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Victoria Schuck papers

Identifier: MVC0012-RG

Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, official inaugural materils, posters, photos, and news paper clippings. The material dates from 1974-1980 and pertains to the presidency of Victoria Schuck at Mount Vernon College.


  • Creation: 1974-1980


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing 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

Victoria Schuck was president of Mount Vernon College from 1978 to 1980. Ms. Schuck received her PhD in 1937 from Stanford University and was a well known political scientist who focused on advancing the role of women in her field. Prior to her appointment as President she was a professor of political science at Mount Holyoke College.


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Materials from the Presidency of Victoria Schuck from 1974-1980. The contents includes personal and professional correspondence, photographs, inauguration materials and awards.


Organized into three series: Correspondence, Inauguration, and Press, awards, and photographs.

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collection acquired by GWU upon merger with Mount Vernon College. Collection transferred to Foggy Bottom campus in 2009.


Guide to the Victoria Schuck papers, Circa 1974-1980
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
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Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

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

George Washington University Gelman Library
2130 H Street NW
Washington DC 20052 United States of America