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Collection about "Old George" Statue

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0389
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondences and articles about the statue "Old George," particularly regarding the restoration of the statue and its historiocity.

Dates: Not yet determined

Collection of Images Related to Stonewall Jackson

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0134
Content Description

A collection of 17 photographs, copies, and postcards related to Thomas Jonathan 'Stonewall' Jackson, his first wife Elinor Junkin and second wife Mary anna Morrison. The collection includes two original cartes de visite. One, a retouched image of Jackson in his pre - Civil War U.S. Army uniform without a photographer's imprint and the other, a view of his grave by Michael Miley, of Lexington, Va., c. 1870 - 75.The postcards date to the mid 20th century.

Dates: Majority of material found within Cartes de visite

Collection of Photographs of Lexington, Va.

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0074
Scope and Contents Photographs and negatives relating to Lexington, Va., compiled over 30 years by Washington and Lee University Special Collection Staff. Contents of collection include originals and copies and vary in size and format. Highlights include a c. 1900 stereoview of Washington Street looking west, and a mid-twentieth century print of Michael Miley's image of Robert E. Lee's funeral procession. There are also copies of an early interior view of the Lexington Presbyterian Church. Other copies include...
Dates: 1857 - 1969

Collection of research materials about William R. Clark

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0432
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a donor letter and accompanying materials about William R. Clark, specifically a photograph and a copy of his Curriculum Vitae. The letter includes memories of interactions with Clark. There is also a photograph of male members of the Randolph Street Methodist Church, Lexington, Virginia (ca. 1955).

Dates: Inclusive 1950-2008

Collection of Staunton Virginia Broadsides

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0344
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of fourteen broadsides from Staunton, Virginia, including King's Daughters Hospital rules, fire alarm information, a church directory, and advertisements.

Dates: Inclusive 1895-1941; Majority of material found in Bulk 1900-1928

Collection of U. S. Army Infantry publications

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0289
Scope and Contents

This collection includes publications covering the U. S. Army 4th Infantry Division, especially regarding its duty in Vietnam, with 31 issues of The Ivy Leaf, from Camp Enari, Vietnam (1967-1968), and several issues of Ivy Leaves, the publication of the National 4th Infantry (Ivy) Division Association.

Dates: Inclusive 1967-2005; Majority of material found within Bulk 1967-1968

Collection of U. S. House of Representatives printed documents about prohibition

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0366
Scope and Contents

This collection contains U. S. House of Representatives printed documents about prohibition dated 1808, 1815, 1826, and 1930.

Dates: Inclusive 1808-1930

Collection on Cy Twombly

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0537
Scope and Contents

This collection contains newspaper and magazine articles about Cy Twombly's work and art exhibit brochures.

Dates: Inclusive 1990-2011

Collection relating to proposal to hang photos of McCormick family portraits in Rockbridge County Courthouse

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0108
Scope and Contents

This collection includes 35 items relating to a proposal to hang portraits of Cyrus, Leander, and Robert McCormick in the Rockbridge County Courthouse, including a memorandum from Cyrus Bentley II dated January 6, 1912 and copies of memoranda and correspondence from William A. Anderson, William G. McDowell, and other parties.

Dates: Inclusive 1911-1912

Colonel Charles A. Davidson Memorial Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0581
Scope and Contents

This broadside, which contains a tribute to the memory of Colonel Charles A. Davidson, was originally written for the Lexington Gazette.

Dates: 1879-03-14

Color Postcard of Stonewall Jackson Statue, Charlottesville, Va., c.1950-1960s

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0073
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a color postcard of the equestrian statue of Stonewall Jackson in Charlottesville, Va. The sculptor was Charles Keck, and the postcard was published by the Roanoke Photo Finishing Co., Roanoke, Va.

Dates: 1950 - 1960

Color Slide of the Douglas MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk, Va., c. 1960s

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0076
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an image that shows an elderly couple viewing the memorial. A large evergreen wreath with flowers is hanging on the memorial.

Dates: 1960 - 1970

Confederate States of America Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0110

Conrad M. Speece letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0467
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a letter from Professor Conrad M. Speece to Polly Hanna, daughter of prominent Lexington citizen Matthew Hanna, dated 1791 and a transcription of an article in the Rockbridge County News in which the letter was printed. The letter addresses gender roles of the 1700s, specifically the perceived innate characteristics of women and their ability and desire to learn.

Dates: 1791

Construction Proposal and Engineer's Report for the North River Navigation Company

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0034
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an early 1850s contractor's proposal for the construction of dams, guards, and locks - numbers one through four, on the North River (now Maury River) in Rockbridge County, Virginia. It is a printed form with hand written details including a projected project completion date of 1857. The proposal is signed by canal contractor Benjamin J. Jordan, Rockbridge County, Va. The second item is a four page report and cost estimate on the potential for constructing one of...
Dates: 1852; 1850 - 1857

Contemporary Copy of Earlier Photograph of Confederate Veterans in Romney, West Va.

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0092
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a single 8 x 6 photograph of eleven Confederate veterans standing in front of a home in Romney, West Va. The veterans are identified, and included is the inscription from the reverse of the original photograph. It says, 'Entertained at the home of John J. Cornwell and wife in honor of J. D. Parsons and his ex-confederate comrades, March 1915.'

Dates: Creation of original

Contracts for hire of enslaved persons by the William Ackerly estate

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Identifier: RHS-Coll-0004
Scope and Contents This collection consists of seven one year contracts between Abraham Lovell, curator of William Ackerly's (deceased) estate, and individuals for hire of enslaved persons, Rachel, Fanny, Nancy, James Alexander, Elisha, and Caroline with her three children. Each contract includes the name of the enslaved person, dates for her/his hire, the cost, and the name of the leasee. Further, each document states that the individuals were to be treated "with humanity" or "humanely" and returned with 'the...
Dates: Inclusive 1860-1864

Copies of Photographs of Middleton, Scott, Drummond, and Jones Family of Lexington, Va. and Possibly New Hampshire

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0079
Scope and Contents

Modern copies of images of late 19th century African-American family. Images date 1880 to 1917.

Dates: 1880 - 1917

Copy of a carte de visite photograph of James Edward Allan Gibbs

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0117
Content Description

Modern copy of carte de visite photograph of James Edward Allan Gibbs (1829–1902). The Rockbridge County, Va. inventor was a partner in the Wilcox and Gibbs Sewing Machine Company.

Dates: Majority of material found within Creation of original carte de visite photograph.

Copy of a Photograph of a Theater Backdrop Painted by Cy Twombly

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0098
Scope and Contents

This is a copy of a photograph of a theater backdrop that was painted by Cy Twombly in Lexington, Virginia. The location and name of the theater production is unknown.

Dates: Event: Date of original photograph ; Date of photographic copy unknown

Copy of a photograph of James Marshall Hanger

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0123
Content Description

A contemporary copy of a late 19th century photograph of James Marshall Hanger (November 12, 1833 – August 26, 1912). Hanger was an Augusta County (Va.) and served in the Civil War and later in the Virginia House of Delegates. He was Speaker of the Va. House of Delegates from 1871 until 1877.

Dates: Majority of material found within Creation of original photograph not the modern copy; Majority of material found within Creation of modern copy of photograph

Copy of a photograph of Lylburn Downing High School class of 1961

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-COLL-PP-0160
Scope and Contents

A copy of an original photograph of students of the class of 1961 Lylburn Downing High School in Lexington, Virginia during their freshman year of 1957. Lylburn Downing School was an African - American school built in 1927. Student Amy Linette Tinsley is identified in the photograph.

Dates: 1957

Copy of an ambrotype photograph of George Lewis Dull

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0110
Content Description

Two modern print copies of an ambrotype of George Lewis Dull in his Confederate uniform. The original photograph was taken by Richmond, Va. photographer Charles Rees

Dates: Majority of material found within Creation of the ambrotype

Copy of an Early Cabinet Photo of New Monmouth Presbyterian Church, Rockbridge County, Va.

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0071
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a contemporary copy of an earlier cabinet photo, c. 1883-1910, of the New Monmouth Presbyterian Church. The image shows the front of the church with members of the congregation casually posed for the photo.

Dates: 1883 - 1910

Copy of Photograph Looking West from Washington and Lee University's Back Campus

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0029
Scope and Contents

The image is copied from a photograph printed in the 1920 Washington and Lee yearbook, The Calyx. It includes the DeHart Hotel, the 'Mullberry Hill' residence, and the Spottswood Styles residence, now which is now Woods Creek Montessori School. The image predates Route 60 West. Though the photographer is not identified, it is likely Michael Miley.

Dates: 1920

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Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives 997
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Virginia -- Lexington 89
American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865) 85
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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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University Chapel . Washington and Lee University (Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA ) 16
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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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