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John Francis Lanneau Papers

Finding Aid & Inventory

Collection consists of writings and pamphlets of Lanneau, a native of Charleston, South Carolina, and professor of mathematics at Furman College, where he organized his students into a company known as the "Brooks Troop" that later joined Hampton's South Carolina Legion. After the war he was professor of mathematics at Wake Forest College.

This collection contains his "Remembrances of the Civil War" with a photograph of Lanneau on the cover; genealogical information on the Lanneau family; a three-page outline on Bazile Lanneau of Charleston, South Carolina, 1746-1833: His Descendents and Relatives; a photocopy of photographs of Lanneau Family gravestones, Wake Forest, North Carolina; and pamphlets by Dr. Lanneau.

Biographical and Historical Note

Collection consists of writings and pamphlets of Lanneau, a native of Charleston, South Carolina, and professor of mathematics at Furman College, where he organized his students into a company known as the "Brooks Troop" that later joined Hampton's South Carolina Legion. After the war he was professor of mathematics at Wake Forest College.

Collection Overview

This collection contains his "Remembrances of the Civil War" with a photograph of Lanneau on the cover; genealogical information on the  Lanneau family; a three-page outline on  Bazile Lanneau of Charleston, South Carolina, 1746-1833: His Descendents and Relatives; a photocopy of photographs of Lanneau Family gravestones, Wake Forest, North Carolina; and pamphlets by Dr. Lanneau.

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Lanneau, John Francis, 1836-1921
Title
John Francis Lanneau Papers
ID
MS177
Date
NA
Extent
0.5 linear feet  1 letter box
Mixed materials [Box]
1

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives 2004
Access Restrictions
Collection is open. 
Copyright Notice
Copyright for materials resides with the creators of the items in question or their descendants, unless otherwise designated. Users of this collection are responsible for using the materials in conformance with U.S. copyright law. 
Preferred Citation
MS 177, John Francis Lanneau Papers, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. 

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