THOMAS, JOHN PEYRE, 1833-1912

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Letterpress books, 1882-1885.
0.5 linear ft. (2 v.).
Citadel graduate 1851, superintendent of The Arsenal Academy 1861-1865, superintendent of The Citadel 1882-1885, author, historian.
Copies of letters written by Thomas when superintendent of The Citadel. Volume 1 (1882 June 15 - 1884 December 31) is indexed chronologically. Volume 2 (1885 January- October)contains letters written by Thomas and his successor, General George Johnston. No index for volume 2.
Letters in both volumes are faded and illegible.

CP 6


Document, 1892 December 15.
1 item.
Handwritten agreement among ten graduates to contribute $50 each to the publication of Thomas' History of The South Carolina Military Academy. Signatures of C. Irvine Walker, Thomas Huguenin, C.S. Gadsden, Robert Thomas are included on document.

A1994.22


Speech, 1883 February 22.
1 item (22 p.).
"Re-establishment of the South Carolina Military Academy" describes the efforts to reopen The Citadel and the close relationship between the Washington Light Infantry and The Citadel.

A 1994.22


Speech, 1890 July 2.
1 item. (28 p.).
"True Citizenship and Rightful Legislation" delivered at commencement.

A1900.1


Speech, 1893 February 22.
1 item (48 p.).
Oration commemorating the 50th anniversary of The Citadel.

A1900.1


Speech, 1897 June 22.
i item. (12 p.).
"Shakespeare in Arms" delivered at Citadel commencement held at Clemson.

A1994.22


Publications, 1858, 1879, 1898, 1908.
0.5 linear ft. (1 box).
Citadel graduate 1851, superintendent of The Arsenal Academy 1861-1865, superintendent of The Citadel 1882-1885, author, historian.
"Origin of the State Military Academies" Russell Magazine 1858.
Historical Sketch of the S.C. Military Academy 1879.
Report of the Historian of the Confederate Records to the General Assembly of S.C. 1898.
Career and Character of General Micah Jenkins 1908.

A1994.22


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