Campbell, J. L. (John Lyle)
A.B., W&L, 1843; A.M.; LL.D. Robinson professor of natural (physical) science, W&L, 1851; Robinson professor chemistry, W&L, 1865; Robinson professor chemistry (mineralogy) and geology, W&L, 1875-86. Superintendent, Rockbridge Co. schools, 1870-82. See MSS Catalog.
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Items in the collection include a scrapbook, a bound volume of the Ring-Tum Phi, a book of pressed leaves, Miller family birth records, photographs of Lexington and Campbell family members, newspapers, and personal letters.
File includes an obituary of John Lyle Campbell Sr. by the Lexington Gazette, a biography writtten by his son Robert Fishburne Campbell, and copies of letters between Robert E. Lee and Prof. Campbell as well as T.J. Jackson and Prof. Campbell.
This folder includes a manuscript copy of John Lyle Campbell's work "Silurian Formation in Western Virginia," published in the American Journal of Science and ARts, Vol. XVIII, 1879.
Includes folders on Campbell/Houston family, Edmund D. Campbell, Harry D. Campbell, John Lyle Campbell, John Poage Campbell, Leslie Lyle Campbell, Robert F. Campbell, Robert K. Campbell, W. A. Campbell, William S. Campbell, Horace Caruthers, John A. Champe, Chapin family, Chittum, John Coalter, Christopher Columbus, Robert Page Cooke, Mary Beard Copper, Rev. John Craig, Jane Todd Crawford, James S. A. Crawford, Crozet family, Ernest Cummings, and Cunningham family.
This collection includes letters to and from John L. Campbell, Dean at Washington and Lee University, as well as letters to, from, and concerning Frank J. Gilliam, who was a member of the Washington and Lee class of 1917, 1912-1926. Campbell and Gilliam correspond about several members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity being unable to return for the next semester due to grades. They also correspond about a prospective student from Lynchburg.
This collection contains eight letters to Campbell, a notebook on Campbell's geological observations, and miscellaneous papers including a broadside.
This collection is a narrative written by John Newton Lyle, who was a member of the Liberty Hall Volunteers and Stonewall Jackson Brigade during the American Civil War. Includes 'Sketches found in a Confederate veterans's desk' (1913) and an undated supplement 'Stonewall Jackson's Guard'.
This collection consists of student J. S. McCutchan's notebook from chemistry lectures taught J. L. Campbell at Washington and Lee University.
In this letter written from Sweet Springs Robert E. Lee writies that due to his health he won't be returning to the college right away. He asks all the faculty to help the students prepare for classes. A transcription is housed with this letter.
In this letter Lee writes to Campbell, who had recently been asked to be Superintent of the Rockbridge County Schools, that he does not think accepting this position would greatly impact his duties at Washington College.
A letter from John Lyle Campbell to Reverend William T. Price concerning remarks comparing Washington and Lee University and Hampden Sidney College.
This collection contains three letters. One, dated March 7, 1863 written in Caroline County, Va. to Col. Boteler gives Jackson's theories of recommending soldiers for promotion. A second, which is dated Mar. 11, 1854 from Lexington, Va. to E.H.J. McCampbell, concerns Jackson resigning from the Franklin Society and Library Company of Lexington. The third letter, dated June 7, 1858, to Prof. J.L. Campbell describes the operation of the Lexington Colored Sabbath School.
This folder contains a newspaper article, notes, and photographs of Stono, originally known as Jordan’s Point and built by Colonel John Jordan. The article and notes discuss owners, including John L. Campbell, Mrs. Anne R. Howell, and William J. Driver. It also discusses the Virginia Military Institute, near which Stono stands.
This collection consists of William D. Johnson's lecture notes from a chemistry course at Washington and Lee University taught by John Lyle Campbell, who was Professor of Chemistry at Washington and Lee University 1851-1886.