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Adelia Gates Hensley collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0008-MS
Abstract

Adelia Gates Hensley was the second president of Mount Vernon Seminary, founded in Washington, D.C. in 1875. Mount Vernon Seminary and College merged with The George Washington University in 1999. This collection contains correspondence, photographs, silverware, a diploma, and mortorboard of and belonging to Adelia Gates Hensley, president of Mount Vernon Seminary from 1915 to 1923.

Dates: circa 1871-1951

AIDS Action Foundation records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2212
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, reports, articles, videocassettes, memos, meeting minutes, photographs, financial records, press releases, and early organizational records. These materials together relate the work of the AIDS Action organization both the Foundation and the Council. These records date from 1984-2006.

Dates: 1984-2006; Majority of material found within 1993 - 2005

American Association of University Professors records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2079
Abstract The mission of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) " . . . is to advance academic freedom and shared governance; to define fundamental professional values and standards for higher education; to promote the economic security of faculty, academic professionals, graduate students, post‐doctoral fellows, and all those engaged in teaching and research in higher education; to help the higher education community organize to make our goals a reality; and to ensure higher...
Dates: 1915-2021

Americans for UNESCO

 Collection
Identifier: MS2361
Scope and Contents

This collection contains records and publications created or held by Americans for UNESCO. Researchers interested in the history of the organization or in international relations, especially as it pertains to culture and education, will find these records useful.

Dates: 1929-2014; Majority of material found within 2003-2014

Brenda and Alice Heyl Kiessling Medical School notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: MS2401
Abstract

Alice Heyl Kiessling and daughter Brenda Kiessling both received medical degrees from George Washington University. Alice graduated in 1929 and worked as a psychiatrist in Arlington, Virginia. Brenda is a 1972 graduate who practices Family Medicine in Falls Church, Virginia. The collection documents their experience as medical school students. The materials include course notes and a published work, and date from 1924-1970.

Dates: 1924-1970

Career and Cooperative Education Center records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0048
Abstract

Materials in this collection include annual reports, publications, publications scrapbooks, and microfilm. They range in date from 1951-2002.

Dates: 1951-2002

Center for Career Education and Workshops records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0121
Abstract

The materials in this collection consist of Continuing Education for Women Program publications and correspondence; Publication samples, advertisements, and press clippings; Continuing Education for Women Program brochures, articles, history, course schedules, and programs; Legal Assistant Program special events and office files; and American Bar Association annual reports and correspondence related to the Legal Assistant Program.

Dates: 1962-1990

Columbian College Office of the Dean records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0068
Abstract Materials in this collection include academic guides for entering freshmen/students, original charter of Phi Beta Kappa at GW, photographs, committee on publications minutes, correspondence, Hatchet constitution, materials from the curriculum committee relating to the reform of the general education requirements for Columbian College, flags, committee on sponsored research, theses from Columbian College (including 1917 notebook on airplanes and military airplanes). The collections covers the...
Dates: 1873-1990

Continuing Engineering Education records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0131
Abstract

Collection contains brochures and videotapes.

Dates: 1968-1995

Cynthia Brown Office for Civil Rights collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2312
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, reports, legal documents, clippings, and briefing books produced and collected by Cynthia Brown during the course of her work between 1975 and 1982, first as the principal deputy of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare’s Office for Civil Rights, and subsequently as the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education. It also includes a draft of her memoir, "Twenty Years On: Equity in Education and Civil Rights...
Dates: 1975-1986

Division of Continuing Education records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0016
Abstract

Collection includes video tapes of First Ladies Carter, Reagan, Bush, Clinton for "President's spouse," seminars and program guides, continuing education for women, pamphlets, syllabi, reports, manuals, biographical files, photographs and continuing education for telecommunications.

Dates: 1937-2003

Duke Ellington School of the Arts collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2329
Abstract The Duke Ellington School of the Arts was established in 1974 and remains the only D.C. public high school to offer a dual curriculum encompassing professional arts training and academic enrichment, in preparation for college and careers in the arts. This collection consists of material related to the Duke Ellington School of the Arts including scripts, syllabi, administrative files, correspondence, photographs, slides, audio, and video cassettes. It also includes material related to black...
Dates: 1966-2014

Elizabeth J. Somers papers and memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0007-MS
Abstract Elizabeth J. Somers (1837-1924) founded the Mount Vernon Seminary in Washington, D.C. in 1875. Mount Vernon Seminary and College merged with The George Washington University in 1999. This collection contains correspondence, photographs (some reproductions), negatives, photocopies, financial records, and textiles related to Elizabeth J. Somers from the years 1862 to 1998. The bulk of the material is from 1881 to 1895, particularly on the first two locations of Mount Vernon Seminary at 204 F...
Dates: 1862-1998; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1895

Elmer Louis Kayser papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0245-UA
Abstract Elmer Louis Kayser (1896-1985) came to The George Washington University as a student in 1914 and stayed until his death 1985. He was an institution unto himself, and author of two books chronicling the history of GW: Bricks Without Straw: The Evolution of George Washington University (1970) and A Medical Center The Institutional Development of Medical Education in George Washington University (1973). He also wrote The Grand Social Enterprise; A Study of Jeremy Bentham in his Relation to...
Dates: 1824-2002

Emilie Margaret White papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2261
Abstract

Collection include materials related to Emilie Margaret White's work as a foreign language educator and administrator and to her involvement with the GW community as an alumna. It includes correspondence, awards, transcripts, publications, curricula vitae, lesson plans and outlines, and materials relating to a recommendation for Margaret Davis. The materials range in date from 1917-1972.

Dates: 1917-1972; Majority of material found within 1954 - 1969

English Department records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0070
Abstract

This collection contains minutes of committee and departmental meetings, Tupper lectures, Ph.D. field exams, class mid-term exams, course descriptions, correspondence, CDs and DVDS, photographs of past faculty (1895-1976) and other materials pertaining to the English Department and the Jenny McKean Moore Fund for Writers. The collection is organized into three series, two containing department files and the third containing the records of the Jenny McKean Moore Fund for Writers.

Dates: 1895-2006

Ernest Shephard papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS0248-UA
Abstract

Ernest Sewall Shephard was a member of the George Washington University faculty from 1926 to 1966. Dr. Shephard was Professor of English holding the Master of Arts degree. He chaired the English Department for many years. Collection includes correspondence, articles papers, English class notes, lectures, and other items from Ernest Shephard. The materials range from 1939-50.

Dates: 1939-1950

Faculty papers and memorabilia collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2132-UA
Abstract

This collection includes notebooks, diaries, lectures, medical research papers, correspondence, photographs, plays, booklets, awards, and and memorabilia.

Dates: 1823-2001

Gay and Lesbian Education Fund records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2052
Abstract

Collection documents on the establishment and the work of the Gay and Lesbian Education Fund located in Washington, D.C. (GALEF). Originally established in 1980 as the Gay Activist Alliance Education Fund (GAAEF), the goals set forth by the organization was to help educate the general public, specifically the straight community, about gays and lesbians by sponsoring and supporting events and programs.

Dates: 1977-1994

George and Olwen Lloyd papers

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0010.MS
Abstract

George LLoyd was the fourth president of Mount Vernon Seminary and Junior College, originally founded in Washington, D.C. in 1875. His wife, Olwen Lloyd, was Headmistress of the Seminary. Mount Vernon Seminary and College merged with The George Washington University in 1999. This collection contains correspondence, and administrative files from the collection of Mrs. and Mrs. Lloyd, President and Headmistress of Mount Vernon Seminary and Junior College from 1936-1962.

Dates: 1940-1985

Graduate School of Education and Human Development records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0011
Abstract

Collection includes Reading Center client files, student papers, reports, newsletters, pamphlets, a time capsule, and a video tape, and range in date from 1930 to 1992. Materials were put on exhibit in the Fall of 2004 in the Gelman Library to celebrate the Centenary of the School.

Dates: 1930-2011

Harriet B. Hubbard papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2074
Abstract

Harriet Bissell Hubbard (1914-2005) was a Washington civic activist who worked more than six decades on preservation concerns. Collection documents her work inEducation; Children's rights, and Environment, ranging in date from 1958-78, with the bulk of material from the 1970s.

Dates: 1958-1978

Hazel Hanback papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0515-UA
Abstract

Hazel Smallwood Hanback (1918- ) is a life-long Foggy Bottom neighborhood resident, graduate of The George Washington University and served as a member of the Board of Trustees from 1979-1996. Collection includes two scrapbooks from the Grant School (in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood), including the PTA of the school, and includes photographs, programs, reports, correspondence and by-laws. Also present are three Kodak cameras, a bow used in archery class and a beanie from Grant School.

Dates: 1931-1937

Health Services Management and Policy Department records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0100
Abstract

Materials in this collection include major reports (like theses), grant projects, and training books. They range in date from 1963-73.

Dates: 1968-2000

Helen Russell Cozad scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0065-MS
Abstract

This collection contains the personal scrapbook of Helen Russell Cozad, student at Mount Vernon Seminary between 1927-1929. The contents include contact information of friends, personal correspondence, photographs, programs from social events, newpaper clippings, and school-related materials.

Dates: 1927-1929

History of Education Society collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2341
Abstract The History of Education Society was founded in 1960 and works to promote the study of the history of education by scholars and by people who work for education policy and reform. The records in this collection tell the story of this organization through meeting minutes, financial records, conference programs, committee and Board of Trustees rosters, images, correspondence, the records of the History of Education Quarterly the HES journal. The records cover the founding in 1960 through...
Dates: 1960-2013

Human Kinetics and Leisure Studies Department records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0125
Abstract

This collection contains annual reports, brochures, questionnaires, applications, news releases, studies programs, teaching loads, and flyers. This material is dated from 1930-2003.

Dates: 1930-2003

IBT Education Department records

 Collection
Identifier: IBT0012
Abstract The Education Department, later known as the Teaching and Learning Department, develops programs and materials to train Teamster officers, staff, stewards, and members on topics of concern for the Union, including methods for securing better contracts, organizing new members, political action, and all aspects of union administration. The department also serves as advisor to the Teamsters Human Rights Commission, helping to develop programs and materials relevant to human rights issues. The...
Dates: unknown; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2008

Jean Dean Cole collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0009-MS
Abstract

Jean Dean Cole was the third president of Mount Vernon Seminary, founded in Washington, D.C. in 1875. Mount Vernon Seminary and College merged with The George Washington University in 1999. This collection contains correspondence, writings, photographs, and a diploma, of and belonging to Jean Dean Cole, president of Mount Vernon Seminary from 1923 to 1936.

Dates: 1900-1951