Washington and Lee University
Subject Source: Fast
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Edgar Tufts Collection
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of material pertaining to the celebration of the centennial of Lees-McRae College founded by Washington and Lee alumnus Rev. Edgar Tufts. The collection contains a Lees-McRae College Founder's Day package, including an autographed copy of the Cenntenniel Poem by Fred Chappell. The package also includes documents related to the establishment of Edgar Tufts Day in the town of Banner Elk and Avery County, such as copies of correspondence as well as a booklet on the...
Fork Union Military Academy Yearbook
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of a single Fork Union Academy Yearbook, 1907-1908. The yearbook contains the photographs and information on the student body at that time. Included within this student body is Francis P. Gaines, who would later become president of Washington and Lee University.
James C. Turk Papers
Content Description The James C. Turk papers deal almost exclusively with his service as judge on the Western District of Virginia Federal Court from 1972-2014. Nothing from his childhood, education, war service or legislative career are documented here. Of the many civic and educational boards on which he served, only his relationship with Washington and Lee University is treated in these papers.The correspondence series comprises letters from several sources: folders marked 'personal correspondence,'...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950-1968; 1972-2014
Found in: Lewis F. Powell Jr. Archives / James C. Turk Papers
James Whitehead Papers, 1975 - 1992
Scope and Contents This series includes the persona papers of James Whitehead, former director of University Relations, assistant to the president, treasurer, and director of the Reeves Center at Washington and Lee University. These records are from his time as the director of the Reeves Center, and reflect different exhibitions, donor relations, and general correspondence during that time. Much of the collection is correspondence between Whitehead and other museum curators, directors of historical societies,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1975 - 1992
Letter, James D. Farrar to Robert L. Pinck
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a letter written by James D. Farrar as Chairmand of the Athletic Hall of Fame Committee at Washington and Lee University. He is writing to inform Robert L. Pinck of Brooklyn, NY that his brother Dick Pinck is being posthumously inducted into the Washington and Lee Athletic Hall of Fame. The letter invites Pinck and his family to attend the induction ceremony on September 24, 1993. It also contains a letter from Robert to an Alexa which he sent to her along with the...
Lewis F. Powell Jr. Papers
Identifier: MS 0001
Lloyd R. Cole Collection
Collection — Box 1, Folder: 0-10
Content Description This small collection primarily contains a series of letters between various individuals and Anna C. Cole, mother of Lloyd R. Cole. Dated between 1940 and 1946, these letters largely detail the difficulties Capt. Lloyd R. Cole experienced throughout his service during World War II through his death in 1943 while prisoner of war (POW). In addition, the collection features several photographs of Capt. Lloyd R. Cole during the war, in addition to a photograph taken on his wedding day with his...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940
Roscoe Phelps Diary
Content Description The Roscoe Phelps diary is a bound manuscript entitled "Anecdotes of the Year 1900" written by Washington and Lee University student Richard Roscoe Phelps (Class of 1902). Phelps reports on life as an undergraduate student touching on courtship, recreation, hazing, off-campus boarding and regional travel and exploration of such places in Rockbridge County Virginia as House Mountain and “Lover’s Leap”. Other events covered include the vandalizing of "Old George", the George Washington statue...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 1901
Roy L. Steinheimer Papers
Identifier: MS 0023