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 12 Collections and/or Records:
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
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 book is a tribute to the many benefactors of Washington and Lee. Drawings by Marion Junkin.
File — Box: 5, Folder: 88
Scope and Contents This folder contains a pamphlet from the inauguration of Francis Pendleton Gaines as President of Washington and Lee University. Dated October 25th, 1930.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined
File — Box: 4, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents File includes a photocopy of Roanoke Times newspaper clipping titled "New President of Washington and Lee."
Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Items in the Journalism Department series are based in the time period when Riegel was a member and later director of the department. sub-sections of this series include correspondence within the department, course materials, department seminars, accreditiation discussions,the Lee Memorial Journalism Foundation, the maintenance of the department's library, and publicity related to the department and its faculty. some items of note include some student work for classes, including a project by...
Dates: Event: 1932 - 1974
File — Box: 6, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents This file includes twenty-seven separate items. Of these items, there are various brochures and booklets entitled, “Robert E. Lee: Innovative Educator,” “Notes on a Visit to Robert E. Lee,” “Lee: The Final Achievement,” and “Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson Returned to Lexington, Virginia.” In addition, the following articles: “Furtherance of Southern Education was Lee’s Goal;” “Aging Successfully: The Example of Robert E. Lee;” “How Gen. Lee Came to Washington College;” “After 32...
Dates: 1700 - 2018
Scope and Contents An address by President Gaines to the officers and directors of The Robert E. Lee Memorial Foundation.