Dictionary of Virginia Biography. Volume 1: Aaroe-Blanchfield
Appleton, Thomas H., Jr., The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography
Dictionary of Virginia Biography. Volume 1: Aaroe-Blanchfield. Edited by JOHN T. KNEEBONE, J. JEFFERSON LOONEY, BRENT TARTER, and SANDRA GIOIA TREADWAY. DAPHNE GENTRY and DONALD W. GUNTER, Assistant Editors. Richmond: The Library of Virginia, 1998. iii, 557 pp. $49.95.
As a professor of Kentucky history, I have become accustomed to answering student questions with the response " . . . because that's the way it was done in Virginia." With the publication of the first volume in the Dictionary of Virginia Biography (DVB) series, it is apparent that the Old Dominion is again showing the way, not only to what was once its westernmost county but indeed to the entire nation. Put simply, …
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Publication information: Article title: Dictionary of Virginia Biography. Volume 1: Aaroe-Blanchfield. Contributors: Appleton, Thomas H., Jr. - Author. Journal title: The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography. Volume: 108. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 1, 2000. Page number: 85+. © Virginia Historical Society Summer 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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