Kennedy, Charles A. Papers

Charles A. Kennedy Papers Ms.1994.018


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Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech

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Nicole Hancock, Student Assistant, and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1994.018
Title
Charles A. Kennedy Papers,1963-1987
URL:
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=vt/viblbv01206.xml
Quantity
3.1 Cubic Feet 3 boxes
Creator
Kennedy, Charles A.
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
The Charles A. Kennedy Papers consists of letters, newspaper clippings, reprints, reports, and other files on Kennedy's interest and involvement with foreign affairs (particularly the implications of nuclear war) and international students at Virginia Tech.

Administrative Information

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Charles A. Kennedy Papers, Ms1994-018, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The Charles A. Kennedy Papers were donated upon his retirement as a professor at Virginia Tech in May 1994.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Charles A. Kennedy Papers was completed in November 2013.


Biographical Note

Charles Kennedy was the first full time professor of religion at Virginia Tech starting in 1967, and he was hired to teach the Bible and Asian religions. He also was the advisor of International Studies from 1972-1979. He retired as the head of the Religion Department in 1994.

Sources: History of Religion Department

Scope and Contents

The Charles A. Kennedy Papers consists of letters, newspaper clippings, reprints, reports, and other files dating from 1963 (just before Kennedy came to Virginia Tech) to 1987. Highlights include brochures and pamphlets for international students, correspondence involving foreign affairs with a focus on nuclear war and also a television script that he wrote. Media materials include watercolor prints, film, and songs.

Arrangement

The files are arranged in the order they were received.

Separated Material

The following materials were catalogued in the Rare Book Collection:

Seeing Expo '70: Guide to Japan World Exposition
Photographic History of Worlds Fair -James Wilson Pierce, 1893
Shepp's World Fair, Photographed by James W. Shepp, 1893
Gems of the World's Fair and Midway Paisance, 1894
The Dream City, 1893
Expo '67: Guide Official
The Ecology and Sociology of the Norway Rat, John B. Calhoun, 1962
Heywood Brown, As He Seemed to Us The Queen-The Coronation, 1953
The Maritime Theme in Second Themple Numismatics, Vols. 1 & 2, J. Lawrence, 1973
The Effects on the Atmosphere of a Major Nuclear Exchange, 1985
Nuclear Winter: Strategic and Diplomatic Implications: Position Papers of Panelists Received as of March 6, 1986
Engineers Forum, Vol. 4 No. 4, April 1986
Repertorio Topografico Delle Pitture Delle Catacombe Romane, Di Aldo Nestori, 1975
Il Cimitero Di Priscilla, Studio Di Topografia E Architettura, 1970
Inscriptiones Christianae Urbis Romae Septimo Saeculo Antiqiuores, Edidit Iosephvu Gatti
Inscriptiones Christianae Urbis Romae, Septimo Saeculo> Antiquiores, Edidit Ionnaes Bapt De Rossi, Vols. 1 & 2
Flying Saucers: Mysteries of the Space Age, August 1967, Issue No. 53
Flying Saucers Pictorial: The World's Largest Collection of UFO Photographs


Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Faculty
  • Kennedy, Charles A.
  • University History
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Department of Philosophy and Religion

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Charles A. Kennedy Papers by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Container List

box-folder 1 folder: 1
Maps,
1964-1967
box-folder 1 folder: 2-5
Nuclear Winter (4 Folders),
1986
box-folder 1 folder: 6-9
Correspondence and Writings (4 Folders),
1986-1987
box-folder 1 folder: 10
Extensions and International Programs,
1987
box-folder 1 folder: 11-13
Correspondence and Writings (3 Folders),
1975-1984
box-folder 1 folder: 14
Speeches and Writings,
1975-1976
box-folder 1 folder: 15
Report,
1987
box-folder 1 folder: 16
Correspondence and Lists,
1969-1974
box-folder 1 folder: 17
Lists and Notes,
1969
box-folder 1 folder: 18
Correspondence and Writings,
1966-1968
box-folder 1 folder: 19
Articles,
n.d.
box-folder 1 folder: 20-23
Correspondence and Writings (4 Folders),
1964-1970
box-folder 1 folder: 24
Foreign Exchange Students,
n.d.
box-folder 1 folder: 25
TV Script "That New Breed,"
1972
box-folder 2 folder: 1
Community Program Materials,
1965-1966, n.d.
box-folder 2 folder: 2
Bank Records,
1965-1970
box-folder 2 folder: 3
Reference Materials,
1967-1970
box-folder 2 folder: 4
Q.N. & Abbreviated Derivations,
1968
box-folder 2 folder: 5
VA Humanities-TV Proposal,
1977
box-folder 2 folder: 6
VA Humanities,
1976, n.d.
box-folder 2 folder: 7
VA Humanities FNDTN-TV Budget,
1976-1978
box-folder 2 folder: 8
VF HPP- Public Unions,
1976-1978
box-folder 2 folder: 9
Humanities-Photos,
n.d.
box-folder 2 folder: 10-12
New Breed Prints (3 Folders),
1970-1973
box-folder 2 folder: 13
New Breed-Info,
1972
box-folder 2 folder: 14
Original Text,
n.d.
box-folder 2 folder: 15
Originals-TNB-2,
n.d.
box-folder 2 folder: 16
NEH Correspondence,
1971-1972
box-folder 2 folder: 17
DG/TNB Art,
n.d.
box-folder 2 folder: 18
DG/TNB-Budget/Personal,
n.d.
box-folder 2 folder: 19
DG/TNB Script Materials,
n.d.
box-folder 2 folder: 20
That New Breed Proposal,
1973
box-folder 2 folder: 21
That New Breed,
1971-1972
box-folder 2 folder: 22
Danforth,
1966-1977
box-folder 2 folder: 23
Danforth,
1970-1971
box-folder 2 folder: 24
Danforth Current,
1971
box-folder 2 folder: 25
The Huguenot Program,
n.d.
box-folder 2 folder: 26
Sanderson,
1986
box-folder 2 folder: 27
SIMS,
1985-1986
box-folder 2 folder: 28
Kennedy,
n.d.
box-folder 2 folder: 29
1685-1985 Names,
1985
box-folder 2 folder: 30
CVS,
1984
box-folder 2 folder: 31
Charleston,
1985
box-folder 2 folder: 32
Library,
1984
box-folder 2 folder: 33
Rehearsal for Freedom: The Huguenots,
1985
box-folder 2 folder: 34
Turk,
1985
box-folder 2 folder: 35
WBRA-TV,
1985
box-folder 2 folder: 36
Part II Resources,
1985
box-folder 2 folder: 37
Script,
1985
box-folder 3 folder: 1
Songs,
n.d.
box-folder 3 folder: 2
Watercolors,
n.d.
box 3
Films and Negatives,
n.d.