Selected pages from the copybook/math journal of the Nelson family. Exhibits the type of elements contained in the journal - math proofs, personal notes, history records, a type of index, geneological records, etc.
In an article in the Ring Tum Phi, Nelson writes on his experiences at Washington and Lee starting when he matriculated in 1846 providing a unique perspective on the school, and the changes it had sustained over Nelson's 60 years at the University.
One of the loose pages pulled from the copybook / math journal. Most likely the work of Nelson's mother or aunt, this charts the genealogy and family history of the Nelsons and other Rockbridge area families