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West Virginia University. President (Turner, John Roscoe)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

West Virginia University, President John Roscoe Turner, Inaugural Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0184

John Roscoe Turner (b. 1882) served as president of West Virginia University from 1928 to 1934. Papers contain a tentative schedule of plans for Turner's 1928 inauguration, a typed draft of Turner's inaugural address with handwritten revisions and comments, and several oversize letters of congratulations from other university presidents.

Dates: 1928

West Virginia University, Presidents' Inaugural Speeches and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 5132
Overview Copies of transcripts of inaugural speeches delivered by West Virginia University presidents, including Alexander Martin (1867), Jerome Raymond (1897), Thomas Hodges (1911), John Roscoe Turner (1928), Irvin Stewart (1946), Elvis Jacob Stahr, Jr. (1959), Paul Miller (1962), James Harlow (1968), and David C. Hardesty, Jr. (1995). Also includes transcript of a Faculty Assembly Speech delivered by E. Gordon Gee (1982), and a report titled "Building for a New Century: Higher Education in West...
Dates: 1867-1995

West Virginia University, President's Office, Records

Collection Number: A&M 0884

Speeches, programs, and newspaper clippings from various West Virginia University Presidents.

Dates: 1897-1928