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Letter, James D. Farrar to Robert L. Pinck

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0689

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a letter written by James D. Farrar as Chairmand of the Athletic Hall of Fame Committee at Washington and Lee University. He is writing to inform Robert L. Pinck of Brooklyn, NY that his brother Dick Pinck is being posthumously inducted into the Washington and Lee Athletic Hall of Fame. The letter invites Pinck and his family to attend the induction ceremony on September 24, 1993. It also contains a letter from Robert to an Alexa which he sent to her along with the letter from Washington and Lee.


  • Creation: 1993


Conditions Governing Access

The 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

Dick Pinck was an alumni of Washington and Lee University, having graduated in 1941. During his student career, Pinck achieved recognition in the Washington and Lee athletic program in football, basketball, and tennis. His football career highlights included being named as all-state quarterback and halfback. In his basketball career, he led the team to repeated undefeated seasons. He was named multiple times to the all-state basketball selection in 1939, 1940, and 1941. He held the Washington and Lee record for all time leading scorer until 1951.


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Repository Details

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

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