Junkin, George, 1798 - 1868
- Existence: 1790 - 1868
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Anderson Family Papers
Benjamin Franklin Doswell Correspondence
This collection consists of letters written by Doswell to his family while he was a student at Washington College.
Ebenezer Dickey Junkin Scrapbook
Elinor Junkin letter
George Junkin letter
This autographed letter signed by George Junkin, dated January 11, 1848, was written to Francis McFarland. Junkin writes about the current unrest on Washington College's campus among faculty and students related to the future of the institution's religious affiliation. He mentions that he previously wrote McFarland inquiring about the history of Liberty Hall Academy and Washington College but had not yet received a reply.
Henry Donald Campbell Papers
This collection includes 20 speeches and copies of letters and papers collected on R. E. Lee's administration of Washington College, 1865-1870.
Julia Miller Junkin Fishburn Correspondence
Junkin, George, 1968 - 1996
File includes various pieces, including "The Unusual of Lieutenant George C. Junkin, C.S.A.," a discourse commemorative of George Junkin delivered in the West Spruce St. Presbyterian Church, and "George Junkin and His Eschatological Vision," and "Secession Fever on a Southern Campus."
Margaret Junkin Preston Papers
Newspaper Articles on the Junkin Family
This file includes four leaves of the newspaper as well as photocopies.
Photograph of an oil portrait of Julia Rush Junkin
One print copy of a 19th century oil portrait of Julia Rush Junkin, who was the wife of Reverend George Junkin. The original painting is in private hands.
The Progress of the Age, 1851-06-17
Includes secretary's books with minutes of meetings, treasurer's books, library books (with records of books lent), roll books, and copies of the Society's constitution. Contains accounts of student debates on current political and social questions.
"Washington College During the Administration of George Junkin" by Claude LaVarre
A report on Washington and Lee University during the administration of George Junkin (1848-1865), who succeeded Henry Ruffner. The report discusses how the college was practically closed during the Civil War, and changes put into place by Junkin, including Sunday services and the abolishment of the ten day Christmas break.