The Resource 1873-1938
- Inclusive dates
- Papers, 1873-1938, including an autobiography of Thomas Allan, a letter dated 6 December 1873 from William Allan to Mary Allan of Winchester, Virginia, and four pamphlets, 1889-1938, concerning William Allan's career as the first principal of McDonogh School in Maryland
- Biographical or historical data
- William Allan, the son of Thomas Allan and Jane D. George Allan, was born in Winchester, Virginia on 12 November 1837. He attended the University of Virginia before joining the Confederate Army in 1861. Allan served in the ordnance department and gained the rank of lieutenant-colonel. After the war, he was elected professor of applied mathematics at Washington College (later Washington and Lee University), and in 1873 became the first principal of the McDonogh School in Maryland. He married Elizabeth Randolph Preston, the daughter of Margaret Preston, the well known Southern poet, on 14 May 1874. In addition to serving as principal of the McDonogh School, he wrote several histories of the Civil War including THE ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA IN 1862 and THE HISTORY OF THE CAMPAIGN OF GENERAL T.J. (STONEWALL) JACKSON IN THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA. He died on 17 September 1889 at McDonogh, Maryland.
- Cataloging source
- Form designation
ContextContext of 1873-1938
Embed this data in a secure (HTTPS) page:
Include data citation:
Cite Data - Experimental
Data Citation of the Work 1873-1938
Copy and paste the following RDF/HTML data fragment to cite this resource
<div class="citation" vocab="http://schema.org/"><i class="fa fa-external-link-square fa-fw"></i> Data from <span resource="http://link.virginiamemory.com/resource/29F0GYTW9NQ/" typeof="CreativeWork http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/Work"><span property="name http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/label"><a href="http://link.virginiamemory.com/resource/29F0GYTW9NQ/">1873-1938</a></span> - <span property="offers" typeOf="Offer"><span property="offeredBy" typeof="Library ll:Library" resource="http://link.virginiamemory.com/#_default"><span property="name http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/label"><a property="url" href="http://link.virginiamemory.com/">Library of Virginia</a></span></span></span></span></div>
Structured data from the Bibframe namespace is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License by Library of Virginia. Additional terms may apply to data associated with third party namespaces.
Processing Feedback ...