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James Woodrow Collection
1905, 1919
MF 16

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Woodrow, James
Title: James Woodrow Collection
Dates: 1905, 1919
Abstract: The collection contains correspondence between Rev. J. W. Mosley, Jr. and James Woodrow regarding Sidney Lanier.
Quantity: 0.5 linear feet

 

Administrative History

James Woodrow, uncle of President Woodrow Wilson, served as one of the earliest instructors on the Oglethorpe University campus when it was located in Midway, near Milledgeville, GA. Woodrow became a close friend of Sidney Lanier, who was a student at Oglethorpe and later one of the most famous poets in the state of Georgia.

 

Description

This collection contains correspondence between Rev. J. W. Mosley, Jr. and James Woodrow and a letter from Mosley to Thornwell Jacobs.

 

Restrictions

None.

 

Subject Headings

Mosley, J. W., Jr.

Woodrow, James, 1828-1907

Jacobs, Thornwell, 1877-1956

Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881

 

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation:

Please cite James Woodrow Collection, MF 16, Archives, Philip Weltner Library, Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, Georgia. Permission to publish from this collection must be approved in writing by the Director of the Library, Oglethorpe University.

 

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