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Oral History Interview of Edward Younger [manuscript] 1972, 2000.

Younger, Edward
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Variant Title
Edward Younger oral history interview
Summary
The collection contains a tape of the interview conducted by R. Chambliss Light 1972 and a drafttranscription by Champ Clark, 2000, with corrections.
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
Description
2 items.
Cite as
Edward Younger Oral History Interview and Transcript, 1972, 2000, Archives RG-26/14, Albert H. Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
Biographical Note
University of Virginia Professor of History.
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    a| The collection contains a tape of the interview conducted by R. Chambliss Light 1972 and a drafttranscription by Champ Clark, 2000, with corrections.
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    a| 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.
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    a| 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.
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    a| 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,
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    a| Faculty and administrators mentioned include Thomas Perkins Abernethy, Julian Bishko, Colgate Darden, Thomas Cary Johnson, Selby Vernon McCasland, Bernard Mayo,
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    a| Edward Younger Oral History Interview and Transcript, 1972, 2000, Archives RG-26/14, Albert H. Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
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    a| University of Virginia Professor of History.
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    a| Abernethy, Thomas Perkins, d| 1890-1975
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    a| Bishko, Charles Julian.
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    a| Conant, James Bryant, d| 1893-1978.
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    a| Darden, Colgate W. q| (Colgate Whitehead), d| 1897-1981.
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    a| Johnson, Lyndon B. q| (Lyndon Baines), d| 1908-1973.
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    a| Johnson, Thomas Cary, d| 1896-
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    a| Kennedy, John F. q| (John Fitzgerald), d| 1917-1963.
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    a| McCasland, S. Vernon q| (Selby Vernon), d| 1896-1970.
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    a| Mayo, Bernard, d| 1902-1979
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    a| Shannon, Edgar Finley, d| 1918-1997
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    a| Woodward, C. Vann q| (Comer Vann), d| 1908-1999
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    a| Younger, Edward, d| 1909- v| Interviews.
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    a| University of Virginia x| Administration.
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    a| University of Virginia x| Students.
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    a| University of Virginia. b| Corcoran Department of History
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    a| University of Virginia x| Faculty.
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    a| University of Virginia x| Honor system.
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    a| University of Virginia x| Student strike, 1970.
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    a| Page-Barbour lectures.
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    a| Richards lectures.
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    a| Student ethics.
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    a| Student strikes z| Virginia z| Charlottesville.
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    a| University of Virginia Lawn (Charlottesville, Va.)
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    a| Transcripts. 2| aat
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    a| Clark, Champ, d| 1923- e| transcriber.
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    a| Light, R. Chambliss, e| interviewer
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    a| Younger, Edward, d| 1909-
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    a| CD 1963 w| ALPHANUM i| X004869503 l| VAULT m| CLEMONS t| AUDIO-CD
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