Cole, Fred Carrington
- Existence: 1912-1986
A.B., 1934, A.M., 1936, Ph.D., 1941, LSU; LL.D., Union College, 1961; (LL.D., W&L, 1968). President, W&L, 1959-67; President, Council Library Resources, W&L, 1967-78. See Who's Who, 1980-81; MSS Collection; Obituary, Washington Post, W&L Files; Trustees' resolutions, May 24, 1986, in W&L Presidents: Cole, Fred C., Box 4. See Alumni Magazine, Obituary, inside front cover, v.61, no.4.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
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 This collection consists of correspondence of Lewis F. Powell, Jr. concerning Washington and Lee University from 1959-1970 and materials regarding his nomination to the United States Supreme Court in 1971.
Dates: Inclusive 1959-1971
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence to Robert McLean Jeter, Jr., an alumnus of the Washington and Lee University class of 1941. The letters cover issues regarding curricula, faculty, and faculty social life at Washington and Lee University, including curricular changes under Dean James Leyburn and the administration of University President Fred Carrington Cole (1959-1967). Other topics include integration, World War II and the Vietnam War, and publication of Crenshaw's ...
Dates: Inclusive 1939-1969
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