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Mount Vernon Seminary


Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:

Adelia Gates Hensley collection

Identifier: MVC0008-MS
Overview 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.
Dates: circa 1871-1951

Administrative Files, 1954-1997

Identifier: Series 2
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1954-1997

Administrative Records, 1989-1991

Identifier: Series 3
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1989-1991

Agnes DeLano and Special Collections Room papers

Identifier: MVC0020-MS
Overview 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.
Dates: 1953-1988

Agnes DeLano correspondence

Identifier: MS2220
Abstract This collection contains correspondence written by Agnes DeLano to her relatives during her Western European travels between 1925-1935.
Dates: 1925 - 1935

Alumnae Bulletins, 1944-2003

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MVC0043, Series 1
Scope and Contents This series contains Alumnae Bulletins from July 1944 to Spring 2003. Popular topics addressed in issues include messages from the Mount Vernon president, scrapbooks, Foxhall footnotes, commencements, class notes (updated alumnae directory), honor rolls, special sections for alumnae, reunions, calendars, features, in memoriams, and campus performances. The earliest issues of the Bulletin contain significantly less content than later issues. Bulletins contain information on both alumnae...
Dates: 1944-2003

Alumnae Directories, 1933-2000

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MVC0043, Series 2
Scope and Contents The first Alumnae Directory was published by the Alumnae Association of Mt. Vernon Seminary in 1933. In 1937, the first "official" directory was published by the Alumnae Office, who continued to publish directories until 2000. In addition to the biographical listings, geographical indices, and class year indices of alumnae, Directories published 1981 and later also contain information about the Alumnae Association, histories of Mount Vernon, and listings of faculty, Presidents of Mount...
Dates: 1933-2000

Artifacts, 1931-1980

Identifier: Series 1
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1931-1980

Carousel, 1950-1968

Identifier: Series 4
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1950-1968

Cellophane, 1948-1961

Identifier: Series 3
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1948-1961