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West Virginia University : symbol of unity in a sectionalized state / William T. Doherty, Jr. and Festus P. Summers.

Author/Creator:
Doherty, William T.
Publication:
Morgantown, West Virginia : West Virginia University Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (405 p.)
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Subjects:
West Virginia University -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Details the history of WVU from before its inception as the Agricultural College of West Virginia in 1867 to its expansion and development in the 1980's. This comprehensive history includes an index of people, places and events; photographs and illustrations; and in-depth descriptions of campuses, buildings, colleges, and academic and sports programs. A joint effort between William T Doherty, Jr., a Professor Emeritus History at WVU and Festus P. Summers, the first University Librarian who passed away before this project was complete, this new edition once again grants access to the diverse and complex elements which shaped the institution.
Contents:
Foreword
Preface
List of illustrations
The Morgantown School, 1867-1945
"Add to your faith virtue, and to virtue knowledge" : 1862-1867
Yankee centralization to Confederate decentralization : 1867-1885
Decentralization to centralization : 1885-1901
The inner wickedness of sociology : 1897-1901
Conservative management versus "new education" : 1901-1914
Almost heaven and almost a university : 1914-1928
The heavy hand of politics : 1928-1935
Four terms for Roosevelt and four presidents for WVU : 1932-1945
The land-grant, comprehensive state university, 1946-1980
A people's university : 1946-1958
In sickness and in health, till death do us part; The inviolate university campus : 1946-1958
From the banks of the Monongahela to the banks of the Potomac, part I : 1958-1961
From the banks of the Monongahela to the banks of the Potomac, part II : 1962-1967
Into the university's second century : gadgets and governance : 1967-1977
An era of radical change : close encounters with a new kind of student : 1967-1977
Into the nineteen eighties
Notes
Selected bibliography
Index
About the authors.
Notes:
Reprint. Originally published Morgantown, West Viriginia : West Virginia University Press, 1982.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Summers, Festus P.
ISBN:
1-938228-39-1
OCLC:
867742272