Gaines, Francis Pendleton
- Existence: 1892-1963
A.B., Richmond College, 1912; A.M., University of Chicago, 1914; Ph.D., Columbia, 1924; Litt.D., Duke, Columbia, etc., LL.D., Baylor, etc.; D.C.L., University of the South. President, W&L, 1930; chancellor, W&L, 1959-63. See Who's Who, 1960-61. Buried in the Stonewall Jackson Cemetery, Lexington, Virginia.
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This letter is from Toynbee to Washington and Lee University President, Francis P. Gaines, upon Toynbee's departure from the University in June 1958.
Scope and Contents Letters from Charles S. Sydnor to Francis P. Gaines and Lucius Junius Desha.
Dates: 1947-11-05 - 1948-05-06
File — Box: 3, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents Correspondence from summer 1930 before Stuart's senior year at Washington and Lee.
Dates: 1930-05 - 1930-09
Sub-Series — Box: 2, Folder: 5-40
Scope and Contents This box of correspondence contains the only topical correspondence folder in the series, highlighting letters written that centered around the issues of desegregation and the contested permission of black delegates to SIPA. Afterwards, correspondence is alphabetical. Several renowned figures collaborated with O.W. Riegel by hosting their own sessions at the SIPA conference. Some of these figures include cartoonists Kenneth Bald and Douglas Borgstedt. Washington and Lee presidents Fred Cole and...
Dates: Agent Relation: 1937 - 1991
Series — Box: 1-18, Folder: 1-530
Scope and Contents Items in this series are relevant to the Dupont Awards, which were given to Television stations, Radiostations, and commentators who have contributed to the field in their performance on the air. Award winners received $1,000, and most used the money to fund a journalism scholarship. Within this series are correspondence between award winners, judges, the Dupont estate, Washington and Lee University, members of the Federal Communications Commission, public relations firms, and O.W. Riegel,...
Dates: Event: 1943 - 1982
Scope and Contents These autographed and signed letters are from Mrs. Wilson to Washington and Lee President Francis P. Gaines and his wife, Sadie duVergne Gaines. Included is an invitation and seating arrangement for a luncheon given by Mrs. Wilson for First Lady Jackie Kennedy. The letters show the close friendship between Mrs. Wilson and the Gaines family. The collection also includes a photograph of Edith Wilson.
Dates: Inclusive 1951-1961
Scope and Contents This collection contains two letters, with envelopes, from First Lady Edith Bolling Wilson, wife of Woodrow Wilson, to Mrs. Frank P. Gaines (wife of President of Washington and Lee University).
Dates: 1950-01-22 - 1950-04-27
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a single Fork Union Academy Yearbook, 1907-1908. The yearbook contains the photographs and information on the student body at that time. Included within this student body is Francis P. Gaines, who would later become president of Washington and Lee University.
File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents This file contains information about Fowler McCormick's election as a University Trustee and correspondence from Robert E. R. Huntley and F. P. Gaines.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Gaines' correspondence, speeches, photographs, and printed matter, such as programs and newspaper clippings. Also included is Gaines family genealogy.
Dates: 1803 - 1979