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Virginia Canals and Navigations Society Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0172
Scope and Contents

Records of the Society's research and meetings on river canals and boat traffic of nineteenth century Virginia from the collection of Richard R. Fletcher, Society Trustee. The collection includes the Society's publication The Tiller, i>, research material, and correspondence.

Dates: 1978 - 1983

Virginia Historic Landmark Application: Maple Grove Farm, Rockbridge Co., Va.

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0500
Scope and Contents

Collection contains 17 color photographs of the Maple Grove Farm house, including interior and exterior, and a photocopy of the orginal application paperwork to the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Historic Resources. Paperwork includes a historical account of the property written by Pamela Simpson. The property is just outside of Lexington, Virginia.

Dates: 1992

Virginia Hot Springs Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0271
Scope and Contents

This collection contains records, mostly in printed pamphlet form, of the Virginia Hot Springs Company, formed in 1892 from the Southern Improvement Company, with Decatur Axtell as its president. Also included in the collection are several pamphlets about other springs, e.g. Healing, Warm, and White Sulphur: information about automobile travel in western Virginia circa 1913, and a few letters to and from Mr. Axtell.

Dates: Inclusive 1860-1913; Majority of material found within Bulk 1892-1903

Virginia Hotel Court Document

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0483
Scope and Contents

Court document of the Augusta National Bank of Staunton versus J. C. Scheffer and John D. Crowle regarding the purchase of the Virginia Hotel.

Dates: Single 1898

Virginia Militia 144th Regiment Record Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0079
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a record book with accounts of fines, battalion count, and regiment count.

Dates: Inclusive 1843-1851

Virginia State Intercollegiate Oratorical Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0131
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of minutes, treasurer's reports, and disbursements from the Virginia State Intercollegiate Oratoricle Association.

Dates: 1913-03-24 - 1939-04-03

Virginia Tourism Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0614
Scope and Contents

This collection contains 10 different advertisement pieces dating from the 2nd half of the 20th Century that are from Luray Caverns, Natural Bridge, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and Rockbridge County, Virginia in general.

Dates: 1906 - 2000

Virginia's Green Revolution - Research collection

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll
Scope and Contents

This collection contains research materials compiled by Charles W. Turner for his book Virginia's Green Revolution.

Dates: 1834 - 1942; Majority of material found within 1830 - 1890

Virginius Groner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0062
Scope and Contents

Nineteen photocopied pages of newspaper clippings, concerning General Virginus D. Groner, including articles from a variety of papers dealing with the struggle between General Groner and other Republicans including General William Mahone for control of the Republican Party in Virginia at the 1888 national nominating convention in Chicago and during the gubernatorial campaign of 1889 in Virginia.

Dates: 1888 - 1889

W. A. McComb Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0178
Scope and Contents

This account book was kept by W.A. McComb. In 1892 the Farmer's Alliance, of which he was a member, built a new hall to be used for its meetings as well as for a church and community center. Most of the entries in the account book were for expenses associated with the construction and use of the hall. It indicates that oyster suppers were held at the hall.

Dates: Inclusive 1892-1906

W. P. Nye correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0197
Scope and Contents

The collection contains eight letters from J. Ogden Murray to W.P. Nye (all dated 1914) about health, trips to Washington, D.C., politics, and finances. It also contains a letter to W.M. Brown from Mrs. J.E. Bond (1927) thanking him for the check he sent and providing additional history of Dr. Nye's collection and a book containing a record of relics.

Dates: 1914 - 1927

Walker-Wood Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0294
Scope and Contents These papers include many photographs and items concerning the Walker and Wood families, their homes, their activities; and material about the economic, social, educational, and religious life of the African-American community in Lexington, Virginia. Extensive notes have been provided by Alex Wood, identifying his family members in photos, marking records to indicate relevance or functional purpose, and occasionally providing his perspective on the contents of records. Numerous records...
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1975; Majority of material found within Bulk 1910-1940

Walter Curtis Ayers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0263
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of registers, indices, folios, plates, wills, charts and data related to the Benjamin Borden Grant of 92,100 acres of land.

Dates: Inclusive 1940-1963

Walter Downie Campaign Banner Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0147
Content Description

An outdoor photograph of Walter Downie holding a painted banner draped over a cow that reads: 'This is no bull, Walt Downie for Vice President'. The image was taken during Downie's successful run for Washington and Lee University student body vice - president during the 1941 winter term. Walter Downie graduated from Washington and Lee in 1942 and returned to his home state of Texas where he was a rancher. He died in 1999. An unknown man is also in the image seated and milking the cow.

Dates: 1941

Walter E. Hoffman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0015
Dates: 1954-1999

Walter H. Ryland Briefs

 Collection
Identifier: 0018
Dates: 1968-2008

Walter Henry Hoffman Notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0161
Scope and Contents

This collection contains his student notebooks for courses in civil engineering (applied mathematics) taught by an unknown professor (possibly Willam Allan). Also contains an account book with records of his expenditures as a student from 1872-1876.

Dates: Inclusive 1872-1876

Walter Worthington Bowie Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0084
Scope and Contents

This collection includes 2 items: the muster roll of Captain Walter Bowie's Company G, 40th Regiment, Virginia Volunteers, July 1, 1862 to Jan. 1, 1863; Miley photograph of Bowie.

Dates: Inclusive 1862-1863

Warren T. Taylor cemetery guide to the Teaford papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0338
Scope and Contents

The guide includes inscriptions from many Rockbridge County, Virginia cemeteries and an accompanying card file has names with genealogical information.

Dates: 1983

Washington and Custis Families account book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0138
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an account book kept by the Washington and Custis families. The account book is stained and faded, having been buried during the American Civil War. It consists of 36 leaves containing George Washington's formal record of the settlement of the Daniel Parke Custis estate and of his guardianship of his stepchildren, John Parke and Martha Parke Custis and are in Washington's handwriting, 1761-1773. It also provides the inventories and proposed division of the Daniel...
Dates: 1757-1773

Washington and Lee Campus Inn Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0357
Scope and Contents

This ledger containing information about hotel guests was recorded by John P. Lynch, property trustee.

Dates: Inclusive 1931-1933

Washington and Lee Dance Cards Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0526
Scope and Contents

This collection contains dance cards from various dances held at Washington and Lee University.

Dates: Inclusive 1886-1923

Washington and Lee law student notebook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0133
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a former Washington and Lee Unversity law student's class notes. The identity of the student is unknown.

Dates: Undated

Washington and Lee University Ambulance Unit Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0278
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence (1917-1919), histories, and memoirs of the Washington and Lee University Ambulance Unit during World War I.

Dates: Inclusive 1917-1962; Majority of material found within Bulk 1917-1919

Washington and Lee University and Regional Virginia History Research Collection

 Collection — Box: 1, Box: 1-21
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0668
Dates: Majority of material found within 1609 - 2016

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Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives 1004
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Virginia -- Lexington 89
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Washington and Lee University 143
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 42
Washington College (Lexington, Va.) 42
Miley, Michael, 1841-1918 27
Jackson, Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall) 18
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Lee, George Washington Custis 10
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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
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
McDowell, William George, 1850-1921 3
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