Skip to main content

John Archibald Campbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0022

Scope and Contents

Items (photocopies) of John A. Campbell, including nine letters to his son, Duncan G. Campbell (1853-1865), material relating to John A. Campbell's interviews with Abraham Lincoln in Richmond, April, 1865, and to his imprisonment in Fort Pulaski; printed speeches and interviews; five letters (photocopies) from Campbell to Secretary of State William H. Seward relating to Campbell's efforts to mediate the problem of Fort Sumter.Also included are the papers of Duncan G. Campbell. Other correspondents include George Washington Parke Custis and Horace Greeley.

Dates

  • Inclusive 1853-1889

Creator

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 this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the Head of Special Collections.

Extent

6 Files

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Duncan G. Groner, 1946 and 1975.

Existence and Location of Originals

The original items are owned by Duncan G. Groner.

Source

Creator

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA