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Society of the Emeriti records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0032

Collection Scope and Content

Materials in this collection include updates from John Francis Latimer, biographies (including Thelma Hunt and George Nordlinger), correspondence and other items from the files of William Turner, and tape recordings and transcripts of Clyde Lindley and George Steiner speaking about their careers upon induction. The collection covers the years 1991 to 1996.

Dates

  • 1988-1997

Creator

Restrictions on Access

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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.

Historical or Biographical Note

The Society of the Emeriti began in February 1978. After Dr. Lloyd Elliott entertained two groups of emeriti and their wives the idea was born to form a permanent emeriti group that would meet once a month for lunch, education and conversation. Dr. John Latimer was principle mover in forming the group. To be a member of SOTE, as it was called, one had to be an emeritus of the university or have 25 years of service to the university. The organization still meets once a month for lunch.

Extent

1 Linear Feet

Language

English

Abstract

Collection includes updates from John Francis Latimer, biographies (including Thelma Hunt and George Nordlinger), correspondence and other items from the files of William Turner, as well as recordings and transcripts of Clyde Lindley and George Steiner speaking about their careers upon induction.

Collection Organization

Organized into three series: Updates, Biographies and correspondence, and Recordings and transcripts of meetings.

Acquisition Information

Materials acquired through transfers from the President of the Society of the Emeriti.
Title
Guide to the Society of the Emeriti records, 1988-1997
Author
University Archives, Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2007
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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