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Commencement ceremonies -- Washington (D.C.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The mission of the Academic Publications office is to edit university publications such as the University Bulletin. Materials for this collection include dissertation abstracts, commencement programs (including the Law and Medical School), class schedules, University Bulletins, degrees conferred, President Carroll inauguration, Law School centennial and special convocations, stylistic guidelines, and master course and program data forms. The material ranges in date from 1943 to 2004.
Abstract Elmer Louis Kayser (1896-1985) came to The George Washington University as a student in 1914 and stayed until his death 1985. He was an institution unto himself, and author of two books chronicling the history of GW: Bricks Without Straw: The Evolution of George Washington University (1970) and A Medical Center The Institutional Development of Medical Education in George Washington University (1973). He also wrote The Grand Social Enterprise; A Study of Jeremy Bentham in his Relation to Liberal...
Overview Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the classes at George Washington University transferred to all virtual in the spring 2020 semester. The Commencement held in May 2020 was also fully virtual. The materials in this collection all relate to the spring ceremonies and include social media.
Dates: 2020 May
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: GW: 32882017119408]
Abstract Collection of handwritten notes from Washington newspapers that had articles dealing with the University and its history. This included commencements, advertisements, medical, law and other GW schools. The collection covers the years 1821 to 1872.
Abstract Materials in this collection include approximately 60,000 negatives of GWU images taken by Marvin Ickow. The material dates from 1975-88. The images include alumni, sports, reunions, seminars, development office activities, construction projects on campus, and faculty members. Prominent people include Edward Teller, Thelma Hunt, Chief Justice Warren Burger, and GW President Lloyd Elliott.
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
Abstract Collection of programs, yearbooks, correspondence, student records and grades, agreements, minutes, Senate and House bills, Congressional Records, and published works. The materials cover the dates 1872-1988.
Abstract Collection includes videotapes, memos, biographical files, news releases, publicity files, news clippings, correspondence, photographs, slides, audio tapes, faculty publications, LP albums, media guides, and newsletters.
Abstract Collection includes shovels for building groundbreakings, medals, invitations, commencement guides, programs, 175th anniversary celebration of the University items, t-shirts, hats, posters.
Identifier: Series 2
Scope and Contents This series contains programs, invitations, correspondence, speeches and addresses, memoranda, notes, personal files, seating charts and schedules, newspaper and magazine articles, and photographs. The materials date from 1968 to 1987. These are the commencement, baccalaureate, convocation, inaugeration, and other special event files of Mount Vernon College which were maintained in the Presidential Office of the College. This series includes personal files of Mount Vernon College Presidents,...
Dates: 1968-1987; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1987