Denny, George Hutcheson
- Existence: 1870-1955
A.B., 1891, A.M., 1892, Hampden-Sydney College; Ph.D., UVA, 1896; LL.D. Furman University, 1903; Washington College, 1905; Tulane, 1912; (W&L, 1913; D.C.L., University of the South, 1914). Professor of Latin, W&L, 1899-1911; acting president, W&L, 1901-02; president, W&L, 1902-1911. President, University of Alabama, 1912-37. See Who's Who, 1934-35.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: 3, Folder: 33
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typed copy of a speech given in 1911, by George H. Denny, President of Washington and Lee University, as he departed for the University of Alabama as well as a photocopy of the speech in shorthand form, taken by Harry E. Meek, Washington and Lee University, Class of 1915.
Content Description A scrapbook compiled by Washington and Lee University student Horace Whaley Phillips, of Suffolk, Virginia (WLU class of 1908)during his studetn years. It is made from a 1902 Mary Baldwin College yearbook, "The Blue Stocking," and includes pasted in photographs, newspaper clippings, school and Lexington, Va. related ephemera, and more. Further subjects include, Stonewall Brigade Band, C&O Railroad, W&L President George H. Denny, athletics, W&L student body.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1904 - 1908
File — Box: 7, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents This file consists of a newspaper article about a speech given by George Denny in 1910 about William Graham. It also contains a photograph of the bronze plaque at Graham's grave and photogaphs most likely from the moving of his remains to Lexington.
Scope and Contents Rupert Latture's address recalls highlights of the Class of 1915 at Washington and Lee University. It makes an extended analogy to Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story, 'The Great Stone Face.' It also includes humorous references to Washington and Lee President George Hutcheson Denny.