Blackford, Launcelot Minor, 1837-1914,

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Head of the Episcopal High School for boys in Alexandria, Va., 1870-1913.

From the description of Launcelot Minor Blackford diaries, 1847-1913. WorldCat record id: 23150017

University of Virginia student from Lynchburg, Va.; afterwards Lt., C.S.A., principal of the Norwood School, and of Episcopal High School.

From the description of Launcelot M. Blackford's intermediate and senior mathematics exercises [manuscript], [1855-1856] (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 180933903

Principal of Episcopal High School, Alexandria, Va.

From the description of Letters to Mrs. S.W. Halsey, 1887. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32135366

Launcelot Minor Blackford was born in Fredericksburg, Va., in 1837. His parents were Mary Berkley Minor and William M. Blackford. Blackford spent his childhood in Lynchburg, Va. He was educated at the University of Virginia, 1855-1859. He served as a lieutenant in the Confederate Army.

After the Civil War, Blackford was principal of Norwood School in Nelson County, Va., 1865-1870. He was head master of Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Va., from 1870 until 1913.

On 5 August 1884, Launcelot Minor Blackford married Elizabeth Chew Ambler. They had four children.

Blackford died in May 1914.

From the guide to the Launcelot Minor Blackford Diaries, 1847-1913, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)

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creatorOf Dinwiddie, William, 1830-. University of Virginia Master's degree essays [manuscript] 1854-61. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Blackford, Launcelot Minor, 1837-1914. Papers of Launcelot Minor Blackford, 1832-1865. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Ambler, Nannie, fl. 1917. Papers of the Blackford family [manuscript], 1849-1932. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Blackford, Launcelot Minor, 1837-1914. Scrap book of items regarding the Civil War, University of Virginia, Norwood School, obituaries, Blackford, Minor, and other families [manuscript] 1856-1919. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Blackford, Launcelot Minor, 1894-1964. Mine eyes have seen the glory : the story of a Virginia lady Mary Berkeley Minor Blackford, 1802-1896, who taught her family to hate slavery and to love the Union, 1954. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Carter, Landon, 1760-1800,. Papers of Randolph Fairfax Blackford [manuscript] 1798-1870. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Launcelot Minor Blackford Diaries, 1847-1913 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
creatorOf Blackford, Launcelot Minor, 1837-1914. Memoir of Lancelot [sic] Minor Blackford [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Blackford, Charles Minor, 1833-1903. The Home Gazette [manuscript], 1849. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Letters of the Blackford family [manuscript] 1844-69. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Minor, Lewis Willis, 1808-1872. Papers of Lewis Willis Minor [manuscript], 1730-1965 (bulk 1828-1897.). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Kennedy, George. Old Bar [manuscript] 1947. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Blackford, Launcelot Minor, 1837-1914. Diaries of Launcelot Minor Blackford [manuscript] 1847-55, 1873-89. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Blackford, Launcelot Minor, 1837-1914. Papers of Launcelot Minor Blackford [manuscript], ca. 1857-1861. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Minor, John B. (John Barbee), 1813-1895. John B. Minor letter to L.M. Blackford [manuscript] 1880 Sep. 23 University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Massie, Charles M., 1834-1865,. Papers of the Massie family of Virginia, 1850-1862, 1905. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Rice, Grantland, 1880-1954. Papers pertaining to the ninetieth birthday celebration of Clarence Blain Wallace [manuscript], 1949. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Blackford, Launcelot Minor, 1837-1914. Notebooks in natural philosophy, University of Virginia [manuscript] 1858-1859. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Blackford, Launcelot Minor, 1837-1914. Translations of Launcelot Minor Blackford [manuscript], 1850-1851. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Blackford, Launcelot Minor, 1837-1914. Papers of Launcelot Minor Blackford [manuscript] 1829. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Blackford, Launcelot Minor, 1837-1914. Autobiography of Launcelot Minor Blackford [manuscript] 1905. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Blackford, B. L. (Benjamin Lewis), 1835-1908,. Correspondence of the Blackford family children [manuscript] 1844-59. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Cabell, William Daniel, 1834-1904. Papers of William Daniel Cabell and the Cabell and Ellet families [manuscript], 1798-1955. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Blackford, William Matthews, 1801-1864. William Matthews Blackford diaries [manuscript], 1849-1864. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Maupin, S. (Socrates), 1808-1871. Letter to William Matthews Blackford, Lynchburg, Va. [manuscript] 1856 June 28. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Blackford, Launcelot Minor, 1837-1914. Launcelot Minor Blackford diaries, 1847-1913. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Miscellaneous Blackford Documents [manuscript], n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Blackford, Launcelot Minor, 1837-1914. Launcelot M. Blackford's intermediate and senior mathematics exercises [manuscript], [1855-1856] University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Blackford, Launcelot Minor, 1837-1914. Letter from L.M. Blackford to Mrs. Richard L. Maury [manuscript], 1908 February 20. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Blackford, Launcelot Minor, 1837-1914. Letters to Mrs. S.W. Halsey, 1887. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Blackford family. Blackford family papers, 1742-1953. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Blackford, B. L. (Benjamin Lewis). B. L. Blackford letters, 1853-1868 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Carter-Blackford papers, 1736-1908 University of Virginia. Library
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Birth 1837

Death 1914

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