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Oral history interview of William S. Weedon by Robert C. Light, 1973 March 26-27.

Author: Robert C Light
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Weedon discusses his life as a student at the University of Virginia. He mentions, generally briefly, coming to the University of Virginia in 1925, professors including "Dicky Bird," James Page, "Reddy" Echols; housing particularly the Booker boarding house; President Alderman as old time orator; formal relations between faculty and students; Jefferson Society; water polo; boxing and Johnny La Rowe; honor system,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral history
Audio tapes
Interviews
Named Person: Edwin Anderson Alderman; Betty Burwell Booker; Armistead M Dobie; William H Echols; John S La Rowe; William Minor Lile; James Morris Page; William Stone Weedon
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert C Light
OCLC Number: 62777585
Notes: The oral history consists of a taped interview.
Description: 1 item.

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Weedon discusses his life as a student at the University of Virginia. He mentions, generally briefly, coming to the University of Virginia in 1925, professors including "Dicky Bird," James Page, "Reddy" Echols; housing particularly the Booker boarding house; President Alderman as old time orator; formal relations between faculty and students; Jefferson Society; water polo; boxing and Johnny La Rowe; honor system, especially in regard to athletics and social events; honor violators; fellow students; attitude towards co-education as a student and faculty member; honor system no longer intuitive; attitude towards expansion of the University; faculty Armistead Dobie and William M. Lisle; Library in the Rotunda; personal study habits; spirit of the University produced by the buildings on the Lawn and the outline of the Blue Ridge as well as association with students, faculty and townspeople; athletics did not produce strong feelings or spirit; and bull sessions.

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