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Recordings of University of Virginia events

Repository: University of Virginia Library. Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

Collection Description (Extant): The collection contains recordings of speeches and interviews by or with Bella Abzug, Richard A. Beaumont, Ray Bice, James Boren, George Bowles, Robert Caneveri, Irby Cauthen, John Chafee, the Dalai Lama, Ernest Ern, Gerald Ford, Mills Godwin, Sheldon Hackney, Bruce P. Hayden, Frank, Hereford, Chaim Herzog, Luther Hodges, A. E. Dick Howard, Hugh P. Kelly, Bowie Kuhn, Bert Lance, Dumas Malone, Frederick Nichols, Merrill Peterson, J. Kenneth Robinson, B.F.D. Runk, Hugh Scott, Thomas Storrs, Kwame Ture, and Stansfield Turner.

Topics on the tapes include acid rain, adolescent suicide, career planning, civil rights and Martin Luther King, Jr., Halley's comet, mainstreaming handicapped children, Iran, nuclear energy, the Panama Canal Treaty, senior citizen fitness, Virginia's weather and climate.

Many topics pertain to the University of Virginia including athletics, capital campaign, convocation (1981), finals (1980), founders day, the Good Old Song, the honor system, intramural and recreational sports, Thomas Jefferson, and rare books.

Origin Info: University of Virginia

Date(s): 1975-1985

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: Accession number: RG-4/2/9.961

Extent: 24 cassette tapes; 166 5-inch audio reels; 99 7-inch audio reels

Finding Aid URL: http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/uva-sc/viu03761.xml.frame External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Kwame Toure (Stokely Carmichael)

Rights (Extant): There are no restrictions.

Subjects:

King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
University of Virginia

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Speeches

 

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