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Mount Vernon Seminary and College Nebraska Avenue Campus Collection

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Identifier: MVC0003
Overview Having outgrown its M Street location, Mount Vernon Seminary moved to a 15.5-acre campus on Nebraska Avenue, NW, in 1917. School founder Elizabeth J. Somers died in 1924, and the Elizabeth Somers Chapel was dedicated on campus in 1925. Adelia Gates Hensley was headmistress until her death in 1923, when Jean Dean Cole became headmistress, a position she held until her death in 1939. It was under Ms. Cole's administration that MVS was divided into the preparatory and Junior College divisions. MVS...
Dates: 1917-1942

Mount Vernon Seminary and College Office of Development records

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Identifier: MVC0028-RG
Overview Mount Vernon Seminary and College was an all-women's high school and junior college founded in 1875 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. This collection contains the records of the Mount Vernon College Office of Development. Records date from 1953 to 2005, with the bulk of the material dating between 1997 and 2001.
Dates: 1953-2005; Majority of material found within 1997 - 2001

Mount Vernon Seminary and College Office of Public Relations collection

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Identifier: MVC0055-RG
Overview The Mount Vernon Seminary was officially established by Elizabeth Somers in 1875 and a two year junior college was added in 1927. The Junior College remained open until 1969, when Mount Vernon College became a four-year unversity. The university was an independent institution until 1999, when it became affilated with The George Washington University. This collection includes photographs, negatives, press clippings and public relations materials from Mount Vernon Seminary and...
Dates: circa 1925-1998

Mount Vernon Seminary and College Office of the President records

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Identifier: MVC0036-RG
Overview The Mount Vernon Seminary was officially established by Elizabeth Somers in 1875 and a two year junior college was added in 1927. The Junior College remained open until 1969, when Mount Vernon College became a four-year unversity. The university was an independent institution until 1999, when it became affilated with The George Washington University. This collection includes files from the Office of the President that cover a range of topics, including but not limited to...
Dates: 1929-1989

Mount Vernon Seminary and College Spring Valley Campus and Florence Foerderer scrapbook collection

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Identifier: MVC0004-MS
Overview This collection contains newspaper articles, photographs, songs, and correspondence related to the Spring Valley campus of the Mount Vernon Seminary and College and the student life of student Florence Foerderer. The bulk of the material dates from 1943 to 1950.
Dates: 1925-1957; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1950

Mount Vernon Seminary and College Student Publications Collection

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Identifier: MVC0054-MS
Abstract The Mount Vernon Seminary was officially established by Elizabeth Somers in 1875 and a two year junior college was added in 1927. The Junior College remained open until 1969, when Mount Vernon College became a four-year unversity. The university was an independent institution until 1999, when it became affilated with The George Washington University. This collection includes student publications from Mount Vernon Seminary and College including: The Record, Asylum/Quintessence,...
Dates: 1890-2018

Mount Vernon Seminary and Junior College Syllabi and Class Rolls

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Identifier: MVC0062-RG
Overview The Mount Vernon Seminary and College 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. This collection contains bound course syllabi from the Mount Vernon Seminary and Junior College, dating from 1902 to 1942. Each syllabus includes a list of enrolled students.
Dates: 1902-1942

Peter Pelham collection

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Identifier: MVC0011-MS
Overview Peter Pelham was the fifth president of Mount Vernon Seminary and Junior College, originally founded in Washington, D.C. in 1875. Mount Vernon Seminary and College merged with The George Washington University in 1999. This collection contains correspondence, and administrative files from the collection of Peter Pelham, president of Mount Vernon Seminary from 1962-1976.
Dates: 1962-1982

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