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 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.
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
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
Scope and Contents This book is a tribute to the many benfactors of Washington and Lee. Its is a special issue of the Washington and Lee University Bulletin . Drawings by Marion Junkin.