Tucker, Robert Henry
- Existence: 1875-1967(?)
A.B., 1893; A.M., 1897; LL.D., 1926, William and Mary. Associate professor of economics and commerce, W&L, 1915; professor, W&L, 1919; professor economics and business administration, W&L, 1920; professor of economics, W&L, 1935-48; acting president, W&L, 1930; dean of college, W&L, 1930-32; dean of university, W&L, 1932-46; lecturer economics, W&L, 1946; professor of economics emeritus, W&L, 1951-67(?). See Who's Who, 1954-55.
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The letters in this collection were written by Dean Robert Henry Tucker to Mrs. David Embry who was inquiring about her husband's degree from Washington and Lee University. David Embry received his diploma, dated July 28, 1944, and graduated with honors. At the time of the letters he was serving in the Navy.
Scope and Contents The collection covers nearly all phases of Hodges' career as economist and public official, from 1908 until 1942, when he retired from the Army Ordnance office. Early materials include reports on Southern agriculture and immigration for various agencies. Hodges' first efforts to reform and streamline Virginia state government may be seen in the minutes and papers of the Virginia Commission on Economy and Efficiency. There is...
Dates: Inclusive 1908-1942
Dates: 1918 - 1950
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence between Robert Henry Tucker and Washington and Lee University presidents Henry Louis Smith, Francis Pendleton Gaines, and Fred C. Cole regarding university matters. It also contains information about Tucker's tenure as chairman of the Industrial Commission of Virginia (1918-1919) and his work with the Virginia State Chamber of Commerce and other organizations.
Dates: Inclusive 1918-1967