Smith, Henry Louis
- Existence: 1859-1951
A.B., 1881, A.M., 1886, Davidson College; Ph.D., UVA, 1890; LL.D., UNC, 1899. President, W&L, 1912-29; president emeritus, W&L, 1930-1951. See Who's Who, 1928-29; Trustees' Papers.
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents This file contains mostly letters written by Robert Sanders concerning his son Stuart's college applications. He wrote to the presidents at the University of Florida and at Washington and Lee University, where Stuart's broter was a student. Washington and Lee granted Stuart a tentative place on their list of students, requiring he complete more credits in summer school. Upon completion of summer school at The McCallie School, Stuart was admitted officially to Washington and Lee.
Dates: 1927-05 - 1927-09
File — Box: 2, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents This file consists of correspondence between Stuart and his parents. It also consists of commencement material, where Irwin was the valedictorian. Stuart's letter to the president of the school applying for reinstatment (because of lack of credits) and the dean's response are included. Stuart was reinstated on strict probation.
Dates: 1929-04 - 1929-07
File — Box: 2, Folder: 90
Scope and Contents This folder includes Henry Louis Smith fund raising efforts for endowment at Washington and Lee and Confederate Veterans material, including letters from law offices, a life insurance company, and the United Confederate Veterans headquarters.
Dates: 1918 - 1921
File — Box: 2, Folder: 91
Scope and Contents This folder includes Henry Louis Smith fund raising efforts for endowment at Washington and Lee and Bernard B. Shively and the Texas collection, including letters from law offices and a life insurance company concerning policies and bonds, a newspaper, and the Sons of Confederate Veterans headquarters.
Dates: 1922 - 1924
File — Box: 9, Folder: 27
File — Box: 12, Folder: 298
Scope and Contents This folder includes a letter from September 10th, 1934 with Henry Louis Smith's signature.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined