Richard C. Witt letter to Thomas W. Harris

Abstract

The Richard C. Witt letter to Thomas W. Harris (dated 1831 November 7; 0.01 cubic feet; 1 item) consists of a letter written by a lecturer at Transylvania University describing the university and Lexington.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Richard C. Witt letter to Thomas W. Harris
Date
1831 November 7
Creator
Witt, Richard C.
Extent
0.01 Cubic Feet
Finding Aid Author
Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2018ms054: [identification of item], Richard C. Witt letter to Thomas W. Harris, 1831 November 7, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Richard C. Witt worked as a lecturer at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky, in 1831.
Scope and Content
The Richard C. Witt letter to Thomas W. Harris (dated 1831 November 7; 0.01 cubic feet; 1 item) consists of a letter written by a lecturer at Transylvania University describing the university and Lexington. The letter written to Thomas W. Harris, a physician and first Dean of the University of North Carolina University Medical School, mentions other professors at Transylvania, including Charles Caldwell, Benjamin Winslow Dudley, William Hall Richardson, and Lunsford Pitts Yandell. He describes Lexington as "quite a handsome place but it cannot rank with Nashville in pound of beauty."

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Richard C. Witt letter to Thomas W. Harris, 1831 November 7

  • Box MS-46, folder 1
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