- Existence: 1806-1877
LL.D., W&L, 1851. Professor law and equity at W&L, 1866; professor common and statue law, W&L, 1870-73; trustee, 1852-72; rector, 1865-72. Founder Lexington Law School, 1849. See Crenshaw, TS, I, 543-53; II, 482-96; Legal Education in Virginia, 98-104.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains two of John Brockenbrough's personal correspondences, a letter of resignation from Washington and Lee University, and a bank receipt from the Bank of Lexington. One of the personal correspondences contains information about military movements in Virginia during the American Civil War.
Dates: Inclusive 1863-1874; Majority of material found within Bulk 1863-1874