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 7 Collections and/or Records:
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
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
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
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'.
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
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Inclusive 1854-1863
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Inclusive 1871-1872