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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 181 Collections and/or Records:

"If I Knew"

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 152
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

"If in the Night"

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 129
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

"Invocation", 1924-04-14

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 49
Scope and Contents Graham composed the work for Miss MacDonald, Mr. Leyburn, and two pianos.
Dates: 1924-04-14

"Jota Aragonesa: The Muleteer", 1925-12

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 131
Scope and Contents This has a baritone solo and chrorus for the Washington and Lee Glee Club.
Dates: 1925-12

Letter from John to James

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents This file consists of a letter written by Graham to 'James,' most likely James G. Leyburn.
Dates: Inclusive 1910-1947; Majority of material found within Bulk 1915-1947

Letters from Graham to Mary Monroe Penick, 1933 - 1944

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 9
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: 1933 - 1944

Letters from William Karraker to Mary Monroe Penick, 1947-04-25 - 1947-04-26

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents One of the letters to Mary Monroe asks about John. William writes the next day after hearing of John's death. He proposes doing something to spread John's music.
Dates: 1947-04-25 - 1947-04-26

Letters to John from his Father, 1916 - 1918

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Letter to John from his father about news in Lexington.
Dates: 1916 - 1918

Letters to Mary Monroe Penick about a Festival of Music in Memory of John Graham and a Requiem at Lee Chapel, 1948-01 - 1948-09

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents This file consists of letters written to Mary Monroe Penick about the music festival in memory of John Alexander Graham. Also included are newspaper articles about the event and programs.
Dates: 1948-01 - 1948-09

Letters to Mary Monroe Penick about a Festival of Music in Memory of John Graham and a Requiem at Lee Chapel, cont., 1948-01 - 1948-04

 File — Box: 9, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This file consists of correspondence between various people and Mary Monroe Penick regarding preparations for the music festival in memory of John Alexander Graham.
Dates: 1948-01 - 1948-04