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White, James J. (James Jones)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1828-1893

B.A., UVA, 1851; A.M. Professor of Greek language (and literature) (and Greek history), W&L, 1852-93. See: Trustees' Papers; MSS Catalog.

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Brooks Family, 1861

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 31
Scope and Contents Photocopy of letter from Andrew Brooks to sister, January 23,1861; photocopy and written transcript of letter from James J. White relating to the death of William Brooks, July 16,1861; photocopy of telegram to J.M. Brooks relating to the remains of his son, William Brooks, July 20,1861; Diary entries written by Andrew Brooks in Augusta County.
Dates: 1861

Compositions, by student Washington College student John McKee Dunlap, 1856 - 1857

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents This file consists of three manuscript compositions written by Washington College student John Mckee Dunlap for Professor James Jones (J.J.) White titled, 'An Evening Adventure' - about a walk to and about the Liberty Hall Academy ruin, 'Eloquence' , and 'Fashion'.
Dates: 1856 - 1857

Dunlap Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0245
Scope and Contents Papers contain information about Dunlap's family members, especially Madison Dunlap (1808-1883) of Kerr's Creek and his son, John Matthew Dunlap, a member of the Washington and Lee Class of 1857 who was killed at at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. The collection includes compositions that John Matthew Dunlap wrote for Professor J. J. White in 1856-1857, transcripts of letters he wrote while serving in the Confederate Army, and letters concerning his death. The collection also includes the...
Dates: Inclusive 1830-1878

Isaac Newton Campbell Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0177
Scope and Contents Isaac Newton Campbell kept this notebook while a student at Washington and Lee University and at Campbell's Divinity School. It consists primarily of his notes on Greek grammar from Professor James Jones White's class at Washington and Lee and notes on biblical history from T.E. Peck's classes at divinity school. Includes a poem about Professor White.
Dates: Inclusive 1874-1876

Lee, Robert E.

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents This file includes twenty-seven separate items. Of these items, there are various brochures and booklets entitled, “Robert E. Lee: Innovative Educator,” “Notes on a Visit to Robert E. Lee,” “Lee: The Final Achievement,” and “Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson Returned to Lexington, Virginia.” In addition, the following articles: “Furtherance of Southern Education was Lee’s Goal;” “Aging Successfully: The Example of Robert E. Lee;” “How Gen. Lee Came to Washington College;” “After 32...
Dates: 1700 - 2018

Letter from James Jones White to James Chesnut

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0529
Scope and Contents Two weeks after the death of Washington College President Robert E. Lee, Professor J.J. White acknowledges receipt of James Chesnut's submission to the Camden Journal of his recollections of Robert E. Lee. J.J. White also describes a newly formed Soldier's Association with the purpose of memorializing Robert E. Lee. White mentions that Mrs. Lee has said she will provide a design for the tomb. Enclosed in the letter are pressed flowers from Robert E. Lee's funeral bier,...
Dates: 1870-10-26

P. A. Preston Letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0229
Scope and Contents This letter was written by P. A. Preston to J. J. White about a gift Preston gave White to remind him of kindness.
Dates: 1859

Photograph of Professor J. J. White

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Includes 82 items collected by Charles Manson Crutchfield, including 38 photographs some of which are of Confederate generals and were taken by Michael Miley, postcards and printed materials, most of which concern Washington and Lee University and the surrounding city of Lexington, Virginia during the 1880's
Dates: Inclusive 1882-1914; Majority of material found within Bulk 1880-1889

Thomas W. Reed Student Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0358
Scope and Contents This notebook contains notes taken by Reed on lectures given by James J. White, professor of Greek at Washington College (1852-1893) as well as some scrapbook items, which have been pasted in.
Dates: Inclusive 1858-1859

White, James J.

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 330
Scope and Contents From the Series: Harrington Waddell, James Waddell, James H. Waddell, Maude Waddell, Ned Waddell, Wade, Wallace, William A. Wallace, William A. A. Wallace, George Washington, William D. Washington, Welsh Familiy, James J. White, Zachariah J. White, Alice Williams, A.H. Williams, Sidney Williams, W. L. Wilson, Winston Family, Mrs. J. B. Wood, Richard Woods, Mrs. Wyatt
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined