Manuscript Collection

Charles Vail Journal Excerpts- Accession 1511 - M736 (793)

Title

Charles Vail Journal Excerpts- Accession 1511 - M736 (793)

Authors

Charles B. Vail

Files

Identifier

Accession 1511 - M736 - (793)

Inclusive Dates

2015 (content 1973-1982)

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

47 pieces

Language

English;

Historical Note

Dr. Charles Brooks Vail was the 6th president of Winthrop serving from 1973 to 1982. He was born on April 29, 1923 in Bessemer, Alabama. He received a B.S. from Birmingham-Southern College and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Physical Chemistry from Emory University. He served in the U.S. Naval Reserve 1943-1946. Before coming to Winthrop Dr. Vail served as a chemist at the Southern Research Institute and Sonoco Products and taught or was Dean at Armstrong, Coker, Agnes Scott, Hampden-Sydney, and Georgia State. He also served as Associate Executive Secretary for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Scope and Content Note

The Charles Vail Journal Excerpts Collection consists of excerpts from Dr. Charles Brooks Vail’s journal kept at Winthrop while Dr. Vail served as president 1973-1982. Dr. Vail copied the entries from his journal and annotated them as a reminiscence and record of his time at Winthrop.

Provenance

The Pettus Archives received the Charles Vail Journal Excerpts from Dr. Charles B. Vail of Springfield, VA on February 3, 2015.

Keywords

Higher Education, Winthrop College, Winthrop Presidents, Diaries, Journals

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Charles Vail Journal Excerpts- Accession 1511 - M736 (793)

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