Francis McFarland PapersWLU.Coll.0053

Francis McFarland PapersWLU.Coll.0053


Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington, VA 24450

Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives
Francis McFarland PapersInclusive 1815-1871
90 Item 9 folders, 23 volumes
McFarland, Francis W., Reverend
English .

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Francis McFarland Papers, WLU Coll. 0053, Special Collections, Leyburn Library, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Wallace B. McFarland in 1956.

Scope and Contents

This collection includes 54 miscellaneous letters, 1821-1866; diaries and financial records McFarland kept while he was a missionary and during his two pastorates, 1823-1836, and 1841-1871, at Bethel Presbyterian Church, Augusta County, Va.; lecture notes taken while a student at Princeton University; and printed biographical sketches and engravings of McFarland.Correspondents include Stonewall Jackson, George Junkin, William Spottswood.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Bethel Presbyterian Church (Augusta County, Va.)
  • Biography
  • Clergy
  • Correspondence
  • Destruction and pillage
  • Diaries
  • Engraving
  • Missionaries
  • Note-taking
  • Princeton Theological Seminary
  • Records
  • Virginia