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144th Regiment Militia (Va.) Order Book

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0401
Scope and Contents This order book contains information about the members and actions of the Virginia Militia's 144th regiment of Rockbridge County between 1834 and 1843.
Dates: Inclusive 1834-1843

"A Card to the People of Rockbridge County," broadside

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0312
Scope and Contents Candidate James B. Dorman appeals to Rockbridge County's voters for support as candidate for the Virginia Commonwealth's Attorney General . He outlines his platform and explains his voting record on key issues during his previous political appointments.
Dates: 1879

A. Christian Compton Papers

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Identifier: MS 0017
Dates: 1960-1999

Adair-Hutton Department Store Fire Photograph

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0015
Scope and Contents The image depicts the aftermath of the Adair-Hutton Department Store fire in Lexington, Virginia on December 16, 1949. The building was located on the southwest corner of Main and Washington Streets. There are onlookers and cars parked up the street. This photograph is a modern copy of the original, which was taken a few days after the fire.
Dates: Event: 1949-12-16

African-American Heritage Exhibit materials

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Identifier: RHS-Coll-0001
Scope and Contents This collection contains research materials gathered during 2001 for an African American heritage exhibit put on by Rockbridge Historical Society. It also contains a booklet from 125th anniversary of the First Baptist Church in Lexington, Va.
Dates: Inclusive 1992-2001 approximate

Alexander Lockhart Nelson Papers

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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 of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1848 - 1902

Alexander Sterrett Paxton Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0372
Scope and Contents This collection consiste of Alexander Sterrett Paxton's journals in six volumes (484 p.)during the American Civil War. They cover his service as a member of the 4th Virginia Infantry of the Stonewall Brigade, including his role as a Commissary Sergeant of the regiment. Journal entries explore the war experiences of a Confederate foot soldier and include: his insights into motives for war; observations and descriptions of ranking officers, fellow soldiers, friends and family; detailed accounts...
Dates: Inclusive 1858-1959; Majority of material found within Bulk 1861-1865

Alexander White Pitzer Speech

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0223
Scope and Contents This collection is a handwritten copy of a speech given by Alexander White Pitzer to the Synod of the Virginias at Charles Town, West Virginia in 1873 about the history of Washington and Lee University.
Dates: 1873

Alpine, Va. Railroad Photograph

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0013
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a photo of a railroad in Alpine, Virginia, which is in Botetourt County.
Dates: Unknown

American Shakespeare Center Collection

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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

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Lee, Robert E., General (Robert Edward) 9
Miley, Michael, 1841-1918 9
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Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities 5
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 5
Jackson, Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall) 5
Letcher, John 5
Anderson family 4
Anderson, William Alexander 4
Confederate States of America 4
McDowell, James 4
Alexander family 3
Alexander, Archibald 3
Barclay, Ted, II (Alexander Tedford) 3
Campbell family 3
Campbell, J. L. (John Lyle) 3
Edmondson, James K., Colonel 3
Franklin Society and Library Company of Lexington (Lexington, Va.) 3
Glasgow family 3
Graham, William A. (William Alexander) 3
Hunter, David, 1802-1886 3
James River and Kanawha Company (Richmond, Va.) 3
Jordan, John 3
Junkin, George, 1798 - 1868 3
Lee Chapel (Washington and Lee University) 3
Lexington Development Company (Lexington, Va.) 3
Lexington Gazette. (Lexington, Va.) 3
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 3
Reid, Samuel McDowell 3
Rockbridge Historical Society 3
Tompkins, Edmund Pendleton 3
Virginia. Militia 3
Washington, George 3
Anderson, Ellen Graham 2
Ann Smith Academy 2
Bank of Rockbridge (Lexington, Va.) 2
Bookworm and Silverfish 2
Borden, Benjamin, Sr. 2
Bowyer, John, General 2
Brockenbrough, John 2
Campbell, Henry Donald 2
Campbell, Henry Donald, Mrs. 2
Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia 2
Confederate States of America. Army. Liberty Hall Volunteers 2
Confederate States of America. Army. Rockbridge Rifles 2
Curry, David P. 2
Davidson, Charles A. (Charles Andrew) 2
Davidson, Greenlee 2
Dunlap Family 2
First Baptist Church (Lexington, Va.) 2
Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson 2
Glasgow, William Anderson 2
Grace Memorial Church (Lexington, Va.) 2
Graham family 2
Grigsby, Reuben 2
Hancock, George 2
Henry, Patrick 2
Hill, D. H. (Daniel Harvey) 2
Hotinger family 2
Hotinger, Rice 2
Jefferson, Thomas 2
Johnston family 2
Jordan, Samuel Francis, 1805-1872 2
Lee family 2
Lee, George Washington Custis 2
Lee, Mary Randolph Custis, 1807-1883 2
Lee, William Henry Fitzhugh, 1837-1891 2
Letcher, S. H. (Samuel Houston) 2
Lexington Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.) 2
Liberty Hall Academy 2
McCown family 2
McFarland, Francis W., Reverend 2
Moore, Samuel McDowell 2
Nelson family 2
Paxton family 2
Price, James H. (James Hubert) 2
Princeton Theological Seminary 2
Reid, Andrew Franklin 2
Ruffner, Henry, Reverend 2
Shenandoah Valley Railroad 2
Sherrard, Joseph L. 2
Superintendent of Schools (Rockbridge County, Va.) 2
Taylor, William 2
Tucker, John Randolph 2
University of Virginia 2
Virginia Canals & Navigations Society, Inc. 2
Virginia. Circuit Court 2
Virginia. General Assembly 2
Virginia. Militia. Regiment, 144th 2
Wallace family 2
Washington Academy (Lexington, Va.) 2
Washington and Lee University. School of Law 2
Washington, John Augustine, 1821 - 1861 2
Weaver, William 2
Welsh family 2
Wilson, Woodrow 2
Wood, Alexander Barbour 2
Young Men's Christian Associations of North America 2
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