Anderson and Henry A. Hatcher, co-authors of "Celebrate Effinger, 1922-2010" their published history of the Effinger School in the Collierstown vicinity of Rockbridge County, Virginia. Included within the collection are various records, publications, printed matter from the school, school newspapers, alumni records, photographs, and general history of the school.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1909 - 2011

Fork Union Military Academy Yearbook

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0688
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a single Fork Union Academy Yearbook, 1907-1908. The yearbook contains the photographs and information on the student body at that time. Included within this student body is Francis P. Gaines, who would later become president of Washington and Lee University.

Dates: 1907-1908

Henry Donald Campbell Papers

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

"Home School for Young Boys" Broadside

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0340
Scope and Contents

This broadside titled 'Home School for Young Boys, Grace Church Rectory, Lexington, Va.' by Reverend William Nelson Pendleton and Mrs. General Edwin G. Lee, who was his widowed daughter, provides information about the upcoming semester at their school.

Dates: circa 1870

Isaac Newton Campbell Notebook

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0177
Scope and Contents

Isaac Newton Campbell kept this notebook while a student at Washington and Lee University and at Campbell's Divinity School. It consists primarily of his notes on Greek grammar from Professor James Jones White's class at Washington and Lee and notes on biblical history from T.E. Peck's classes at divinity school. Includes a poem about Professor White.

Dates: Inclusive 1874-1876

J. Henry Smith Speeches

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

Jefferson Davis Futch, III collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0495
Scope and Contents

This collection contains WLU alumnus Michael Barr's collection of letters and recorded lectures of WLU Professor Jefferson Davis Futch, III. It also contains an undated audiorecording of WLU alumnus, Dr. Ward W. Briggs remarks about James Graham Leyburn. Briggs'remarks were likely given at an alumni event on the subject of liberal arts education and Greek philosophy.

Dates: 2003 - 2014

McCormick Family Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0510
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence about the McCormick Endowment at Washington and Lee university, farm portfolios, material about the dedication of the McCormick Library and the McCormick celebration at W&L. Also included is genealogical material.

Dates: Inclusive 1914-1963

Norman Franklin Lord Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0255
Scope and Contents

These Papers include Lord's correspondence, class outlines, and tests, as well as sports-related articles collected by Lord.

Dates: Inclusive 1946-2000; Majority of material found within Bulk 1970-2000

Ollinger Crenshaw Correspondence

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

Richard Hotinger Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0687
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and legal documents related to the military service of Richard Hotinger. The material primarily consists of registration information, correspondence, insurance information and notifications to Hotinger's mother, Susan Rice Hotinger, from the 6th Armored Division at Camp Cooke, CA. The majority of the material pertains to Richard Hotinger's accidental death and subsequent notifications pertaniing to it, as well as insurance claims....
Dates: 1943

Robert W. McAhren Records

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0282
Scope and Contents

These records include McAhren's involvement in Washington and Lee University's activities on three subjects: co-education (1970-1992); general education (1981-1983); and inclusiveness/diversity (1999-2002).

Dates: Inclusive 1970-2002

Theodore C. (Ted) DeLaney, Jr. Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0525
Scope and Contents The Theodore C. (Ted) DeLaney, Jr. Collection is composed of materials from Dr. Ted DeLaney’s personal and professional life including genealogy and personal history; historical research, correspondences, and papers as historian and professor at Washington and Lee University. The collection is arranged in three series. Of note are Dr. Delaney's research on school desegregation in Lexington, Virginia and in Southwest Virginia and a series of video interviews with Dr. DeLaney completed in...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: Majority of material found within 1940 - 2020

Two Photographs of the Hamilton's School House at Rapp's Mill, Rockbridge County, Va.

Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0122
Content Description

Two photographs of the students of the Hamilton's School House at Rapp's Mill in Southwest Rockbridge County, VA. Some student's names are written on the back of one of the images, but not all are identified. This picture was taken sometime in the second half of the 19th century. It is unclear when the second photograph was taken, though it appears to be of the same era

Dates: Majority of material found within 1880 - 1910

Virginia's Green Revolution - Research collection

Identifier: RHS-Coll
Scope and Contents

This collection contains research materials compiled by Charles W. Turner for his book Virginia's Green Revolution.

Dates: 1834 - 1942; Majority of material found within 1830 - 1890

Walker-Wood Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0294
Scope and Contents These papers include many photographs and items concerning the Walker and Wood families, their homes, their activities; and material about the economic, social, educational, and religious life of the African-American community in Lexington, Virginia. Extensive notes have been provided by Alex Wood, identifying his family members in photos, marking records to indicate relevance or functional purpose, and occasionally providing his perspective on the contents of records. Numerous records...
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1975; Majority of material found within Bulk 1910-1940

Walter H. Ryland Briefs

Identifier: 0018
Dates: 1968-2008

Walter Henry Hoffman Notebooks

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0161
Scope and Contents

This collection contains his student notebooks for courses in civil engineering (applied mathematics) taught by an unknown professor (possibly Willam Allan). Also contains an account book with records of his expenditures as a student from 1872-1876.

Dates: Inclusive 1872-1876

William Alexander Graham Narrative

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0099
Scope and Contents

A narrative of William Alexander Graham's journeys, medical training, and career from 1816-1819, in Lexington, and Abingdon, Virginia and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, taken from his diaries and letters, including references to some well-known contemporary figures like actors James Wallack and Thomas Cooper and artist Benjamin West.There is a summary of included names and places in the control folder.

Dates: Inclusive 1816-1819

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