skip to content
Oral history interview of B.F.D. Runk by Robert C. Light, 1973 March 14. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Oral history interview of B.F.D. Runk by Robert C. Light, 1973 March 14.

Author: Robert C Light
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Runk discusses briefly the abolishment of the School of Forestry after the retirement of Chapin Jones; the Miller Fund and School of Agriculture, naming the former Miller professors John R. Page, Albert Tuttle, Ivey Lewis, Ralph Singleton; Runk's tightening of fraternity rushing regulations when he was dean under President Darden; "Pete" the bell ringer and Rotunda janitor; Charley Hopkins, the baggage man; "Cap"
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Oral history
Audio tapes
Interviews
Named Person: Charlie Brown; Percy Houston Brown; William Brown; Harrison Leigh Buck; Colgate W Darden; William Faulkner; Harrison F Flippin; Roberta Hollingsworth Gwathmey; William Alexander Hallowes; Charley Hopkins; Richard Chapin Jones; Glenn Augustus Kaminer; Ivey Foreman Lewis; James Morris Page; John R Page; Middleton Elliott Randolph; B F D Runk; Charles F Schydeimer, Capt.; Edgar Finley Shannon; W Ralph Singleton; Edward R Stettinius, Jr.; Albert H Tuttle
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert C Light
OCLC Number: 62777576
Notes: The oral history consists of a taped interview.
Description: 1 item.

Abstract:

Runk discusses briefly the abolishment of the School of Forestry after the retirement of Chapin Jones; the Miller Fund and School of Agriculture, naming the former Miller professors John R. Page, Albert Tuttle, Ivey Lewis, Ralph Singleton; Runk's tightening of fraternity rushing regulations when he was dean under President Darden; "Pete" the bell ringer and Rotunda janitor; Charley Hopkins, the baggage man; "Cap" Schydeimer, the paper man; Charlie and Willie Brown, the barbers; Buckie [Slon?], East Lawn janitor; Mrs. Gwathmey's opinon of co-education; criticism of Honor System; and selection of Edgar Shannon as President.

Runk also very briefly answers questions about people he knew from his college days includiing Bill Hallowes, Elliott Randolph, Harry Flippin, Harry Buck, and Gus Kaminer.

Runk continues with an account of the Ku Klux Klan contributing towards the construction of Memorial Gymnasium and a student cross burning in imitation of the Klan; living quarters as a student particularly the boarding house and dining room of Mrs. E.M. Page and the Commons in Garrett Hall; dislike of the University of Wisconsin which had no honor system; Easters week (lengthier account); William Faulkner; students misbehaving at football games after World War II; formality of academic processions and administrative leniency towards informally attired or demonstrating students("run the bums off"); role of secret societies diminished, particuarly the Raven Society; informal dress in the 1970s; Dean Page and permission to leave University for hunting and trips; Dean Page and "pledges" for good behavior; and Ed Stettinius as a poor student.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/62777576> # Oral history interview of B.F.D. Runk by Robert C. Light,
    a library:ArchiveMaterial, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "62777576" ;
   rdfs:comment "Unknown 'gen' value: arc" ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/singleton_w_ralph_willard_ralph_1900> ; # Willard Ralph Singleton
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/156233163> ; # Raven Society (University of Virginia)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/brown_percy_houston> ; # Percy Houston Brown
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/947430> ; # Greek letter societies
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/runk_b_f_d_benjamin_franklin_dewees_1906_1994> ; # Benjamin Franklin Dewees Runk
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/960017> ; # Honor system (Higher education)
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/24136072> ; # Richard Chapin Jones
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204493> ; # Virginia--Charlottesville
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/1837885> ; # Middleton Elliott Randolph
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/gwathmey_roberta_hollingsworth> ; # Roberta Hollingsworth Gwathmey
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Organization/university_of_virginia> ; # University of Virginia
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/hopkins_charley> ; # Charley Hopkins
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/page_john_r_john_randolph_1830_1901> ; # John Randolph Page
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/tuttle_albert_h_albert_henry_1844> ; # Albert Henry Tuttle
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Organization/university_of_virginia_garrett_hall> ; # University of Virginia. Garrett Hall.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Topic/secret_societies_virginia_charlottesville> ; # Secret societies--Virginia--Charlottesville
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/41420164> ; # Benjamin Franklin Dewees Runk
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/brown_charlie> ; # Charlie Brown
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/jones_richard_chapin> ; # Richard Chapin Jones
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/kaminer_glenn_augustus> ; # Glenn Augustus Kaminer
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/darden_colgate_w_colgate_whitehead_1897_1981> ; # Colgate Whitehead Darden
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/stettinius_edward_r_jr_edward_reilly_1900_1949> ; # Jr. Edward Reilly Stettinius
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/88461013> ; # James Morris Page
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/faulkner_william_1897_1962> ; # William Faulkner
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Organization/ku_klux_klan_1915_realm_of_virgini> ; # Ku Klux Klan (1915- ). Realm of Virgini.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/schydeimer_charles_f_capt> ; # Capt. Charles F. Schydeimer
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/shannon_edgar_finley_1918_1997> ; # Edgar Finley Shannon
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Organization/university_of_virginia_memorial_gymnasium> ; # University of Virginia. Memorial Gymnasium.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/buck_harrison_leigh> ; # Harrison Leigh Buck
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/hallowes_william_alexander_1906_1983> ; # William Alexander Hallowes
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/brown_william> ; # William Brown
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Organization/raven_society_university_of_virginia> ; # Raven Society (University of Virginia)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1110663> ; # Secret societies
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Topic/easters_university_of_virginia> ; # Easters (University of Virginia)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Organization/university_of_wisconsin> ; # University of Wisconsin
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/page_james_morris_1864_1936> ; # James Morris Page
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Topic/greek_letter_societies_virginia_charlottesville> ; # Greek letter societies--Virginia--Charlottesville
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/100742498> ; # Ivey Foreman Lewis
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Organization/university_of_virginia_committee_on_fraternities> ; # University of Virginia. Committee on Fraternities.
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/25410684> ; # Willard Ralph Singleton
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/289662830> ; # Harrison F. Flippin
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Topic/honor_system_higher_education_virginia_charlottesville> ; # Honor system (Higher education)--Virginia--Charlottesville
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/light_robert_c_robert_chambliss> ; # Robert Chambliss Light
   schema:datePublished "1973" ;
   schema:description "Runk discusses briefly the abolishment of the School of Forestry after the retirement of Chapin Jones; the Miller Fund and School of Agriculture, naming the former Miller professors John R. Page, Albert Tuttle, Ivey Lewis, Ralph Singleton; Runk's tightening of fraternity rushing regulations when he was dean under President Darden; "Pete" the bell ringer and Rotunda janitor; Charley Hopkins, the baggage man; "Cap" Schydeimer, the paper man; Charlie and Willie Brown, the barbers; Buckie [Slon?], East Lawn janitor; Mrs. Gwathmey's opinon of co-education; criticism of Honor System; and selection of Edgar Shannon as President." ;
   schema:description "Runk also very briefly answers questions about people he knew from his college days includiing Bill Hallowes, Elliott Randolph, Harry Flippin, Harry Buck, and Gus Kaminer." ;
   schema:description "Runk continues with an account of the Ku Klux Klan contributing towards the construction of Memorial Gymnasium and a student cross burning in imitation of the Klan; living quarters as a student particularly the boarding house and dining room of Mrs. E.M. Page and the Commons in Garrett Hall; dislike of the University of Wisconsin which had no honor system; Easters week (lengthier account); William Faulkner; students misbehaving at football games after World War II; formality of academic processions and administrative leniency towards informally attired or demonstrating students("run the bums off"); role of secret societies diminished, particuarly the Raven Society; informal dress in the 1970s; Dean Page and permission to leave University for hunting and trips; Dean Page and "pledges" for good behavior; and Ed Stettinius as a poor student." ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/47090230> ;
   schema:genre "Oral history" ;
   schema:genre "History" ;
   schema:genre "Interviews" ;
   schema:genre "Audio tapes" ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Oral history interview of B.F.D. Runk by Robert C. Light," ;
   schema:productID "62777576" ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/62777576> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Organization/ku_klux_klan_1915_realm_of_virgini> # Ku Klux Klan (1915- ). Realm of Virgini.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Ku Klux Klan (1915- ). Realm of Virgini." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Organization/raven_society_university_of_virginia> # Raven Society (University of Virginia)
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Raven Society (University of Virginia)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Organization/university_of_virginia_committee_on_fraternities> # University of Virginia. Committee on Fraternities.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "University of Virginia. Committee on Fraternities." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Organization/university_of_virginia_garrett_hall> # University of Virginia. Garrett Hall.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "University of Virginia. Garrett Hall." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Organization/university_of_virginia_memorial_gymnasium> # University of Virginia. Memorial Gymnasium.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "University of Virginia. Memorial Gymnasium." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Organization/university_of_wisconsin> # University of Wisconsin
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "University of Wisconsin" ;
   schema:name "University of Wisconsin." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/brown_charlie> # Charlie Brown
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Brown" ;
   schema:givenName "Charlie" ;
   schema:name "Charlie Brown" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/brown_percy_houston> # Percy Houston Brown
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Brown" ;
   schema:givenName "Percy Houston" ;
   schema:name "Percy Houston Brown" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/brown_william> # William Brown
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Brown" ;
   schema:givenName "William" ;
   schema:name "William Brown" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/buck_harrison_leigh> # Harrison Leigh Buck
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Buck" ;
   schema:givenName "Harrison Leigh" ;
   schema:name "Harrison Leigh Buck" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/darden_colgate_w_colgate_whitehead_1897_1981> # Colgate Whitehead Darden
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1897" ;
   schema:deathDate "1981" ;
   schema:familyName "Darden" ;
   schema:givenName "Colgate Whitehead" ;
   schema:givenName "Colgate W." ;
   schema:name "Colgate Whitehead Darden" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/faulkner_william_1897_1962> # William Faulkner
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1897" ;
   schema:deathDate "1962" ;
   schema:familyName "Faulkner" ;
   schema:givenName "William" ;
   schema:name "William Faulkner" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/gwathmey_roberta_hollingsworth> # Roberta Hollingsworth Gwathmey
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Gwathmey" ;
   schema:givenName "Roberta Hollingsworth" ;
   schema:name "Roberta Hollingsworth Gwathmey" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/hallowes_william_alexander_1906_1983> # William Alexander Hallowes
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1906" ;
   schema:deathDate "1983" ;
   schema:familyName "Hallowes" ;
   schema:givenName "William Alexander" ;
   schema:name "William Alexander Hallowes" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/hopkins_charley> # Charley Hopkins
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Hopkins" ;
   schema:givenName "Charley" ;
   schema:name "Charley Hopkins" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/jones_richard_chapin> # Richard Chapin Jones
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Jones" ;
   schema:givenName "Richard Chapin" ;
   schema:name "Richard Chapin Jones" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/kaminer_glenn_augustus> # Glenn Augustus Kaminer
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Kaminer" ;
   schema:givenName "Glenn Augustus" ;
   schema:name "Glenn Augustus Kaminer" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/light_robert_c_robert_chambliss> # Robert Chambliss Light
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Light" ;
   schema:givenName "Robert Chambliss" ;
   schema:givenName "Robert C." ;
   schema:name "Robert Chambliss Light" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/page_james_morris_1864_1936> # James Morris Page
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1864" ;
   schema:deathDate "1936" ;
   schema:familyName "Page" ;
   schema:givenName "James Morris" ;
   schema:name "James Morris Page" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/page_john_r_john_randolph_1830_1901> # John Randolph Page
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1830" ;
   schema:deathDate "1901" ;
   schema:familyName "Page" ;
   schema:givenName "John Randolph" ;
   schema:givenName "John R." ;
   schema:name "John Randolph Page" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/runk_b_f_d_benjamin_franklin_dewees_1906_1994> # Benjamin Franklin Dewees Runk
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1906" ;
   schema:deathDate "1994" ;
   schema:familyName "Runk" ;
   schema:givenName "Benjamin Franklin Dewees" ;
   schema:givenName "B. F. D." ;
   schema:name "Benjamin Franklin Dewees Runk" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/schydeimer_charles_f_capt> # Capt. Charles F. Schydeimer
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Schydeimer" ;
   schema:givenName "Charles F." ;
   schema:name "Capt. Charles F. Schydeimer" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/shannon_edgar_finley_1918_1997> # Edgar Finley Shannon
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1918" ;
   schema:deathDate "1997" ;
   schema:familyName "Shannon" ;
   schema:givenName "Edgar Finley" ;
   schema:name "Edgar Finley Shannon" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/singleton_w_ralph_willard_ralph_1900> # Willard Ralph Singleton
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1900" ;
   schema:familyName "Singleton" ;
   schema:givenName "Willard Ralph" ;
   schema:givenName "W. Ralph" ;
   schema:name "Willard Ralph Singleton" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/stettinius_edward_r_jr_edward_reilly_1900_1949> # Jr. Edward Reilly Stettinius
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1900" ;
   schema:deathDate "1949" ;
   schema:familyName "Stettinius" ;
   schema:givenName "Edward Reilly" ;
   schema:givenName "Edward R." ;
   schema:name "Jr. Edward Reilly Stettinius" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Person/tuttle_albert_h_albert_henry_1844> # Albert Henry Tuttle
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1844" ;
   schema:familyName "Tuttle" ;
   schema:givenName "Albert Henry" ;
   schema:givenName "Albert H." ;
   schema:name "Albert Henry Tuttle" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Topic/easters_university_of_virginia> # Easters (University of Virginia)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Easters (University of Virginia)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Topic/greek_letter_societies_virginia_charlottesville> # Greek letter societies--Virginia--Charlottesville
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85057168> ;
   schema:name "Greek letter societies--Virginia--Charlottesville" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Topic/honor_system_higher_education_virginia_charlottesville> # Honor system (Higher education)--Virginia--Charlottesville
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh97004231> ;
   schema:name "Honor system (Higher education)--Virginia--Charlottesville" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/47090230#Topic/secret_societies_virginia_charlottesville> # Secret societies--Virginia--Charlottesville
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85119438> ;
   schema:name "Secret societies--Virginia--Charlottesville" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1110663> # Secret societies
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Secret societies" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204493> # Virginia--Charlottesville
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Virginia--Charlottesville" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/947430> # Greek letter societies
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Greek letter societies" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/960017> # Honor system (Higher education)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Honor system (Higher education)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/100742498> # Ivey Foreman Lewis
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1882" ;
   schema:deathDate "1964" ;
   schema:familyName "Lewis" ;
   schema:givenName "Ivey Foreman" ;
   schema:name "Ivey Foreman Lewis" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/156233163> # Raven Society (University of Virginia)
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Raven Society (University of Virginia)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/1837885> # Middleton Elliott Randolph
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Randolph" ;
   schema:givenName "Middleton Elliott" ;
   schema:name "Middleton Elliott Randolph" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/24136072> # Richard Chapin Jones
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Jones" ;
   schema:givenName "Richard Chapin" ;
   schema:name "Richard Chapin Jones" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/25410684> # Willard Ralph Singleton
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1900" ;
   schema:familyName "Singleton" ;
   schema:givenName "Willard Ralph" ;
   schema:givenName "W. Ralph" ;
   schema:name "Willard Ralph Singleton" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/289662830> # Harrison F. Flippin
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Flippin" ;
   schema:givenName "Harrison F." ;
   schema:name "Harrison F. Flippin" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/41420164> # Benjamin Franklin Dewees Runk
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1906" ;
   schema:deathDate "1994" ;
   schema:familyName "Runk" ;
   schema:givenName "Benjamin Franklin Dewees" ;
   schema:givenName "B. F. D." ;
   schema:name "Benjamin Franklin Dewees Runk" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/88461013> # James Morris Page
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1864" ;
   schema:deathDate "1936" ;
   schema:familyName "Page" ;
   schema:givenName "James Morris" ;
   schema:name "James Morris Page" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.