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Dunlap Family Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0245
Scope and Contents Papers contain information about Dunlap's family members, especially Madison Dunlap (1808-1883) of Kerr's Creek and his son, John Matthew Dunlap, a member of the Washington and Lee Class of 1857 who was killed at at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. The collection includes compositions that John Matthew Dunlap wrote for Professor J. J. White in 1856-1857, transcripts of letters he wrote while serving in the Confederate Army, and letters concerning his death. The collection also includes the...
Dates: Inclusive 1830-1878

Isaac Newton Campbell Notebook

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0177
Scope and Contents Isaac Newton Campbell kept this notebook while a student at Washington and Lee University and at Campbell's Divinity School. It consists primarily of his notes on Greek grammar from Professor James Jones White's class at Washington and Lee and notes on biblical history from T.E. Peck's classes at divinity school. Includes a poem about Professor White.
Dates: Inclusive 1874-1876

Letter from James Jones White to James Chesnut

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0529
Scope and Contents Two weeks after the death of Washington College President Robert E. Lee, Professor J.J. White acknowledges receipt of James Chesnut's submission to the Camden Journal of his recollections of Robert E. Lee. J.J. White also describes a newly formed Soldier's Association with the purpose of memorializing Robert E. Lee. White mentions that Mrs. Lee has said she will provide a design for the tomb. Enclosed in the letter are pressed flowers from Robert E. Lee's funeral bier,...
Dates: 1870-10-26

P. A. Preston Letter

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0229
Scope and Contents This letter was written by P. A. Preston to J. J. White about a gift Preston gave White to remind him of kindness.
Dates: 1859

Thomas W. Reed Student Notebook

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0358
Scope and Contents This notebook contains notes taken by Reed on lectures given by James J. White, professor of Greek at Washington College (1852-1893) as well as some scrapbook items, which have been pasted in.
Dates: Inclusive 1858-1859