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Virgil Francis Payne papers, 1828-1950, 1838-1888 (bulk dates)

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Virgil Francis Payne papers


1828-1950, 1838-1888 (bulk dates)


University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506


Arranged by accession number.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Virgil Francis Payne papers, 1828-1950. 1838-1888 (bulk dates), 1PA50M42, 1M50M42, AAP8500LM, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.


.3 cubic feet.


Professor. Dr. Payne was head of the chemistry department at Transylvania University, Lexington, Ky, 1923-1942. He delivered papers on Dr. Robert Peter and Dr. Samuel Brown, to the Division of History of Chemistry of the American Chemical Society. Both Peter and Brown were members of the medical department faculty at Transylvania in the early nineteenth century. Peter also served on the faculty of the Kentucky School of Medicine in Louisville and as a chemistry professor at Kentucky University (later the University of Kentucky).

Scope and Content

PA50M42: This accession is in Photographic Archives. This collection contains papers and research notes written by Virgil Francis Payne on Dr. Robert Peter and Dr. Samuel Brown, early medical scholars in Kentucky. The collection contains Payne's papers, research notes on the scholars and copies of letters written to Dr. Robert Peter from different correspondents around the country. Also present are photographs of portraits of Peter and Brown.


  • Payne, Virgil Frances, 1893-
  • Brown, Samuel, 1769-1830.
  • Peter, Robert, 1805-1894.
  • Transylvania University.--Chemistry Dept.
  • Transylvania University.--Medical Dept.
  • American Chemical Society.--Division of the History of Chemistry.
  • University of Kentucky.
  • Kentucky School of Medicine (Louisville, Ky.).
  • Medical education.
  • Medicine--Study and teaching.
  • Education--Research.
  • Research--Kentucky--Lexington.
  • Chemistry--Research.
  • Medicine.
  • Medical colleges--Kentucky--Lexington.
  • Learned institutions and societies.
  • Chemistry--Societies, etc.
  • Educators.
  • Lexington (Ky.)
  • Notes
  • Photoprints

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