Papers of the Harrison, Smith and Tucker families:, 1790-1936.

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Alderman, Edwin Anderson, 1861-1931,. Papers of the Harrison, Smith and Tucker families:, 1790-1936.

Papers of the Harrison, Smith and Tucker families:, 1790-1936.

Correspondence, diaries, account books, notebooks, lecture notes, literary manuscripts, and other papers, of three faculty families of the University of Virginia. Much of the correspondence deals with university life and personalities. Includes Professor Gessner Harrison's lecture notes and an account of his estate; Professor Francis Henry Smith's account books and natural philosophy notes; manuscript of Professor George Tucker's unpublished novel, "A Centry Hence" (1841), and his autobiography (1858); letters of Professor Charles W. Kent from Woodrow Wilson; and correspondence relating to the unveiling of a portrait of John R. Thompson and to Kent's position as literary editor of the Library of southern literature. Also prominent in the collection are Gessner Harrison's father, Dr. Peachey Harrison, and wife, Elizabeth Lewis Carter Tucker Harrison; their daughter, Mary Harrison Smith; and Betty Lewis Carter. Other topics include a survey of General Alexander Brown's lands in Nelson County, Va; a University of Virginia program for athletic events; an article by D.G. Harrison praising John E. Massey's stand on Virginia political issues; and an article concerning the life of Robert Emmet.

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Smith, Edward, 1891-

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Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916

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