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Alphin Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0084
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs of the Alphin Family of Rockbridge County, Va. There are two copies of earlier family group photographs and one copy of photos of Katherine Alphin and Phoebe Hayslett Alphin. All family group images are identified and include surnames Alphin, Dickson, Hardy, Snider, McGuffin, Teaford, Kirkpatrick, Cook, and Hazlett.

Dates: Creation of original photographs

Alpine, Va. Railroad Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0013
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a photo of a railroad in Alpine, Virginia, which is in Botetourt County.

Dates: Unknown

American Civil War Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0074
Scope and Contents

This collection contains approximately 90 miscellaneous items connected with the government and people of the Confederate States of America, including correspondence, official orders, almanacs, bonds, paper money, sheet music, memorabilia, and clippings.

Dates: Inclusive 1861-1865

American Shakespeare Center Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0371
Scope and Contents

This collection includes 65 Shakespeare plays, additional plays by George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde and Molière; 12 Beta videotapes and audiocassettes; 26 cast scrapbooks with photographs; correspondence between Ralph Cohen and James Warren, founders of American Shakespeare Center, Hank Dobin, Washington and Lee University Dean (2005-2012), and a member of the Board of Directors of the American Shakespeare Center.

Dates: Inclusive 1987- ongoing; Majority of material found within Bulk 1987-1995

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

 Collection
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

Anderson Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0001
Scope and Contents This collection contains items of the Anderson and Alexander families including correspondence dealing with legal business, family matters, and Lexington, Virginia affairs. Consists largely of the family correspondence of William Alexander Anderson, Francis T. Anderson, and Mary Anne Alexander Anderson; includes letters to and from Virginia Governor John Letcher, and two letters from Mildred Lee, daughter of Robert E. Lee. Other correspondents include William A. Glasgow, George Hutcheson...
Dates: 1755-1958

Andrew Hollinger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll.-0481
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of eight bound diaries written by Andrew Hollinger and addressed to "The Team;" one binder of typed original poetry; and eight folders containing correspondences, materials related to Washington and Lee University, the ROTC Program, and Psi Upsilon fraternity, and a number of Hollinger's financial papers.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1969 - 1977

Andrew Kerr Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0132
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Andrew Kerr's account book which records goods purchased and an employment record. Included on the last pages of the book is poetry.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1852 - 1856

Andrew Stevenson Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0035
Scope and Contents

This letter, dated 1840 Dec. [10?], to Henry St. George Tucker discusses American political parties and the presidential election of 1840.

Dates: Inclusive December 1840

Ann Norvell Otey Scott Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0163
Scope and Contents This collection contains chiefly correspondence with Washington and Lee University and United Daughters of the Confederacy officials, resolutions, and reports relating to her participation in the controversy over W&L President Henry Louis Smith's proposed renovation and expansion of the Lee Chapel. Also includes correspondence and clippings relating to fund-raising for the Stratford Hall restoration. Correspondents include members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Washington...
Dates: Inclusive 1920-1948

Ann Smith Academy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0058
Scope and Contents

Includes 2 bound volumes of minutes of the meetings of its Board of Trustees (1807-1910), yearly reports of the various principals, miscellaneous correspondence, business papers, bills and receipts.

Dates: Inclusive 1807-1910

Anna E. Dickinson autographed letter

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0208
Scope and Contents

This collection is an autographed signed letter dated April 26, 1881. Dickinson advises the recipient to put down his or her name in hope that he will get what he wants.

Dates: 1881

Anne Carter Lee Records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0274
Scope and Contents

This collection contains records (copies of clippings and Lee family correspondence, photographs of Lee Chapel) pertaining to the re-interment of Anne Carter Lee (Annie) in Lee Chapel, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia on September 29, 1994 from Warren County, North Carolina.

Dates: 1993-1994

Anne McClung Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0695
Content Description The Anne McClung Collection is comprised of materials from the Lindsay Family, which include 19th century correspondence, WWII ration books, and the last will and testament of William Lindsay; a tax book from 1844; 19th century receipts from the Gilmore Family; records of the Alone Canning Company; records from the Alone Mill Telephone Cooperative; papers on regional history, including canals, an emergency plane landing, and personal narratives; and miscellaneous newspaper clippings and...
Dates: 1844 - 1966

Annette John Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0385

Arnold Toynbee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0121
Scope and Contents

Arnold Toynbee visited Washington and Lee University in 1952 and gave fifteen lectures about a recent world tour. The lectures were filmed by Encyclopedia Britannica films but never realeased.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1958-02 - 1958-05

Arnold Toynbee letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0257
Scope and Contents

This letter is from Toynbee to Washington and Lee University President, Francis P. Gaines, upon Toynbee's departure from the University in June 1958.

Dates: 1958-06-02

Ashley Brown Christmas Poem

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0485
Scope and Contents

Christmas card sent to the Cyrus Hall McCormick Library containing original poem by Washington and Lee University student Ashley Brown printed in Lexington Virginia by C. Harold Lauck. It is number 29 of 50. It is a signed copy.

Dates: 1951

Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0010
Scope and Contents

This collection contains various items related to the Association, such as newsletters, membership information, newspapers clippings about the society, and other notes. Photocopies of 1996 Preservation Essays

Dates: 1935 - 1971

Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0025
Scope and Contents This collection contains records of the association, such as meeting minutes, budget information, membership records, constitution and bylaws, as well as information about preservation easements and county mills, the organization's promotional materials, newsletter, publications, photographs, and a survey, by questionaire, of the portraits painted before 1914 that are owned and located in Rockbridge County and Lexington, Virginia. The survey was conducted under the auspices of the APVA....
Dates: 1971-2003

August Forsberg's Civil War Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0109
Scope and Contents

This collection is an American Civil War memoir, c.1870?, of August Forsberg, which includes accounts of Confederate fortifications, marches and battles, and his life in a Union prisoner of war camp in Fort Delaware.

Dates: 1870

Augusta County 19th Century Court Records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0482
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three 19th century court documents from Augusta County, Virginia. They all relate to the circuit court case where William J. Shumate is suing the business of Woodword & Coalter (Samuel M. Woodword, Joseph Woodword, and Thomas S. Coalter) for $300 owed to him.

Dates: 1857

Autograph Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0421
Scope and Contents

This autograph book contains many autographs from various states and a few from foreign countries. The owner of this book is unknown.

Dates: Inclusive 1880-1884

B. H. Epperson Receipt

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0487
Scope and Contents

Receipt notes that B. H. Epperson's $25 contribution is to be applied to the Washington and Lee University's endowment of the Texas professorship of Applied Mathematics.

Dates: 1871-09-13

Babylonian tablet

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0146
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a small clay tablet inscribed on both sides with Sumerian cuneiform. The script records shipments of wheat and mentions two Sumerian kings by name. One side of the tablet bears char marks, possibly originating from fire in the destruction of Ur.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 2030

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Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 41
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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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