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Ashley Brown Christmas Poem

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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 Records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0025
Scope and Contents This collection contains records of the association, such as meeting minutes, budget information, memberhsip 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

Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities Papers

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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

August Forsberg's Civil War Memoir

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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: 2030

Baer Family Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0155
Scope and Contents This collection in comprised principally business and family correspondence and general papers of the Baer family of the Panther Gap vicinity of Rockbridge County, Va. with a concentration of papers relative to the family's land holdings such as maps, indentures, and wills. Other highlights are a group of twenty-one manuscript weaving drafts for making household textiles, a family Bible in German(l744), local militia fines, genealogical materials, some relating to the Decker and Hite (Heyt)...
Dates: 1744 - 1929

Bank of Rockbridge Collection

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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

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Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives 979
Wilbur C. Hall Law Library 23
 
Subject
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
Genealogy 32
Printed ephemera 32
Postcards 31
Virginia 29
Diaries 28
Poetry 27
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 26
Receipts (Acknowledgments) 26
Scrapbooks 26
Personal narratives 25
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
Note-taking 13
Virginia -- Augusta County 13
American Revolution (1775-1783) 12
Virginia -- Natural Bridge 12
Fraternal organizations 11
World War (1914-1918) 11
College students -- Social life and customs 9
Deeds 9
Railroads 9
Schools 9
Virginia -- Buena Vista 9
Voyages and travels 9
Agriculture 8
Carte de visite photographs 8
Church history 8
Elections 8
Land grants 8
Military orders 8
Newspapers 8
Presbyterian Church 8
Registers 8
Virginia -- Richmond 8
Washington and Lee University 8
Biography 7
Business 7
Portraits 7
United States -- Shenandoah River Valley 7
Virginia -- House Mountain 7
Virginia -- Staunton 7
Architectural photography 6
Indentures 6
Land use surveys 6
Maps 6
Military campaigns 6
Militia 6
Missionaries 6
Obituaries 6
Political science 6
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United States 6
Virginia -- Botetourt County 6
Wills 6
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Essays 5
France 5
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Shenandoah Valley Campaign (May-August, 1864) 5
South Carolina 5
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Virginia -- Brownsburg 5
Virginia -- Lynchburg 5
Washington and Lee University School of Law 5
African Americans 4
Alumni and alumnae 4
Autobiography 4
Autograph albums 4
Ballroom dancing 4
China 4
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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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