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Alamby Miller Scrapbook

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0137
Scope and Contents

This file consists of a scrapbook of works written by Washington College student Alamby Miller between 1864-1868. Included are Virginia university magazines, clippings from the Southern Collegian, and original poetry. There is also a scrapbook titled Alamby Millington Miller by Professor James W. Massie dated 1870. This scrapbook is a typed biography including a letter from Alamby to his sister.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1864 - 1870

American Shakespeare Center Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0371
Scope and Contents

This collection includes 65 Shakespeare plays, additional plays by George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde and Molière; 12 Beta videotapes and audiocassettes; 26 cast scrapbooks with photographs; correspondence between Ralph Cohen and James Warren, founders of American Shakespeare Center, Hank Dobin, Washington and Lee University Dean (2005-2012), and a member of the Board of Directors of the American Shakespeare Center.

Dates: Inclusive 1987- ongoing; Majority of material found within Bulk 1987-1995

Barbara Cary Johnston Willard Scrapbook

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0325
Scope and Contents

The scrapbook is a genealogical compendium of the Welsh family of Rockbridge County, Virginia and their descendants and includes many family photographs and documents.

Dates: Inclusive 1800-2006

Campbell Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0393
Scope and Contents

Items in the collection include a scrapbook, a bound volume of the Ring-Tum Phi, a book of pressed leaves, Miller family birth records, photographs of Lexington and Campbell family members, newspapers, and personal letters.

Dates: Inclusive 1843-1950

Carl David Swanson Scrapbook

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0298
Scope and Contents

This scrapbook was made by Swanson, the 1956 W&L Mock Convention chairman, featuring photographs and news items regarding the death of Alben W. Barkley while giving the event's keynote address. It includes letters from various senators (including Willis Robertson, Richard B. Russell, and Herman Talmadge) concerning Mock Convention and contains photographs of Sharon Ritchie, Miss America 1956, who attended the convention.

Dates: 1956

Charles Page Bryan Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0153
Scope and Contents

This collection contains principally scrapbooks relating to Bryan's service as U.S. ambassador to Brazil (1898-1902), Portugal (1903-1909), Belgium (1909-1911) and Japan (1911-1912) and containing newspaper clippings, press releases, photographs, postcards, greeting cards and other memorabilia. It also includes a scrapbook of family photographs, political memorabilia, and genealogy as well as political correspondence from 1879-1909.

Dates: 1898 - 1912

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

Edward Miley Eustler scrapbook

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0430
Scope and Contents Edward M. Eustler's photographic scrapbook (1910-1911) documents Eustler's experience as a student at Washington and Lee University. Eustler, then of Greensboro, North Carolina, compiled his photographic scrapbook with approximately 350 photographs taken between 1910 and 1911. Subjects of the photographs include campus and dorm life, athletics, architecture, local landmarks and historic sights, fraternity and club initiations, the Lexington, Virginia downtown area, the Virginia Military...
Dates: 1910-1911

Emily Houston Brown Walker Scrapbook

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0400
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook compiled by Emily Brown Walker of material related to her son, Ernest Brown Walker, Jr., who is a member of Washington and Lee University Class of 1938.

Dates: 1934-12-02 - 1936-10-17

Frank J. Gilliam Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0494
Scope and Contents The items in the collection include articles written by Lula Gilliam Hopkins, photographs taken by Sally Mann, a 1954 copy of a Matthew Brady photograph of Robert E. Lee, several family photographs, a booklet from a dance held in 1914, a letter from Gilliam as W&L Dean of Students to student John Willcoxon (class of 1952) presenting him with an award, and Frank J. Gilliam's (class of 1917) Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity pins. The collection also includes a scrapbook created by Gilliam as...
Dates: Inclusive 1914-1964

Home Demonstration Clubs Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0317
Scope and Contents

This collection includes minutes, scrapbooks, histories, photographs, and other items of twenty home demonstration clubs in the Rockbridge County, Virginia area.

Dates: Inclusive 1923-2006; Majority of material found within Bulk 1960-1989

Horace Whaley Phillips Scrapbook

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0618
Content Description

A scrapbook compiled by Washington and Lee University student Horace Whaley Phillips, of Suffolk, Virginia (WLU class of 1908)during his studetn years. It is made from a 1902 Mary Baldwin College yearbook, "The Blue Stocking," and includes pasted in photographs, newspaper clippings, school and Lexington, Va. related ephemera, and more. Further subjects include, Stonewall Brigade Band, C&O Railroad, W&L President George H. Denny, athletics, W&L student body.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1904 - 1908

James D. Davidson Scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-4, Item: Loose Scrapbook
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0154
Scope and Contents

This collection contains newspaper clippings of Dorman's poems, letters, and essays on various subjects published in the Lexington Gazette and other papers.

Dates: 1832 - 1878

James Graham Leyburn collection

Identifier: WLU-RG-0058
Scope and Contents This collection contains many materials relating to the South African mission. Dr. Leyburn saved a number of newspaper articles concerning South Africa which are contained herein. Reports on various industries and other aspects of South Africa are included. Also within this collection are an assortment of Dr. Leyburn's speeches, some of which address South Africa. The remainder of the speeches concern the future of Washington and Lee University. Among the correspondence in...
Dates: 1902 - 1993

James Noah Hess Scrapbook

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0413
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a scrapbook, entitled 'My Memory Book, W.I.H.S.' and accompanying material from James Noah Hess, Washington and Lee University class of 1930. W.I.H.S stands for Washington Irving High School in Clarksburg, West Virginia.

Dates: Inclusive 1920-1940

Jane Isabella Watt White Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0265
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook, diary, and correspondence of Jane Isabella White, including records of births and deaths, comments about the Civil War, and religious meditations.

Dates: Inclusive 1848-1878; Majority of material found within Bulk 1855-1865

John Esten Cooke Scrapbook

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0337
Scope and Contents

This scrapbook published by Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper in four installments, of an otherwise unpublished novel by John Esten Cooke titled Cary J. Hunsdon: The Reflections of a Man; 1776.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: Inclusive 1874-1876

Margaret Junkin Preston Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0101
Scope and Contents This collection includes poems and prose (manuscript and printed copies); A May Night Masque, written in 1872 for Ann Smith Academy; notebooks and scrapbooks. There is a Greek New Testament given to Preston by her father, George Junkin, and a glass plate negative of George Junkin's portrait. Additionally, Preston's scrapbooks include one volume of her printed poems and stories and one volume of her sketches and manuscript poems. There is also a broadside, and several...
Dates: Inclusive1839-1872

Mary Coulling Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0248
Scope and Contents This collection contains primarily the materials gathered by Mary Price Coulling while doing research for her books The Lee girls (1987) and Margaret Junkin Preston (1993), including photocopies of Lee, Custis, Junkin and Preston family letters, scrapbooks, notebooks, genealogies, photographs and articles, as well as copies and critiques of Margaret Junkin Preston's poetry. It also includes notecards, articles and speeches by Coulling relating to...
Dates: Inclusive 1806-1997

Matthew Page Andrews Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0516
Scope and Contents

This collection contains three volumes of printed essays by various people, collected and bound by Andrews, showing the 'Southern' view, especially about African-Americans. The first volume inscribed as 1905 is entitled 'What is a Lynching?' The other two volumes are inscribed with 1908 and Baltimore and are entitled 'Magazine Scrapbook'

Dates: Inclusive 1905-1908

McFarland Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0384

New Monmouth Presbyterian Church records

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0168
Scope and Contents

This collection includes deacons' minutes, sunday school records, the church register, cemetery records, congregational meeting minutes, and financial records of New Monmouth Presbyterian Church. Also includes some issues of the New Monmouth News/Newsletter, August 1979 - December 1981, March 1984, December 1987, May 2001, no date.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1858 - 1984

Raymond J. Kirby collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0365
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three scrapbooks and sets of photographs taken by Raymond J. Kirby. The scrapbooks contain photographs and newspaper clippings related to the flooding that occurred as a result of Hurricane Camille in August 1969. The photographs document damage from both Rockbridge and Nelson Counties and the City of Lexington. The collection also includes approximately 170 photographs of the construction of the Route 11 corridor bypass around Lexington, Virginia.

Dates: 1953-1956, 1969

Robert V. Ignico Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0410
Scope and Contents

This collection contains 'Bi-Centennial Issue of Lexington Gazzette Commemorating the Settlement of the Rockbridge Section of Virginia by the White Men, A Tribute To The Scotch-Irish Pioneers', several greeting cards from the school, a collection 19 early football photos, a copy of the Washington and Lee University Bulletin (Volume XLVII, Number 4), a portrait of Robert V. Ignico 1919 as a Brigadier General in the U.S. Air Force, and a scrapbook.

Dates: Inclusive 1919-1970

Rockbridge Historical Society files on cemeteries

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-15
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0039
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of research files on local and regional cemeteries, especially those found in Rockbridge and Augusta counties in Virginia. The files are arranged alphabetically by name of cemetery and are comprised of both primary and secondary resources.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 2000

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