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Gottwald, Elizabeth Shelton


Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Mr. and Mrs. Gottwald from John D. Wilson, 1987-11-17

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000007268], Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Starts with a personal touch, remarks that Gaines Hall is open and occupied though adds humorously that 'we didn't remember to put a party room in the basement,' and Gilliam House also is newly renovated and occupied. Wilson makes it clear that the freshman class is doing exceedingly well, and also notes that the retention rate increases every year. Also mentions a fundraiser where campus fraternity Sigma Nu raffled off the President's office for a day and Wilson was forced to attend the...
Dates: 1987-11-17

Letter to Mr. and Mrs. Gottwald from John D. Wilson, 1988-02-15

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000007269], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Describes the beginning of Washington Break, updates the Gottwald's of the Board's decision to fix tuition at $8,900. Notes that after 2 years of coeducation, retention rates were increasingly rapidly and as a result the incoming freshman class would have to be reduced. Also addresses the issue of the decrepit frat houses, and the process and cost of renovations, but expresses his commitment in solving this problem. Notes that while Gaines Hall is occupied, it is not finished. Wilson also...
Dates: 1988-02-15

Letter to Mr. and Mrs. Gottwald from John D. Wilson, 1988-05-16

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000007270], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Describes the end of the year as Commencement approaches. Describes the reunion of the Classes of '38 and '63 and their generous monetary donations. Describes the keynote speech of Philippe Labro ('58). Also adds details on the sports program, specifically the upcoming national tennis championships. Notes that on the following afternoon members of the Gaines family will help the University dedicate Gaines Hall. Also goes into detail regarding his upcoming sabbatical leave and his trip to ...
Dates: 1988-05-16

Letter to Mr. and Mrs. Gottwald from Thomas V. Litzenburg, 1994-04-04

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000007291], Folder: 10
Scope and Contents

Notes the incoming spring, as well as the continuing research of the Reeves Center, specifically the Chinese Export porcelain collection yet also touches on the lack of funding needed to adequately complete these projects. Highlights the Reeves center as an objective academic resource as well as a staple of the University community. Also touches on the influx of art being gifted to the center. Letter also includes a hand written personal note at the bottom.

Dates: 1994-04-04

Libby and Floyd D. Gottwald Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0541
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence between Libby and Floyd Gottwald and several faculty and staff of Washington and Lee University. Topics include the university's finances, initiatives, and events.

Dates: Inclusive 1983-1995