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Julia Miller Junkin Fishburn Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0435

Scope and Contents

This collection contains four letters by Julia Miller Junkin Fishburn while she lived at her father, George Junkin's house, while he was the President of Washington and Lee University. She writes to her friend Lizzie Webster in Maryland about her sister Margaret Junkin Preston, her brother-in-law General Stonewall Jackson, her upcoming marriage to Junius M. Fishburn, who was a Latin professor at Washington College, later about his death and her mother's death. A fifth letter dated approximately 30 years later gives advice to her friend on publishing a book of poetry.

Dates

  • Inclusive 1854-1887
  • Majority of material found within Bulk 1854-1858

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington & Lee University's 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 this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the Head of Special Collections.

Extent

5 Item

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Richard France in 1983 and 1984.

Creator

Source

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
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