Speech file of the News Information Services of the University of Virginia [manuscript], 1929-1967.

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University of Virginia. News Information Services. Speech file of the News Information Services of the University of Virginia [manuscript], 1929-1967.

Speech file of the News Information Services of the University of Virginia [manuscript], 1929-1967.

Speeches delivered at various University events including Finals, lecture series, conferences, and holidays; or by University of Virginia professors and administrators at similar events elsewhere.

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Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965

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Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965

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Washington, George, 1732-1799

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George Washington (b. Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland County, Va.-d. Dec. 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, VA) was the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. Washington came from a family of farmers and landowners. He had little education but showed an aptitude for mathematics. He used this talent to become a surveyor. At 15, Washington took a job as assistant surveyor on a team sent to map the Shenandoah Valley in western Virginia. In his early 20s, Washington joined the Virgin...

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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Lover, Myron J.

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Windolph, F. Lyman (Francis Lyman), 1889-

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Gee, Wilson, 1888-

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Doherty Foundation Lecture (1959 : University of Virginia)

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Robertson, Walter Spencer, 1893-

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Walter Spencer Robertson (1893-1970) was an investment banker, a financial and cultural leader in Richmond, Va., and a specialist in international Far Eastern affairs. He was the son of William Henry Robertson (1855-1908) and Anne Maria (Robinson) Robertson (1856-1910). From the description of Papers, 1824-2002, of Walter Spencer Robertson. (Virginia Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 496286891 Walter Spencer Robertson (1893-1970) was an investment banker, a fi...

Nelson, Robert O.

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Haskins, Caryl P. (Caryl Parker), 1908-2001

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Educator, scientist. From the description of Reminiscences of Caryl Parker Haskins : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513332 ...

American Association of School Administrators Joint Meeting (Atlantic City)

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Butler, Paul M. (Paul Mulholland), 1905-1961

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Democrat, supporter of Adlai Stevenson, elected Indiana Committee man, 1952; member of the Executive Committee of the Democratic National Committee, 1953; Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, 1954-1960. From the description of Papers, 1950-1960. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 23031768 Chairman of the Democratic National Committee. From the description of Paul M. Butler correspondence, February-August, 1956. (University of Michigan). Wor...

South Carolina Library Association Meeting (1929 : Columbia, S. C.)

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Toynbee, Arnold, 1889-1975

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Martin Lehfeldt is a 1961 graduate of Haverford College. Arnold Toynbee was the commencement speaker at Haverford in 1961. From the description of Letter : Sarasota, FL , 1965 February 21, to Martin Lehfeldt / Arnold Toynbee. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 747048583 Epithet: historian British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x000341 British historian. From the d...

William H. White Foundation Lectures (1st : 1942 : University of Virginia)

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Abbott, Charles Cortez, 1906-1986

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Hanke, Lewis

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Lewis Ulysses Hanke was born Jan. 2, 1905 in Oregon City, OR; BS, 1924, MA, 1925, Northwestern Univ.; Ph. D Harvard Univ., 1936; instructor in history, Univ. of Hawaii, 1926-27; adjunct prof. of history, Univ. of Beirut, 1927-30; instructor in history, Harvard Univ., 1934-39; director, Library of Congress, 1939-51; prof. of Latin American history, 1951-61, and director of the Institute of Latin American Studies, 1951-58, Univ. of Texas; prof., Columbia Univ., 1961-67; prof., UC Irvine, 1967-69; ...

Bowers, Claude Gernade, 1879-1958

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Bowers was an American historian and columnist, editorial writer for the New York World from 1923-1931. From the description of Claude Gernade Bowers letter : to E.H. Woodruff, 1929 Sept. 10. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936742 Claude G. Bowers was a noted author, historian, and U.S. ambassador. From the description of Letters, 1954. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 21126171 Ambassador. From the...

Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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James Monroe, fifth president of the United States of America (b. April 28, 1758, Monroe Hall, Virginia-d. July 4, 1831, New York, New York) fought with distinction in the Continental Army, and he practiced law in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a young politician, he joined the anti-Federalists in the Virginia Convention which ratified the Constitution, and in 1790, an advocate of Jeffersonian policies, he was elected United States Senator. As Minister to France in 1794-1796, Monroe showed strong ...

National Council for the Social Studies Joint Meeting (Atlantic City)

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Fernández, Romeo.

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Rountrey, J. Edward.

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Kilmuir, David Patrick Maxwell Fyfe, 1900-

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Andrews, T. Coleman (Thomas Coleman), 1899-1983

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Accountant and public official holding the following positions: director, Corporation Audits Division, U.S. General Accounting Office (1945-1947); member, board of directors, Panama Canal Company (1951-1953); president, American Institute of Accountants (1950-1951); Commissioner of Internal Revenue (1953-1955); Independent candidate for the presidency of the United States (1956); and a founder and member of the council of the John Birch Society. From the description of Papers, 1931-1...

Elliott, William Yandell, 1896-1979

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Biddle, Francis, 1886-1968

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Poole, Sidman Parmelee, 1893-1955.

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Stettinius, Edward R., Jr. (Edward Reilly), 1900-1949

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Industrialist and statesman. From the description of Clippings relating to Edward R. Stettinius, 1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068013 Industrialist, Secretary of State, delegate to the United Nations. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : to Darryl F. Zanuck, Beverly Hills, California, 1944 November 11 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647836060 From the description of Financial records of Edward R. Stettinius [...

University of Virginia. Institute of Public Affairs

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Institute founded at the University of Virginia by President Edwin A. Alderman and Professor Charles G. Maphis in 1927 "to advance the popular understanding of current public questions, (It) propose(d) to emphasize particularly the dometic problems of the United States and to have them discussed in a broad and competent fashion by men charged with the task of public administration and by those who are actively engaged in public affairs." Maphis served as the first director followed by Robert K. ...

Jouett, E. S.

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Berkner, Lloyd V. (Lloyd Viel), 1905-1967

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Lloyd V. Berkner was an engineer and science research administrator. He was the primary initiator of the International Geophysical Year in 1957. This expanded version of the International Polar Year, held in 1882 and 1932, included not only the Arctic and Antarctic, but the whole globe. From the description of Reminiscences of the International Geophysical Year, 1959 June 4. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122440290 Physicist. From t...

Blackford, Staige D. (Staige Davis), 1898-1949

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Class of 1917, member of faculty of Medical School, reorganized Student Health Service and Commander 8th Evacuation Hospital Unit World War II. From the description of Address by the Rev. William H. Laird on presentation to University of Virginia of portrait of Dr. Blackford, class of 1917, member of faculty of Medical School, reorganized Student Health Service and Commander 8th Evacuation Hospital Unit World War II [manuscript] 27 Aug. 1950. 1950. (University of Virginia). WorldCat ...

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Guerry, DuPont

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Riegel, O. W. 1902-1997.

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Lewis, Ivey F. (Ivey Foreman), 1882-1964

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Dean of the University of Virginia. From the description of Papers of Ivey Foreman Lewis [manuscript], 1879-1959. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647877956 Dean of the University of Virginia. Honor Loan Fund established in 1940 to extend loans to students at the University of Virginia. From the description of Papers of Ivey Foreman Lewis [manuscript], 1940-1952. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647987496 ...

Kāmil, Muṣṭafá.

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Whitehead, Robert, 1897-1960.

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Member of the Virginia House of Delegates representing Amherst and Nelson Counties, 1942-1960. From the description of Papers of Robert Whitehead [manuscript], 1932-1960. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647983675 Member of the Virginia House of Delegates for Amherst and Nelson Counties. From the description of Papers of Robert Whitehead, 1958-1960. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 61395412 From the description of Robert Whitehe...

American Good Government Society.

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Lilienthal, David Eli, 1899-1981

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National Conference of Jews and Christians (1937 : Williamstown, Mass.)

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Powers, Joshua B. (Joshua Bryant), 1963-

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Biographical Note Joshua B. Powers, 1892- 1892, August 25 born, Owensboro, Kentucky 1911 1913 student, University of Texas 1926 1...

Buttrick, George Arthur, 1892-1980

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George Arthur Buttrick (1892-1980) was Minister of Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York City (1927-1954) and Preacher to the University and Plummer Professor of Christian Morals at Harvard University (1954-1960). He was also active on social and political issues, including anti-war and civil rights, and the debates between progressive and conservative Protestants, particularly within the Presbyterian Church. From the description of Papers of George Arthur Buttrick, ca. 1909...

Snoddy, L. B. 1898-1950.

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Zirkle, Conway, 1895-1972

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Conway Zirkle was a botanist. He taught botany at University of Pennsylvania from 1930 to 1972. From the description of Papers, 1948-1966. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122417060 A botanist and historian of science at the University of Pennsylvania, Conway Zirkle published on the history of evolutionary thought, with a particular interest in the discipline as practiced in the Soviet Union. His major works included The Death of Science in Russi...

Thompson, Lorin A. 1902-....

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Beams, Jesse W. (Jesse Wakefield), 1898-1977

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Mr. Jesse W. Beams, Francis H. Smith Professor Emeritus of Physics, died July 23, 1977. Mr. Beams was a faculty member at the University of Virginia from 1928 until his retirement in1969. From the description of Papers of Jesse W. Beams [manuscript], 1926-1977. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816257 From the description of Jesse W. Beams papers [manuscript], 1926-1977. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647923251 Francis H. Smith Professo...

Carmichael, Oliver C. (Oliver Cromwell), 1891-1966

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Oliver Cromwell Carmichael, born on 3 October 1891, was an educator who earned his A.B. (1911) and M.A. (1914) degrees from the University of Alabama. He taught German and French at the University of Alabama, 1911-1912, and at Florence Normal School, 1912-1913, before entering Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar in 1913. However, his studies there were interrupted by World War I. Following the war he taught high school and served as a principal before becoming dean and...

Davis, Watson M., 1903-

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American College Publicity Association (1941 : University of Virginia)

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Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970

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American novelist. From the description of One Man's Initiation, 1917, 1968-1969. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937079 American author, From the description of State of the nation [manuscript], 1944. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647807708 American author. From the description of Screenplay by John Dos Passos [manuscript], 1934 October 15. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647830975 F...

William H. White Foundation

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Robertson, A. Willis (Absalom Willis), 1887-1971

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U.S. Senator from Virginia. From the description of Letter to Dr. Harry J. Warthen, Jr., 1956 January 2. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32959530 Robertson was a senator from Virginia (1946-1966). His son, Marion Gordon "Pat" Robertson, is an alumnus of Washington and Lee University, Class of 1950 and a well-known minister and televangelist in Virginia. From the description of Family photographs, ca. 1930-1940. (Washington & Lee University). Wor...

Casas, Bartolomé de las, 1474-1566

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Bartolomé de las Casas (1474-1566) was a Spanish missionary and historian who was opposed to the slavery and forced labor of the Indians of Spanish America. He traveled in Peru and Central America and served briefly as Bishop of Chiapas. His writings concern anthropological and historical matters in the New World. From the description of Columbus journal abstract, 1492-1493. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122431540 Bartolomé de las Casas (c.1484-1566), was ...

American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Edmund W. Sinnott was president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science at the time of this correspondence. Walter G. Berl was an editor for the Association. From the description of Letters, 1948-1971, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155878457 ...

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

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University of Virginia

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University of Virginia student from Lexington, Ky.; afterwards a Presbyterian minister and missionary to Brazil. From the description of Diploma awarded to John Rockwell Smith [manuscript], 1866 June 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647905124 Lt., C.S.A.; teacher, Norwood School, Nelson County, Va.; principal Select School, New York, N.Y. From the description of Diplomas of Waller Holladay [manuscript], 1858-1872. (University of Virginia). WorldC...

University of Virginia. News Information Services.

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Perry, Marvin B. (Marvin Bank), 1918-1994

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University of Virginia. Jefferson Society

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Samuel Taylor Evans from Christiansburg, Va., was later a surgeon in the U.S. Navy. From the description of Invitation to the Intermediate Celebration of the Jefferson Society, 1868 April 13. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 144719572 ...

Wynne, J. P.

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Stiles, Lindley Joseph, 1913-

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James W. Richard Lectures in History (1948 : University of Virginia)

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Hananía, Farid.

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Clapp, Gordon R. (Gordon Rufus), 1905-1963

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Gordon R. Clapp was the Chairman of the Board of the Tennessee Valley Authority from 1946 to 1954. From the description of Clapp, Gordon R. (Gordon Rufus), 1905-1963 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10573688 Government official. From the description of Papers, 1933-1963. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70958973 ...

Wright, David McCord, 1909-1968

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David McCord Wright was an economist and educator at the University of Georgia. From the description of David McCord Wright - Growth and the economy. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 277144055 David McCord Wright (1909-1968) was born in Savannah, Georgia, the son of Anton Pope and Hannah McCord Smythe Wright. He was educated in Savannah public schools, attended the Citadel in Charleston, S.C., and then went to the University of Pennsylvania where he studied archi...

Stassen, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1907-2001

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Lawyer; governor. From the description of Reminiscences of Harold Edward Stassen : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513413 American politician. From the description of Letter, 1945 April 30, San Francisco, to Helen M. Taft, Mendon, Mass. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 315953452 Stassen was born in Minnesota in 1907. His political career began in 1930 when he was elected as Dakota County at...

Bebout, John Elber

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Schuman, Robert, 1886-1963

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Wranek, William H. 1895-1971.

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Dunham, Franklin

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All Virginia Public Relations Conference (1st: 1949 : Richmond, Va.)

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Local Government Officials' Conference (1954 : University of Virginia)

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Virginia Congress of Parents and Teachers State Meeting (1953 : Bristol, Va.)

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