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Nelson Marshall Oral History

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Abstract: This interview was conducted as part of the College of William and Mary Oral History Project. Nelson Marshall was director of the Virginia Fisheries Laboratory when asked in 1949 by President John Pomfret to serve as dean of the college. After his investigation uncovering the athletic scandal of 1951 he resigned, protesting the handling of the matter by the Board of Visitors. A more complete description of the situation may be found in this interview.
Issued Date: 1975-04-14
Subjects: College of William and Mary--History--20th century
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/5466
Citation: University Archives Oral History Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Description: The original manuscript transcript of this interview is available in University Archives Oral History Collection in the Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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    The University Archives Oral History Collection consists of transcripts and recordings of oral history interviews conducted with College of William and Mary faculty, staff, alumni, and others connected to the College.

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