Valediction addresses at the University of Virginia [manuscript], 1948, 1980-1998.


Valediction addresses at the University of Virginia [manuscript], 1948, 1980-1998.

The collection contains copies of thirteen addresses delivered at the University of Virginia between 1948 and 1998. There are speeches delivered by Morris S. Lazaron, 1948; Peter L. Ireton, 1949; John A. Russell, 1969; Raymond C. Bice, 1980; Edward M. Kennedy, 1984; Arthur Ashe, 1990; Katherine Couric, as printed in the UVA Alumni News, 1992; Tom Brokaw, 1993; Brit Hume, 1994; Marian Wright Edelman, 1995; James Carville, together with excerpts, 1996; Wyatt Andrews, 1997; and Christopher Reeve, 1998. With the collection is a list of valedictory speakers, 1971-1998, compiled by the University of Virginia Office of Major Events and a photograph of the Rev. Peter Ireton with Colgate Darden.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7936153

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