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The History of Wake Forest University I: The Tribble Years (1948-1967)

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Winston-Salem, NC (spatial)
creator
Puckett, Jenny
date
2016-01-05T20:09:27Z (accessioned)
2016-01-05T20:09:27Z (available)
2015-03-25 (created)
2016-01-05 (issued)
identifier
RG53.1, History of Wake Forest University Oral Histories, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. (citation)
http://hdl.handle.net/10339/57417 (uri)
description
Lecture delivered by Jenny Puckett. The case could be made that Harold Wayland Tribble's Wake Forest years actually began in 1946, four years before he was hired. The post-war conditions on the old campus led directly to the Great Removal Program, a huge task for which Tribble was specifically chosen in 1950. His first six years as our 10th president were beset by multiple crises on the old campus, and there was no relief in sight upon the opening of the new campus in June of 1956. Only the last two years of his presidency were relatively peaceful. Tribble's strength, thick hide, and tenaciousness brought Wake Forest through seventeen critical years that culminated in university status for the beloved old college.
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Lectures (medium)
language
en_US (iso)
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Digital reproductions of this item from Wake Forest University's Special Collections & Archives are made available under an assertion of fair use (17 U.S.C. 107) for noncommercial educational and research purposes only. Copyright for Official University records is held by Wake Forest University; all other copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their beneficiaries, as stipulated by United States copyright law, unless copyright was signed over to Wake Forest University. Written permission from the copyright owner and any other rights holders must be obtained for any reuse of this item that extends beyond fair use or other statutory exemptions. Responsibility for the determination of the copyright status and securing permission rests with those persons wishing to reuse the materials. Please contact Special Collections & Archives (archives@wfu.edu) with questions.
subject
Tribble, Harold Wayland, 1899-1986
Wake Forest University -- History
title
The History of Wake Forest University I: The Tribble Years (1948-1967)
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