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Label
Papers, 1830-1846
Title
Papers
Inclusive dates
1830-1846
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1830-1846, of William Hume Stith (1823-1900) of Richmond, Virginia, consisting of a letter, from Stith to his mother Rebecca Harris Stith (1800-1880) asking after her and his siblings; essays, 1842, written at the Virginia Military Institute titled "Man," "Cruelty to animals," and "On the works of nature;" an advertisement, 30 June 1846, for a "Proposal for the opening of a school for children of both sexes."
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Biographical or historical data
William Hume Stith was born 23 May 1823 in Richmond, Virginia, to William Hewitt Stith (1800-1837) and Rebecca Harris Stith (1800-1880). He graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1845. Stith served in the United States Army Corps of Engineers, then for the Confederate Army Corps of Engineers during the Civil War. After the war ended, he returned to Richmond and worked as a civil engineer. Stith married Fannie Evans (1837-1906) in 1856, and they had eight children. Stith died in Richmond 20 September 1900, and was buried in Hollywood Cemetery.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Papers
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
10
Immediate source of acquisition
Monteiro, Claude M.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000491734
Type of unit
  • p. and 2
  • leaves.

Library Locations

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