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Gessner Harrison letter-addition 1

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Identifier: ViU-2021-0045

Content Description

This addition to MSS 12762 Papers of Gessner Harrison is a letter from Harrison to Professor Henry Clay Cameron. The letter discusses teaching positions at the University of Virginia, including details of accommodations and salary, with some details of class structure and curriculum for French, Latin, and Law. Gessner Harrison was a professor of ancient languages at the University of Virginia from 1828 to 1859, and the first graduate of the university to join the faculty.

Acquisition Type

Purchase

Provenance

Purchased 25 January 2021

Restrictions Apply

No

Access Restrictions

This collection is minimally processed and open for research.

Dates

  • 1856-08-16

Creator

Extent

0.03 Cubic Feet (1 letter sized folder)

Inventory

1 item