College students -- Social life and customs
Subject Source: Fast
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Dates: 1906 - 1911
Scope and Contents Edward M. Eustler's photographic scrapbook (1910-1911) documents Eustler's experience as a student at Washington and Lee University. Eustler, then of Greensboro, North Carolina, compiled his photographic scrapbook with approximately 350 photographs taken between 1910 and 1911. Subjects of the photographs include campus and dorm life, athletics, architecture, local landmarks and historic sights, fraternity and club initiations, the Lexington, Virginia downtown area, the Virginia Military...
Dates: 1910 - 1911
Scope and Contents This collection contains one original letter dated Oct 28, 1880 and a photocopy of a letter dated September 1, 1880. Both letters are from Edwin A. Pratt to Emma Earle Chenault, who was the first woman doctor to practice medicine independently in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Pratt wrote the original letter while he was a student at Washington and Lee University and it describes campus and town life.
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 Letters written at Washington College by Selden to his sister, Mary Byrd ('Mollie') Selden describing college life. One letter refers to the death of Gen. Stonewall Jackson and the ceremonies attendant to his burial. Others include a letter from Alexander L. Nelson, Professor of Mathematics at the College, commending Selden; a letter after Selden left Washington College and joined the 3rd Virginia Cavalry.
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1863; Majority of material found within Bulk 1863
Scope and Contents This collection contains four copies of letters written by Rodman while he was a student at Washington College and a transcription of each. They cover various aspects of campus life. All of the letters are addressed to his father. In the letter dated February 7, 1868, John writes about his finances, grades, and skating. In the second letter, February 3, 1868, John writes about receiving the highest score on an exam and about the temptation to neglect his studies for music and social...
Dates: Inclusive 1866-1868
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 This collection is a personal letter to Master W. O. Bickle of Staunton. Topics mentioned are football, school food, and Thanksgiving break.
Scope and Contents Family papers include Winborne Jr.'s school papers and notebooks from his years at Washington and Lee University, as well as information about his fraternity, Delta Tau Delta. Three folders contain printed matter about his father, Roger M. Winborne, a Class of 1911 graduate of Washington and Lee University Law School.
Dates: Inclusive 1907-1975; Majority of material found within Bulk 1907-1909; Majority of material found within Bulk 1942-1946
Scope and Contents A collection of oversize scrapbooks from Washington and Lee University's Zeta Beta Tau (Z.B.T.) fraternity documenting student life, various annual university and fraternity specific events such as Homecoming Weekend, Fancy Dress, home football games, concerts, Mock Convention, fraternity social events, membership, and pledgeship. Scrapbooks include original photographs, artwork, clippings, and ephemera. There are nine scrapbooks between the years 1948 adn 1977.
Dates: 1948 - 1949; 1950 - 1951; 1951 - 1952; 1956 - 1957; 1959 - 1960; 1961 - 1962; 1976 - 1977