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An interior view of Washington and Lee University's Lewis Brooks Museum

Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0189
Scope and Contents An original photograph of the interior of Washington and Lee University's Lewis Brooks Museum of Natural History which was located in Chavis Hall (formerly Robinson Hall) on WLU's front campus. The museum was funded by donor Lewis Brooks of New York and the artifacts, which included prehisotric bones, flora and fauna from the pre-hisotric eras and geological specimens. The collection was compiled and arranged by professor Henry A. Ward of Rochester, New York. The museum space was open from...
Dates: 1905 - 1920

Ben Sherman Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0623
Content Description The collection consists of materials preserved by former WLU student Ben Sherman (Class of 1975) related to his student years with a focus on the 1972 Washington and Lee University Mock Democratic Convention. Ben Sherman participated in the 1972 Mock Convention as the floor leader for candidate Hubert Humphrey. Items include an autographed copy of Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter' s May 5, 1972 Mock Convention keynote address, a copy of Sherman's typescript nomination remarks for candidate Hubert...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1915 - 1976; Event: 1972

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 Vaill Laughlin Papers

Identifier: MS 0005
Dates: 1940-1983

Daniel T. Balfour Alumni Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0370
Scope and Contents This collection ncludes correspondence with various Washington and Lee University officials (Sessoms, Hotchkiss, Parsons and Wilson); other alumni concerning Washington and Lee University Admissions, athletics, fund raising, college history, the Washington Society, the 250th observance at Washington and Lee University; the minutes of the Alumni Board of Directors; course book from 1998 alumni college titled Older than America: an oral history of Washington and Lee.
Dates: Inclusive 1974-1998

Edgar Tufts 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

Fork Union Military Academy Yearbook

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

James C. Turk Papers

Identifier: 2014-004
Content Description The James C. Turk papers deal almost exclusively with his service as judge on the Western District of Virginia Federal Court from 1972-2014. Nothing from his childhood, education, war service or legislative career are documented here. Of the many civic and educational boards on which he served, only his relationship with Washington and Lee University is treated in these papers.The correspondence series comprises letters from several sources: folders marked 'personal correspondence,' 'general...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950-1968; 1972-2014

Letter, James D. Farrar to Robert L. Pinck

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0689
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a letter written by James D. Farrar as Chairmand of the Athletic Hall of Fame Committee at Washington and Lee University. He is writing to inform Robert L. Pinck of Brooklyn, NY that his brother Dick Pinck is being posthumously inducted into the Washington and Lee Athletic Hall of Fame. The letter invites Pinck and his family to attend the induction ceremony on September 24, 1993. It also contains a letter from Robert to an Alexa which he sent to her along with the...
Dates: 1993

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