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Malcom Lester papers

 Collection — Oversize_Flat_File_folder: 001
Identifier: MSS 16673

Content Description

This collection includes University of Virginia memorbialia from alumni Malcom Lester, who was a historian at Davidson College where he was a Chair of the History Department and Director of the Davidson College program at Cambridge University.

The collection contains Lester's certificate of membership in Phi Beta Kappa at the University of Virginia, dated June 12, 1954; a scroll dedicated to the University of Virginia and its faculty, one of twelve institutions selected nationwide to implement the one year Basic Premeteorology curriculum as specified by the United States Army Air Force and administered by the University of Chicago, by the 156 men who successfully completed the program at the University, undated; Lester's diploma from his study in the Master of Arts in History program at the University of Virginia, dated September 24, 1946; Lester's diploma from his study in the Doctor of Philosophy in History program at the University of Virginia, dated June 14, 1954.

Additional memorabila can be found in the University of Virginia Memorabilia (RG-22/2/77.991). See "External Documents" below for link to the record.

Dates

  • 1946 - 1954

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Extent

.13 Cubic Feet (One large oversize folder)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was a gift from Nick Blesdoe to the Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia on May 13, 2019.

Related Materials

Related materials on Malcom Lester can be can be found at:

Mercer University Library Archives and Digital Initiatives 1501 Mercer University Dr. Macon, Georgia 31207 478-301-2968 archives@mercer.edu

Collection: Malcolm Lester Collection (PP0073) https://ursa.mercer.edu/bitstream/handle/10898/12709/Lester_M_PP0073.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y
Title
Guide to the Malcom Lester papers
Status
Completed
Author
Rose Oliveira, Accessioning Archivist
Date
10 March 2022
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States