Subject Source: Fast
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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
Scope and Contents This one, small, green book contains autographs of schoolmates, belonging to Matthew W. Paxton, who was a member of the Washington and Lee University Class of 1876. There are also xerox copies of commencement fliers and other items used to identify other subjects in the book.
Dates: 1873 - 1876
Scope and Contents The collection includes an autograph book containing autographs of Washington and Lee students circa 1875. Also includes a brochure of River Crest Sanitarium (Astoria, Long Island) and three letters to Dr. Dold from Francis P. Gaines, which are dated October 20, 1932, May 24, 1933, and November 7, 1936.
Dates: Inclusive 1875-1936
Content Description The William Thornton Owen Papers consists of a three page letter written by Owen to his father, Robert E. Owen, dated September 24, 1855 on his experiences as a new student at Washington College in Lexington, Virginia. The letter initially details his trip to the school from his home in Halifax County, Virginia, via Richmond, Waynesboro, Staunton, then Lexington, Va. by rail and stage. Also included is Owen's autograph album dated February 29, 1856 which is prolifically inscribed by friends and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1855 - 1856