Baxter, George Addison
- Existence: 1771-1841
A.B.; D.D.; Professor of mathematics and astronomy, 1799; rector (and professor of mathematics and moral philosophy) at W&L, 1799-1829. Professor, Union Theological Seminary, 1829-43. See Crenshaw, TS, I, 158-204; MSS Catolog; See Baxter Family Papers and W&L History Paper No. 3.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: 2, Folder: 19
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a letter to George Baxter from Edward Johnson introducing Dr. Barton, December 21, 1805. Pamphlet entitled, "How Many Botany Books Did Thomas Jefferson Own?" mentioning Dr. Barton.
Scope and Contents Includes letters from G.A. Baxter to his wife, Anne Fleming Baxter, and 104 letters from miscellaneous correspondents dealing with the Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian affairs; reminiscences of Louise Baxter, and letters to her; citations, certificates, and business receipts.Includes three generations of Baxter family correspondence. Also includes a biography of George A. Baxter, sermons written by George A. Baxter, assorted Presbyterian newspaper articles, and three...
Dates: Inclusive 1797-1893
File — Box: 1, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents George Baxter: 1799-1830
Dates: 1799 - 1830
Scope and Contents Contains miscellaneous papers, 23 documents, photocopies from microfilm, a medical journal dated 1765, and an account book. Includes items of Col. William Fleming and the Fleming family, including the diaries of Col. Fleming, 1782-1790, with accounts of his trips to Kentucky; Fleming's journal of the first Kentucky convention, 1784-1785, of which he was chairman; c.250 letters to and from Fleming and his family about business, Kentucky land claims, and family affairs; commissions, wills, land...
Dates: Inclusive 1755-1833