Joab L. Thomas Speech and Letter of Commendation 1981

Creator
Thomas, Joab L.
Size
0.01 linear feet
Location

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Call number
MSS 00115

The Joab L. Thomas speech and letter of commendation includes a copy of A Resolution of Commendation for Chancellor Joab L. Thomas, passed unanimously by the Student Senate (1981 April 15). There is also a transcription from a tape of Thomas' remarks to deans, directors, and department heads at the time of his resignation as chancellor and the announcement of his appointment as president of the University of Alabama (1981 March 25).

Joab Langston Thomas was the chancellor of North Carolina State University from 1976 to 1981, president of the University of Alabama from 1981 to 1988, professor at the University of Alabama from 1961 to 1975, and vice president for Student Affairs at the University of Alabama from 1974 to 1975. Thomas received his A.B., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in botany from Harvard University. He passed away on March 3, 2014 at the age of 81.

Scope/content

The Joab L. Thomas speech and letter of commendation includes a copy of A Resolution of Commendation for Chancellor Joab L. Thomas, passed unanimously by the Student Senate (1981 April 15). There is also a transcription from a tape of Thomas's remarks to deans, directors, and department heads at the time of his resignation as chancellor and the announcement of his appointment as president of the University of Alabama (1981 March 25).

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Joab L. Thomas Speech and Letter of Commendation, MSS 00115, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

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Source of acquisition

Transferred from the Chancellor's office, 1981; received from Hardy D. Berry, 1982 August 17.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Joab L. Thomas Speech and Letter of Commendation, MSS 00115, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume 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 for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.