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American Revolution (1775-1783)

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Essays, Miscellaneous

 Item — Box 2: [0000006002], Folder: 10
Scope and Contents Essays on topics including the relationship between citizenship and national defense, a denunciation of the legality of integration, the balence between faith and reason, whether the U.S. should enter the war (probably WWII), the American flag, a metaphorical lament of the wrongs done to the South, The Virginia Frontier on the Eve of the American Revolution, and an essay by Mr. B.R. Colson comparing liberalism and communism, addressed to the letters of the Saturday Evening Post, which he sent...
Dates: 1910 - 1965

George Washington Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0012
Scope and Contents This collection includes three original George Washington letters and multiple copies and transcripts of letters. Originals include a letter from Washington to Capt. William Bronaugh dated January 18, 1775, a letter to the "Officers and Soldiers of the Militia in the Counties of Hunterdon, Burlington, Gloucester, Salem and Cumberland," 1777, encouraging them to fight for freedom, and a letter dated August 26, 1787, from George Washington to his nephew, George Augustine Washington, with...
Dates: 1775 - 1798

Lee-Jackson Foundation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0170
Scope and Contents This collection consists 115 total items. Box one consists of eighty-six letters written by members of the Lee Family of Virginia, including Robert E. Lee; his wife, Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee; his children, his father-in-law, George Washington Parke Custis; and Lees of the 18th through early 20th century. Box two consists of twenty-nine items, most written by and/or received by individuals connected to the Lee and/or Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson military and family circles. Prominent...
Dates: 1847 - 1905; Majority of material found within Bulk dates 1847-1869

Marquis de Lafayette Print

 Collection
Identifier: WLU -Coll-PP-0138
Content Description Print of Charles Willson Peale's 1779 oil portrait of Marquis de Lafayette. The original painting is owned by Washington and Lee University. This print was published by Washington and Lee University in the early 20th century.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 1950

Nathaniel Huntoon Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0180
Scope and Contents The account and barter book contains handwriting samples and aphorisms. Account notations are in British currency. Rum and molasses are the predominant products listed. It also includes a poem on the American Revolutionary War effort of New Hampshire's soldiers by William Proctor. The poem includes a mention of General George Washington.
Dates: Inclusive 1759-1792

Newburgh Centennial Engraving

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0003
Scope and Contents This collection contains an engraved card commemorating the closing events of the American Revolutionary War at Newburgh, New York.
Dates: 1883-10-18

Notes for Valley of Virginia in the American Revolution

 File — Box 4: [0000006049]
Scope and Contents Eight tied groupings of Hart's research notes for his doctoral thesis, The Valley of Virginia in the American Revolution.
Dates: 1910 - 1965

Notes for Valley of Virginia in the American Revolution

 File — Box 5: [0000006050]
Scope and Contents Six tied groupings of Hart's research notes for his doctoral thesis, The Valley of Virginia in the American Revolution.
Dates: 1910 - 1965

Notes for Valley of Virginia in the American Revolution

 File — Box 6: [0000006051]
Scope and Contents Six tied groupings of research notes for Hart's doctoral thesis, The Valley of Virginia in the American Revolution.
Dates: 1910 - 1965