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Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Lockhart Nelson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0303
Scope and Contents The Alexander Lockhart Nelson Papers consist of materials related to Nelson’s life as mathematician at Washington and Lee University; Nelson, Guy, Matthews, Archer, and Rennick family genealogy; an address by Nelson on his teaching experience during Robert E. Lee's presidency of Washington College; some family and miscellaneous correspondences; and photographs. Included and, perhaps, the primary aspect of the collection is Nelson’s notebook used during his time as both student and professor...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1848 - 1902

Allen Wesley Moger Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0183
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a 5-page paper by Allen Moger concerning the Army Enlisted Reserve Corps (E.R.C.) at Washington and Lee University and letters received by Moger from students who were called to active duty from the E.R.C.

Dates: Inclusive 1943-1945

Andrew Hollinger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll.-0481
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of eight bound diaries written by Andrew Hollinger and addressed to "The Team;" one binder of typed original poetry; and eight folders containing correspondences, materials related to Washington and Lee University, the ROTC Program, and Psi Upsilon fraternity, and a number of Hollinger's financial papers.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1969 - 1977

Ann Norvell Otey Scott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0163
Scope and Contents This collection contains chiefly correspondence with Washington and Lee University and United Daughters of the Confederacy officials, resolutions, and reports relating to her participation in the controversy over W&L President Henry Louis Smith's proposed renovation and expansion of the Lee Chapel. Also includes correspondence and clippings relating to fund-raising for the Stratford Hall restoration. Correspondents include members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Washington...
Dates: Inclusive 1920-1948

Arnold Toynbee letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0257
Scope and Contents

This letter is from Toynbee to Washington and Lee University President, Francis P. Gaines, upon Toynbee's departure from the University in June 1958.

Dates: 1958-06-02

Betty E. Munger Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0252
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters from more than 60 Washington and Lee University students to Munger that discussed the war in Vietnam and military life, as well as politics, books, and travel abroad.

Dates: Inclusive 1968-1991; Majority of material found within Bulk 1968-1980

Campbell Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0393
Scope and Contents

Items in the collection include a scrapbook, a bound volume of the Ring-Tum Phi, a book of pressed leaves, Miller family birth records, photographs of Lexington and Campbell family members, newspapers, and personal letters.

Dates: Inclusive 1843-1950

Correspondence, 1929-04 - 1929-07

 File — Box 2: [Barcode: 0000004958], Folder: 15
Scope and Contents

This file consists of correspondence between Stuart and his parents. It also consists of commencement material, where Irwin was the valedictorian. Stuart's letter to the president of the school applying for reinstatment (because of lack of credits) and the dean's response are included. Stuart was reinstated on strict probation.

Dates: 1929-04 - 1929-07

Correspondence During First Term at Washington and Lee, 1927-09 - 1927-11

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000004949], Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

Stuart writes to his parents with news of football, his studies, and his desire for a typewriter. His report card is also included.

Dates: 1927-09 - 1927-11

Daniel T. Balfour Alumni Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0370
Scope and Contents

This collection ncludes correspondence with various Washington and Lee University officials (Sessoms, Hotchkiss, Parsons and Wilson); other alumni concerning Washington and Lee University Admissions, athletics, fund raising, college history, the Washington Society, the 250th observance at Washington and Lee University; the minutes of the Alumni Board of Directors; course book from 1998 alumni college titled Older than America: an oral history of Washington and Lee.

Dates: Inclusive 1974-1998

David Embry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0225
Scope and Contents

The letters in this collection were written by Dean Robert Henry Tucker to Mrs. David Embry who was inquiring about her husband's degree from Washington and Lee University. David Embry received his diploma, dated July 28, 1944, and graduated with honors. At the time of the letters he was serving in the Navy.

Dates: 1944

Edward Ferguson Devol Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0240
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

Edwin Luther Green Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0192
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a stamp dated July 18, 1854; 1891-1892 student handbook for Washington & Lee; four photographs; and various correspondence and articles to and by Dr. Green.

Dates: Inclusive 1865-1927

Fitzgerald Flournoy papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0187
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

Frank Field Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0207
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two letters that are dated December 26, 1872, and June 21, 1874, and which were written from Frank to his sister, Mrs. McCartney, while he was a student at Washington and Lee University.

Dates: Inclusive 1872-1874

Frank J. Gilliam Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0494
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...
Dates: Inclusive 1914-1964

Frank M. Cockrell papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0135
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence from Frank M. Cockrell during his time as a student at Washington and Lee to his mother and his brother, Alexander. He writes about his classes and examinations, health, and the weather. Included are report cards, proficiency certificates, and his diploma from Washington and Lee University.

Dates: 1873 - 1877

Franklin Lafayette Riley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0060
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence connected with the book Gen. Robert E. Lee After Appomattox edited by Dr. Riley; letters from Riley to his wife while he was with the American Expeditionary Force University in France in 1919; other correspondents include Edward Clifford Gordon, Mary Custis Lee and Jo Lane Stern. Also includes letters to his daughter (Frances Riley, later Frances Denton), her Daughters of the American Revolution card, and photographs and...
Dates: Inclusive 1897-1927

George W. Rader Letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0499
Scope and Contents

In this letter George Rader, while a student at Washington and Lee University, writes to his sister Susan.

Dates: 1902

Harrison Kinney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0528
Scope and Contents This collection consists of typescript copies of drafts of stories and articles, some with accompanying research documents, which were written by Kinney for the New Yorker magazine, 1949 - 1954. Also included are correspondences written to Kinney's friend and former professor O. W. 'Tom' Riegel, clippings, miscellaneous papers, and one photograph of the unveiling of the United States Marine Core monument. There is a transcript of a program for an event on April 15, 1988 by the National Press...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1949-1945

Henry A. Ward Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0473
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence between Ward and George Washington Custis Lee during his time as President of Washington and Lee University.

Dates: Inclusive 1875-1878

Henry Donald Campbell Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0277
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters written to Henry Donald Campbell, mostly from his colleagues at Washington and Lee University when he was on a leave of absence from the university.

Dates: Inclusive August-October 1913

Henry Louis Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0246
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of papers including letters concerning Smith's retirement from both Davidson and Washington and Lee, as well as speeches, correspondence, and articles regarding Robert E. Lee, education, modern civilization, and temperance. Also includes material regarding Smith's 1921 trip to England chairing a commission to present a copy of Houdon's statue of George Washington to the British government from the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Dates: Inclusive 1888-1951; Majority of material found within Bulk 1912-1940

Henry Poellnitz Johnston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0314
Scope and Contents

This collection includes items from Johnston's chairmanship of the 50th reunion of the Class of 1929 at Washington and Lee University in 1979 and from when he was named Distinguished Washington and Lee Alumnus in 1980. It also includes two typed letters signed by Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell.

Dates: Inclusive 1979-1980

Irwin Taylor Sanders Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0253
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence from Sanders to his parents during his years as a student at Washington and Lee University (1925-1929), including accounts of a 1928 cross-country trip with a friend. There is also correspondence from Sanders to his parents during his residence at American College in Sofia, Bulgaria, and later correspondence to his wife from Yugoslavia and while at several academic institutions, including Princeton Theological Seminary, Cornell University, and the...
Dates: Inclusive 1925-1950