Photograph Charles L. C. Minor

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Photograph Charles L. C. Minor

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Born Dec. 3, 1835, in Hanover County. Received M.A. from University of Virginia (UVa), 1858, and later received an L.L.D. After graduating from UVa, taught in Hanover County for three years. Served as combat and staff officer for Confederacy. Was president of Maryland Agricultural College for one year after Civil War. Ran private school in Lynchburg. Became professor of Latin and director of the preparatory school, University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee, the post from which he was selected as first president of Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College. Was 36 years old on assuming presidency. Was removed from presidency in 1879. Bought Shenandoah Valley Academy at Winchester. Later taught at St. Paul's in Baltimore, Maryland, and Episcopal High in Alexandria. Died July 13, 1903, in Albemarle County, Virginia, at age 67.
Source: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Historical Data Book: Centennial Edition, ed.Jenkins Mikell Robertson, Bulletin of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, vol. 65, no. 4, 68.

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Historical Photograph Collection, Special Collections and University Archives

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[image name], Historical Photograph Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

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“Photograph Charles L. C. Minor,” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed September 22, 2020, http://digitalsc.lib.vt.edu/items/show/12783.