Subject Source: Fast
Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one original letter to Alexander Cockrell, a student at Washington and Lee University, from Miss Sallie Bullington, a family friend; one photocopy of a letter dated Oct. 24, 1874, from Frank Cockrell, a student at Washington and Lee, to his brother Alexander, a graduate of Washington and Lee; and a photocopy of a letter dated Dec. 25, 1875, from Frank Cockrell to his mother.
Dates: Inclusive 1872-1875
Scope and Contents In this Jan. 31, 1849 letter to Phelps Collins at West Point, New York, Hill describes the students he is teaching at Washington College and the townspeople of Lexington.
Scope and Contents Papers contain information about Dunlap's family members, especially Madison Dunlap (1808-1883) of Kerr's Creek and his son, John Matthew Dunlap, a member of the Washington and Lee Class of 1857 who was killed at at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. The collection includes compositions that John Matthew Dunlap wrote for Professor J. J. White in 1856-1857, transcripts of letters he wrote while serving in the Confederate Army, and letters concerning his death. The collection also includes the...
Dates: Inclusive 1830-1878
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two letters written by Washington and Lee University student E. Dean Finney to his mother on December 8 and 11, 1941. He writes about the bombings at Pearl Harbor and how he expects many students will enlist in the military soon.
Dates: 1941-12-08 - 1941-12-11
Scope and Contents These papers include an account of his student life at Washington and Lee University from 1940-1943, which mentions faculty members Fitzgerald Flournoy and Lawrence E. Watkin. There are also letters to his parents, documents, poetry and essays about his service in World War II, primarily in the European theater.
Dates: Inclusive 1940-1946
Scope and Contents Letter [183-] from 'a citizen' [Edward Graham] extolling the military worth of students. In addition, a document, dated July 5, 1822, which is signed by John Quincy Adams, stipulating what government documents Washington College will receive.
Dates: Inclusive 1822-183?
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters to and from John L. Campbell, Dean at Washington and Lee University, as well as letters to, from, and concerning Frank J. Gilliam, who was a member of the Washington and Lee class of 1917, 1912-1926. Campbell and Gilliam correspond about several members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity being unable to return for the next semester due to grades. They also correspond about a prospective student from Lynchburg.
Dates: 1912 - 1963
Scope and Contents The items in the collection include articles written by Lula Gilliam Hopkins, photographs taken by Sally Mann, a 1954 copy of a Matthew Brady photograph of Robert E. Lee, several family photographs, a booklet from a dance held in 1914, a letter from Gilliam as W&L Dean of Students to student John Willcoxon (class of 1952) presenting him with an award, and Frank J. Gilliam's (class of 1917) Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity pins. The collection also includes a scrapbook created by Gilliam as a...
Dates: Inclusive 1914-1964
Scope and Contents This collection includes Washington and Lee University-related photographs, documents, and mementos from McWane's days as a student and member of Omicron Delta Kappa, as well as a citation for his later work with the Virginia State Ports Authority.
Dates: Inclusive 1909-1959; Majority of material found within Bulk 1909-1913
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence concerning Chamberlain's work on several Washington and Lee University committees from 1904-1908, including committee work on a chapter house for Phi Kappa Psi and on the new Carnegie library. It also includes his two notebooks from law courses (1875-1876) taught by John Randolph Tucker. Lastly, there is an 1874 photograph of Chamberlain and two fraternity brothers, G. M. Effinger, Class of 1874, and Floyd Farrar, Class of 1875.
Dates: Inclusive 1874-1908; Majority of material found within Bulk 1904-1908