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 2 Collections and/or Records:
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
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