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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract Collection includes blueprints of buildings (including Lisner Hall, Lisner Auditorium, Stockton Hall, Mitchell Hall, Bradley Hall, Dorothy Betts Theater, Gelman Library), campus plans, parking lots owned, and expansion programs. There are also images of projects from the Mount Vernon Campus.
Abstract Although governed by a Board of Trustees, the president of the university has always been the chief administrative officer for the institution. The collection contains a mixture of personal and family papers, biographical research, and administrative records representing all but one GW President (Howard Lincoln Hodgkins, who served as president ad interim from 1921 to 1923). In addition, it contains a series of scrapbooks containing news clippings maintained by the office of the president...
Dates: 1795-2017; Majority of material found within 1821-2017
Abstract Peter Stebbins Craig was a lawyer in Washington, D.C. who led legal challenges against the construction of interstate highways through the city in the 1960s and 1970s. Taking the side of residents whose homes would be razed for new freeways, Craig successfully battled developers, business leaders, and members of Congress to block seven multilane highways that would have destroyed 200,000 housing units within the city. This collection contains reports and studies, correspondence, legal...
Dates: 1904-1983; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1975
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