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Evander McIvor Law letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0442
Scope and Contents In this letter, dated September 27, 1910, to General Marcus J Wright, Law asks for the contact information of the officers commissioned to mark the graves of Conferderate soldiers at Chickamauga and Gettysburg.
Dates: 1910-09-27

Harrison Kinney Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0528
Scope and Contents This collection consists of typescript copies of drafts of stories and articles, some with accompanying research documents, which were written by Kinney for the New Yorker magazine, 1949 - 1954. Also included are correspondences written to Kinney's friend and former professor O. W. 'Tom' Riegel, clippings, miscellaneous papers, and one photograph of the unveiling of the United States Marine Core monument. There is a transcript of a program for an event on April 15, 1988 by the National Press...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1949-1945

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

Jackson Memorial Association Minute Book

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0150
Scope and Contents This minute book contains Executive Committee minutes, treasurer's reports, and plans for a monument to Stonewall Jackson in the Lexington Cemetery.
Dates: 1883 - 1925

Jan Tratnik Photographic Collection

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0005
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs of graves in Stonewall Jackson Cemetery taken by Jan Tratnik during a visit to Lexington, Virginia.
Dates: Other: 2013-03

Lee Memorial Association Records

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0148
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records related to the formation and history of the Lee Memorial Association (L.M.A.). The association was formed in October 1870 immediately following the death of Robert E. Lee with the goal of creating a monument to honor him on the campus of Washington College, subsequently renamed Washington and Lee University. Between 1870 and 1883, the L.M.A. successfully raised the funds for the creation and installation of what is known as the "Recumbent Lee" statue,...
Dates: 1870 - 1921

William Preston Johnston Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0015
Scope and Contents This collection includes two letters, November 4, 1870, and January 13, 1872, to Colonel. Johnston; the letter written in 1870 is about the Army of Northern Virginia, and the letter written in 1872 concerns a donation to the Lee monument. There is a letter dated July 19, 1878 from Johnston to Preston Johnston Beale. Also there is a reprint of a letter about the 'Life of Albert Sidney Johnston,' which Johnston wrote in memorial of his father. Lastly, there is a letter dated June 24, 1874 from...
Dates: 1870 - 1878