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Farnum, Joseph W.



  • Existence: 1803-


Robinson professor of natural science, W&L, 1832-37. See W&L Historical Papers, VI, 39-41.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Henry Ruffner Letter to Thomas Aspinwall

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0654
Scope and Contents

A letter of introduction for former Washington College Professor of Natural Philosophy and Chemistry Joseph W. Farnum penned by Washington College (Va.) president Henry Ruffner to American Consul to London, England, Col. Thomas Aspinwall. Ruffner asks that Aspinwall assist in connecting Farnum with those of "scientific society and institutions" in the vicinity of London, England.

Dates: 1835-03-28