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Gilliam, Frank Johnson



  • Existence: 1895 - 1976


B.A., W&L, 1917; A.M., Columbia, 1928. Assistant professor of English, W&L, 1926; associate professor, W&L, 1929(28?)-61 (inactive 1961-63); dean of students, 1931; dean of students and director of admissions, W&L, 1949; dean admissions, W&L, 1962; dean emeritus, 1963-76. See Who's Who, 1960-61.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Development Office papers on various W&L subjects

Scope and Contents

A few of the subjects listed as files of the collection, but most of them are agent links on the record.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Fitzgerald Flournoy papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0187
Scope and Contents

This collection includes letters to and from John L. Campbell, Dean at Washington and Lee University, as well as letters to, from, and concerning Frank J. Gilliam, who was a member of the Washington and Lee class of 1917, 1912-1926. Campbell and Gilliam correspond about several members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity being unable to return for the next semester due to grades. They also correspond about a prospective student from Lynchburg.

Dates: 1912 - 1963

Frank J. Gilliam Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0494
Scope and Contents The items in the collection include articles written by Lula Gilliam Hopkins, photographs taken by Sally Mann, a 1954 copy of a Matthew Brady photograph of Robert E. Lee, several family photographs, a booklet from a dance held in 1914, a letter from Gilliam as W&L Dean of Students to student John Willcoxon (class of 1952) presenting him with an award, and Frank J. Gilliam's (class of 1917) Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity pins. The collection also includes a scrapbook created by Gilliam as...
Dates: Inclusive 1914-1964

Guest Register from the Estate Belfield

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0542
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the guest book of Belfield in Lexington, Virginia, which was the residence of former Washington & Lee University Dean of Students Frank J. Gilliam and his wife Louise. The guestbook is an original leather bound volume of Shakespeare, published in 1778, which has had one hundred and twenty original pages replaced with a like number of blank pages titled 'Guests at Belfield.' Guest signatures begin in 1931 and end in 1976. Approximately seventy-five pages of the...
Dates: Date of original book, 1778; Date of guestbook inscriptions, 1931-1976

News Letter. Washington and Lee University Bulletin. Vol.43 No.7, 1944

Scope and Contents

This copy of the Washington and Lee University Bulletin includes a list of alumni known to be dead orand missing in action as of October 1944.

Dates: 1944

News Letter. Washington and Lee University Bulletin. Vol.44 No.1, 1945

Scope and Contents

This issue of the Washington and Lee University Bulletin includes a list of alumni that were known to be dead, missing, or prisoners of war as of April 1945.

Dates: 1945

Robert Selph Henry Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0341
Scope and Contents

Includes copies of correspondence between Robert Henry and Douglas Southall Freeman about Freeman writing a foreword for Henry's book The Story of the Conferderacy as well as copies of correspondence between Washington and Lee University Dean Frank Gilliam and Major Edward C. Betts about a Boude and Miley photograph of Robert E. Lee owned by Betts and used by Henry in this book.

Dates: Inclusive 1936-1938

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Correspondence 3
College students 2
Soliders 2
World War (1939-1945) 2
College students -- Social life and customs 1