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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

Agnes DeLano and Special Collections Room papers

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0020-MS
Abstract

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
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

Elsie Foerderer correspondence collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0016-MS
Abstract 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
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

Helen Russell Cozad scrapbook

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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

Jane Coutant Evans collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0013-MS
Abstract

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
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

Joy Dirksen Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0067-MS
Abstract

This collection contains the personal scrapbook of Joy Dirksen, student at Mount Vernon Seminary circa 1945-1946. The contents include correspondence, photographs, programs from social events and other school-related materials.

Dates: 1945-1946

Julia Dorn Heflin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0059-MS
Abstract The Julia Dorn Heflin papers consist of material relating to her career at Mount Vernon College and her external work in the theater arts community of Washington, DC. Heflin was Director of the Drama and Speech department at Mount Vernon College and as faculty advisor to the popular "Prep Players" and "Curtain Callers" student theater groups. This collection consists of Heflin's personal and professional correspondence, performance programs and scripts, clippings, material relating to...
Dates: 1919-1990; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

Margaret McBride Karns Mount Vernon Seminary papers

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Identifier: MVC0061-MS
Abstract Margaret McBride Karns (1910-2010) was a graduate of Mount Vernon Seminary, a private women's high school, and later college, in Washington, D.C. The George Washington University initially affiliated with Mount Vernon College, and ultimately acquired the college's property and legacy in 1999. This collection contains papers, ephemera, and memorabilia pertaining to the Mount Vernon Seminary and College collected by alumna Margaret McBride Karns, Seminary class of 1931. The bulk of the...
Dates: 1888-2000; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1975

Marjorie Frye Gutheim papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MVC0060-MS
Abstract

Marjorie Frye Gutheim (1916-2005) taught at Mount Vernon Seminary from 1945-1969 (subjects included U.S. History, International Relations, and Religion). She also served as dean of the Seminary from 1962 until 1969, when the school closed its 93-year-old girls' seminary. This collection contains materials from 1956-1969 and includes teaching materials (syllabi, exams, lecture notes), clippings, correspondence, programs, and publications.

Dates: 1946-1971; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1969

Mary Vareen scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0063-MS
Abstract

This collection contains the personal scrapbook of Mary Vareen, student at Mount Vernon Seminary circa 1928-1930. The contents include personal correspondence with family and friends (including telegrams and letters), photographs, programs from social events, newpaper clippings, and school-related materials.

Dates: circa 1928-1930

Mount Vernon Seminary and College Academic Affairs records

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0031-RG
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 Mount Vernon Seminary, Junior College, and College course write ups and syllabi.

Dates: 1939-1997; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1986

Mount Vernon Seminary and College Alumnae Association Records

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Identifier: MVC0049-MS
Abstract This collection contains publications, photographs, administration records and realia created and maintained by the Mount Vernon Seminary and College Alumnae Association. Dating between 1889 and 1995, the publications include The Roll Call, Alumnae Roll Call, The Alumnae Asosociation of Mount Vernon Seminary, and Annual Reports of the Alumnae Association. The Alumnae Association was established in 1885 and merged with the Mount Vernon Seminary Society in 1933 to form the Mount Vernon...
Dates: 1839-1995

Mount Vernon Seminary and College Alumnae Office records

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0043-RG
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 contains Alumnae Bulletins published by the Alumnae Office from July 1944 to Spring 2003, as well as Alumnae Directories...
Dates: 1933-2003

Mount Vernon Seminary and College Catalogue Collection

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Identifier: MVC0019-RG
Abstract This collection contains the course catalogues of the Mount Vernon Seminary, the Mount Vernon Junior College, and the Mount Vernon College. The Mount Vernon Seminary was officially established by Elizabeth Somers in 1875, and was a six-year prepatory institution for young women. In 1927, Mount Vernon established a Junior College, which was open until 1969, when Mount Vernon College became a four-year unversity, which was an independent institution until 1998, when it became affilated with...
Dates: 1877-1998; Majority of material found within 1877 - 1998

Mount Vernon Seminary and College Chapel and religious life collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0048-RG
Abstract

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 Chapel. The artifacts and records date from 1931 to 1980, with the bulk of the material dating between 1963 and 1971.

Dates: 1931-1980; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1971

Mount Vernon Seminary and College class photographs collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0023-RG
Abstract

This collection contains class photographs from Mount Vernon Seminary and College. The material dates from 1877 to 1992.

Dates: 1877-1992

Mount Vernon Seminary and College collection of biographical materials and correspondence with Marjorie Merriweather Post

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Identifier: MVC0017-MS
Abstract Marjorie Merriweather Post, Founder of the General Foods Corporation, was the First Alumna Trustee of Mount Vernon Seminary and College. She gave untiringly to Mount Vernon Seminary and College, and maintained a lifelong relationship with the school that kept her in constant communication with George Lloyd and later Peter Pelham, Presidents of Mount Vernon Seminary and College. This collection contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper articles, invitations, speeches and memorabilia,...
Dates: 1901-1999; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1973

Mount Vernon Seminary and College Commencement Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0037-MS
Abstract This collection contains programs, invitations, correspondence, speeches and addresses, memoranda, notes, personal files, and photographs. The materials date from 1877 to 2000. These are the commencement, baccalaureate, convocation, and other special event programs and files of Mount Vernon College, which includes Mount Vernon Seminary, Mount Vernon Junior College, and Mount Vernon Preparatory School. This collection includes personal files of Mount Vernon College Presidents, Peter D....
Dates: 1877-1999; Majority of material found within 1877 - 1999

Mount Vernon Seminary and College Dean of Students records

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0041-RG
Abstract

This collection contains student handbooks from Mount Vernon Seminary, Mount Vernon Junior College, and Mount Vernon College. They range in date from 1923 to 1998.

Dates: 1923-1998

Mount Vernon Seminary and College Faculty Records

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0039-RG
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 Mount Vernon Seminary and College faculty records including: faculty meeting minutes, faculty and staff...
Dates: 1950-1999

Mount Vernon Seminary and College Foxhall Road Campus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0006-RG
Abstract

This collection contains photographs, negatives, contact sheets, as well as various press releases, minutes, and correspondence documenting the campus, students, and staff of Mount Vernon Seminary and College during the period from 1946 to 1999 when it was located on Foxhall Road.

Dates: 1930-2000; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1980

Mount Vernon Seminary and College graphics, publications, and administrative material collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0035-MS
Abstract This collection contains photographs, slides, scrapbook pages, faculty handbooks, correspondence, brochures, event programs, student and alumni publications, and oversized poster boards and artifacts, which include plaques, framed photographs, Mount Vernon College themed paraphenalia, and various items of A/V equipment. These materials documenting the the daily lives of students, special college events, and alumni involvement in college life, were produced and used by students and faculty of...
Dates: 1875-2002; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1997

Mount Vernon Seminary and College M Street Campus Collection

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Identifier: MVC0002
Abstract

M Street was the second location of Mount Vernon Seminary, founded in Washington, D.C. in 1875. The school officially began operating from its M Street location in 1880. Mount Vernon Seminary and College merged with The George Washington University in 1999. This collection contains photographs, artifacts, school event and club records, student scrapbooks and other student materials created during the school's time on M Street. The materials range in date from circa 1877-1939.

Dates: circa 1875-1939

Mount Vernon Seminary and College Media collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0044-MS
Abstract The Mount Vernon Seminary 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 videotapes, audio cassettes, audio tape reels, 8 mm film, 16 mm film, and a 35 mm film from the Mount Vernon Seminary and College archives. The recordings capture campus scenes, ceremonies,...
Dates: 1925-1999; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1999

Mount Vernon Seminary and College Memorabilia collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0029-MS
Abstract

This collection contains memorabilia from the Mount Vernon Seminary and College campuses. The Mount Vernon Seminary 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. Material in this collection dates between circa 1850 and 2000.

Dates: circa 1850-2000