To request boxes, please submit the collection, series, and box number(s) via our Contact form.
Showing Collections: 1 - 6 of 6
Abstract Collection includes student surveys, annual reports, correspondence, memos, manuals, and committee files.
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
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...
Overview George Steiner was a violinist, conductor, administrator, teacher, and founder of the George Washington University’s music department. The collection dates from 1955 to 1994, with the bulk of the material dating between 1960 and 1985. It includes programs, program notes, clippings, lecture and teaching files, correspondence, music manuscript, minutes, surveys, press releases, and television scripts. Subjects include the George Washington University Music Department, the Alexandria Symphony...
Dates: 1955-1994; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1985
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 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
Abstract Materials in this collection include publications, committee files, ledgers, pamphlets, and posters. They range in date from circa 1821 to 2005.
Dates: circa 1821-2005
- Names: George Washington University. Mount Vernon Campus X
- Foggy Bottom (Washington, D.C.) 2
- Students 2
- Students, Foreign 2
- Washington (D.C.) 2
- Architecture -- Washington (D.C.) 1
- Athletics 1
- Campuses 1
- Churches -- Washington (D.C.) 1
- Conductors (Music) -- Washington (D.C.) 1
- Correspondence 1
- Counseling 1
- Housing 1
- Music -- Washington (D.C.) 1
- Music teachers -- Washington (D.C.) 1
- Musicians 1
- Musicians -- Washington (D.C.) 1
- Policies and institutions 1
- Recreation 1
- Reports and studies 1
- Scrapbooks 1
- Sexual harassment 1
- Student activities 1
- Women -- Education 1
- Women's colleges 1 ∧ less
- Mount Vernon Seminary 3
- Mount Vernon College 2
- Alexandria Symphony Orchestra 1
- Eddy, Thomas Mears , Dr. 1
- Foerderer, Elsie 1
- Friday Morning Music Club (Washington, D.C.) 1
- George Washington University 1
- George Washington University. Cloyd Heck Marvin Center 1
- George Washington University. Dept. of Music 1
- George Washington University. Office of the Dean of Students 1
- Mount Vernon Methodist Church (Baltimore, Md.) 1
- Music Teachers National Association 1
- National Association of Schools of Music 1
- Somers, Elizabeth J. 1
- Steiner, George 1
- Trachtenberg, Stephen Joel 1
- Vice President for Student and Academic Support Services 1
- Wiles, Irving Ramsey 1 ∧ less