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Eleazar Wheelock Ripley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0460
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter from Ripley while he was at Headquarters in the Bay of St. Louis to Colonel Butler. Ripley asks Butler to speak to Maj. General Jackson on his behalf. Butler wrote on the back of the letter the date he received it, the date he answered, and that the letter was to be submitted to the Major General upon his return. There is also a photocopy of the letter.

Dates: 1818-06-18

Eli F. Irons Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0212
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a single letter written by Eli F. Irons, a Union soldier serving in the 146th Regiment of the Ohio National Guard, out of Fayette, VA, to his wife, Mrs. M. B. Irons, in August of 1864. In the letter, Irons talks of his experiences serving in the garrison, and his desire to return home shortly.

Dates: 1864

Elijah Forsythe Will

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0436
Scope and Contents

This is an undated copy, possibly a draft, of Elijah Forsythe's will. There is a signature of Archibald Graham Esq on the backside.

Dates: 1800 - 1820

Elinor Junkin letter

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0641
Scope and Contents Elinor Junkin, daughter of Washington College's president George Junkin and future first wife of Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson details to her first cousin Helen Dickey, of Oxford, Chester County, Pa., her family's move to and first weeks living in Lexington, Virginia, after her father's apppointment at the college. The letter mentions her siblings and shared family, describes the college and its former president Henry Ruffner, the journey from Pennsylvania to Lexington, and the...
Dates: 1848-12-14

Elisha Franklin Paxton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0273
Scope and Contents The Elisha Franklin Paxton Papers are comprised primarily of the personal correspondences, business and military papers of Elisha F. Paxton between 1845 and 1863. The core of the personal letters are written from Paxton to his wife Elizabeth White Paxton during their courtship in the 1850s and during the American Civil War, 1861-1863, while he served as an officer in the Confederate States Army’s 27th Virginia Infantry, a member of the staff of General Stonewall Jackson, and general in...
Dates: Inclusive 1845-1897; Majority of material found within Bulk 1854-1863

Elizabeth McDannald autograph album

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0015
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Elizabeth McDannald's autograph album from the mid-19th century. Includes poems written by various individuals, some identified only by initials, including one poem on Natural Bridge. At least one poem was written by a student, M. E. Hamilton at Ann Smith Academy.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Ellinor Porcher Gadsden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0189
Scope and Contents This collection came from the estate of Ellinor Gadsden in 1985. Highlights of the collection include the letters of Alexander Swift(Sandie) Pendleton, a Washington College graduate who was a top aide to Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson during the American Civil War. These approximately 70 letters were a major source for the book. Sandie was the uncle of the Gadsden sisters. Included in the collection are also a few items of Gen. William Nelson Pendleton who was Robert E. Lee's friend and...
Dates: Inclusive 1839-1975

Elsie Ball Wright Bowley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0242
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence (4 folders) by and about Elsie Bowley's sister, Jessie Ball du Pont, and her brother-in-law, A. I. du Pont, as well as letters and correspondence from Elsie's son, Thomas Ball Wright, Ball family members of the Northern Neck of Virginia and other members of the du Pont family. Also contains papers of General Albert J. Bowley, along with Elsie Bowley's business papers regarding her benefactions. Includes ca. 175 photographs (mainly family photos), most of which are not...
Dates: 1929-1972

Emily Houston Brown Walker Scrapbook

 Collection
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

Emily Morrison Bondurant Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0267
Scope and Contents

This collection is a typescript of reminiscences by Emily Morrison Bondurant about her life in Brownsburg, Virginia and later in Buckingham County, Virginia and Auburn, Alabama following her 1859 marriage.

Dates: Inclusive 1916-1925

Engraving of General Wade Hampton

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0121
Content Description

An engraving of General Wade Hampton. Wade Hampton, III (1818-1902) was a South Carolina plantation owner and politician who served as a Confederate general during the Civil War.

Dates: Majority of material found within Date of the engraving

Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia Event Program

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0505
Scope and Contents

Announcement for the upcoming events at Lee Chapel held during the Episcopal Preaching Mission sponsored by the Diocese of Southwestern Virginia. The events took place at 8 pm on October 30-November 4, but the year is unknown.

Dates: Majority of material found within Undated

Ernest Hemingway Letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0493
Scope and Contents

In this undated letter to Mr. Loewi written from Cooke City, Montana, Hemingway comments on literature counselors. It is clear that Hemingway had previously sent some books to Mr. Loewi.

Dates: Undated

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...
Dates: Essay; Other: Majority of material found within Time frame of coverage of essay

Etna Furnace Company Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0167
Scope and Contents

Journal ledger containing accounts of slaves, receipts, and expenditures.

Dates: Inclusive 1854-1857

Evander McIvor Law letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0442
Scope and Contents

In this letter, dated September 27, 1910, to General Marcus J Wright, Law asks for the contact information of the officers commissioned to mark the graves of Conferderate soldiers at Chickamauga and Gettysburg.

Dates: 1910-09-27

Executive Committee of the Seventh Ward Relief Association of Philadelphia minute book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0111
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a minute book kept by the Executive Committee of the Seventh Ward Relief Association of Philadelphia during 1857 and 1858. It includes clippings of editorials in Phildelphia Evening Journal from 1860-1864.

Dates: Inclusive Nov. 27, 1857- March 27, 1858

Facilities Management - Record Group 23

 Record Group
Identifier: WLU-RG-0023
Scope and Contents

This record group contains materials created by the Facilities Management office during the course of its regular business, including records about its management.

Dates: Other: 1931-

Fairfield, Virginia Postermaster Notice of Appointment

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0534
Scope and Contents

Letter of appointment for John W. Wheat to replace Gabriel Lilley, who resigned his post as Postmaster of Fairfield, Virginia from the U. S. Postmaster General. Note signed by James W. Man for William Mahone, the 1st Assistant to the Postermaster General.

Dates: 1881-05-21

Felt Pennant from Camp Robert Hunt

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0076
Scope and Contents

This file consists of a felt pennant from 1938, which reads "Camp Robert Hunt Junior Honor Award." Light moth damage. Light blue color. Camp Robert Hunt was a youth summer camp located near Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Dates: 1938

Financial Aid Office - Record Group 12

 Record Group
Identifier: WLU-RG-0012
Scope and Contents

This record group contains materials created by the Financial Aid Office during the course of regular business.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: Date Not Yet Determined

First Baptist Church Receipt Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0632
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of color scans of a ledger belonging to the First Baptist Church of Lexington, Virginia, presumably used to document donations given to the church from 1890 to 1907. Of note is the list of then-parishoners accompanying the donations.

Dates: 1890 - 1907

First National Bank of Lexington, Virginia Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0029
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two pamphlets entitled Report on Condition from 1897 and 1909, which contain statistics about the bank's current financial situation. The 1909 pamphlet has an etching of the bank on its front cover and etchings of VMI and W&L on the back cover.

Dates: Inclusive 1897-1909

Fitzgerald Flournoy papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0187
Scope and Contents

This collection includes letters to and from John L. Campbell, Dean at Washington and Lee University, as well as letters to, from, and concerning Frank J. Gilliam, who was a member of the Washington and Lee class of 1917, 1912-1926. Campbell and Gilliam correspond about several members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity being unable to return for the next semester due to grades. They also correspond about a prospective student from Lynchburg.



Dates: 1912 - 1963

Fitzhugh Lee photograph

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0146
Content Description

A modern photographic copy of a Civil war period image of Fitzhugh Lee, Confederate cavalry commander, governor of Virginia and nephew of R.E. Lee. The original image was likely made by Julian Vannerson of Richmond, Va.

Dates: Majority of material found within creation of original; Majority of material found within Creation of reproduction

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Junkin, George, 1798 - 1868 9
Leyburn, James Graham 9
Washington College 9
Confederate States of America 8
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 8
Lexington Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.) 8
Anderson, William Alexander 7
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities 7
Campbell, J. L. (John Lyle) 7
Lee, Mary Randolph Custis, 1807-1883 7
Smith, Henry Louis 7
Tucker, John Randolph 7
Washington and Lee University. School of Law 7
Anderson family 6
Confederate States of America. Army. Liberty Hall Volunteers 6
Franklin Society and Library Company of Lexington (Lexington, Va.) 6
Lee family 6
Lee, Mary Custis 6
Letcher, Greenlee D. (Greenlee Davidson) 6
Letcher, John 6
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 6
Washington and Lee University. Trustees 6
Alexander family 5
Brockenbrough, John 5
Campbell family 5
Campbell, Henry Donald 5
Confederate States of America. Army 5
Freeman, Douglas Southall 5
New Monmouth Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.) 5
Preston, Margaret Junkin 5
Tompkins, Edmund Pendleton 5
Washington Academy (Lexington, Va.) 5
Washington and Lee University. Mock Convention 5
White, James J. (James Jones) 5
Ann Smith Academy 4
Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956 4
Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia 4
Crenshaw, Ollinger 4
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 4
Edmondson, James K., Colonel 4
First Baptist Church (Lexington, Va.) 4
Gilliam, Frank Johnson 4
Glasgow family 4
Graham family 4
Graham, Edward 4
Graham, John Alexander 4
Graham, William A. (William Alexander) 4
Groner, Duncan G. 4
Humphreys, D. C. (David Carlisle), 1855-1921 4
Hunter, David, 1802-1886 4
Jefferson, Thomas 4
Jordan, John 4
Lexington Gazette. (Lexington, Va.) 4
McDowell, James 4
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous) 4
Pendleton, William Nelson, 1809-1883 4
Powell, Lewis F. 4
Reid, Samuel McDowell 4
Wilson, William Lyne 4
Alexander, Archibald 3
Anderson, Ellen Graham 3
Barclay, Ted, II (Alexander Tedford) 3
Bowyer, John, General 3
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell) 3
Carter, Jimmy 3
Carter, Thomas H. (Thomas Henry) 3
Cole, Fred Carrington 3
Davidson, Charles A. (Charles Andrew) 3
Davidson, Greenlee 3
Davidson, James D. (James Dorman) 3
Davis, John W. (John William) 3
Denny, George Hutcheson 3
Du Pont, Alfred I. (Alfred Irénée), 1864-1935 3
Dunlap Family 3
Flood, Henry D. (Henry Delaware) 3
Glasgow, William Anderson 3
Graham, William 3
Grigsby, Reuben 3
Henry, Patrick 3
Hotchkiss, Farris Pierson 3
Houston, Sam, 1793 - 1863 3
James River and Kanawha Company (Richmond, Va.) 3
Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891 3
Johnston, William Preston 3
Lee, Fitzhugh, 1835-1905 3
Lee, Mildred Childe, 1846-1905 3
Letcher, S. H. (Samuel Houston) 3
Lexington Development Company (Lexington, Va.) 3
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 3
Madison, James 3
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