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Ann Smith Academy Papers

 Collection
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

Copy of a photograph of Lylburn Downing High School class of 1961

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-COLL-PP-0160
Scope and Contents A copy of an original photograph of students of the class of 1961 Lylburn Downing High School in Lexington, Virginia during their freshman year of 1957. Lylburn Downing School was an African - American school built in 1927. Student Amy Linette Tinsley is identified in the photograph.
Dates: 1957

Edgar Tufts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0690
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of material pertaining to the celebration of the centennial of Lees-McRae College founded by Washington and Lee alumnus Rev. Edgar Tufts. The collection contains a Lees-McRae College Founder's Day package, including an autographed copy of the Cenntenniel Poem by Fred Chappell. The package also includes documents related to the establishment of Edgar Tufts Day in the town of Banner Elk and Avery County, such as copies of correspondence as well as a booklet on the...
Dates: 2000

Effinger School Collection

 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

Essay, "Colored People in Buffalo District, 1890 - 1957"

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0664
Content Description This collection is comprised of an eight page typescript essay titled "Colored People in Buffalo District, 1890 - 1957" by Estelle V. Anderson. The essay was written in 1973 and details African American schools, churches, and families of the Buffalo District of southwest Rockbridge County, Va., one of six former magisterial districts which included such communities and locales as Collierstown, Bolivar Mills or Murat, North and South Buffalo, Black's Creek, and Kyger's Hill. The essay includes...
Dates: Essay; Event: Majority of material found within Period covered by the essay.

Fork Union Military Academy Yearbook

 Collection
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

George Earle Chamberlain Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0247
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence concerning Chamberlain's work on several Washington and Lee University committees from 1904-1908, including committee work on a chapter house for Phi Kappa Psi and on the new Carnegie library. It also includes his two notebooks from law courses (1875-1876) taught by John Randolph Tucker. Lastly, there is an 1874 photograph of Chamberlain and two fraternity brothers, G. M. Effinger, Class of 1874, and Floyd Farrar, Class of 1875.
Dates: Inclusive 1874-1908; Majority of material found within Bulk 1904-1908

James Graham Leyburn Sunday School Lectures

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0624
Content Description This collection consists of a small three ring binder of typescript Sunday school lectures by Dr. James G. Leyburn, one of Washington and Lee's most revered 20th century professors. Leyburn used this notebook to teach his class at the Lexington (Va.) Presbyterian Church from October 2, 1949 to the final class of the year on May 28, 1950. The lectures cover and introduction to the Bible, it's characters, and the tenets of Presbyterianism. In the final lecture, Leyburn details a transformative...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1949 - 1950

Joab G. Cooper letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0433
Scope and Contents This letter, dated September 11, 1815, is from Joab G. Cooper, who resided in Hanover, New York, and references his appointment at an academy in Virginia.
Dates: 1815-09-11

John Henry Boswell Jones Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0538
Scope and Contents This account book contains John Jones' finances as well as names of the students at the school he was operating, which was in Brownsburg, Virginia.
Dates: 1891

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