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James Lewis Howe Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0080

Scope and Contents

This collection is the papers of James Lewis Howe, professor of chemistry at Washington and Lee University (1894-1938), which include his correspondence concerning the Presbyterian Church and foreign missions, the Washington and Lee University chemistry department, the American Chemical Society and philately. Also included are notes on archival material for and typescript of Annals of Washington and Lee University during the administration of George Washington Custis Lee, 1871-1896 and addendum on the administration of William Lyne Wilson (1897-1900) and of acting president Henry St. George Tucker (1900-1901). There are also copies of chemistry class examinations from 1941-1950 and a course outline for chemistry class in 1949-1950.


  • Creation: Inclusive 1893-1951


Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington and Lee University Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source. Permission for publication of this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the Head of Special Collections.


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Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

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Lexington VA 24450 USA