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Kirkpatrick Family Papers

Identifier: DC0252s

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two pieces; a typescript and manuscript of a letter written to the mother of William S. Bailey, of Petersburg, VA reporting to her the details of her son's sickness and death at Davidson. Bailey entered Davidson in 1863, but died of a sudden illness in April of 1864. The second piece is a photocopy and typescript of a letter written by Dr. Kirkpatrick to an unknown recipient in April of 1866. In it, Kirkpatrick gives news of the family and details conditions in the South at the time.


  • Creation: 1864 - 1866

Biographical / Historical

John Lycan Kirkpatrick served as President of Davidson College between 1860 and 1866; Mary Elizabeth Kirkpatrick was the wife.


1 folders (1 folder)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

John Kikrpatrick materials donated through Dr. William Hagen '63 (98-123)

Processing Information

Processed on Jul-98

Kirkpatrick Family Papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections Repository