Society of the Emeriti records
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.
- Creation: 1988-1997
- Society of the Emeriti (Organization)
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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.
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Language of Materials
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.
Organized into three series: Updates, Biographies and correspondence, and Recordings and transcripts of meetings.
Materials acquired through transfers from the President of the Society of the Emeriti.
- Guide to the Society of the Emeriti records, 1988-1997
- University Archives, Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
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- Finding aid written in English