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Victor Stradley Armbrister

college administrator.

Victor Stradley Armbrister, American college administrator. Recipient Faculty Travel-Study scholarship, summer 1953. Member Virginia Council of Churches since 1944; member Virginia advising committee Schools and Colls., 1946-1949.; Member Modern Language Association, Blue Key, Tau Kappa Alpha, Kappa Phi Kappa, Sigma Mu, Pi Gamma Museum; Club: Kiwanis.

Background

Armbrister, Victor Stradley was born on November 8, 1902 in Max Meadows, Virginia, United States. Son of James Henry and Bessie Margaret (Aker) Armbrister.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Emory and Henry College, Emory, Virginia, 1928. Graduate student, University of North Carolina, summer 1928. A.M., Vanderbilt University, 1930, Doctor of Philosophy., 1938.

Career

1 son, Douglas Kenley. Teacher in elementary schools of Wythe and Tazewell counties, Virginia, 1921-1924. Instructor in English, Emory and Henry College, 1928-1929, associate Professor of English, 1930-1936, professor, 1938-1940, dean since 1940, Henry Carter Stuart Professor of English and head of English Department since 1942.

Supervisor of curricula and instruction Navy V-12 Training Unit, Emory and Henry College 1943-1945.

Works

  • Author: The Origins and Functions of Subplots in Elizabethan Drama (private edit.), 1938. Also unpublished works and studies in English and history.

Membership

Member Virginia Council of Churches since 1944. Member Virginia advising committee Schools and Colls., 1946-1949. Member Modern Language Association, Blue Key, Tau Kappa Alpha, Kappa Phi Kappa, Sigma Mu, Pi Gamma Museum.

Club: Kiwanis.

Connections

Married Naomi Lucile Byrd, August 29, 1931.

father:
James Henry Armbrister

mother:
Bessie Margaret (Aker) Armbrister

spouse:
Naomi Lucile Byrd