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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 2 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence A-J

 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...
Dates: Agent Relation: 1937 - 1991

Dupont Awards, 1943 - 1982

 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

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