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Women -- Education

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

Adelia Gates Hensley collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0008-MS
Overview 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

Administrative Files, 1954-1997

 Series
Identifier: Series 2
Scope and Contents The materials of this series include academic affairs files from Mount Vernon Seminary, Mount Vernon Junior College, and Mount Vernon College. The files include Middle States self-studies, quizzes and exams, activity write ups, individual faculty members' files, etc. They range in date from 1939-1997.
Dates: 1954-1997

Administrative Records, 1989-1991

 Series
Identifier: Series 3
Scope and Contents The records consist of organizational materials, handbooks, and ledger books. The materials date between 1989-1991. The records pertain to the activities of the alumnae association including reunions, budgets, chapter information, and sporting events.
Dates: 1989-1991

Alumnae Bulletins, 1944-2003

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MVC0043, Series 1
Scope and Contents This series contains Alumnae Bulletins from July 1944 to Spring 2003. Popular topics addressed in issues include messages from the Mount Vernon president, scrapbooks, Foxhall footnotes, commencements, class notes (updated alumnae directory), honor rolls, special sections for alumnae, reunions, calendars, features, in memoriams, and campus performances. The earliest issues of the Bulletin contain significantly less content than later issues. Bulletins contain information on both alumnae...
Dates: 1944-2003

Alumnae Directories, 1933-2000

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MVC0043, Series 2
Scope and Contents The first Alumnae Directory was published by the Alumnae Association of Mt. Vernon Seminary in 1933. In 1937, the first "official" directory was published by the Alumnae Office, who continued to publish directories until 2000. In addition to the biographical listings, geographical indices, and class year indices of alumnae, Directories published 1981 and later also contain information about the Alumnae Association, histories of Mount Vernon, and listings of faculty, Presidents of Mount...
Dates: 1933-2000

Asylum/Quintessence, 1973-1980

 Series
Identifier: Series 2
Scope and Contents The materials of this series include issues from Asylum and Quintessence. Asylum ranges in date from 1973-1980. Quintessence ranges in date from 1981-1985. A student literary magazine at Mount Vernon College, the publication was called Asylum until its name was officially changed to Quintessence in 1981. These issues contain poetry, essays, photography, fiction and painting by Mount Vernon students. The editor states the meaning behind the name Quintessence by...
Dates: 1973-1980

Carousel, 1950-1968

 Series
Identifier: Series 4
Scope and Contents The materials of this series include issues of Carousel. They range in date from 1950-1968. A student literary magazine at Mount Vernon Seminary, issues of Carousel contain short stories, non-fiction essays, poetry, and editorials by Mount Vernon students.

When possible, two copies of each issue are included.
Dates: 1950-1968

Cellophane, 1948-1961

 Series
Identifier: Series 3
Scope and Contents The materials of this series include issues of Cellophane.They range in date from 1948-1961. A student newsletter at Mount Vernon Seminary, Cellophane reported on events and everyday life on campus. Discussed topics include: upcoming events (dances, parties, student government elections, sporting evets, etc.), list of Honor Roll students, future plans for graduating seniors, sports scores, student polls, and campus gossip.

When possible, two copies of each issue are included.
Dates: 1948-1961

Directories, 1986-1998

 Series
Identifier: Series 3
Scope and Contents The materials of this series include faculty and campus directories from Mount Vernon College. They range in date from 1986-1998. The directories include faculty and staff names, home phone numbers, addresses and positions.

When possible, two copies of each directory are included.
Dates: 1986-1998

Elizabeth J. Somers papers and memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0007-MS
Overview 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