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Agnes DeLano and Special Collections Room papers

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

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

Elsie Foerderer correspondence 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

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

Jane Coutant Evans 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

Julia Dorn Heflin papers

Identifier: MVC0059-MS
Overview 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

Identifier: MVC0061-MS
Overview 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 material...
Dates: 1888-2000; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1975

Marjorie Frye Gutheim papers

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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 Louise Stevenson miniature collection

Identifier: MVC0064
Overview Mary Louise Stevenson graduated from Mount Vernon Seminary in 1894. She donated her miniatures collection to Mount Vernon circa 1957 where they were displayed in Post Hall on the Foxhall Road campus.

The collection includes 64 objects. The date of these objects is unknown, but is likely circa 1800-1875.
Dates: circa 1800-1875

Mount Vernon Seminary and College Academic Affairs records

Identifier: MVC0031-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 Mount Vernon Seminary, Junior College, and College course write ups and syllabi.
Dates: 1939-1997; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1986

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