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Brown Family Photo Collection

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Identifier: WLU-PP-0167
Scope and Contents The Brown Family Photo Collection ranges in date from 1875 to about 1960. The collection includes studio portraits and outdoor imagery of the Brown family, friends and acquaintances, groups and outdoor scenery from in and around the Lexington, Collierstown, Murat, North Buffalo, and Oxford Presbyterian Church communities in Rockbridge County. One of the highlights of the collection is Coray Swink Brown's photo album which includes images from his time as a student at Washington and Lee...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1910 - 1970

Dale L. Walker Research Collection

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0334
Scope and Contents The series contains primary and secondary resources on the Rockwell brothers, Paul Ayres and Kiffin Yates, and World War I aviation history utilized by author and historian Dale L. Walker in his research. Walker has written, among others, Only the Clouds Remain: Ted Parsons of the Lafayette Escadrille, Amsterdam, NY: Alandale Press, 1980.
Dates: 1914 - 1985

G. Raymond Womeldorf Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0530
Scope and Contents George (G.) Raymond Womeldorf was born in Lexington, Virginia in 1893 and raised on the family farm near east Lexington (Va.). He attended Washington and Lee University, graduating in 1917. During that year Womeldorf volunteered to join Washington and Lee University's ambulance unit, which would become U.S. Army Ambulance Service Section 534 and serve with distinction in France. During his deployment, Womeldorf was wounded in the right leg and gassed. He subsequently lost the leg just above the...
Dates: 1917-1919

John Alexander Graham Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0307
Scope and Contents This collection includes Graham's compositions, World War I papers and correspondence, memorabilia of Washington and Lee University activities, scores, sheet music, notebooks, and other correspondence.
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1947; Majority of material found within Bulk 1915-1947

John H. Tucker Papers

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Identifier: MS 0008
Dates: 1903-1981

Newton D. Baker Jr. Collection

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Identifier: MS 0020
Dates: Majority of material found in 1905-1925

Paul Ayres Rockwell Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0301
Scope and Contents The Paul Ayres Rockwell Papers consists primarily of Rockwell's personal archive and research collection on the history of the French and American volunteer air combat corps, the "Lafayette Escadrille," and the American volunteers of the French Foreign Legion during the First World War. Highlights of this collection include the war period letters to Paul Rockwell from various pilots and related officials of the Lafayette Escadrille, members of the French Foreign Legion and the letters of his...
Dates: Inclusive 1914-1985; Majority of material found in Bulk 1915-1919, 1960-1980

Washington and Lee University Ambulance Unit Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0278
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence (1917-1919), histories, and memoirs of the Washington and Lee University Ambulance Unit during World War I.
Dates: Inclusive 1917-1962; Majority of material found within Bulk 1917-1919

William Webb Pusey Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0182
Scope and Contents This collection includes miscellaneous articles on a variety of literary topics. It also includes approximately 25 items from Pusey's wartime duty in Germany in 1945, including eight photographs of Admiral Dönitz's surrender. Additionally, there is a typescript by Pusey entitled Theater in Staunton, Va, 1875-1912.Also contains a signed typescript of his book History of the theater in Staunton, Virginia, known as Grange Hall, the Opera House (1879) and the Beverly Theatre...
Dates: Inclusive 1925-1992; Majority of material found within Bulk 1925-1962