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Campbell, J. L. (John Lyle)



  • Existence: 1818-1886

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:

Campbell Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0393
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Inclusive 1843-1950

Campbell, John L.

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 36
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Campbell, John L., 1867 - 1886

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1867 - 1886

Campbell, John Lyle

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 37
Scope and Contents From the Series: 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.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Fitzgerald Flournoy papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0187
Scope and Contents 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.

Dates: 1912 - 1963

John Lyle Campbell Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0075
Scope and Contents This collection contains eight letters to Campbell, a notebook on Campbell's geological observations, and miscellaneous papers including a broadside.
Dates: Inclusive 1859-1883

John Newton Lyle unpublished typescripts

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0077
Scope and Contents 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'.
Dates: 1913

John S. McCutchan Chemistry Notebook

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0497
Scope and Contents This collection consists of student J. S. McCutchan's notebook from chemistry lectures taught J. L. Campbell at Washington and Lee University.
Dates: Inclusive 1868-1869

Letter from Robert E. Lee to John Lyle Campbell, 1867-09-09

Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1867-09-09

Letter from Robert E. Lee to John Lyle Campbell, 1870-08-03

Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1870-08-03