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Gaines, Francis Pendleton

 Person

Dates

  • 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 9 Collections and/or Records:

Arnold Toynbee letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0257
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.
Dates: 1958-06-02

Charles S. Sydnor Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0506
Scope and Contents Letters from Charles S. Sydnor to Francis P. Gaines and Lucius Junius Desha.
Dates: 1947-11-05 - 1948-05-06

Edith Bolling Galt Wilson Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0184
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

Edith Bolling Wilson Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0594
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

Fork Union Military Academy Yearbook

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0688
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.
Dates: 1907-1908

Francis P. Gaines Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0140
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

Letitia Pate Evans Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0498
Scope and Contents The Letitia Pate Evans Papers consist of both originals and copies of documents and letters between Letitia (Lettie) Pate (Whitehead) Evans and Washington and Lee University administrators and their contacts regarding the initial development of her philanthropic relationship with the school. Mrs. Evans, of Bedford County, Virginia, married Joseph Brown Whitehead in 1895 and together they were key in developing the Coca-Cola Company’s early bottling facilities. After Joseph’s death, Letitia sold...
Dates: 1947 - 1992

Robert Henry Tucker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0332
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

William E. Dold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0186
Scope and Contents The collection includes an autograph book containing autographs of Washington and Lee students circa 1875. Also includes a brochure of River Crest Sanitarium (Astoria, Long Island) and three letters to Dr. Dold from Francis P. Gaines, which are dated October 20, 1932, May 24, 1933, and November 7, 1936.
Dates: Inclusive 1875-1936