Staige D. Blackford papers [manuscript], 1938-2001.


Staige D. Blackford papers [manuscript], 1938-2001.

Personal and professional papers of Staige D. Blackford include typescripts and clippings of articles for the Norfolk-Virginian Pilot, topical files from newspaper work, diaries, personal correspondence files, and printed miscellaney. The collection also contains correspondence of his parents Staige and Lydia Blackford, particularly during Dr. Blackford's service with the 8th Evacuation Hospital during World War II. Of interest is a letter from Stringfellow Barr, 1953 January 19, concerning a student petition to remove him from the faculty, his latest book, and the animosity of David McCord Wright.

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Blackford, Staige D. (Staige Davis), 1931-2003 (person)

Editor of the Virginia Quarterly Review. From the description of Staige D. Blackford papers [manuscript], 1938-2001. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648002922 Blackford, an University of Virginia graduate and Oxford-educated Rhodes Scholar, came to the University as the assistant to President Edgar F. Shannon in 1973; he served as editor of the Virginia Quarterly Review from 1975 to his death in 2003. The VQR is literary journal published continuously by the Un...

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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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