Turner, Charles W. (Charles Wilson)
Charles Wilson Turner was a history professor at Washington and Lee University (1946-1982) and a member of the university's Emeritus Faculty (1982-1999).
B.A., University of Richmond, 1937; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1946. Instructor of history, W&L, 1946; assistant professor, W&L, 1948; associate professor, W&L, 1953; professor, W&L, 1958; professor emeritus, W&L, 1982-1999.
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
This file contains a copy of Charles Wilson Turner's 1983 memoir entitled "A Straw in the Wind: Some Days of My Years" with a signature and note from the author addressed to Mrs. C. Wood. The enscription reads as follows "To Mrs. C. Wood, who was so kind to me. Sincerely, Charles W. Turner. The man I gave 'old memories' to for history."
Narrative titled "Aunt Elizabeth Remembers;" interview with retired Washington and Lee professor, Charles Turner.
This folder contains information about the Brown family plot and vault in Woodland Cemetery, including photocopied photographs. Also enclosed is correspondence between George T. Brown, Jr. and the Rockbridge Historical Society concerning data on the Brown and Kirkham families.
Includes genealogical inquiries to Turner, postcards, and religious items.
This file contains a photo negative of Swope's Saw Mill, as well as a letter from Fred Swope to Charles W. Turner.
This folder contains a pamphlet for the memorial service of Charles Turner, held at Washinton and Lee University and dated October 9th, 1999. The folder also includes a commemorative "Five Star General" ribbon, likely from the ceremony.
This collection contains research materials compiled by Charles W. Turner for his book Virginia's Green Revolution.