Gordon, Armistead Churchill letter

Gordon, Armistead Churchill.
Armistead Churchill Gordon letter.  - 1923.

1 cm of textual records.


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Armistead Churchill Gordon (1855-1931), lawyer and writer, was born December 20, 1855 in Virginia. Gordon attended the University of Virginia, and later studied law, being called to the bar in 1879. Involved in many aspects of higher education in Virginia he was a member of the Board of Visitors of the College of William & Mary and the University of Virginia, as well as being the first chairman of the Virginia State Library Board. Outside of his work in the law, he published multiple books on the history and peoples of Virginia, as well as collections of poetry.

Contents

Contains one holograph letter from Armistead Churchill Gordon to C.C. Pinckney discussing John Drinkwater's book "Robert E. Lee."

Notes

  • Title from content of the materials.
  • Extent is measured in linear metres of shelf space as occupied by the materials.
  • Acquired as a part of the Verbeke Collection in 1969.

Call number: GA 39