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George W. Perry, Student, Autograph Album from Alleghany College

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 1135

Overview

Autograph album belonging to George W. Perry, a student at Alleghany College in Blue Sulphur Springs, Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia, a school for Baptist Ministers. When Blue Sulphur Springs Resort closed in 1859 the facilities were re-purposed to serve the College, which itself closed in 1861. The album contains handwritten sentiments written by Perry's classmates and friends on the eve of the Civil War in May 1861. Entries include names and locations; most of the students were from Virginia.

Dates

  • 1861

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

No special access restriction applies.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please see the Permissions and Copyright page on the West Virginia and Regional History Center website.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (Summary: 1/2 in. (1 item in 1 folder))

Physical Location

West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Title
George W. Perry, Student, Autograph Album from Alleghany College, 1861
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

Contact:
1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US
304-293-3536