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Weatherford, Willis D. (Willis Duke), Jr.


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Berea College Faculty and Staff Oral History Collection 1983-1989

Identifier: RG 14-14.05
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of thirty-five audio cassettes and transcripts of interviews with thirteen Berea College faculty and staff. Some of the individuals interviewed were also Berea College alumni; the tenure with the College of several interviewees dated from the 1930s and 1940s.

The project was initiated by Berea College president, Willis D. Weatherford. The interviews were conducted by various Berea College faculty members between 1983 and 1989.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1983 - 1989

Willis D. Weatherford, Jr. Papers

Identifier: RG 03-3.06
Abstract Dr. Willis D. Weatherford, Jr. was the sixth president of Berea College, serving from 1967–1984.  Born in western North Carolina in 1916, Weatherford earned his B.A. at Vanderbilt in 1937 and his B.D. from Yale in 1940.  Weatherford went on to earn his M.A. (1943) and Ph.D. (1952) in Economics from Harvard and taught economics at Swarthmore from 1948 until 1964. Weatherford became a dean at Carleton College in 1965.  In addition to his scholarly work, Weatherford served in Europe and Africa...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1966-1996

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Education, Higher -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century. 1
Oral history -- Berea College (Ky). 1
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