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Latture, Rupert Nelson



  • Existence: 1892 - 1995


B.A., 1915, M.A., 1916, LL.D., 1981, W&L; A.M., University of Chicago, Instructor of French and history, W&L, 1913-16; assistant professor of political science and sociology, W&L, 1920; associate professor, W&L, 1926; director freshman work, W&L, 1938-43, 1944-61; professor of sociology, W&L, 1941-47; dean students, W&L, 1942-43; registrar, W&L, 1944-45; professor of political science, W&L, 1947; professor political science emeritus, W&L, 1962; special assistant to president, W&L, 1962-82; professor politics emeritus, W&L, 1969-1995. Croix de Guerre, 1918. See Who's Who, 1954-55; See Alumni Magazine, Nov./Dec. 1986, p.34.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

News Letter. Washington and Lee University Bulletin. Vol.42 No.6, 1943

Scope and Contents

This edition of the Washington and Lee University Bulletin is a Christmas issue prepared for students who had joined the armed forces.

Dates: 1943

Rupert Latture (WLU 1915) Interview

Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Mame Warren Collection consists of 90 oral history interviews and historic photographs collected for her 1998 book project, 'Come cheer for Washington and Lee University: the University at 250 years!'. Warren conducted interviews with 90 individuals associated with Washington and Lee University, including former faculty, staff, coaches, employees, alumni, and friends. Each interview is boxed uniquely and includes audio cassette recordings, both master and user copies, and their...
Dates: date unknown

Rupert Nelson Latture Valedictory address

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0175
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.

Dates: 1915

Series 2, 1987 - 1993

Scope and Contents

This series includes correspondence, proofs, and reviews concerning Leyburn's book The Way We Lived. Correspondents include Kenneth Rockwell, Marshall Fishwick, Rupert Nelson Latture, Michael Barr, and Lon K. Savage. There are also photographs of Leyburn, his music programs, and notices of his death.

Dates: 1987 - 1993

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College students 1
Composition (Music) 1
Correspondence 1
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