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Mount Vernon Seminary and College records from administrator Nina Mikhalevsky

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0042.RG

Scope and Contents

This collection contains meeting minutes and administrative files from the office of Dr. Nina Mikhalevsky, a professor and administrator who held various positions at Mount Vernon College for two decades beginning in 1979. The materials in this collection range in date from 1905-2000, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1980-2000.

Dates

  • 1905-2000
  • Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000

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

Dr. Nina Mikhalevsky joined Mount Vernon College's faculty in 1979 and remained at the college for two decades. She was the first director of the honors program, chair of the Liberal Studies Department, presiding officer of the faculty, dean of students and campus life, director of the Elizabeth J. Somers Women’s Leadership Program, and assistant dean of The George Washington University's Columbian College of Arts and Sciences. She is also the author of the book, Dear Daughters: A history of Mount Vernon Seminary and College, which was published in 2001.

Dr. Mikhalevsky holds a Ph.D. (1981) and an M.A. (1977) in philosophy from Georgetown University, as well as a B.A. (1974) in philosophy from Boston University.

Extent

4.5 Linear Feet (9 document boxes)

Language

English

Overview

This collection contains meeting minutes and administrative files belonging to Dr. Nina Mikhalevsky, a professor and administrator at Mount Vernon College for over 20 years. Mikhalevsky held many positions at Mount Vernon College including chair of the Liberal Studies department, dean of students, and director of the Elizabeth J. Somers Women's Leadership Program, among others. The materials in this collection range in date from 1905-2000, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1980-2000.

Arrangement

Organized into two series: Meeting minutes and Administrative files.

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

The Mount Vernon Seminary and College archives were acquired by GWU upon merger with Mount Vernon College. The collection was transferred to the Foggy Bottom campus in 2009.
Title
Guide to the Mount Vernon Seminary and College records from administrator Nina Mikhalevsky , 1905-2000
Status
Completed
Author
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2012
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

Contact:
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Washington 20052 United States of America