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Clinton Scollard Poem

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0233
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a poem by Clinton Scollard entitled 'Happiness.' There is both a signed handwritten and typed copy. The poem reads, 'The luring and elusive form we chase/ Down Life's long vista till our parting breath;/ Who knows but that we first behold her face/ The hour we look on Death!'
Dates: 1892

Cockrell Family Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0185
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one original letter to Alexander Cockrell, a student at Washington and Lee University, from Miss Sallie Bullington, a family friend; one photocopy of a letter dated Oct. 24, 1874, from Frank Cockrell, a student at Washington and Lee, to his brother Alexander, a graduate of Washington and Lee; and a photocopy of a letter dated Dec. 25, 1875, from Frank Cockrell to his mother.
Dates: Inclusive 1872-1875

Collection about John Alexander Graham

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0611
Scope and Contents This collection contains newspaper clippings, memorial programs, and biographical sketches relating to the life of and memorialization of John Alexander Graham.
Dates: 1947

Collection about John W. Elrod

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0586
Scope and Contents This collection contains articles on John Elrod's inauguration as president of Washington and Lee University; articles on his death; a program from the Service of Witness to the Resurrection and in Celebration of the Life of John William Elrod in Lee Chapel on July 19, 2001; a program from In Memoriam John William Elrod in Lee Chapel on September 13, 2001; and a letter from his wife, Mimi Elrod, to the Leyburn Library staff dated August 10, 2001 thanking them for their words of sympathy,...
Dates: 1995 - 2001

Collection about Marion Montague Junkin

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0613
Scope and Contents This collection contains a memorial volume and papers relating to Junkin and his works. Specifically there is a typescript concerning Marion Junkin's mural, The Struggle for Intellectual Freedom and a program for an exhibit of Junkin's work held at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in 1939.
Dates: 1939 - 1979

Collection about "Old George" Statue

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0389
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondences and articles about the statue "Old George," particularly regarding the restoration of the statue and its historiocity.
Dates: Not yet determined

Collection of Images Related to Stonewall Jackson

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0134
Content Description A collection of 17 photographs, copies, and postcards related to Thomas Jonathan 'Stonewall' Jackson, his first wife Elinor Junkin and second wife Mary anna Morrison. The collection includes two original cartes de visite. One, a retouched image of Jackson in his pre - Civil War U.S. Army uniform without a photographer's imprint and the other, a view of his grave by Michael Miley, of Lexington, Va., c. 1870 - 75.The postcards date to the mid 20th century.
Dates: Majority of material found within Cartes de visite

Collection of Photographs of Lexington, Va.

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0074
Scope and Contents Photographs and negatives relating to Lexington, Va., compiled over 30 years by Washington and Lee University Special Collection Staff. Contents of collection include originals and copies and vary in size and format. Highlights include a c. 1900 stereoview of Washington Street looking west, and a mid-twentieth century print of Michael Miley's image of Robert E. Lee's funeral procession. There are also copies of an early interior view of the Lexington Presbyterian Church. Other copies include...
Dates: 1857 - 1969

Collection of research materials about William R. Clark

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0432
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a donor letter and accompanying materials about William R. Clark, specifically a photograph and a copy of his Curriculum Vitae. The letter includes memories of interactions with Clark. There is also a photograph of male members of the Randolph Street Methodist Church, Lexington, Virginia (ca. 1955).
Dates: Inclusive 1950-2008

Collection of Staunton Virginia Broadsides

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0344
Scope and Contents This collection consists of fourteen broadsides from Staunton, Virginia, including King's Daughters Hospital rules, fire alarm information, a church directory, and advertisements.
Dates: Inclusive 1895-1941; Majority of material found in Bulk 1900-1928

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Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives 979
Wilbur C. Hall Law Library 23
 
Subject
Correspondence 255
Photographs 96
Virginia -- Lexington 90
American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865) 85
Virginia -- Rockbridge County 72
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College students 55
Records 42
Account books 38
Genealogy 32
Printed ephemera 32
Postcards 31
Virginia 29
Diaries 28
Poetry 27
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 26
Receipts (Acknowledgments) 26
Scrapbooks 26
Personal narratives 25
Speeches, addresses, etc., American 25
Personal narratives -- Confederate 24
Broadsides 23
Legal documents 23
Manuscripts 17
Universities and colleges -- Faculty 17
World War (1939-1945) 17
Research 16
United States -- Confederate States of America 16
Slavery 14
Note-taking 13
Virginia -- Augusta County 13
American Revolution (1775-1783) 12
Virginia -- Natural Bridge 12
Fraternal organizations 11
World War (1914-1918) 11
College students -- Social life and customs 9
Deeds 9
Railroads 9
Schools 9
Virginia -- Buena Vista 9
Voyages and travels 9
Agriculture 8
Carte de visite photographs 8
Church history 8
Elections 8
Land grants 8
Military orders 8
Newspapers 8
Presbyterian Church 8
Registers 8
Virginia -- Richmond 8
Washington and Lee University 8
Biography 7
Business 7
Portraits 7
United States -- Shenandoah River Valley 7
Virginia -- House Mountain 7
Virginia -- Staunton 7
Architectural photography 6
Indentures 6
Land use surveys 6
Maps 6
Military campaigns 6
Militia 6
Missionaries 6
Obituaries 6
Political science 6
Sheet music 6
Theater 6
United States 6
Virginia -- Botetourt County 6
Wills 6
Cabinet photographs 5
Cemeteries 5
College presidents 5
Diplomas 5
Education 5
Education -- Curricula 5
Essays 5
France 5
General stores 5
Governors 5
Landscape photography 5
Literature -- Societies, etc. 5
Memorial service 5
Monuments 5
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 5
Playbills 5
Shenandoah Valley Campaign (May-August, 1864) 5
South Carolina 5
Travel 5
Virginia -- Brownsburg 5
Virginia -- Lynchburg 5
Washington and Lee University School of Law 5
African Americans 4
Alumni and alumnae 4
Autobiography 4
Autograph albums 4
Ballroom dancing 4
China 4
Church buildings 4
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Names
Washington and Lee University 138
Washington College (Lexington, Va.) 43
Lee, Robert E., General (Robert Edward) 42
Miley, Michael, 1841-1918 27
Jackson, Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall) 18
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Lee Chapel (Washington and Lee University) 15
Washington, George 15
Virginia Military Institute 14
Junkin, George, 1798 - 1868 10
Lee, George Washington Custis 10
Confederate States of America 9
Gaines, Francis Pendleton 9
Leyburn, James Graham 9
Liberty Hall Academy 9
Washington College 9
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 8
Lee family 8
Lexington Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.) 8
Washington and Lee University. School of Law 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
Letcher, John 7
Smith, Henry Louis 7
Tucker, John Randolph 7
Anderson family 6
Confederate States of America. Army. Liberty Hall Volunteers 6
Franklin Society and Library Company of Lexington (Lexington, Va.) 6
Letcher, Greenlee D. (Greenlee Davidson) 6
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 6
Preston, Margaret Junkin 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
Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia 5
Freeman, Douglas Southall 5
Graham family 5
Jordan, John 5
McDowell, James 5
New Monmouth Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.) 5
Tompkins, Edmund Pendleton 5
Washington Academy (Lexington, Va.) 5
White, James J. (James Jones) 5
Alexander, Archibald 4
Ann Smith Academy 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
Glasgow, William Anderson 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
Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891 4
Lee, Mary Custis 4
Lee, Mildred Childe 4
Lexington Gazette. (Lexington, Va.) 4
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous) 4
Pendleton, William Nelson, 1809-1883 4
Powell, Lewis F. 4
Reid, Samuel McDowell 4
Washington and Lee University. Mock Convention 4
Wilson, William Lyne 4
Anderson, Ellen Graham 3
Barclay, Ted, II (Alexander Tedford) 3
Barkley, Alben William 3
Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893 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
Fishwick, Marshall William 3
Flood, Henry D. (Henry Delaware) 3
Graham, William 3
Grigsby, Reuben 3
Henry, Patrick 3
Hotchkiss, Farris Pierson 3
Hotinger family 3
Houston, Sam, 1793 - 1863 3
James River and Kanawha Company (Richmond, Va.) 3
Johnston, William Preston 3
Lee, Fitzhugh 3
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