Speeches, addresses, etc., American
Subject Source: Fast
Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents From the Record Group: This record group contains materials created by Alumni Office during the course of its regular business, such as official publications and records about its management.
Scope and Contents The Alexander Lockhart Nelson Papers consist of materials related to Nelson’s life as mathematician at Washington and Lee University; Nelson, Guy, Matthews, Archer, and Rennick family genealogy; an address by Nelson on his teaching experience during Robert E. Lee's presidency of Washington College; some family and miscellaneous correspondences; and photographs. Included and, perhaps, the primary aspect of the collection is Nelson’s notebook used during his time as both student and professor of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1848 - 1902
Scope and Contents This collection is a handwritten copy of a speech given by Alexander White Pitzer to the Synod of the Virginias at Charles Town, West Virginia in 1873 about the history of Washington and Lee University.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Gaines' correspondence, speeches, photographs, and printed matter, such as programs and newspaper clippings. Also included is Gaines family genealogy.
Dates: 1803 - 1979
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typed copy of a speech given in 1911, by George H. Denny, President of Washington and Lee University, as he departed for the University of Alabama as well as a photocopy of the speech in shorthand form, taken by Harry E. Meek, Washington and Lee University, Class of 1915.
Scope and Contents This collection includes 20 speeches and copies of letters and papers collected on R. E. Lee's administration of Washington College, 1865-1870.
Dates: Inclusive 1865-1933
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
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the script of an address by Hugh Blair Grigsby titled "The Founders of Washington College" delivered at the college's 1870 Commencement in Lee Chapel.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Washington College student J. Henry Smith's addresses to the college's "John Marshall Society" on Sept. 24, 1841; "Total Abstinence Society" on Sept. 23, 1842; a speech on "Patriotism" in celebration of George Washington's birthday as a representative of the "Rockbridge Union Volunteers" in 1842; and a speech on "Moral Education" given on Commencement Day, 1842.
Dates: Inclusive 1841-1842
Scope and Contents This speech was written and given by James Horace Lacy II during his time as a student at Washington College. He addresses George Washington's role as a leader of the country.