The Resource (microform)

(microform)

Label
1858-1899
Inclusive dates
1858-1899
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Diary, 1858-1899, including records of baptisms, marriages and funerals. This diary is more properly termed a private register. This diary is the first volume on Misc. reel 512
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Lyman Brown Wharton was born in Bedford County on 23 February 1831, the son of John Austin Wharton, a lawyer and minister. He studied ancient and modern languages at the University of Virginia, and in 1854, enrolled at the Virginia Theological Seminary to become a minister. He was ordained in 1859 and became rector of Cornwall Parish in Charlotte County, Virginia. During the Civil War, he served as Chaplain of the 59th Virginia Regiment and after the war became a professor of languages at the College of William and Mary. He served as Rector of Bruton Parish Church from 1881-1888 when the College was closed. When the College reopened, he returned to teaching ancient and modern languages. Wharton died on 30 May 1907 on his way to a Confederate reunion and is buried at Hollywood Cemetery.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Diary
Label
(microform)
Note
On reel with other Bedford County Episcopal Church records (Accession 28576b-o)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Color
black and white
Dimensions
35mm.
Emulsion on film
vesicular
Extent
1
Generation
unknown
Immediate source of acquisition
Patterson, Helen S.
Positive negative aspect
negative
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000495996
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/reductionRatio
b
ReductionRatioRange
unknown
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Type of unit
reel.

Library Locations

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