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Marvin Center Administrative Office records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0052

Collection Scope and Content

This collection contains flyers, meeting minutes, brochures, buttons, newspaper clippings, correspondence, forms, memorandums, proposals, invitations, programs, post cards, newsletters, reports, a faculty planner, order forms, catalogs, booklist, invitations, flyers, schedules, mugs and cups. The records range in date from 1948 to 2004. The items concern the Dorthy Betts theater, exhibits, live performances, the Colonade Gallery, the governing board, the Program board, the building dedication, building plans, committee lists, films, other activities in the Marvin Center, the travel office, the University Bookstore, books for classes, and the student union that was formerly the Columbia Hotel. The mugs and cups commemorate special events.

Dates

  • 1948-2004

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Some records may be restricted.

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 Marvin Center is The George Washington University's campus community center. It was opened in 1970, and named after former president Cloyd Heck Marvin. The Marvin Center offers programs, services, and facilities for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and University guests. The Center's wide range of facilities includes dining locations, a theatre, lounges, recreational facilities, study rooms, travel agency, computer store, GW Concierge, GW bookstore, Student Organization Resource Center, and conference and meeting rooms in the Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Conference Center.

The Marvin Center provides facilities for programs conducted by the University Program Board, by academic departments that include the performing arts, and by other University organizations. The operation of the Marvin Center is overseen by Senior Vice President of Student and Academic Support Services.

The Marvin Center Governing Board is a representative body composed of students, faculty, staff, and alumni. The Board works closely with the Center's staff in the review and development of policies, guidelines, and procedures that direct the operation of the Center.

The Director of the Center reports to the Senior Vice President for Student and Academic Support Services.

N.B. This history note was written in 2005

Extent

1.25 Linear Feet

Language

English

Abstract

The Marvin Center is The George Washington University's campus community center. This collection contains flyers, meeting minutes, brochures, buttons, newspaper clippings, correspondence, forms, memorandums, proposals, invitations, programs, post cards, newsletters, reports, a faculty planner, order forms, catalogs, booklist, invitations, flyers, schedules, mugs and cups.

Collection Organization

Organized into two series: Activities, events, and office files, and Mugs and cups.

Acquisition Information

Acquisition information is unknown for this accession

Collection note

The only accession from this office transferred to the University Archives was recorded as missing from the collections in January 2002.
Title
Preliminary Guide to the Marvin Center Administrative Office records, 1948-2004
Author
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

Contact:
2130 H Street NW
Washington 20052 United States of America