Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Hotchkiss, Farris Pierson

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1937

B.A., W&L, 1958. Assistant dean of students and director of financial aid, W&L, 1966; associate director development, W&L, 1967; director, W&L, 1968; director university relations and development, W&L, 1982-1986; vice president for university relations, W&L, 1987-1999; secretary of the unviersity, W&L, 1987-1999; vice president for development, W&L, 1993-1996; Senior Assistant to the President, W&L, 1999; Emeriti, W&L, 2002. See Alumni Magazine, Nov/Dec 1986, p.24.

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Cover Letter from Farris Hotchkiss to donors to WLU, specifically to Floyd and Elizabeth Gottwald, 1984-06-07

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Hotchkiss addressing the issue of coeducation. He is notifying the benefactors of the school of this impending decision and assures them that they will be notified immediately after the Board meets. Goes into detail regarding the actions and deliberations of the Board while attempting to arrive at a decision, and promises more information to follow
Dates: 1984-06-07

Daniel T. Balfour Alumni Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0370
Scope and Contents This collection ncludes correspondence with various Washington and Lee University officials (Sessoms, Hotchkiss, Parsons and Wilson); other alumni concerning Washington and Lee University Admissions, athletics, fund raising, college history, the Washington Society, the 250th observance at Washington and Lee University; the minutes of the Alumni Board of Directors; course book from 1998 alumni college titled Older than America: an oral history of Washington and Lee.
Dates: Inclusive 1974-1998

Farris Hotchkiss (WLU 1958, Vice President) 2009 Interview

 Item
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Mame Warren Collection consists of 90 oral history interviews and historic photographs collected for her 1998 book project, 'Come cheer for Washington and Lee University: the University at 250 years!'. Warren conducted interviews with 90 individuals associated with Washington and Lee University, including former faculty, staff, coaches, employees, alumni, and friends. Each interview is boxed uniquely and includes audio cassette recordings, both master and user copies, and their respective...
Dates: date unknown

Farris Hotchkiss (WLU 1958, Vice President) Interview

 Item
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Mame Warren Collection consists of 90 oral history interviews and historic photographs collected for her 1998 book project, 'Come cheer for Washington and Lee University: the University at 250 years!'. Warren conducted interviews with 90 individuals associated with Washington and Lee University, including former faculty, staff, coaches, employees, alumni, and friends. Each interview is boxed uniquely and includes audio cassette recordings, both master and user copies, and their respective...
Dates: date unknown

Letter to Mr. and Mrs. Gottwald from Farris P. Hotchkiss, 1994-05-19

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents Letter asks for a photograph of Bill Gottwald, the clarification is made that the University already has one of Libby Gottwald, to publish a book that records the names and brief write-ups of each of the major benefactors of the University. This sub-file also contains a handwritten note written back to Farris Hotchkiss regarding the picture as well as the 'Leyburn Library Dedication Panel Discussions' featuring Bill Gottwald as well as a typed note regarding the tape.
Dates: 1994-05-19

Letter to Mr. and Mrs. Gottwald from Farris P. Hotchkiss, 1994-06-14

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents A quick note thanking Libby for the picture of Bill she had sent along. Also clarifies that Libby will have the opportunity to approve her picture before it is printed
Dates: 1994-06-14