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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 8 Collections and/or Records:

Campbell, John L.

 File — Box 3: [Barcode: 0000006780], 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: [Barcode: 0000006780], 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

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

Letter, John Lyle Campbell to Rev. William T. Price, 1878-08-03

 File — Box 2, Folder: 84
Scope and Contents

A letter from John Lyle Campbell to Reverend William T. Price concerning remarks comparing Washington and Lee University and Hampden Sidney College.

Dates: 1878-08-03

Magazine - "The Land We Love", 1868-02

 File — Box 13: [Barcode: 0000004076], Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Robert E. Lee's copy of D.H. Hill's post Civil War magazine "The Land We Love," which published an article pertaining to the story of Lee's "Lost Dispatch" - an order by General Robert E. Lee directing movements of his Army of Northern Virginia during the Maryland Campaign of 1862. It was lost by an unidentified Confederate courier and found by Union soldiers and subsequently forwarded to Union General George B. McClellan. The contents of the dispatch influenced the battles of South Mountain...
Dates: 1868-02

Stono, 1953 - 1990

 File — Box 2, Folder: 86
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1953 - 1990