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Virginia

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

144th Regiment Militia (Va.) Order Book

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0401
Scope and Contents

This order book contains information about the members and actions of the Virginia Militia's 144th regiment of Rockbridge County between 1834 and 1843.

Dates: Inclusive 1834-1843

Alexander Tedford "Ted" Barclay correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0002
Scope and Contents This collection includes original letters and typescript copies of letters Ted Barclay sent to his family in Lexington, Virginia during the American Civil War. Subjects include information about the activities of the Liberty Hall Volunteers of the Stonewall Brigade in major battles within Virginia; accounts of life in Confederate camp; information about food, clothing, diseases, religious services, attractive women, and deaths of friends while serving with the Volunteers; and accounts of...
Dates: 1861-1864

Cabinet Photograph of Unknown Mountain and Valley Scene

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0040
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one cabinet photo of a field and a creek bed with mountains in the distance. It is likely taken of Virginia or West Virginia.

Dates: 1880 - 1920

Contracts for hire of enslaved persons by the William Ackerly estate

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0004
Scope and Contents This collection consists of seven one year contracts between Abraham Lovell, curator of William Ackerly's (deceased) estate, and individuals for hire of enslaved persons, Rachel, Fanny, Nancy, James Alexander, Elisha, and Caroline with her three children. Each contract includes the name of the enslaved person, dates for her/his hire, the cost, and the name of the leasee. Further, each document states that the individuals were to be treated "with humanity" or "humanely" and returned with 'the...
Dates: Inclusive 1860-1864

Dillon Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0105
Scope and Contents This collection contains the family and personal correspondence (1806-1897), business correspondence, deeds, legal papers, account books (1849-1862) of Dr. Alexander S. Dillon (1813-1870), and family Bible along with ledgers and employee time books of various Dillon limestone companies, especially Edward Dillon and Co. in Botetourt County. Correspondents include Dr. Alexander S. Dillon (1813-1870), Edward Dillon (1835-1897), Edward Davis Dillon (1766-1818), Fanny Polk Dillon, and Patrick...
Dates: 1805 - 1944

Francis McFarland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0053
Scope and Contents

This collection includes 54 miscellaneous letters, 1821-1866; diaries and financial records McFarland kept while he was a missionary and during his two pastorates, 1823-1836, and 1841-1871, at Bethel Presbyterian Church, Augusta County, Va.; lecture notes taken while a student at Princeton University; and printed biographical sketches and engravings of McFarland.Correspondents include Stonewall Jackson, George Junkin, William Spottswood.

Dates: Inclusive 1815-1871

G. William Whitehurst Papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: [1925]-1987

Henry Donald Campbell Map Collection

 Collection — Oversize Drawer 40: [Barcode: 0000005783]
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0619
Dates: Majority of material found within 1857 - 1900

James D. Davidson Scrapbooks

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1-4, Item: Loose Scrapbook
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0154
Scope and Contents

This collection contains newspaper clippings of Dorman's poems, letters, and essays on various subjects published in the Lexington Gazette and other papers.

Dates: 1832 - 1878

James Hubert Price Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0090
Scope and Contents

The papers of James H. Price, Governor of Virginia (1938-1942), including correspondence during his gubernatorial years; addresses to the General Assembly and of various organizations; radio speeches to the people of Virginia; World War II Virginia civil defense materials; photographs.

Dates: Inclusive 1927-1943

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 Lawson Kemper Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0345
Scope and Contents

Includes letters to Kemper on various business matters, including three letters during his tenure as governor. Among the correspondents are E. J. and T. J. Polk, Robert A. Richardson, and William J. Robertson.

Dates: Inclusive 1868-1877

James McDowell Order Books

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0078
Scope and Contents

This collection contains James McDowell's General, Division, Brigade, and Regimental manuscripts order books.

Dates: 1814

James O. Hensley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0438
Scope and Contents

This is a letter written by Washington College student James O. Hensley to an unidentified friend. It is largely about his finances and text book expenses. He mentions the election of John Letcher to the office of Governor for the Commonwealth of Virginia, and expresses a favorable opinion of him. He also writes about an outbreak of smallpox in the area.

Dates: 1859

John Letcher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0070
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a letter, December 12, 1845, to Virginia Congressman William Taylor concerning a federal appointment; a letter from Alexander H.H. Stuart, August 13, 1861; document, September 26, 1863, signed by Letcher exempting a slave from public works for the Confederate government; 3 letters to J. Hinholzer, November 3, 1864, December 3, 1864, and May 15, 1865; subscription list of a testimonial to Charles A. Davidson for service on behalf of the Conservative ticket.

Dates: Inclusive 1845-1873

John Lyle Campbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0075
Scope and Contents

This collection contains eight letters to Campbell, a notebook on Campbell's geological observations, and miscellaneous papers including a broadside.

Dates: Inclusive 1859-1883

Kathleen E. Bruce to William A. Anderson Letter

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 12
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0663
Content Description A Christmas card from historian Kathleen E. Bruce to her uncle William A. Anderson of Lexington, Virginia, postmarked December 25, 1928, announcing a forthcoming publication,"Rise of the Iron Industry in Virginia." The title of the book became "Virginia Iron Manufacture in the Slave Era," and was published in 1930. Kathleen Bruce was teaching history at the College of William and Mary in 1928. She was the granddaughter of Joseph Reid Anderson, former Confederate general and owner of the...
Dates: 1928-12-25

Lexington and Lexington-Rockbridge County Chamber of Commerce Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0011
Scope and Contents This collection contains two pamphlets issued by the Lexington Chamber of Commerce and its later incarnation, the Lexington-Rockbridge County Chamber of Commerce. One, which predates 1926, is entitled Lexington Virginia: 'Heart of the Southland'. Several photographs by Michael Miley and a regional map are printed inside. The second one is entitled A Sign Program for Lexington, Virginia, which was reprinted from the News Gazette October 28 1964. There is also a copy of meeting minutes from...
Dates: prior to 1926-1964

Poverty Series Records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0256
Scope and Contents

Papers include funding requests, planning documents, conference reports, annual reports, and financial statements from the programs and projects supported by the Total Action against Poverty organization in Roanoke Valley and the Cabell Brand Center for International Poverty and Resource Studies. These programs and projects include Harrison Museum of African American Culture, Human Resource Foundation, Project Discovery, Second Harvest, Virginia CARES, and Virginia Water Project.

Dates: Inclusive 1965-1997; Majority of material found within Bulk 1970-1990

Robert E. Lee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0064
Scope and Contents This collection contains primary and secondary resources pertaining to Robert E. Lee and the Lee family. Included are correspondences from, to, and about Lee and various family members; memorabilia, pamphlets, photographs, reminiscences, miscellaneous personal papers, family history and genealogy. The collection includes materials acquired from the Lee family and items donated to and purchased and compiled by W&L University since Lee's tenure as president of Washington College from 1865...
Dates: Inclusive 1792-1935; Majority of material found within 1833 - 1870

Samuel Jordan Graham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0016
Scope and Contents

This collection includes 11 letters from various correspondents, such as Ray Stannard Baker, Charles Evans Hughes, and Woodrow Wilson, as well as addresses, certificates, genealogy, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: Inclusive 1874-1947

Turner Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0050
Scope and Contents

This collection includes letters from James Turner, 1759-1829, and his son, Jesse Hopkins Turner, 1788-1863, both Presbyterian ministers in Virginia and North Carolina.

Dates: Inclusive 1810-1823

Virginia Canals and Navigations Society Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0172
Scope and Contents

Records of the Society's research and meetings on river canals and boat traffic of nineteenth century Virginia from the collection of Richard R. Fletcher, Society Trustee. The collection includes the Society's publication The Tiller, i>, research material, and correspondence.

Dates: 1978 - 1983

Welsh Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0203
Scope and Contents

This collection is primarily general family correspondence including Civil War letters (dated 1862-1864) from John P. Welsh, a Confederate infantry officer, and James L. Welsh. There are also 34 family letters on microfilm, 12 of which were written by John P. Welsh during his confinement in a Federal prison.

Dates: Inclusive 1817-1886