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Armistead Churchill Gordon letter.
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- Gordon, Armistead Churchill
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1 cm of textual records
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Armistead Churchill Gordon (1855-1931), lawyer and writer, was born December 20, 1855 in Virginia. Gordon attended the University of Virginia, and later studied law, being called to the bar in 1879. Involved in many aspects of higher education in Virginia he was a member of the Board of Visitors of the College of William & Mary and the University of Virginia, as well as being the first chairman of the Virginia State Library Board. Outside of his work in the law, he published multiple books on the history and peoples of Virginia, as well as collections of poetry.
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Contains one holograph letter from Armistead Churchill Gordon to C.C. Pinckney discussing John Drinkwater's book "Robert E. Lee."
Immediate source of acquisition
Acquired as a part of the Verbeke Collection in 1969.