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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

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

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

 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

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

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 Office records

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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 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 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

 Collection
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

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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

Mount Vernon Seminary and College Nebraska Avenue Campus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0003
Abstract Having outgrown its M Street location, Mount Vernon Seminary moved to a 15.5-acre campus on Nebraska Avenue, NW, in 1917. School founder Elizabeth J. Somers died in 1924, and the Elizabeth Somers Chapel was dedicated on campus in 1925. Adelia Gates Hensley was headmistress until her death in 1923, when Jean Dean Cole became headmistress, a position she held until her death in 1939. It was under Ms. Cole's administration that MVS was divided into the preparatory and Junior College divisions....
Dates: 1917-1942

Mount Vernon Seminary and College Office of Public Relations collection

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Identifier: MVC0055-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 photographs, negatives, press clippings and public relations materials from Mount Vernon Seminary and...
Dates: circa 1925-1998

Mount Vernon Seminary and College Office of the President records

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0036-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 files from the Office of the President that cover a range of topics, including but not limited to...
Dates: 1929-1989

Mount Vernon Seminary and College Spring Valley Campus and Florence Foerderer scrapbook collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0004-MS
Abstract

This collection contains newspaper articles, photographs, songs, and correspondence related to the Spring Valley campus of the Mount Vernon Seminary and College and the student life of student Florence Foerderer. The bulk of the material dates from 1943 to 1950.

Dates: 1925-1957; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1950

Mount Vernon Seminary and College Student Publications Collection

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Identifier: MVC0054-MS
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 student publications from Mount Vernon Seminary and College including: The Record, Asylum/Quintessence,...
Dates: 1890-2018

Mount Vernon Seminary and Junior College Syllabi and Class Rolls

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0062-RG
Abstract

The Mount Vernon Seminary and College 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 bound course syllabi from the Mount Vernon Seminary and Junior College, dating from 1902 to 1942. Each syllabus includes a list of enrolled students.

Dates: 1902-1942

Peter Pelham collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0011-MS
Abstract

Peter Pelham was the fifth president of Mount Vernon Seminary and Junior College, originally founded in Washington, D.C. in 1875. Mount Vernon Seminary and College merged with The George Washington University in 1999. This collection contains correspondence, and administrative files from the collection of Peter Pelham, president of Mount Vernon Seminary from 1962-1976.

Dates: 1962-1982