Subject Source: Fast
Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This folder provides general information for the upcoming freshman camp at Natural Bridge, the first time this annual event was ever held there.
Scope and Contents This letter is written to William H. Dennis describing the girls and outings in Rockbridge County and the attraction of the study of astronomy.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two sets of handwritten notes on debates hosted at Washington and Lee, likely by way of the Graham Philanthropic Society, written by Robert John Bell during his time as a student at the University. The first debate centers on the effect of the construction of railroads in the South by "Northern Capitalists" (sic.), while the second one follows the state of education in the South after the American Civil War, particularly in regards to race relations and public schools.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1869 - 1873
Scope and Contents This collection contains a Western Union telegram to Miss Jean Patterson of Lynchburg, Virginia on April 8, 1946 and a 1946 Washington and Lee Cotillion Club, Pi Alpha Nu formal dance ticket from April 13, 1946.
Dates: 1946-04-08 - 1946-04-13
Scope and Contents Rupert Latture's address recalls highlights of the Class of 1915 at Washington and Lee University. It makes an extended analogy to Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story, 'The Great Stone Face.' It also includes humorous references to Washington and Lee President George Hutcheson Denny.
Scope and Contents This collection includes a paper entitled 'A trip on foot to the top of the House Mountain' which details a trip Houston made on May 22, 1852 as a Washington College student. House Mountain is located in Rockbridge County, Virginia.
Scope and Contents This collection contains 10 photos of an unidentified archaeological dig, two photographs of Washington and Lee University students, one photograph of the Lexington Passenger Train Station, two fraternity letters from Phi Kappa Alpha, and a Washington and Lee University English exam on Charles Dickens dated 1907-1908.
Dates: 1907 - 1909
Scope and Contents This collection includes individual or small collections of letters to the Custis, Lee, Davidson, McDowell, Reid, and Hale families. Subjects include the Custis family involvement in the American Colonization Society, John Brown's Raid as recounted by V.M.I. cadet Charles A. Davidson of Lexington, Va., Henry "Lighthorse Harry" Lee's life, Lee family genealogy, Anne Lee Marshall's death, the Markoe family of Baltimore, Md.,Edgar Allan Poe, and Washington College (Va.) history including a letter...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a hand written patriotic speech entitled 'On the Military Condition of College' given by an unknown Washington College (Va.) student in the college chapel in February 1861. The orator uses Washington College's three significant historical themes linking it to the American Revolution: the schools George Washington connection, its support by the Society of the Cincinnati, and the raising of the academy's military company, the "Liberty Hall Volunteers," against British...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Sanders' correspondence to his parents regarding life at Washington and Lee University, including his participation in the Arcades Club fraternity (now Delta Upsilon), sports, classes, jobs, and the Lexington Presbyterian Church as well as comments on campus drinking and mention of his brother Irwin Sanders and friend Richard Gooch. Includes his correspondence during his job with his uncle, Stuart Sanders, in Richmond at Sanders Brothers from 1931-1934 with...
Dates: Inclusive 1918-1965; Majority of material found within Bulk 1926-1934