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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 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

Brenda and Alice Heyl Kiessling Medical School notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: MS2401-UA
Abstract

Alice Heyl Kiessling and daughter Brenda Kiessling both received medical degrees from George Washington University. Alice graduated in 1929 and worked as a psychiatrist in Arlington, Virginia. Brenda is a 1972 graduate who practices Family Medicine in Falls Church, Virginia. The collection documents their experience as medical school students. The materials include course notes and a published work, and date from 1924-1970.

Dates: 1924-1970

Center for Career Education and Workshops records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0121
Abstract

The materials in this collection consist of Continuing Education for Women Program publications and correspondence; Publication samples, advertisements, and press clippings; Continuing Education for Women Program brochures, articles, history, course schedules, and programs; Legal Assistant Program special events and office files; and American Bar Association annual reports and correspondence related to the Legal Assistant Program.

Dates: 1962-1990

Division of Continuing Education records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0016
Abstract

Collection includes video tapes of First Ladies Carter, Reagan, Bush, Clinton for "President's spouse," seminars and program guides, continuing education for women, pamphlets, syllabi, reports, manuals, biographical files, photographs and continuing education for telecommunications.

Dates: 1937-2003

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

Faculty Women's Club records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0085
Abstract

Materials in this collection include membership directories, program booklets, meeting minutes, constitution and by-laws, annual reports, scrapbooks (with clippings, invitations, programs, photographs) . They range in date from 1930-1992.

Dates: 1930-1992

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

Gretchen Richard Reb papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2382
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, artwork, and publications related to the life and especially the 1950 lobotomy of Gretchen Richard Reb. The materials date from 1931-2018.

Dates: 1931 - 2018

Helen Halbig papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS2326
Abstract Helen Halbig (1914-2010) worked for the Public Housing Administration from the late 1930s to 1972, and aided in the creation of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. During WWII she volunteered with Civil Air Patrol and as a trainer with American Women's Voluntary Services. Helen was also involved with the Alexandria chapter of the League of Women Voters (LWV) and served on their board of directors. This collection contains paper records of Helen Halbig's work with the...
Dates: 1937-2010; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1991

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

Horizons Theater Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2371
Abstract

Horizons: Theater from a Woman’s Perspective was an award-winning theater that operated in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area from 1977-2007. This collection contains material relating to the operations of Horizons, as well as its previous iteration, the Pro Femina Theater. The material dates from circa 1972–2015, with the bulk of materials dating from 1980–1989.

Dates: 1972-2015; Majority of material found within 1980-1989

Human Kinetics and Leisure Studies Department records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0125
Abstract

This collection contains annual reports, brochures, questionnaires, applications, news releases, studies programs, teaching loads, and flyers. This material is dated from 1930-2003.

Dates: 1930-2003

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

Linda Cropp papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2219
Abstract

The material in this collection reflect issues dealt with by Linda Cropp as a member of the Council of the District of Columbia from 1990-2006.

Dates: 1985-2006

Lucy Ann Geiselman collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0014-MS
Abstract

This collection contains appointment books, personal notes, and administrative files belonging to Lucy Ann Geiselman. The materials range in date from 1992-1996.

Dates: 1992-1996

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

 Collection
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 collection of biographical materials and correspondence with Marjorie Merriweather Post

 Collection
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 Learning Resource Center/Eckles Library Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0030-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 related to the Library Resource Center at Mount Vernon College as well as materials related to the...
Dates: 1963-1988

Mount Vernon Seminary and College M Street Campus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0002-RG
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

Mount Vernon Seminary and College Nebraska Avenue Campus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0003-RG
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

 Collection
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