Riegel, O. W. (Oscar Wetherhold)
- Existence: 1902-1997
Oscar W. Riegel, also known as Tom, was a member of the Journalism faculty at Washington and Lee University from 1930-1997.
A.B., University of Wisconsin, 1924; A.M., Columbia, 1930. Assistant professor of journalism, W&L, 1930; associate professor, W&L, 1936; professor, W&L, 1941; professor of journalism and communications, W&L, 1962; professor emeritus, W&L, 1973-1997. Cultural attache, Hungary, 1945-46. See Who's Who, 1970-71.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection consists of typescript copies of drafts of stories and articles, some with accompanying research documents, which were written by Kinney for the New Yorker magazine, 1949 - 1954. Also included are correspondences written to Kinney's friend and former professor O. W. 'Tom' Riegel, clippings, miscellaneous papers, and one photograph of the unveiling of the United States Marine Core monument. There is a transcript of a program for an event on April 15, 1988 by the National Press...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1949-1945
Scope and Contents Highlights of this collection include material concerning the Washington and Lee Journalism Department, including course material, student papers, and lecture notes. Supplementing this course material are published materials on the history of film, 20th century war propaganda, the Nazification of Germany, Paris in the 1920's and the "Lost Generation." There also includes wide selections of personal research materials for projects such as Riegel's books Mobilizing for Chaos and Crown of Glory;...
Dates: 1900 - 1992