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Women's colleges

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

Agnes DeLano and Special Collections Room papers

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0020-MS
Abstract

This collection contains material related to Agnes DeLano and the opening of the Agnes DeLano Special Collections Room in Eckles Memorial Library at Mount Vernon College. DeLano served as a faculty member of the Mount Vernon Seminary and College from 1929-1954. The material dates from 1953-1988.

Dates: 1953-1988

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
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

Files and correspondence , 1938-1999

 Series
Identifier: Series 4
Scope and Contents

The materials of this series include faculty correspondence, committee memos, questionnaires, publications, faculty lists and individual faculty biographical records. They range in date from 1938-1999.

Dates: 1938-1999

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

Handbooks, 1962-1997

 Series
Identifier: Series 2
Scope and Contents The materials of this series include handbooks for the faculty of Mount Vernon Seminary, Junior College, and College. They range in date from 1962-1997. The handbooks include various information including but not limited to: educational policies and procedures, information on the organization of the faculty, faculty retirement program and other benefits, phone lists, responsibilites of instructors, history of the school, and lists of faculty committees. When possible, two copies...
Dates: 1962-1997

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

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

Joy Dirksen Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0067-MS
Abstract

This collection contains the personal scrapbook of Joy Dirksen, student at Mount Vernon Seminary circa 1945-1946. The contents include correspondence, photographs, programs from social events and other school-related materials.

Dates: 1945-1946

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

Meeting minutes, 1950-1998

 Series
Identifier: Series 1
Scope and Contents

The materials of this series include minutes from meetings of the Mount Vernon Seminary and College Faculty. They range in date from 1950 to 1998. Included in these meeting minutes include various information including but not limited to: honor roll lists, academic recommendations for specific students, academic policies, proposals for new courses, records of faculty votes on school issues, reminders about upcoming events, reports by faculty committees, administrative reports, etc.

Dates: 1950-1998

Mount Vernon College Bulletin, 1973-1981

 Series
Identifier: Series 5
Scope and Contents

The materials of this series include issues of Mount Vernon College Bulletin. They range in date from 1973-1981. A student newpaper at Mount Vernon College, issues of Mount Vernon College Bulletin contain articles about student/faculty/administration news as well as updates about alumnae and reports on important campus events. Some issues also contain articles regarding the history of the school.

When possible, two copies of each issue are included.

Dates: 1973-1981

Mount Vernon College Front Page, 1975

 Series
Identifier: Series 8
Scope and Contents

The materials of this series include issues of Mount Vernon College Front Page. They date from 1975. A student newpaper at Mount Vernon College, issues of Mount Vernon College Front Page contain articles about student/faculty/administration news, reports on important campus events, student polls, and editorials. Some issues also contain articles regarding the history of the school. When possible, two copies of each issue are included.

Dates: 1975

Mount Vernon Motif, 1988-1989

 Series
Identifier: Series 6
Scope and Contents

The materials of this series include issues of Mount Vernon Motif. They range in date from 1988-1989. A student newpaper at Mount Vernon College, issues of Mount Vernon Motif contain articles about student/faculty/administration news, reports on important campus events, horoscopes, world news, music editorials, and restaurant recommendations. Some issues also contain articles regarding the history of the school. When possible, two copies of each issue are included.

Dates: 1988-1989

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 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 class photographs collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0023-RG
Abstract

This collection contains class photographs from Mount Vernon Seminary and College. The material dates from 1877 to 1992.

Dates: 1877-1992

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 graphics, publications, and administrative material collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0035-MS
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

Mount Vernon Seminary and College M Street Campus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0002
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