Mount Vernon Seminary
Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:
Adelia Gates Hensley collection
Adelia Gates Hensley was the second president of Mount Vernon Seminary, founded in Washington, D.C. in 1875. Mount Vernon Seminary and College merged with The George Washington University in 1999. This collection contains correspondence, photographs, silverware, a diploma, and mortorboard of and belonging to Adelia Gates Hensley, president of Mount Vernon Seminary from 1915 to 1923.
Administrative Files, 1954-1997
The materials of this series include academic affairs files from Mount Vernon Seminary, Mount Vernon Junior College, and Mount Vernon College. The files include Middle States self-studies, quizzes and exams, activity write ups, individual faculty members' files, etc. They range in date from 1939-1997.
Administrative Records, 1989-1991
The records consist of organizational materials, handbooks, and ledger books. The materials date between 1989-1991. The records pertain to the activities of the alumnae association including reunions, budgets, chapter information, and sporting events.
Agnes DeLano and Special Collections Room papers
This collection contains material related to Agnes DeLano and the opening of the Agnes DeLano Special Collections Room in Eckles Memorial Library at Mount Vernon College. DeLano served as a faculty member of the Mount Vernon Seminary and College from 1929-1954. The material dates from 1953-1988.
Agnes DeLano correspondence
This collection contains correspondence written by Agnes DeLano to her relatives during her Western European travels between 1925-1935.
Alumnae Bulletins, 1944-2003
Alumnae Directories, 1933-2000
This series includes the artifacts from the Mount Vernon Seminary and College chapels, such as collection boxes, linens, candle sticks, candle lighters and snuffers, a cross, and metal utensils. The only known date for the artifacts is 1931.
The materials of this series include issues of Carousel. They range in date from 1950-1968. A student literary magazine at Mount Vernon Seminary, issues of Carousel contain short stories, non-fiction essays, poetry, and editorials by Mount Vernon students.
When possible, two copies of each issue are included.
The materials of this series include issues of Cellophane.They range in date from 1948-1961. A student newsletter at Mount Vernon Seminary, Cellophane reported on events and everyday life on campus. Discussed topics include: upcoming events (dances, parties, student government elections, sporting evets, etc.), list of Honor Roll students, future plans for graduating seniors, sports scores, student polls, and campus gossip.
When possible, two copies of each issue are included.
Correspondence and other materials, 1961-1980, bulk: 1963 - 1971
The materials of this series include correspondence, legal documents, invoices, newspaper clippings, photographs, notes, and architectural plans. They range in date from 1961-80, and represent the process of the construction of the Florence Hollis Hand Chapel at Mount Vernon College. The series also includes folders originally separated for the Architect and the new Chapel organ. The folders are arranged as acquired and in reverse-chronological order.
The materials of this series include faculty and campus directories from Mount Vernon College. They range in date from 1986-1998. The directories include faculty and staff names, home phone numbers, addresses and positions.
When possible, two copies of each directory are included.
Elizabeth J. Somers papers and memorabilia
Elmer Louis Kayser papers
Elsie Foerderer correspondence collection
Files and correspondence , 1938-1999
The materials of this series include faculty correspondence, committee memos, questionnaires, publications, faculty lists and individual faculty biographical records. They range in date from 1938-1999.
George and Olwen Lloyd papers
George LLoyd was the fourth president of Mount Vernon Seminary and Junior College, originally founded in Washington, D.C. in 1875. His wife, Olwen Lloyd, was Headmistress of the Seminary. Mount Vernon Seminary and College merged with The George Washington University in 1999. This collection contains correspondence, and administrative files from the collection of Mrs. and Mrs. Lloyd, President and Headmistress of Mount Vernon Seminary and Junior College from 1936-1962.
Helen Russell Cozad scrapbook
This collection contains the personal scrapbook of Helen Russell Cozad, student at Mount Vernon Seminary between 1927-1929. The contents include contact information of friends, personal correspondence, photographs, programs from social events, newpaper clippings, and school-related materials.
Jane Coutant Evans collection
Jane Coutant Evans was the sevent president of Mount Vernon College located in Washington, D.C. The school was originally founded as Mount Vernon Seminary by Elizabeth J. Somers in 1875. The school eventually merged with The George Washington University in 1999. This collection contains articles, certificates, correspondence, programs, photographs, and audio recordings related to President Evans from the years 1980 to 1990.
Jean Dean Cole collection
Jean Dean Cole was the third president of Mount Vernon Seminary, founded in Washington, D.C. in 1875. Mount Vernon Seminary and College merged with The George Washington University in 1999. This collection contains correspondence, writings, photographs, and a diploma, of and belonging to Jean Dean Cole, president of Mount Vernon Seminary from 1923 to 1936.
Joy Dirksen Scrapbook
This collection contains the personal scrapbook of Joy Dirksen, student at Mount Vernon Seminary circa 1945-1946. The contents include correspondence, photographs, programs from social events and other school-related materials.
Julia Dorn Heflin papers
Margaret McBride Karns Mount Vernon Seminary papers
Marjorie Frye Gutheim papers
Marjorie Frye Gutheim (1916-2005) taught at Mount Vernon Seminary from 1945-1969 (subjects included U.S. History, International Relations, and Religion). She also served as dean of the Seminary from 1962 until 1969, when the school closed its 93-year-old girls' seminary. This collection contains materials from 1956-1969 and includes teaching materials (syllabi, exams, lecture notes), clippings, correspondence, programs, and publications.
Mary Louise Stevenson miniature collection
Mary Louise Stevenson graduated from Mount Vernon Seminary in 1894. She donated her miniatures collection to Mount Vernon circa 1957 where they were displayed in Post Hall on the Foxhall Road campus.
The collection includes 64 objects. The date of these objects is unknown, but is likely circa 1800-1875.
Mary Vareen scrapbook
This collection contains the personal scrapbook of Mary Vareen, student at Mount Vernon Seminary circa 1928-1930. The contents include personal correspondence with family and friends (including telegrams and letters), photographs, programs from social events, newpaper clippings, and school-related materials.
Meeting minutes, 1950-1998
The materials of this series include minutes from meetings of the Mount Vernon Seminary and College Faculty. They range in date from 1950 to 1998. Included in these meeting minutes include various information including but not limited to: honor roll lists, academic recommendations for specific students, academic policies, proposals for new courses, records of faculty votes on school issues, reminders about upcoming events, reports by faculty committees, administrative reports, etc.
Mount Vernon Seminary, 1945-2002, bulk: 1946 - 1969
Series includes Alumnae Bulletin clippings, chapel service programs, publications on Mount Vernon, programs of events held at Mount Vernon Seminary (commencements, dedications, reunions, etc.), newspaper clippings, Cum Laude Society, correspondence, receipts, and information on the class of 1969. The materials date from 1946 to 1969.
Mount Vernon Seminary and College Academic Affairs records
The Mount Vernon Seminary was officially established by Elizabeth Somers in 1875 and a two year junior college was added in 1927. The Junior College remained open until 1969, when Mount Vernon College became a four-year unversity. The university was an independent institution until 1999, when it became affilated with The George Washington University.
This collection includes Mount Vernon Seminary, Junior College, and College course write ups and syllabi.