The Resource Papers of Camm Patteson, (manuscript)

Papers of Camm Patteson, (manuscript)

Label
Papers of Camm Patteson, 1875-1900
Title
Papers of Camm Patteson
Inclusive dates
1875-1900
Title variation
Camm Patteson papers
Creator
Contributor
Correspondent
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Chiefly business correspondence from Patteson's law practice. Subjects other than legal matters include Virginia politics, the University of Virginia, Buckingham and Cumberland Counties' politics, free silver, and the appointment of Thomas Henry Carter as proctor of the University of Virginia in 1897
  • Of interest are a letter from John W. Daniel commenting on the defeat of William J. Bryan for the presidency in 1896; Armistead C. Gordon's summation of Woodrow Wilson as a prospective president of the University of Virginia; an 1897 petition from the University of Virginia faculty to the Proctor, asking that the Building Committee consult with them over new construction; and an 1897 letter from Woodrow Wilson urging a promotion for U. Va. professor Richard H. Dabney
  • Includes writings, many fragmented, on Patteson's proposed legislation concerning trustees and fiduciaries and protection for individuals against trusts and corporations
  • Correspondents include Archer Anderson, Charles Minor Blackford, John Thompson Brown, Joseph Bryan, A. S. Buford, William Cabell, Richard H. Dabney, John W. Daniel, Henry D. Flood, Armistead C. Gordon, Randolph Harrison, R. G. H. Kean, John Lamb, Thomas S. Martin, Marshall McCormick, Robert Davis Yancey, and members of the Patteson family
Biography type
individual biography
Biographical or historical data
Confederate soldier; lawyer, of Buckingham Co., Va., Virginia legislator, and member of the University of Virginia Board of Visitors.
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Papers of Camm Patteson, (manuscript)
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  • Special Collections
Extent
175
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u3904454
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a3904454
  • (OCoLC)647952613
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

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