James Woodrow Collection
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
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.
This collection contains correspondence between Rev. J. W. Mosley, Jr. and James Woodrow and a letter from Mosley to Thornwell Jacobs.
Mosley, J. W., Jr.
Woodrow, James, 1828-1907
Jacobs, Thornwell, 1877-1956
Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881
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.