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Friends and relations of Gilbert and Sullivan (FROGS) collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0188
Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, and approximately 50 humorous photos from five plays(Iolanthe, H.M.S. Pinafore, Pirates of Penzance, Mikado, and Patience) put on by FROGS. It also includes programs as well as script and casting information used by the individuals putting on the plays.

Dates: Inclusive 1964-1968

Friends of Temperance Records

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0018
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the following printed materials: constitution and bylaws, meeting minutes, ceremonial cards, odes, and a book of rituals.

Dates: Inclusive 1866-1878

G. Raymond Womeldorf Papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1917-1919

G. William Whitehurst Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0378
Scope and Contents The General Files contain various letters and other materials sent to Whitehurst by constituents and associates and typically include his reply. The subjects dealt with in these files cover the general comments pertaining to local and national matters of interest as well as current legislative issues and Republican Party business. Among the notable issues included in the General Files are files of correspondence covering the Watergate scandal, the Vietnam War, and the oil crises of the...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: [1925]-1987

Gary Apgar cartoons

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0706
Content Description

Two original pen and ink cartoons drawn by W&L University alumnus Gary Apgar. The cartoons pertain to the mystery of the 1967 disappearance of the W&L mace - a ceremonial staff carried in academic processions. One of the cartoons was published in the April 18, 1967 edition of the student newspaper, Ring Tum Phi with Biology professor Dr. James Holt Starling, University Marshall, depicted as well. The mace was soon recovered.

Dates: 1967

Gator Bowl film

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0166
Scope and Contents

This collection consist of three DVD copies and a digital file of the 1951 Gator Bowl in which the Washington and Lee University men's football team played the University of Wyoming men's football team. One of the films is silent. Two copies and the digital file have added play-by-play commentary by Washington and Lee alumnus Doug Chase that was recorded in 2013 as well as an interview with Washington and Lee University football player Don Ferguson.

Dates: 2013; Event: 1951

General Drug Store Ledger

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0415
Scope and Contents

This ledger from the General Drug Store in Huntsville, West Virginia was recorded during the 1840s.

Dates: 1840

General John Pope letter to General G. B. McClellan

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0451
Scope and Contents This collection contains an autographed letter signed from General John Pope to General George B. McClellan at the headmaster's Army of Virginia, Washington, D.C. July 4, 1862. Pope writes that he will be able to offer military help against the confederate forces and sights specific numbers for General Irvin McDowell's troops, one division of which he says are at Fredericksburg. He also writes that his troops have broken up the depots on the Ohio River and he hopes to destroy the railroad...
Dates: 1862 July 4

George A. Baxter Family papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0003
Scope and Contents The George A. Baxter Family papers begin in 1797 and trace the history of three generations of the Baxter family in Virginia. The collection contains both correspondence and newspaper articles saved by the family. The letters written by George Baxter primarily describe his ministry from 1798-1840. He writes with concern for both his family and the churches to whom he ministered. The collection also contains many of his sermons which were reproduced in assorted newspapers....
Dates: 1797-1918

George B. Larrick & Co. Business Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0595
Scope and Contents

This collection contains 12 pieces of correspondence from various sources to George B. Larrick, a Lexington, Virginia merchant.

Dates: 1873 - 1880

George Bell Revercomb Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0285
Scope and Contents

This is a collection of typescript letters to Revercomb's friend Sarah Wallace during the American Civil War from the battlefields and camps in Gordonsville, Manassas, Winchester, Harrisonburg, and including the Battle of the Wilderness.

Dates: Inclusive 1862-1864

George Earle Chamberlain Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0247
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence concerning Chamberlain's work on several Washington and Lee University committees from 1904-1908, including committee work on a chapter house for Phi Kappa Psi and on the new Carnegie library. It also includes his two notebooks from law courses (1875-1876) taught by John Randolph Tucker. Lastly, there is an 1874 photograph of Chamberlain and two fraternity brothers, G. M. Effinger, Class of 1874, and Floyd Farrar, Class of 1875.

Dates: Inclusive 1874-1908; Majority of material found within Bulk 1904-1908

George Hancock Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0054
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence written while Hancock was in Philadelphia as a representative of Virginia in the 3rd and 4th U.S. Congresses. The letter of Dec. 15, 1793, describes his living conditions and comments on the Algerian capture of American vessels; that of March 25, 1796, gives instructions to his overseer in Botetourt County, Va.

Dates: Inclusive 1793-1796

George Harding Foster Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0363
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter from Foster to his former student, Harrison B. Kinney, around 1950 describing his brief tenure as a writer for the Disney studio, including the workings of the studio and the personality and leadership of Walt Disney.

Dates: 1950

George Hutcheson Denny Speech

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0096
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a typed copy of a speech given in 1911, by George H. Denny, President of Washington and Lee University, as he departed for the University of Alabama as well as a photocopy of the speech in shorthand form, taken by Harry E. Meek, Washington and Lee University, Class of 1915.

Dates: 1911

George Junkin letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0440
Scope and Contents

This autographed letter signed by George Junkin, dated January 11, 1848, was written to Francis McFarland. Junkin writes about the current unrest on Washington College's campus among faculty and students related to the future of the institution's religious affiliation. He mentions that he previously wrote McFarland inquiring about the history of Liberty Hall Academy and Washington College but had not yet received a reply.

Dates: 1848-01-11

George Philip Harding Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0437
Scope and Contents

This collection contains three letters written by George Philip Harding from the Nevada Territory. They mention his travels throughout the country, the raids of the CSS Alabama, his personal feelings about the American Civil War, and the American Indian attacks on mail companies and the subsequent takeover by a new company with U.S. Troop protection, likely the Paiute War.

Dates: Inclusive 1863-1864

George Ray Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0382

George S. Whitney Biochemistry Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0356
Scope and Contents

This notebook contains biochemistry notes of Whitney during his tenure at Washington and Lee University.

Dates: 1965

George W. Rader Letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0499
Scope and Contents

In this letter George Rader, while a student at Washington and Lee University, writes to his sister Susan.

Dates: 1902

George Washington collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0012
Scope and Contents

This collection includes both original and facsimile content. The collection's contents pertain to land along the Great Kanhawa, the American Revolution, Mt. Vernon, and Washington Academy in Lexington, Va. There is also a facsimile and typescript for items whose originals are elsewhere or in private hands. A few of the original Washington-related items have been reproduced for research with the originals removed for security purposes.

Dates: 1775-1777, 1798, 1888, 1949

George Washington Custis Lee papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0142
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of George Washington Custis Lee's correspondence, commission as major general, recollections collected by Greenlee Letcher, a copy of his will, transcripts of his letters, and a paper on G.W.C. Lee, possibly written by Letcher.

Dates: 1875 - 1913

George Washington Indenture of Stock to Liberty Hall Academy

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0490
Scope and Contents

This indenture document gifts railroad stock to Liberty Hall Academy. it is signed by George Washington.

Dates: 1798

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Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives 997
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Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 8
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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
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Confederate States of America. Army 5
Freeman, Douglas Southall 5
New Monmouth Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.) 5
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Tompkins, Edmund Pendleton 5
Washington Academy (Lexington, Va.) 5
Washington and Lee University. Mock Convention 5
White, James J. (James Jones) 5
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Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956 4
Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia 4
Crenshaw, Ollinger 4
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 4
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First Baptist Church (Lexington, Va.) 4
Gilliam, Frank Johnson 4
Glasgow family 4
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Graham, Edward 4
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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
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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
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