1V. College Events
These collection IDs are placeholders: 1VI Inaugurations 1VK Dedications and Groundbreakings 1VT Group 20 Players
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Collection consists of records from college anniversaries, dating from 1925-2000, including correspondence, event materials and programs, planning documents, publicity records, and fundraising records, related conferences, reports, and publications. Collection is arranged in four series. Series I. 50th Anniversary (1925) consists of records from the college’s 50th Anniversary in 1925, including letters of congratulations, event programs, records from Semi-Centennial Fund campaign, records of...
Identifier: 1VF-College Hall Fire
Scope and Contents Collection consists of records relating to the 1914 College Hall fire and subsequent reconstruction and community reflection on the event, dating from 1914 to 1974. Includes personal accounts of the fire, telegrams of condolence and offers of help following the fire, related letters to President Ellen Fitz Pendleton and alumnae, records of fundraising and reconstruction efforts, news articles covering the fire, scrapbooks of Eleanor Blair (Class of 1917) and Barbara Bach Phipps (Class of 1916),...
Scope and Contents Collection consists of records from Commencement and Baccalaureate events, dating from 1879-2017. Collection is arranged in three series. Series I. Baccalaureate programs (1884-2006) includes sermons and programs from Baccalaureate services. Series II. Commencement records (1879-2017) includes documentation of Commencement and Commencement Week activities, such as programs, invitations, clippings, press releases, press kits, photograph slides, and speeches. Series III. Commencement Recordings...
Scope and Contents Collection consists of the records of the Coordinator of Special Events, dating from 1936, 1950-1981. Includes files on Wellesley College events such as academic convocations, admissions events, lecture programs, awards events, alumnae events, art exhibitions and festivals, dance, music, and theater performances, Centennial events, conferences and symposiums, Commencement-Reunion Weekends, and inaugurations of college presidents Ruth Adams and Barbara Newell.
Dates: 1936, 1950-1981
Scope and Contents 1VV Famous Visitors collection is an artificial collection (compiled by Archivists from multiple sources based on subject) dating from 1883-1978. Includes records of visits to Wellesley College by these groups and individuals: Zuni Native Americans, sociologist and civil rights activist Dwight O. W. Holmes, Hawaiian Princess Victoria Kaʻiulani and Queen Kapi'olani Napelakapuokaka'e, author and historian Edward Everett Hale, poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, French actor M. Coquelin, British...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1883-1978
Identifier: 1VW-World War I
Scope and Contents Collection consists of records relating to the Wellesley College experience of and response to World War I, dating from 1914-1925. Series I. Subject files and publicity records (1914-1922) consists of records of news sources, and newspaper clippings of the Wellesley College War Service, and subject files on the Wellesley College War Garden, the Victory Liberty Loan Industrial Honor Flag, the Sophie Jewett ambulance, war prohibition, and food administration. Series II. Council and Committee...
Identifier: 1VW-World War II
Scope and Contents Collection consists of the records relating to the Wellesley College experience of and response to World War II, dating from 1940-1989. Includes news clippings, records on the Navy Supply Corps School hosted at Wellesley College, records of Air Raid Precautions including drills and assemblies, log book and Warden’s Office reports and directions, records of buildings with descriptions, maps, and indicated safety zones. Includes files on the college’s telephone system, and the launching of the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940-1989