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|Named Person:||Thomas Perkins Abernethy; Charles Julian Bishko; James Bryant Conant; Colgate W Darden; Lyndon B Johnson; Thomas Cary Johnson; John F Kennedy; S Vernon McCasland; Bernard Mayo; Edgar Finley Shannon; C Vann Woodward; Edward Younger|
|Document Type:||Archival Material|
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Champ Clark; R Chambliss Light; Edward Younger
|Other Titles:||Edward Younger oral history interview|
Younger discusses his motivation in coming the University of Virginia; his courses; administrative work; promotion and tenure; life on the Lawn; rebuilding the University after World War II; three different generations of students; the honor stystem.
Younger also discusses his work on committees, particularly Richards, Page-Barbour, and Public Occasions; noted lecturers James B. Conant and C. Vann Woodward; and ill-fated efforts to bring Presidents Kennedy and Johnson to the grounds.
Also President Darden's commitment to making Virginia "The capstone of education," and his securing of state funds for buildings; President Shannon's emphasis on academic reputation; May days, 1970; and Younger's own contributions of teaching, building up the history department.
Faculty and administrators mentioned include Thomas Perkins Abernethy, Julian Bishko, Colgate Darden, Thomas Cary Johnson, Selby Vernon McCasland, Bernard Mayo.
- Abernethy, Thomas Perkins, -- 1890-1975.
- Bishko, Charles Julian.
- Conant, James Bryant, -- 1893-1978.
- Darden, Colgate W. -- (Colgate Whitehead), -- 1897-1981.
- Johnson, Lyndon B. -- (Lyndon Baines), -- 1908-1973.
- Johnson, Thomas Cary, -- 1896-
- Kennedy, John F. -- (John Fitzgerald), -- 1917-1963.
- McCasland, S. Vernon -- (Selby Vernon), -- 1896-1970.
- Mayo, Bernard, -- 1902-1979.
- Shannon, Edgar Finley, -- 1918-1997.
- Woodward, C. Vann -- (Comer Vann), -- 1908-1999.
- Younger, Edward, -- 1909- -- Interviews.
- University of Virginia -- Administration.
- University of Virginia -- Students.
- University of Virginia. -- Corcoran Department of History.
- University of Virginia -- Faculty.
- University of Virginia -- Honor system.
- University of Virginia -- Student strike, 1970.
- Page-Barbour lectures.
- Richards lectures.
- College teachers -- Tenure.
- Student ethics.
- Student strikes -- Virginia -- Charlottesville.
- University of Virginia Lawn (Charlottesville, Va.)