Early, Jubal A., Letter

A Guide to the Jubal A. Early Letter, 1872 Ms.1955.005


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1955.005
Title
Jubal A. Early Letter,1872
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Creator
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
The collection consists of a letter written by Jubal A. Early to General Ran William H. Payne of Warrenton, Virginia regarding Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical Collection (now Virginia Tech).

Administrative Information

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Jubal A. Early Letter, Ms1955-005, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

This collection was acquired by Newman Library prior to 1955.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Jubal A. Early Letter was completed prior to 2010. Additional description was completed in December 2010.


Biographical Note

Jubal A. Early (1816-1894) was a Confederate general in the Civil War. He was born in Franklin County, Virginia, and a Lynchburg, Virginia, resident most of his life. In 1866, he published A Memoir of the Last Year of the War for Independence in the Confederate States of America.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a letter written by Early to General Ran William H. Payne of Warrenton, Virginia, about the appointment of General Lunsford Lindsay Lomax to the Presidency of Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech) in Blacksburg.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
  • University History
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896)

Container List

folder 1
Correspondence,
1872