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Graham, John Alexander

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1895-1947

B.A., W&L, 1914; M.A. Assistant professor romance languages, W&L, 1919; associate professor, W&L, 1920; professor Spanish and fine arts, W&L, 1940-47. See Trustees Papers, June 5, 1947 (resolution on death).

Found in 185 Collections and/or Records:

"Scherzo- American Quartet"

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 67
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection includes Graham's compositions, World War I papers and correspondence, memorabilia of Washington and Lee University activities, scores, sheet music, notebooks, and other correspondence.
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1947; Majority of material found within Bulk 1915-1947

School Memorabilia, 1907 - 1914

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents This file consists of Mercer and John's certificates from grade school and of materials from John's time at Washington and Lee. His report cards, football ticket, and matriculation reciept.
Dates: 1907 - 1914

"Second the Notion", 1934

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 128
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection includes Graham's compositions, World War I papers and correspondence, memorabilia of Washington and Lee University activities, scores, sheet music, notebooks, and other correspondence.
Dates: 1934

Series 1, 1925 - 1973

 Series
Scope and Contents This series contains many materials relating to his South African mission. Dr. Leyburn saved a number of newspaper articles concerning South Africa, which are contained herein. Reports on various industries and other aspects of South Africa are included. Also within this collection is an assortment of Dr. Leyburn's speeches, some of which concern South Africa. The remainder of the speeches concern the future of Washington and Lee University. Among the correspondence in this...
Dates: 1925 - 1973

"Since First I Saw Your Face"

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 142
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection includes Graham's compositions, World War I papers and correspondence, memorabilia of Washington and Lee University activities, scores, sheet music, notebooks, and other correspondence.
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1947; Majority of material found within Bulk 1915-1947

"Sing We With Mirth", 1948

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents This piece was dedicated to Miss Edna T. Shaeffer and the Glee Club of Madison College, Harrisonburg, Va.
Dates: 1948

"Sonata for Violin and Piano"

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 57
Scope and Contents This file includes copies for each violin and piano part. The sonata was written for and dedicated to Francis Rouclebush and James G. Leyburn.
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1947; Majority of material found within Bulk 1915-1947

"Sonata for Violin and Piano"

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 58
Scope and Contents This file consists of two notebooks with the music for 'Sonata for Violin and Piano.'
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1947; Majority of material found within Bulk 1915-1947

"Sonata for Violin and Piano in A Major"

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 56
Scope and Contents This file includes the master copy.
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1947; Majority of material found within Bulk 1915-1947

"Song from Hypatia", 1923-09-30

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 143
Scope and Contents Graham created this piece for Walter Scott Hastings by request.
Dates: 1923-09-30