The Resource Alvin Duke Chandler : Presidential Inauguration Ceremony, College of William and Mary, (sound recording)

Alvin Duke Chandler : Presidential Inauguration Ceremony, College of William and Mary, (sound recording)

Label
Alvin Duke Chandler : Presidential Inauguration Ceremony, College of William and Mary, 1953 May 15
Title
Alvin Duke Chandler
Title remainder
Presidential Inauguration Ceremony, College of William and Mary
Inclusive dates
1953 May 15
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This recording of the inauguration of Alvin Duke Chandler; 22nd president of the College of William and Mary, opens with a 16 minute performance of the William and Mary choir. Speakers include Governor John Stewart Battle, who welcomes visitors and discusses the promises Chandler's leadership will provide the college; and former Governor Colgate W. Darden, who brings greetings from the Virginia colleges. Chandler speaks on the accomplishments, events, and people of the past as they reflect the present and motivate the future of the college. Governor Battle is awarded the honorary Doctor of Laws degree, as is President Dwight D. Eisenhower
Member of
Action
Described
Cataloging source
VIC
Format of music
not applicable
Funding information
Reformatting was funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission
Literary text for sound recordings
lectures speeches
Label
Alvin Duke Chandler : Presidential Inauguration Ceremony, College of William and Mary, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Duration: 2 hr., 46 sec
  • Original WRVA recording was titled "President Eisenhower at Williamsburg."
  • Transcription of Chandler's speech is be found in "The inauguration of Alvin Duke Chandler as twenty-second president of the College of William and Mary in Virginia, May 15, 1953, Williamsburg, Virginia." (LD6051 .W548 1953a)
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Note
  • Preservation CD was created using a Disc Makers ReflexPro4 CD by LVA, June 2004. Burned at 32X.
  • Reference CD was created using a Tascom CDRW 5000 by the Cutting Corporation, November 2003. Burned at 1X.
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001515368
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm55748270
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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