Samson, G. W. (George Whitefield)
- Existence: 1819 - 1896
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
George Whitefield Samson served as president of Columbian College (what is today George Washington University) from 1859 to 1871. This collection includes materials, primarily correspondence, but also a few photographs and other documents, from his parents, Abisha Samson and Mehetabel Samson née Kenrick; the Kenrick family; George Samson and his wife, Elizabeth Samson née Smallwood, and the Smallwood family.
This collection include photos, diplomas, invitations, newspapers, early land holdings, 19th century newspaper accounts of the early college, Civil War records, and memorabilia.