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Emmett Edward Doherty scrapbook and loose photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS1008-UA

Scope and Contents

This collection includes the scrapbook and loose photographs of GW student Emmett Edward Doherty. It also contains one copy of "The University Hatchet," with an article about the conference of an Honorary Degree to King Albert of Belgium. One of the loose photographs is of Warren G. Harding's Presidential Inauguration.

Dates

  • 1919-1921

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Restrictions on Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Biographical / Historical

Emmett Edward Doherty was a student at GW and was active in the Sigma Chi Fraternity in 1920 and 1921. Although little else is known about him, including his graduation date, there is evidence in online court files from the late 1920s that he may have become an Assistant US Attorney in Los Angeles, California.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (1 flat box)

Language

English

Abstract

This collection was donated by the Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives located in Butte, Montana. It includes the scrapbook and loose photographs of GW student Emmett Edward Doherty. It also contains one copy of "The University Hatchet." One of the loose photographs is of Warren G. Harding's Presidential Inauguration.

Collection Organization

Arranged alphabetically.

Physical Location

Materials are stored off-site, and will require additional retrieval time. Please contact the Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives, January 14, 2015 [2015.005]
Title
Guide to the Emmett Edward Doherty scrapbook and loose photograph collection, 1919-1921
Status
Completed
Author
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

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