Mortimer Norton Wisdom Papers
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of copies of letters written by Mortimer Norton Wisdom, to his mother when he was a law student at Washington and Lee University from 1872-1873. There are also copies of exams given by John Randolph Tucker in 1873 and copies of speeches given by Wisdom in 1872.
- Inclusive 1872-1873
- Wisdom, Mortimer Norton (Person)
Conditions Governing Use
The materials from Washington and Lee University Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source. Permission for publication of or quoting this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the donor, Adelaide Wisdom Benjamin.
Biographical / Historical
Mortimer Wisdom was a student at Washington and Lee University for five years, earning his B.L. in 1873, and a trustee from 1916-1919. He was also the father of John Minor Wisdom, Washington and Lee University, Class of 1925 (1905-1999).
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Blue sheet prepared by Betty Kondayan (January 26, 2005).
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