Campbell, Charles, 1807-1876

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Teacher, historian, editor, and antiquarian, of Petersburg (Dinwiddie Co.), Va.

From the description of Papers, 1617-1895 ; (bulk 1770-1879). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19317035

Charles Campbell was born in Petersburg, Va. 1 May 1807. Graduated from Princeton College in 1825 and trained for law under Henry St. George Tucker. He contributed to periodicals. Campbell was married twice, to Elvira Calloway and to Anna Burdsall. He had four children. Campbell worked as an civil engineer, owned and edited a newspaper, and was customs collector, but spent most of his time as a teacher. He died in 1876. Campbell wrote and published The Bland Papers, Genealogy of the Spotswood Family, and History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia as well as other works and articles.

From the description of Papers, 1743-1896. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 22999457

Historian and principal of Anderson Academy, Petersburg, Virginia, 1855-1870.

From the description of Charles Campbell papers, 1856. (Columbia Theological Seminary). WorldCat record id: 649065426

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creatorOf Campbell, Charles, 1807-1876. Autograph letter signed : Petersburg, Virginia, to Thomas A. Wynne, 1867 June 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Charles Campbell letters, 1847 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Corran, Martha Dangerfield Bland Blodget, . 1804. Brock collection: Excerpts from the diary of Mrs. Blodgett, kept at Cawsons, in the County of Prince George, Virginia, in the year 1795 & 1796, 1795-1796. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Campbell, Charles, 1807-1876. Papers, 1617-1895 ; (bulk 1770-1879). Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Spring, Rebecca Buffum. Raritan Bay Union and Eagleswood Military Academy collection, 1836-1973. New Jersey Historical Society Library
creatorOf Campbell, Charles, 1807-1876. Correspondence regarding historical research by Draper and Campbell: [manuscript], 1846-1872. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Ruffin, Edmund, 1794-1865. Papers : of Edmund Ruffin, 1818-1865. Virginia Historical Society Library
creatorOf Wynne, Thomas Hicks, 1820-1875. Papers, 1848-1901, [microform]. Library of Virginia
creatorOf Campbell, Charles, 1807-1876. Papers, 1743-1896. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Wynne, Thos. H. (Thomas Hicks), 1820-1875. Brock Collection: Papers of Thomas Hicks Wynne, 1848-1901. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Anastatic printing of a letter to subscribers of the Southern Literary Messenger : New York, to Charles Campbell, 1845 Nov. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891,. Draper manuscripts: King's Mountain papers, 1756-1887. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Campbell, Charles, 1807-1876. Charles Campbell papers, 1856. Columbia Theological Seminary, JBC Library
creatorOf Jefferson, Isaac, b. 1775. Memoirs and daguerreotype, 1847. University of Virginia. Library
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Birth 1807

Death 1876



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