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Stuart, John Leighton

 Person

John Leighton Stuart was an educational missionary in China (1904-c.1945), an ambassador to China (1946-1949), and father of John Leighton Stuart, Jr., who was a member of the Washington and Lee University Class of 1928

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander H. H. Stuart letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0468
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter from Alex H. H. Stuart to his cousin Alex B. Stuart. Alex H. H. writes that Colonel Walker has arrived to pay $1000 to settle the debt Alex B.'s brother, John Stuart, owes to the Dice family. Alex H. H. entreats Alex B. to help him with the matter.
Dates: 1844

John Leighton Stuart typescript

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0309
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a typescript and publisher's proof of Fifty years in China: the memoirs of John Leighton Stuart, missionary and ambassador. It includes references to and a prefatory note by George Catlett Marshall, an introduction by noted Chinese educator Hu Shih, references to Pantops Academy (Charlottesville, Va.), Union Theological Seminary (Richmond, Va.), and Yenching University in Beijing, China.
Dates: 1954

Walnut Fort, 1936-05-15

 File — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents This file consists of a handwritten manuscript draft entitled "Walnut Fort," later published in the Lexington Gazette on May 15th, 1936. The document describes the physical features of the fort, the cooking practices of those who lived there, other domestic qualities, and the familial history of those who inhabited and maintained the fort.
Dates: 1936-05-15