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Carson, William Waller



  • Existence: 1845 - 1930


C.E., 1868, M.E., 18689, W&L. Instructor of engineering, W&L, 1868-69 (student). Professor mathematics, Davidson College, 1877-83; Professor civil engineering, University of Tennessee, 1885-1916. See Who's Who, 1918-1919.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Sydney Dyer McCormick Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0151
Scope and Contents

This collection contains responses from McCormick's classmates and others to his proposal for a volume of reminiscences concerning Robert E. Lee's presidency of Washington College. Correspondents include William W. Carson and Fitzhugh Lee.

Dates: 1891 - 1930

Withrow Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0164
Scope and Contents

Contains genealogies of Lucy Johnson Withrow; correspondence of Louie Moran to Margaret Withrow, 1919; licences and receipts for John Withrow's general store, 1882-1920; also includes 3 ALS of M. H. Johnson to Fanny Withrow concerning Burnside's bombardment of Fredericksburg and maneuvers in the Valley of Virginia, 1862 November 16-30.

Dates: Inclusive 1852-1932

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American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865) 1
Correspondence 1
Festschriften 1
Fredericksburg, Battle of (Virginia : 1862) 1
General stores 1