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America's Bicentennial '76 College

 Item — Folder: 2
Identifier: CA-000116


According to the first page of the pamphlet:

This Address, dealing with the history of Hampden-Sydney College, was delivered at the "1973 Virginia Dinner" of The Newcomen Society in North America, held at Richmond when Mr. Virginius Dabney was the guest of honor and speaker on February 15, 1973.


  • 1973-08


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Virginius Dabney (February 8, 1901 – December 28, 1995) was an American teacher, journalist, and writer. He edited the Richmond Times-Dispatch from 1936 to 1969 and wrote several historical books throughout his career. In 1948, he won the Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing due, partly, to his opposition to the poll tax. In 1973, he was the guest of honor and speaker at the “1973 Virginia Dinner” of The Newcomen Society in North America where he gave this address dealing with the history of Hampden-Sydney College.


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Gift of Robert (Bud) V. Crowden, III ‘74

Physical Status

Good condition

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Processed by Dawnelle Ion, March 2024.
America's Bicentennial '76 College
Dawnelle Ion
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Part of the Hampden-Sydney College Archives & Special Collections Repository

Hampden-Sydney College
Walter M. Bortz III Library
P.O. Box 7
Hampden-Sydney VA 23943 United States
(434) 223-7225