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George Washington University--Alumni and alumnae
Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Lester Frank Ward (1841-1913) has been described by some as the father of American sociology. His contributions to sociology are almost forgotten today, but at one time he was considered to be one of America's leading intellectuals. Collection includes diaries, correspondence, photographs, a scrapbook. and sixty-nine articles written by Lester Frank Ward. The materials range in date from between 1883 and 1919.
Abstract Collection includes correspondence, programs, agendas, publications, newsletters, biographies, newspaper clippings, alumni directory, and correspondence,
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract Margaret Mary Nicholson (1899-1984) earned A.B. (1922) and M.D. (1925) degrees from The George Washington University and was a pediatrician and professor of medicine in Washington, D.C from 1928-82.
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.
Abstract Collection includes personnel files, minutes, correspondence, yearbooks, newsletters, publications, photographs, scrapbooks, telephone directories, films, and videotapes.
Abstract This collection consists of manuscript and lecture notes, and one speech and is dated from 1919-1971. Murray Frank had a varied career that included writing and teaching. Most of his work related to Jewish issues.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract Collection contains an assortment of old computer parts, calculators, reel-to-reel information tape. Examples of the development of wafers and the computer chip, a board from the 1952 Univac, mounted exhibit of the evolution of tubes (used before resisters and compactors), and other physical examples of the evolution of the computer.
Dates: circa 1940-circa 1990
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.
Abstract Collection includes photographs and negatives, office files regarding Alumni Achievement Awards, and memorabilia.
Abstract Although governed by a Board of Trustees, the president of the university has always been the chief administrative officer for the institution. The collection contains a mixture of personal and family papers, biographical research, and administrative records representing all but one GW President (Howard Lincoln Hodgkins, who served as president ad interim from 1921 to 1923). In addition, it contains a series of scrapbooks containing news clippings maintained by the office of the president...
Dates: 1795-2017; Majority of material found within 1821-2017