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Callaghan House Register

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0297
Scope and Contents This register records the guests who visited the Callaghan House from 1866-1869. The many prominent signatures in the register include Robert E. Lee (September 3, 1868).
Dates: Inclusive 1866-1869

David C. Irwin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0270
Scope and Contents This collection contains three ledgers: Leonidas Willson Irwin's spiritual diary, 1887-1937; D.C. Irwin's pastor's register, 1869-c.1881; D.C. Irwin's account book, 1895-96.
Dates: Inclusive 1869-1937; Majority of material found within Bulk 1887-1937

Edson J. Harkness Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0119
Scope and Contents This collection includes family correspondence (1827-1846), letters (1862-1864) written by Harkness while serving in the Civil War, commissions and court martial documents, and muster rolls (1863-1865).
Dates: Inclusive 1827-1865

First Baptist Church Receipt Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0632
Scope and Contents The collection consists of color scans of a ledger belonging to the First Baptist Church of Lexington, Virginia, presumably used to document donations given to the church from 1890 to 1907. Of note is the list of then-parishoners accompanying the donations.
Dates: 1890 - 1907

Guest Register from the Estate Belfield

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0542
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the guest book of Belfield in Lexington, Virginia, which was the residence of former Washington & Lee University Dean of Students Frank J. Gilliam and his wife Louise. The guestbook is an original leather bound volume of Shakespeare, published in 1778, which has had one hundred and twenty original pages replaced with a like number of blank pages titled 'Guests at Belfield.' Guest signatures begin in 1931 and end in 1976. Approximately seventy-five pages of the...
Dates: Date of original book, 1778; Date of guestbook inscriptions, 1931-1976

James McDowell Order Books

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0078
Scope and Contents This collection contains James McDowell's General, Division, Brigade, and Regimental manuscripts order books.
Dates: 1814

L. A. Harper Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0087
Scope and Contents This collection contains the correspondence of Harper and his wife while he was stationed at James Island, South Carolina during the siege of Charleston and later during the Virginia campaigns of 1864. Topics include camp life, Harper's court-martial, domestic affairs, sanitary conditions, and supplies. The collection also includes muster rolls, other documents, and typed copies of the correspondence.
Dates: Inclusive 1862-1864

Rockbridge County Records

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0067
Scope and Contents This collection includes Rockbridge County records, including tax lists, ordinary licenses, muster rolls, lists of slaves, court cases, and election polls.
Dates: Inclusive 1778-1912

Virginia Militia 144th Regiment Record Book

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0079
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a record book with accounts of fines, battalion count, and regiment count.
Dates: Inclusive 1843-1851

Walter Worthington Bowie Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0084
Scope and Contents This collection includes 2 items: the muster roll of Captain Walter Bowie's Company G, 40th Regiment, Virginia Volunteers, July 1, 1862 to Jan. 1, 1863; Miley photograph of Bowie.
Dates: Inclusive 1862-1863