The Resource Papers pertaining to the ninetieth birthday celebration of Clarence Blain Wallace, (manuscript)

Papers pertaining to the ninetieth birthday celebration of Clarence Blain Wallace, (manuscript)

Label
Papers pertaining to the ninetieth birthday celebration of Clarence Blain Wallace, 1949
Title
Papers pertaining to the ninetieth birthday celebration of Clarence Blain Wallace
Inclusive dates
1949
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Collection includes a typescript copy of a speech delivered by Wallace at the celebration; a poem presented by Grantland Rice; and a newspaper article from the Nashville Tennessean, 1949 October 24, recapping the celebration
  • Wallace's speech recounts his childhood in Albemarle County, Va., including a brief mention of seeing Sheridan ride by in the spring of 1865, and life during Reconstruction. He also mentions attendance at Wheatdale Classical Institute in Culpeper, and Hampden-Sydney College, running an errand for Stonewall Jackson's widow, meeting General and Mrs. Grant on a train ride to Baltimore, and teaching at Episcopal High under Lancelot M. Blackford
  • He describes his graduate studies at the University of Virginia, mentioning William E. Peters's two day Latin examinations, the YMCA, baseball with Charlie Ferguson, librarian William Wertenbaker, and Charles Scott Venable
Biographical or historical data
Noted educator in Tennessee; born at "Hillsboro," Yancey's Mills, Albemarle County, Va.
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Papers pertaining to the ninetieth birthday celebration of Clarence Blain Wallace, (manuscript)
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • Special Collections
Extent
3
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u4229681
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a4229681
  • (OCoLC)647988330
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

    • Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections LibraryBorrow it
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