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A small tintype photograph of a suited man with a hat taken by Woodrich of Albany, New York. The tintype was discovered during a research survey called BookTraces by a team of scholars from the University of Virginia. The tintype was within a copy of the "Works of William Gilmore Simms."
In this short letter to Maurice D. Leach (Washington and Lee University librarian, 1968-1985) Wolfe discusses a talk he gave at Washington and Lee University.
Photocopy of a letter from Tom Wolfe to Professor Carlisle recommending Marshall Fishwick for the Alumni Distinguished Professorship.
This collection consists of two programs for the memorial service, which was held at V.M.I.'s Jackson Memorial Hall on March 6, 2015. The program includes images of Tony and his family.
This collection consists of 12 folio sized leather bound minute books documenting the meetings of the Lexington, Virginia Town Council, from August 1835 to August 1958 accompanied by two folio sized leather bound ordinance books from the Lexington Town Council. The first volume of town ordinances dates from August 1874 to August 1903 and the second volume dates from Februay 1911 to December 1931.
This collection includes items of John Randolph Tucker (1823-1897) and Henry St. George Tucker (1853-1932) including 18 letters, 16 of which are to J.R. Tucker, legal lecture notebooks, 54 printed speeches in Congress and before other organizations by both father and son, obituaries, in memoriams and miscellaneous items. Correspondents include Thomas Mann Randolph and George Washington.
This collection includes letters from James Turner, 1759-1829, and his son, Jesse Hopkins Turner, 1788-1863, both Presbyterian ministers in Virginia and North Carolina.
Two photographs of the students of the Hamilton's School House at Rapp's Mill in Southwest Rockbridge County, VA. Some student's names are written on the back of one of the images, but not all are identified. This picture was taken sometime in the second half of the 19th century. It is unclear when the second photograph was taken, though it appears to be of the same era
Two photographs of the Morris House located on the front campus of Washignton and Lee University. One image is a second generation print from an earlier negative of a snow covered Morris House - possibly taken by Michale Miley around 1900. The second photo is a snapshot fro the late 1960s. The house in 2022 is used as a campus guest house.
A short paper written by J.W. Ewing (Washington and Lee Class of 1870) about his time at the University while Robert E. Lee was President immediately following the American Civil War. In addition to the document, there is a cover letter from Robert N. Farrar to Robert H. Ledbetter as a means of introduction.
This folder contains one typescript copy of Dr. E.P. Tompkins historical report on the Irish Creek area, which describes Tin Mining efforts, moonshine and liquor distillation in the area, and a local musician / songwriter Sam Downey. No date.
Printed pamphlets about the U. S. Navy in the American Revolution, the American Civil War, and in modern times; also includes pamphlets on shipbuilding.
This collection consists of the society's yearbook from 1938.
Consists of miscellaneous correspondence related to the Lee Memorial Fund at Washington and Lee University in 1921. Includes newspaper clippings and pamphlets concerning the Confederacy, the United Daughters of the Confederacy, and primarily, the passing of a resolution naming Lincoln's birthday as a national holiday. Also includes correspondence with Douglas Southall Freeman and others.
This minute book of the Winnie Davis Chapter dates from 1938 to 1951 and includes a group photo dated 1937. It also includes four pages of notes concerning the history of the Buena Vista Chapter.
This record group contains materials created by Alumni Office during the course of its regular business, such as official publications and records about its management.
This record group contains materials created by the University's student and faculty organizations, including fraternities, sororities, and honorary societies, such as official publications by these groups and records about their management.
This record group contains materials created by the Bookstore during the course of its regular business, including records about its management.
This record group contains materials about the university's capital planning efforts.
This record group contains materials created by the University Development office during the course of its regular business, including records about its management.