University of Virginia memorials from the Virginia Tech tragedy of April 16, 2007 [manuscript], 2007


University of Virginia memorials from the Virginia Tech tragedy of April 16, 2007 [manuscript], 2007

The collection includes Governor Timothy M. Kaine's declaration of a statewide day of mourning; a statement by University of Virginia President John T. Casteen and his speech at the University of Virginia candlelight ceremony; announcements from the Virginia Tech Tragedy website; a description of events by Virginia Tech Librarian Bruce Pencek; a message from Patricia Lampkin concerning U. Va. safety procedures; transcripts of Nikki Giovanni's convocation address and Governor Kaine's convocation remarks. Also statements and condolences posted on the University of Virginia 's Virginia Tech Support website including statements by Kenneth Schwartz of the Faculty, Nursing School Dean Jeanette Lancaster, and athletic director Craig Littlepage; and postings on the Virginia Tech Support Bulletin Board.

10 (circa) items.


SNAC Resource ID: 6962558

University of Virginia. Library

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