Jan. 21-27, 2000

Engineering reaches $50 million goal
Civl War letters

Digital scholarship gets boost from Mellon Foundation grant
Training online
From the desk of... Penny Rue

In Memoriam

American-style consumerism spreading, Werhane says
Time magazine photo exhibit captures memorable moments of U.S. presidents
James Baker to speak at forum on American presidency
Virginia competing to create regional center
Teaching proposals due Feb. 1
Take our advice... Beat the winter blahs
Hot Links - Arts & Sciences web site
U.Va. police enlist watchful employees to thwart crime
Notable - awards and achievements of faculty and staff
Student drama group updates "Lysistrata"
Mentoring conference to be held Jan. 28 at Monticello High School

Civil War letters

Four letters written by Confederate generals Robert E. Lee, J.E.B. Stuart, Stonewall Jackson, and Joseph E. Johnston have been donated to the University Library Special Collections Department.

The letters -- three written during the Civil War and one after -- are the gift of U.Va. alumnus Robert M. Hughes and his wife, Jean. Hughes is a relative of the late Gen. Joseph E. Johnston, who wrote one of the donated letters to Hughes' grandfather, Robert M. Hughes Sr., the great grand nephew of Johnston.


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