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Thomas Russell Bowden Letter

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.119
Letter written by Thomas Russell Bowden to the editor of New England Magazine on May 16, 1892 in response to an article published in December 1891 as to "Why the South was defeated in the Civil War."  Bowden requests the opportunity to submit a written response to the article and includes his thoughts regarding the South and specifically Virginia as well as his longstanding familial ties to both the state, Williamsburg, and the College of William and Mary.

Dates

  • 1892 May 16

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

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Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Russell Bowden was a student at the College of William and Mary in 1858-1861.

Administrative History: Thomas Russell Bowden graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1861.  He was president of the Phoenix Literary Society in 1860 and in 1861, he was awarded the medal for oratory by the Society.  He was also a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Biographical Information: Thomas Russell Bowden was a student at the College of William and Mary in 1858-1861.
Administrative History: Thomas Russell Bowden graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1861.  He was president of the Phoenix Literary Society in 1860 and in 1861, he was awarded the medal for oratory by the Society.  He was also a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Custodial History:

This collection was previously part of the University Archives Faculty-Alumni File Collection.

Related Materials:

Faculty-Alumni File Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed by Mindy Gipson, SCRC staff, in July 2010
Title
Guide to the Thomas Russell Bowden Letter
Date
2010-07-09
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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