Ruffner, Henry, Reverend
A.B., W&L, 1813; D.D.; (LL.D., W&L, 1849). Professor of languages, 1819-30, 1835-37; professor of mathematics, 1830-35; presidents, rector and professor of ethics and rhetoric, W&L, 1836-48. Author: Judith Bensaddi, 1839. See Trustees' Papers; Crenshaw, I, 240-292.
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Address delivered before the Agricultural Society of Rockbridge, at its annual Fair, at Fancy Hill, October 17, 1839, by the Rev. Henry Ruffner, D. D., President of Washington College. The Lexington Gazette, and Rockbridge Farmer, June 23, 1840.
This file consists of a typescript essay entitled "Two Forgotten College Houses."
A letter of introduction for former Washington College Professor of Natural Philosophy and Chemistry Joseph W. Farnum penned by Washington College (Va.) president Henry Ruffner to American Consul to London, England, Col. Thomas Aspinwall. Ruffner asks that Aspinwall assist in connecting Farnum with those of "scientific society and institutions" in the vicinity of London, England.
The Student's Account of His Visit to the House Mountain. The Height of Our Mountains by John Elder