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Personal narratives

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Subject Source: Fast

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Lockhart Nelson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0303
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

Allen Wesley Moger Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0183
Scope and Contents This collection includes a 5-page paper by Allen Moger concerning the Army Enlisted Reserve Corps (E.R.C.) at Washington and Lee University and letters received by Moger from students who were called to active duty from the E.R.C.
Dates: Inclusive 1943-1945

August Forsberg's Civil War Memoir

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0109
Scope and Contents This collection is an American Civil War memoir, c.1870?, of August Forsberg, which includes accounts of Confederate fortifications, marches and battles, and his life in a Union prisoner of war camp in Fort Delaware.
Dates: 1870

Betty E. Munger Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0252
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters from more than 60 Washington and Lee University students to Munger that discussed the war in Vietnam and military life, as well as politics, books, and travel abroad.
Dates: Inclusive 1968-1991; Majority of material found within Bulk 1968-1980

Ellinor Porcher Gadsden Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0189
Scope and Contents This collection came from the estate of Ellinor Gadsden in 1985. Highlights of the collection include the letters of Alexander Swift(Sandie) Pendleton, a Washington College graduate who was a top aide to Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson during the American Civil War. These approximately 70 letters were a major source for the book. Sandie was the uncle of the Gadsden sisters. Included in the collection are also a few items of Gen. William Nelson Pendleton who was Robert E. Lee's friend and...
Dates: Inclusive 1839-1975

Emily Morrison Bondurant Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0267
Scope and Contents This collection is a typescript of reminiscences by Emily Morrison Bondurant about her life in Brownsburg, Virginia and later in Buckingham County, Virginia and Auburn, Alabama following her 1859 marriage.
Dates: Inclusive 1916-1925

G. William Whitehurst Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0378
Scope and Contents The General Files contain various letters and other materials sent to Whitehurst by constituents and associates and typically include his reply. The subjects dealt with in these files cover the general comments pertaining to local and national matters of interest as well as current legislative issues and Republican Party business. Among the notable issues included in the General Files are files of correspondence covering the Watergate scandal, the Vietnam War, and the oil crises of the 1970's....
Dates: [1925]-1987

George A. Baxter Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0003
Scope and Contents Includes letters from G.A. Baxter to his wife, Anne Fleming Baxter, and 104 letters from miscellaneous correspondents dealing with the Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian affairs; reminiscences of Louise Baxter, and letters to her; citations, certificates, and business receipts.Includes three generations of Baxter family correspondence. Also includes a biography of George A. Baxter, sermons written by George A. Baxter, assorted Presbyterian newspaper articles, and three...
Dates: Inclusive 1797-1893

Jane Isabella Watt White Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0265
Scope and Contents Scrapbook, diary, and correspondence of Jane Isabella White, including records of births and deaths, comments about the Civil War, and religious meditations.
Dates: Inclusive 1848-1878; Majority of material found within Bulk 1855-1865

John DeHart Ross Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0120
Scope and Contents This collection contains principally wartime correspondence from John DeHart Ross to his wife, Agnes Reid Ross. The correspondence relates to action at the West Virginia front (Cheat Mt. campaign) in 1861-1862, Jackson's Valley campaign in 1862, Gettysburg in 1863, and the siege of Richmond in 1864-1865. It also includes one letter from Samuel McDowell Reid to Agnes Ross and one letter from Ross to his mother. Additionally there are photographs and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings and Ross...
Dates: Inclusive 1856-1912