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Alfred Leyburn Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0098

Scope and Contents

Contains c.55 items, of Dr. Alfred Leyburn and the Leyburn family of Lexington, Va., including 22 letters between Leyburn and his wife, Ann Eliza, 1835-36; patents of Edward J. Leyburn.


  • Creation: 1823 - 1899
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1830-01-01 - 1839-01-01


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Biographical / Historical

Dr. Alfred Leyburn attended Washington College (Va.), 1821-1822; practiced as a physician in Lexington, Va., was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, 1835 – 36, 1838 – 1842, and 1852, was a member of the Board of Visitors of the Virginia Military Institute, 1839 – 46, and served as rector and member of the Washington College and Washington and Lee University Board of Trustees, 1840-1878.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Marion Junkin in 1979.

Processing Information

Blue sheet prepared by Betty Kondayan (2/11/2003)

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Repository Details

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

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA