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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.

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Ollinger Crenshaw Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0262
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

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