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Speeches by Edgar B. Graves

Identifier: yhm-arc-2006-011

Content Description

7 addresses (copies) by Professor Edgar B. Graves, Hon. degree 1978: Address at Alumni meeting re. strength and acceleration of academic program, 1962; "Prejudices are Inversely proportional to perspective" re. foreign exchange programs (~1946-56); "Leadership Begets Obligations," 1942 Memorial Day Speech to city-wide Utica audience; "Lessons from the Treaty of Berlin of 1921" outline; Address to Hamilton College re. death of FDR; "The Geopolitics of the Small College," mostly copy of handwritten draft (typed 1st page),; delivered at end of summer session 1944, to unknown audience at Haverford (possibly a dinner); Transcript of response to the question "How, in your judgment, does an Hamilton undergraduate experience differ from a university undergraduate experience" (sound recording made for alumni meetings)

Acquisition Type



donated by Barbara Starnes, daughter of Edgar Graves, from his papers retained by her

Restrictions Apply



  • Majority of material found within 1942 - 1962


.2 Linear Feet (1 folder)

  • essays Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus