Leyburn, James Graham
- Existence: 1902 - 1993
A.B., 1920, A.M., 1921, LL.D., 1962, Duke; A.M., Princeton, 1922; Ph.D., Yale, 1927; Litt.D., W&L, 1974. Professor of sociology, 1947; dean university, 1947-56; dean and professor sociology emeritus, W&L, 1972-1993. Author: The Haitian People, 1941; The Scotch-Irish, 1962, etc. see Faculty Publications. See Who's Who, 1976-77. See also Leyburn's scrapbook, which includes some of his speeches.
Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:
"A Child's Song of Christmas", 1935
This file consists of published copies of the piece as well as original copies made for James G. Leyburn and Mary Monroe Penick. The piece was written for The Children's Choir of The Presbyterian Church of Lexington, Va. It also contains copies for violin, violin II, viola, and cello.
Appraisal of (Leyburn) Estate
Contains a copy of a memoir written by James Leyburn.
Ben Sherman Collection
"Descants and Fa-Burden: To Make Hymn-Singing More Interesting To All Concerned"
One of the copies is signed by James G. Leyburn and has a message from John A. Graham on it.
Francis Baldwin Crawford Collection
General, 1970-05 - 1981-10-19
This file consists of materials related to the Historic Lexington Foundation, including the information on the property acquistion of the Jacob M. Ruff House, a pamphlet on the Historic Lexington Foundation and its work on the Alexander-Withrow house (corner of Main and Washington St), an invitation to the Historic Lexington Foundation's Parking Lot Party behind the Central Hotel, and remarks from the first annual Historic Lexington Foundation Dinner.
"Gentle Mary Laid Her Child"
This file consists of one original and four copies. The piece was for the choir of the Lexington Presbyterian Church.
Graham composed the work for Miss MacDonald, Mr. Leyburn, and two pianos.
James G. Leyburn Class Lecture
This collection is an audiorecording of a class lecture given by James G. Leyburn to his Communications 202 class on May 18, 1966. Professor Leyburn talks about rhetoric and southern American writers, specifically women writers.
James G. Leyburn Correspondence, 1954 - 1973
James G. Leyburn Letters, 1991, 2009
James G. Leyburn Papers
James Graham Leyburn Papers
James Graham Leyburn Sunday School Lectures
Jefferson Davis Futch Collection
This collection primarily contains correspondence and lectures of Jefferson Davis Futch. It also contains an undated audiorecording of Ward Briggs speaking about James Graham Leyburn. We believe this speech was given at an alumni event on the subject of liberal arts education and Greek philosophy.
Joseph James Murray Diaries
Letter from John to James
This file consists of a letter written by Graham to 'James,' most likely James G. Leyburn.
Letter to Mr. and Mrs. Gottwald from John D. Wilson, 1994-06-13
Letters Concerning Job Applications, 1953 - 1954
This file consists of letters to Robert Stewart from the College and Specialist Bureau concerning opening at various colleges. It also contains letters of inquiry from Stewart and correspondences from different colleges. Many of the letters are from James G. Leyburn and Marion Letcher from Washington and Lee University.
Ollinger Crenshaw Correspondence
Series 2, 1987 - 1993
This series includes correspondence, proofs, and reviews concerning Leyburn's book The Way We Lived. Correspondents include Kenneth Rockwell, Marshall Fishwick, Rupert Nelson Latture, Michael Barr, and Lon K. Savage. There are also photographs of Leyburn, his music programs, and notices of his death.
Series 3, Oversized materials, 1902 - 1974, bulk: 1919 - 1927
This series consists of James G. Leyburn's diplomas and certificates of distinction.
"Sonata for Violin and Piano"
This file includes copies for each violin and piano part. The sonata was written for and dedicated to Francis Rouclebush and James G. Leyburn.