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William L. Wilson Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0508
Scope and Contents This collection consists of nine letters from William C. Watson, Jr. to William L. (Billy) Wilson between 1927 and 1941. Both were students and graduates of Washington and Lee University. Anumnber of the letters from William Watson are written as annual updates of his life experiences. After Washington and Lee University Watson went to to work for Standard-Vacuum Oil Company and was employed in Canton, China, among other places in the Far East. Of note is a letter written to Wilson on December...
Dates: 1926 - 1941

William Lyne Wilson Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0029
Scope and Contents Includes letters from the American Civil War period; correspondence of Wilson while he was Congressman from West Virginia, Postmaster General under Cleveland, and President of Washington and Lee University; 3 bound, indexed volumes (not orginals) of Wilson's official correspondence as Postmaster General; 6 diaries; miscellaneous papers and printed speeches; 38 letters from the University of West Virginia collection (microfilm); photograph; correspondence with Isidor Straus concerning politics...
Dates: Inclusive 1852-1980

William McLaughlin Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0044
Scope and Contents This collection contains items of Judge William McLaughlin, including letters from Henry D. Campbell and William L. Wilson. Many concern awarding of honorary degrees and elections to the Board of Trustees of Washington and Lee, of which McLaughlin was rector (1888-1898). The collection also contains legal certificates and his papers, including his Confederate Army Commission dated October 7, 1862. Also included is a copy of his death from the minutes of the Board of Trustees of Washington and...
Dates: Inclusive 1851-1898

William P. Parker Diary

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0457
Scope and Contents In this diary Parker writes from Tennessee about his experiences as a soldier during the American Civil War. A list of captains and members of certain companies is recorded in the front of the diary.
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1862

William Paxton Houston Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0068
Scope and Contents Includes letters written to Houston (1900-1902) when he was a member of the Board of Trustees of Washington and Lee University; papers, notebook, clippings concerning the issue of sectarianism at Washington and Lee. Correspondents include David Carlisle Humphreys, William Caruthers Preston, Henry St. George.
Dates: Inclusive 1898-1903

William Poindexter Moore, Jr. Collection

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0026
Scope and Contents This collection contains 20 letters dated 1791-1913. A letter by John Bowyer Brockenbrough written during the American Civil War details living conditions, foraging expeditions, and the Battle of Fredericksburg. A later letter discuss activities held at Washington and Lee University honoring his father John Brockenbrough. Other highlights include letters to and from Andrew Moore, a typescript of a personal reminiscence on the American Civil War General Samuel McDowell Moore, a copy of the...
Dates: Inclusive 1791-1913

William Preston Johnston Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0015
Scope and Contents This collection includes two letters, November 4, 1870, and January 13, 1872, to Colonel. Johnston; the letter written in 1870 is about the Army of Northern Virginia, and the letter written in 1872 concerns a donation to the Lee monument. There is a letter dated July 19, 1878 from Johnston to Preston Johnston Beale. Also there is a reprint of a letter about the 'Life of Albert Sidney Johnston,' which Johnston wrote in memorial of his father. Lastly, there is a letter dated June 24, 1874 from...
Dates: 1870 - 1878

William Preston Military Commission

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0458
Scope and Contents This document commissioned Preston to serve as a major under the command of Francis Fauquier, then Lieutenant Governor of Virginia Colony. It is signed by Fauquier.
Dates: 1758-09-30

William S. Humphries Diary

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0395

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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
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Militia 6
Missionaries 6
Obituaries 6
Political science 6
Sheet music 6
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United States 6
Virginia -- Botetourt County 6
Wills 6
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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
Church buildings 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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