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:
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.
File — Box: 13, 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...
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
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
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