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Adelia Gates Hensley collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0008-MS
Overview 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

Agnes DeLano and Special Collections Room papers

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0020-MS
Overview This collection contains material related to Agnes DeLano and the opening of the Agnes DeLano Special Collections Room in Eckles Memorial Library at Mount Vernon College. DeLano served as a faculty member of the Mount Vernon Seminary and College from 1929-1954. The material dates from 1953-1988.
Dates: 1953-1988

Agnes DeLano correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS2220
Abstract This collection contains correspondence written by Agnes DeLano to her relatives during her Western European travels between 1925-1935.
Dates: 1925 - 1935

Elizabeth J. Somers papers and memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0007-MS
Overview 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 Liberal...
Dates: 1824-2002

Elsie Foerderer correspondence collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0016-MS
Overview Elsie Foerderer graduated from the Mount Vernon Seminary in 1909. She served as President of the Alumnae Association and an Alumna Trustee. She became a regular member of the Board of Trustees in 1936. The collection contains letters from Elsie to George Lloyd, Head of the College Division from 1932 to 1962 and President from 1936 to 1962, and Lloyd's wife, Olwen Lloyd. Olwen Lloyd served as Headmistress from 1938 to 1962. In addition to these letters the collection has carbon copies of...
Dates: 1935-1969

George and Olwen Lloyd papers

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0010.MS
Overview 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

Helen Russell Cozad scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0065-MS
Overview 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

Jane Coutant Evans collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0013-MS
Overview Jane Coutant Evans was the sevent president of Mount Vernon College located in Washington, D.C. The school was originally founded as Mount Vernon Seminary by Elizabeth J. Somers in 1875. The school eventually merged with The George Washington University in 1999. This collection contains articles, certificates, correspondence, programs, photographs, and audio recordings related to President Evans from the years 1980 to 1990.
Dates: 1980-1990; Majority of material found in 1981 - 1981

Jean Dean Cole collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0009-MS
Overview 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

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