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Bank of Rockbridge Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0028
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an Account Book dated 1862-1864 and a 1913 Everyday Almanac and Home Helps published by the Bank of Rockbridge. The almanac has a photograph of Natural Bridge on the back cover. It also includes a map of Fishersville and Chancellorsville.

Dates: Inclusive 1862-1913

Barbara Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0407

Barbara Cary Johnston Willard Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0325
Scope and Contents

The scrapbook is a genealogical compendium of the Welsh family of Rockbridge County, Virginia and their descendants and includes many family photographs and documents.

Dates: Inclusive 1800-2006

Ben Benson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0386
Scope and Contents

The Ben Benson Collection includes original portrait art of presidents and first ladies by Ben Benson, various formats of printed presidential iconography and related presidential and U.S. political memorabilia from George Washington to Barack Obama.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: Inclusive 1789-2012

Ben Sherman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0623
Content Description The collection consists of materials preserved by former WLU student Ben Sherman (Class of 1975) related to his student years with a focus on the 1972 Washington and Lee University Mock Democratic Convention. Ben Sherman participated in the 1972 Mock Convention as the floor leader for candidate Hubert Humphrey. Items include an autographed copy of Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter' s May 5, 1972 Mock Convention keynote address, a copy of Sherman's typescript nomination remarks for candidate...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1915 - 1976; Event: 1972

Benjamin Borden Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0107
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one document, the original land grant to Benjamin Borden of a tract of land for settlement in what would become Rockbridge County.

Dates: 1739-11-06

Benjamin Franklin Doswell Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0061
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters written by Doswell to his family while he was a student at Washington College.

Dates: Inclusive 1847-1849

Benjamin Franklin Richardson Course Notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0552
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two volumes of course notes taken by Washington College student Benjamin Franklin Richardson. One is from a course on the principles of evolution and the second is from a course on general chemistry, which was taught by Professor George D. Armstrong.

Dates: Unknown

Betty E. Munger Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0252
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters from more than 60 Washington and Lee University students to Munger that discussed the war in Vietnam and military life, as well as politics, books, and travel abroad.

Dates: Inclusive 1968-1991; Majority of material found within Bulk 1968-1980

Beverly Tucker Lacy Letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0603
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one letter from Beverly Tucker Lacy and two hand-written, rough transcriptions of the letter.

Dates: 1857-01-07

Black and White Photograph of Two Ladies Inside of the Luray Caverns (Va.), 1950s era

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0075
Scope and Contents

The image shows two ladies within the interior of the cave.

Dates: 1950 - 1960

Black and White Postcard of Home of J. E. A. Gibbs

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0051
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a black and white postcard of the home of James Edward Allen Gibbs, who co-invented the Willcox and Gibbs Sewing Machine c. 1860. The home is in Steele's Tavern, Virginia.

Dates: Unknown

Blain Family Papers

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-7
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0066
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of the Blain family of Albemarle County and Williamsburg, Virginia, including the Civil War period diary (1861-63) of school teacher Mary Randolph Blain. The diary, written near the York River in Gloucester County, Va. provides a picture of civilian life both in that area and in Williamsburg, Va. where her parents lived during the period. Also included are two letters written from Randolph Harrison Blain, brother of the diarist and a member of the...
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1905; Majority of material found within Bulk 1861-1864

Board of Trustees - Record Group 2

 Record Group
Identifier: WLU-RG-0002
Scope and Contents

This record group contains materials created by members of the Board of Trustees while carrying out their job duties.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Book, "The Wilderness Road," by Thomas Speed

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0066
Scope and Contents

This file consists of a book entitled "The Wilderness Road: A Description of the Routes of Travel by which the Pioneers and Early Settlers First Came to Kentucky," prepared for the Filson Club by author Thomas Speed. Published by John P. Morton and Co in Louisville, Kentucky - printers to the Filson Club - in 1886. Includes some marginalia. Damaged, but legible.

Dates: 1886

Boswell Mercantile Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0417
Scope and Contents

This ledger from the Boswell Mercantile covers approximately the period between 1855 and 1861. It contains monthly expenses for individual clients.

Dates: Inclusive 1855-1861

Botts Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0091
Scope and Contents

This collection contains approximately 11 items from various descendants and relatives of John Minor Botts (1802-1969), all discussing Botts family genealogy.

Dates: Inclusive 1933-1946

Brady Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0501
Dates: Majority of material found within unknown

Breckinridge Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0640
Content Description

Eight letters, twenty-one pages total, of the Breckinridge Family of Grove Hill, Botetourt County, Virginia.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1850 - 1883

Brick Company Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0443
Scope and Contents

Ledger is an account book of a brick company near Lexington, the exact identity of which is unknown. The ledger records that Washington College purchased 200 bricks in 1858.

Dates: Inclusive 1857-1862

Broadside Announcing Robert E. Lee's Presidency of Washington College

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0660
Content Description

A broadside announcing Robert E. Lee's acceptance of the presidency of Washington College. The broadside was printed at the Lexington Gazette. The announcement was officially made by John W. Brockenbrough, Rector of Washington College.

Dates: 1865-09-01

Broadside on the death of James A. Garfield

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0590
Scope and Contents

This broadside from Calvin Morgan Dold, mayor of Lexington, Virginia, gives notice of President Garfield's death on September 20, 1881. He says businesses will be suspended for the day and instructs citizens to come to Lexington Presbyterian Church for religious services.

Dates: 1881-09-20

Brooks Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0350
Scope and Contents

This collection includes copies of correspondence of the Brooks family of Augusta County, Virginia, including Andrew, Charles, Emmet and William Brooks.

Dates: Inclusive 1841-1884

Brown Family Photo Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-PP-0167
Scope and Contents The Brown Family Photo Collection ranges in date from 1875 to about 1960. The collection includes studio portraits and outdoor imagery of the Brown family, friends and acquaintances, groups and outdoor scenery from in and around the Lexington, Collierstown, Murat, North Buffalo, and Oxford Presbyterian Church communities in Rockbridge County. One of the highlights of the collection is Coray Swink Brown's photo album which includes images from his time as a student at Washington and Lee...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1910 - 1970

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Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives 997
Lewis F. Powell Jr. Archives 22
 
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Correspondence 255
Photographs 96
Virginia -- Lexington 89
American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865) 85
Virginia -- Rockbridge County 74
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College students 55
Records 41
Account books 38
Genealogy 32
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Postcards 31
Virginia 28
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Scrapbooks 26
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Personal narratives 24
Personal narratives -- Confederate 24
Receipts (Acknowledgments) 23
Legal documents 22
World War (1939-1945) 19
Manuscripts 17
Universities and colleges -- Faculty 17
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United States -- Confederate States of America 16
Slavery 15
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American Revolution (1775-1783) 10
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Shenandoah Valley Campaign (May-August, 1864) 5
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Language
English 1017
French 1
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Latin 1
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Names
Washington and Lee University 142
Washington College (Lexington, Va.) 42
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 41
Miley, Michael, 1841-1918 27
Jackson, Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall) 18
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Lee Chapel (Washington and Lee University) 15
Virginia Military Institute 14
Lee, George Washington Custis 10
Liberty Hall Academy 10
Gaines, Francis Pendleton 9
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 family 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, 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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