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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Archibald W. Paul, Washington College, Class Notes

Collection Number: A&M.0152
Overview This bound notebook includes notes taken by Wheeling resident Archibald W. Paull during lectures at Washington College, Washington, Pennsylvania. Paull attended the college from 1861 to 1865 after graduating from Wheeling's Linsly Institute. He became president of Nail City Stamping Co. and engaged in the manufacture of glass products. He was the son of Ohio County judge and West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals justice James W. Paull.
Dates: 1861

George McCandless Porter (1835-1864) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1821
Overview Letters written by a lawyer and businessman near Shanghai in Berkeley County to his sister Mary, who was residing in their father's home at New Cumberland, Virginia. There are also letters written from: Wellsburg Academy, 1849-1850; Washington College, Washington, Pennsylvania, 1851-1855; Cuba, 1857; New Orleans, 1857; and from Richmond, Virginia, 1858-1860. A diary includes entries from 1 January to 20 March 1864. Porter had business relations with firms in Pittsburgh concerning brick making,...
Dates: 1849-1864

Robert E. Lee (1807-1870) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1513
Scope and Contents Reply to request of Dion C. Pharr for information concerning Washington College. Photostat negative.
Dates: 1867

Robert E. Lee (1807-1870) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0394
Scope and Contents Photostats of letters written by Lee: April 20, 1861 letters to Winfield Scott and Lt. Roger Jones, resigning his commission and explaining that "Save in the defense of my native state, I never desire again to draw my sword;" January 8, 1863 to Mrs. Sarah A. Lawton; August 24, 1865 to the Board of Trustees of Washington College concerning his election to the presidency of that school; January 27 and July 7, 1866 letters to Reverdy Johnson respecting the estate...
Dates: 1861-1867