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Mount Vernon Seminary and College Office of Student Activities records

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0027-RG

Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs, Betacam SP tapes, receipts, correspondence, brochures, and documents on numerous events, programs, and student clubs at Mount Vernon Seminary and College including Commencement, Family Weekend, and Winter Formal. The materials date from 1988-1998, with the bulk of the collection ranging from 1996-1998. The records are related to the Office of Student Activities and its role in the organization and participation of students in various activities and ceremonies held by Mount Vernon College.

Dates

  • 1988-1998
  • Majority of material found within 1996 - 1998

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

The Office of Student Activities at Mount Vernon College was responsible for student clubs and planning events and ceremonies on campus.

The Mount Vernon Seminary began in 1875 as a private high school and junior college for women, founded by Elizabeth J. Somers. The George Washington University initially affiliated with Mount Vernon College, and ultimately acquired the college's property and legacy in 1999.

Extent

4 Linear Feet (8 document boxes.)

Language

English

Overview

This collection contains records of the Office of Student Activities at Mount Vernon Seminary and College. The Mount Vernon Seminary began in 1875 as a private high school and junior college for women, founded by Elizabeth J. Somers. The George Washington University initially affiliated with Mount Vernon College and ultimately acquired the college’s property and legacy in 1999. The materials date from 1988–1998, with the bulk of the collection ranging from 1996-1998.This collection contains photographs, Betacam SP tapes, receipts, correspondence, brochures, and documents on numerous events, programs, and student clubs at Mount Vernon Seminary and College including Commencement, Family Weekend, and Winter Formal. The materials date from 1988-1998, with the bulk of the collection ranging from 1996-1998. The records are related to the Office of Student Activities and its role in the organization and participation of students in various activities and ceremonies held by Mount Vernon College.

Arrangement

This collection is organized by category chronologically.

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

This collection is from Mount Vernon College, which George Washington University acquired in 1999.
Title
Guide to the Mount Vernon Seminary and College Office of Student Activities records, 1988-1998
Status
Completed
Author
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2010
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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