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Edwin L. Dooley, Jr. Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0409
Scope and Contents This collection contains thirty-four digital files given to Washington and Lee University by Edwin L. Dooley, Jr. Thirty-two contain 2-D renderings of Lexington's Main Street in 1867, which he created for the 2013 Rockbridge Historical Society exhibit. Some of these files contain the renderings themselves while others are photographs of the exhibit panels, which are composed of a rendering accompanied by a historic or modern photograph of the same geographic location and some informational...
Dates: 2013; Other: Years of the subjects of the digital files; Lexington Main Street in 1867 and the 1860 and 1870 census for the Town of Lexington.

Edwin Luther Green Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0192
Scope and Contents This collection contains a stamp dated July 18, 1854; 1891-1892 student handbook for Washington & Lee; four photographs; and various correspondence and articles to and by Dr. Green.
Dates: Inclusive 1865-1927

Effinger School Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0523
Scope and Contents The Effinger School collection consists of the compiled research of Clinton Lee Anderson and Henry A. Hatcher, co-authors of "Celebrate Effinger, 1922-2010" their published history of the Effinger School in the Collierstown vicinity of Rockbridge County, Virginia. Included within the collection are various records, publications, printed matter from the school, school newspapers, alumni records, photographs, and general history of the school.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1909 - 2011

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

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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 Lexington...
Dates: 1848-12-14

Elisha Franklin Paxton Papers

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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 command...
Dates: Inclusive 1845-1897; Majority of material found within Bulk 1854-1863

Elizabeth McDannald autograph album

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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

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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

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Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives 979
Wilbur C. Hall Law Library 23
 
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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
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Virginia 29
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Scrapbooks 26
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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
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Virginia -- Augusta County 13
American Revolution (1775-1783) 12
Virginia -- Natural Bridge 12
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World War (1914-1918) 11
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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, 1846-1905 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, 1835-1905 3
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