Title

J.T. Carpenter school report, 1866

Creator

Date Original

1866

Description

This collection contains a school report of J.T. Carpenter signed by Robert E. Lee, President of Washington College, Virginia.

Biographical/Historical Note

J. T. Carpenter was a student at Washington College whom suspended his school term during the Civil War, but returned in 1866. Carpenter was an established member of the Mu Sigma Rho Literary Society and studied Latin, Greek, and mathematics. Washington College began in 1749 as Augusta Academy twenty miles north of Lexington, Virginia. After several changes in name and location, Washington College was moved to its present site in Lexington. Robert E. Lee was president of Washington College from 1865 until his death in 1870. After he died, the college voted to change the name to Washington and Lee University.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Virginia

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.003.001a

Resource Type

Text

Collection

J.T. Carpenter school report, SMC.003.001a

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

J.T. Carpenter school report, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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