- Existence: 1765-1840
Edward Graham was a professor at Washington College in 1813; he also presided over the college library from 1813-1839.
Professor of mathematics, W&L, 1813; professor natural philosophy (and chemistry), W&L, 1825-29, secretary of board, W&L, 1811-41. See Trustees' Papers; MSS Catalog.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Includes 2 bound volumes of minutes of the meetings of its Board of Trustees (1807-1910), yearly reports of the various principals, miscellaneous correspondence, business papers, bills and receipts.
Dates: Inclusive 1807-1910
File — Box: 7, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection includes Graham's compositions, World War I papers and correspondence, memorabilia of Washington and Lee University activities, scores, sheet music, notebooks, and other correspondence.
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1947; Majority of material found within Bulk 1915-1947
Scope and Contents Letter [183-] from 'a citizen' [Edward Graham] extolling the military worth of students. In addition, a document, dated July 5, 1822, which is signed by John Quincy Adams, stipulating what government documents Washington College will receive.
Dates: Inclusive 1822-183?
Scope and Contents This is an undated copy, possibly a draft, of Elijah Forsythe's will. There is a signature of Archibald Graham Esq on the backside.
Dates: 1800 - 1820
Scope and Contents A narrative of William Alexander Graham's journeys, medical training, and career from 1816-1819, in Lexington, and Abingdon, Virginia and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, taken from his diaries and letters, including references to some well-known contemporary figures like actors James Wallack and Thomas Cooper and artist Benjamin West.There is a summary of included names and places in the control folder.
Dates: Inclusive 1816-1819