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Manuscripts

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Dabney Stuart Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0364
Scope and Contents This collection includes drafts, manuscripts, and corrected typescripts of published and several unpublished novels, short story collections, volumes of poetry, his lectures, and a list of all of Stuart's publications from 1959-2009.
Dates: Inclusive 1989-2009; Majority of material found within Bulk 2000-2009

Daniel Crump Buchanan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0145
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of Dr. Daniel Crump Buchanan on Japanese culture with some information on China, Korea, and other Asian countries generally organized by subject. The files on Japanese culture and history are arranged alphabetically by subject. They contain some significant memos and position papers on propaganda and psychological warfare against Japan during World War II. Other files on similar themes include "Espionage," "Target Operations", and "Reorientation." Also...
Dates: 1935 - 1957

Davidson Family Papers

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1-19
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0113
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers of Lexington, Virginia lawyer James D. Davidson and his daughter Mary Davidson and includes some correspondence, manuscript and printed poems of James D.Davidson, clippings, and some miscellaneaous papers from the family. James Davidson's printed and handwritten writings in the collection were compiled for his book "A Curiosity in the Chancery and Rhyme and Prose," (N.D., but likely 1876-81). The collection contains detailed genealogy of the Davidson,...
Dates: 1830 - 1915

Debate Papers

 File — Box 1: [0000004848], Folder: 14
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Elisha Franklin Paxton Papers are comprised primarily of the personal correspondences, business and military papers of Elisha F. Paxton between 1845 and 1863. The core of the personal letters are written from Paxton to his wife Elizabeth White Paxton during their courtship in the 1850s and during the American Civil War, 1861-1863, while he served as an officer in the Confederate States Army’s 27th Virginia Infantry, a member of the staff of General Stonewall Jackson, and general in command...
Dates: Inclusive 1845-1897; Majority of material found within Bulk 1854-1863

Douglas Southall Freeman Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0144
Scope and Contents This collection consists of seven chapters of an original manuscript by Dr. Freeman titled R. E. Lee.
Dates: 1946

Dunlap Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0245
Scope and Contents Papers contain information about Dunlap's family members, especially Madison Dunlap (1808-1883) of Kerr's Creek and his son, John Matthew Dunlap, a member of the Washington and Lee Class of 1857 who was killed at at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. The collection includes compositions that John Matthew Dunlap wrote for Professor J. J. White in 1856-1857, transcripts of letters he wrote while serving in the Confederate Army, and letters concerning his death. The collection also includes the...
Dates: Inclusive 1830-1878

Halford Ross Ryan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0228
Scope and Contents This collection includes the handwritten and the typed drafts of Mr. Ryan's book Persuasive Advocacy. It also includes rough drafts and information used for his article on Harry S. Truman and his book American Orators of the 20th Century. It includes galleys of his book American Orators Before 1900.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1985 - 1993

Henry Ruffner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0102
Scope and Contents This collection includes three romances written by Ruffner, transcripts of Ruffner's lectures (c.1815), a typed copy of his pamphlet on slavery (1847), and an 1867 land grant letter relating to his estate, which is signed by Laura Ruffner. It also includes a bound volume of his manuscript for Early History of Washington College (c.1840), including notes. There is also a letter dated January 20, 1897 from a Union soldier to Washington College library in which he states...
Dates: Inclusive c.1815(?)-1867

James Huffman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0089
Scope and Contents This collection includes the manuscript of 'Ups and downs of a Confederate soldier' by James Huffman, a member of the Confederate States of America, 10th Virginia Infantry Regiment, Company I, and correspondence concerning its publication; approximately 270 items, including letters to and from his son Oscar C. Huffman, a member of the Washington and Lee University School of Law, Class of 1898, as well as genealogical correspondence and charts.
Dates: Inclusive 1935-1941

James Lewis Howe Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0080
Scope and Contents This collection is the papers of James Lewis Howe, professor of chemistry at Washington and Lee University (1894-1938), which include his correspondence concerning the Presbyterian Church and foreign missions, the Washington and Lee University chemistry department, the American Chemical Society and philately. Also included are notes on archival material for and typescript of Annals of Washington and Lee University during the administration of George Washington Custis Lee,...
Dates: Inclusive 1893-1951