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George Washington University--History

 Organization

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Alumni Class materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS2130
Abstract

Collection includes scrapbooks, papers, diplomas, newspapers, textiles, and memorabilia from various sources associated with alumni of the University.

Dates: 1823-1998

David Bates papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0218-UA
Abstract

David M. Bates (1925- ) was born in Arlington, Virginia. He graduated from The George Washington University in 1946, and while a student was very active in the Glee Club, directed by Dr. Robert Harmon. Collection includes essays, and photographs ranging in date from 1940-1998

Dates: 1940-1998

Elmer Louis Kayser papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0245-UA
Abstract Elmer Louis Kayser (1896-1985) came to The George Washington University as a student in 1914 and stayed until his death 1985. He was an institution unto himself, and author of two books chronicling the history of GW: Bricks Without Straw: The Evolution of George Washington University (1970) and A Medical Center The Institutional Development of Medical Education in George Washington University (1973). He also wrote The Grand Social Enterprise; A Study of Jeremy Bentham in his Relation to...
Dates: 1824-2002

Faculty papers and memorabilia collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2132-UA
Abstract

This collection includes notebooks, diaries, lectures, medical research papers, correspondence, photographs, plays, booklets, awards, and and memorabilia.

Dates: 1823-2001

Foggy Bottom collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS0868-UA
Abstract

The Foggy Bottom Collection is an outgrowth of the 1996 exhibit the Foggy Bottom Association and the Gelman Library sponsored called "Fantastic Foggy Bottom: The Growth of a Community." Materials in this collection include articles, building surveys, newspapers, books, photographs, slides, and artifacts. They range in date from 1907-98.

Dates: 1907-1998

George Coffin papers

 Collection — Box: UP0001
Identifier: MS2048
Abstract

Collection includes original political cartoons from Washington newspapers; lithographic reproductions of other political cartoons; original pen and ink illustrations of civil war stories; scrapbooks containing original political cartoons, lithographic reproductions of cartoons, original sketches, and newspaper clippings; diaries; and loose sketches and photographs. These materials date from 1858-1896.

Dates: 1858-1896

Jesse Fant Evans papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS0254-UA
Abstract

Jesse DuBois Fant Evans was the first woman to serve on George Washington University's Board of Trustees (1924-66). Evans received her A.B. in 1913 (with distinction) and an honorary Doctor of Education in 1932, both from GW. Collection include her personal papers, speeches, family memorabilia and GW memorabilia. The collection ranges from 1912 to 1962.

Dates: 1912-1962

Lowell Joseph Ragatz papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS0887-UA
Abstract

Collection of handwritten notes from Washington newspapers that had articles dealing with the University and its history. This included commencements, advertisements, medical, law and other GW schools. The collection covers the years 1821 to 1872.

Dates: 1821-1872

Luther Rice papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0260-UA
Abstract

Luther Rice (1783-1836) is regarded as the founder of Columbian College, now The George Washington University. Collection include correspondence financial ledgers, log books. His papers include promissory notes, financial documents, college building appeal, Baptist Documents, notebooks, diaries and other records. The collection covers the twenty year period between 1812 and 1832.

Dates: 1812-1832

Marvin Ickow papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0002-UA
Abstract

Materials in this collection include approximately 60,000 negatives of GWU images taken by Marvin Ickow. The material dates from 1975-88. The images include alumni, sports, reunions, seminars, development office activities, construction projects on campus, and faculty members. Prominent people include Edward Teller, Thelma Hunt, Chief Justice Warren Burger, and GW President Lloyd Elliott.

Dates: 1975-1988

National Law Center records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0014
Abstract

Collection includes the law alumni photographic collection, founder's day celebrations, biographical sketches, articles reports, GW law school yearbooks, 1895 to 1915, bulletins and journals of the Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Research Institute of GW, (1950-1972), copies of the "Advocate," Banners scrapbooks correspondence Alumni reunions, minutes from the Board of Trustees, Research notes, banners, caps and gowns, reports to the Dean Exam questions, and information on Stockton Hall.

Dates: 1865-2005

Office of University Relations records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0044
Abstract

Collection includes videotapes, memos, biographical files, news releases, publicity files, news clippings, correspondence, photographs, slides, audio tapes, faculty publications, LP albums, media guides, and newsletters.

Dates: 1888-2017

Neil Thomas Proto papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2275-UA
Abstract Neil Thomas Proto is an attorney, writer, and professor based in Washington, D.C. He earned his MA in International Affairs in 1969, and his JD in 1972, at the George Washington University. As a law student at the George Washington University, Proto served as a resident director for two residence halls on campus: Welling Hall and Crawford Hall. Mr. Proto has practiced law for thirty years, and he is currently counsel in the Washington, D.C. firm of Schnader Harrison Segal and Lewis. Since...
Dates: 1968-2006; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1973

Ron Howard papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0766-UA
Abstract Collection include photographs (including many campus buildings no longer extant) and slides (including commencements, buildings, distinguished alumni, President Lloyd Elliott, Jack Friedenthal, Edward "Skip" Ghnem, the GW mascot, Elmer Kayser, the men's and Women's basketball teams, President Trachtenberg, the University Yard, Gates, campus and Washington scenes, and other personalities. Artifacts include banners, key chains, buttons, towels, medals, tickets to Ronald Reagan Honorary Degree...
Dates: 1958-1999

Special Collections Research Center oral history collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS0371
Abstract The George Washington University Oral History Program was begun by Mary Jo Deering and others in the early 1970s. Since that time, oral histories have been conducted by a number of individuals and projects represented in this collection. This collection consists primarily of oral histories conducted by or about George Washington University, although it also contains administrative files related to the oral history programs, and a significant amount of documentary material on school...
Dates: 1972-2016

The George Washington University Bulletin

 Collection
Identifier: RG0127
Abstract

Collection contains the bulletins of The George Washington University, from all schools and colleges. These bulletins include special addresses, reports, and pictorial bulletins, as well as academic courses, fees, and degree requirements.

Dates: 1821-2021

University historical materials collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG0031
Abstract

This collection include photos, diplomas, invitations, newspapers, early land holdings, 19th century newspaper accounts of the early college, Civil War records, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1821-2012

University Marshal records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0043
Abstract

Collection include commencement programs, budgets, scripts, and videotapes.

Dates: 1825-2005

Additional filters:

Subject
Washington (D.C.) 16
Photographs 9
Commencement ceremonies -- Washington (D.C.) 7
Buildings 5
Scrapbooks 5