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B.H. Winston report card

 Unprocessed — Folder: 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0119

Content Description

This collection consists of a report card from the University of Virginia with a letter written on the reverse from a B.H. Winston. The bifolio report card, mailed from Charlottesville to Marysville, Virginia, was dated 1845 and signed by William. B. Rogers. A brief personal note is written on the reverse of the report card from Winston to his family. The letter pertains to family matters, mostly concern for his grandmother's health, and needs for additional money in the spring. It is addressed to family members and bears a University of Virginia postmark dated Jan. 8. William B. Rogers was the first President of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1861-1870) and third President of the National Academy of Science and graduated from William and Mary. Rogers served as professor of natural philosophy from 1835 to 1853 at the University of Virginia.

Acquisition Type

Purchase

Provenance

Purchased 9 November 2020.

Restrictions Apply

No

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Dates

  • 1844 - 1845

Extent

0.03 Cubic Feet (1 letter folder)

Inventory

1 item