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James G. Leyburn Class Lecture

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0136

Scope and Contents

This collection is an audiorecording of a class lecture given by James G. Leyburn to his Communications 202 class on May 18, 1966. Professor Leyburn talks about rhetoric and southern American writers, specifically women writers.


  • Creation: 1966-05-18

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington and Lee University Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source. Permission for publication of this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the Head of Special Collections.

Biographical / Historical

James Graham Leyburn earned his A.B. in 1920, A.M. in 1921, LL.D. in 1962 all at Duke University as well as an A.M. at Princeton University in 1922, Ph.D. at Yale University in 1927, and Litt.D. at Washington and Lee University in 1974. He served as a professor of sociology and dean at Washington and Lee University from 1947-1956 and a dean and professor emeritus from 1972-1993. Leyburn wrote several books including The Haitian People, 1941 and The Scotch-Irish, 1962.


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Physical Location

The cd-rom containing this audio file is filed by collection number in the audiovisual section.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Ward Briggs, Jr.

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Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

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Lexington VA 24450 USA