William Alexander Graham Narrative
Scope and Contents
A narrative of William Alexander Graham's journeys, medical training, and career from 1816-1819, in Lexington, and Abingdon, Virginia and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, taken from his diaries and letters, including references to some well-known contemporary figures like actors James Wallack and Thomas Cooper and artist Benjamin West.There is a summary of included names and places in the control folder.
- Inclusive 1816-1819
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Biographical / Historical
William Alexander Graham, an 1815 alumnus and Virginia physician, was the son of Edward Graham, a Washington and Lee University professor and Margaret Alexander (sister of Archibald Alexander); and the nephew of William Graham, first rector of Liberty Hall Academy in Lexington, Virginia.
1 Item (1 (notebook.))
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Rockbridge Historical Society, 1981.
Blue sheet prepared by Betty Kondayan (2/11/2002)
- Alexander, Archibald
- Alexander, John, Major
- Beard, Samuel, Colonel
- Graham, Edward
- Graham, Margaret Alexander
- McDowell, James
- Medical education
- Morris, William H. (William Hopkins)
- Nicholas, Wilson Cary
- Preston, John Smith
- University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine
- Virginia -- Abingdon
- Virginia -- House Mountain
- Virginia -- Lexington
- Virginia -- Warm Springs
- Washington (DC)
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