Robert Manning Strozier speeches and addresses, 1947-1960.


Robert Manning Strozier speeches and addresses, 1947-1960.

This collection consists of speeches written by Dr. Strozier while employed as the Dean of Students at the University of Chicago and as the President of Florida State University. Also, the collection contains memorabilia from Dr. Strozier's inauguration ceremony at Florida State University. Additional subjects include: student government, MacCabean festival, Gandhi, foreign students at the University of Chicago, humanities, Confederate Memorial Day, Chicago Musical College, student housing, student health, fraternities and sororities at Purdue University, University of Illinois, Phi Beta Kappa, students, study abroad, student mental health, Association for Childhood Education, Thanksgiving, Tampa alumni, Paris, Mt. Dora, Statesboro, Georgia, Music Teachers National Association, alumni in Orlando, religion, democracy in education, Rotary Club of McRae, Georgia, and civil liberties on campus.

.5 linear ft. (107 items)




SNAC Resource ID: 7631179

Florida State University

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