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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...
Overview This collection contains class photographs from Mount Vernon Seminary and College. The material dates from 1877 to 1992.
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. Pelham,...
Dates: 1877-1999; Majority of material found within 1877 - 1999
Overview 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.
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 and College faculty records including: faculty meeting minutes, faculty and staff...
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
Overview 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
Overview 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
Overview 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
Overview 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. MVS...
- Subject: Women's colleges X
- Women -- Education 23
- Students 4
- Scrapbooks 3
- Alumni & alumnae 2
- Correspondence 2
- Faculty 2
- Audiocassettes 1
- Audiotapes 1
- Audiovisual material 1
- Black-and-white film 1
- Board of Trustees 1
- Color film 1
- Commencement ceremonies -- Washington (D.C.) 1
- Courses and lectures 1
- Directories 1
- Dormitory life 1
- Education -- Curricula 1
- Education, Higher -- United States 1
- Libraries -- Special collections 1
- Meetings 1
- Photographs 1
- Programs 1
- Public relations 1
- Publications 1
- Schools -- Washington (D.C.) 1
- Student activities 1
- Student publications 1
- Videocassettes 1
- Washington (D.C.) -- History 1 ∧ less
- Mount Vernon Seminary 25
- Mount Vernon College 19
- Hensley, Adelia Gates 4
- Somers, Elizabeth J. 3
- Cole, Jean Dean 2
- Pelham, Peter 2
- Allan, Suzanne J. 1
- Baldwin, Cynthia Clancy 1
- Cole, Timothy 1
- DeLano, Agnes 1
- Eddy, Thomas Mears , Dr. 1
- George Washington University. Mount Vernon Campus 1
- Kayser, Elmer Louis 1
- Mikhalevsky, Nina 1
- Mount Vernon Methodist Church (Baltimore, Md.) 1
- Post, Marjorie Merriweather 1
- Wiles, Irving Ramsey 1 ∧ less