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Stubbs, William Carter (1846-1924)

Stubbs, William Carter (1846-1924)
Historical Note
William Carter Stubbs was a native of Gloucester County, Va. In 1872, he became professor of chemistry at Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Auburn University) and six years later, state chemist of Alabama. He married Elizabeth Saunders Blair. In 1885, Stubbs was made director of Louisiana Sugar Experiment Station, New Orleans. He later became state chemist and geologist of Louisiana. He operated a rental/mortgage business in Alabama and helped with the Stubbs Family businesses in Sassafras, Gloucester County, Virginia. He and his wife, Elizabeth Saunders Blair, were genealogists and published books on their families. Stubbs died in 1924.

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Records or Manuscript Collections
Thomas Jefferson Stubbs Papers, 1652-1915
William Carter Stubbs Papers (I), 1832-1936
William Carter Stubbs Papers (II), 1786-1930
William Carter Stubbs Scrapbook, 1892-1898